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A variety of vegan food in one of the best vegan travel destinations

By Ashwin September 05th March, 2020

Our Best Vegan Travel Destinations

Following a vegan or vegetarian diet can be tricky when traveling abroad. Argentina is famous for its steak and butter-filled pastries, and Thailand is known for putting fish-sauce in everything.

Argentinian host mother ready to receive volunteers.

By Lea Ernst, Thom Brown, Zachary Mason 05th March, 2020

3 host mothers around the globe: Welcome to Argentina, Ghana & Sri Lanka

Volunteering or interning abroad is full of adventures – everything is different and exciting, including your new (homestay) family. All of a sudden, while staying with a host family abroad, you share everything with people who you’ve never seen before.

By Lea Ernst 14th February, 2020

Getting ready for Sri Lanka: Volunteer Preparation Guide

Planning a holiday trip to Sri Lanka? Or packing your bags for a volunteer internship abroad in this country?

By Lea Ernst 14th February, 2020

5 Things to Expect When You Travel to Sri Lanka

Planning to volunteer in Sri Lanka, or gain work experience through an internship? Or do you just want to travel this lush, evergreen island in the Indian Ocean?

A woman's suitcase full of her packing essentials

By Thom Brown 13th February, 2020

Getting Ready for Ghana: 5 Volunteer Packing Tips

A different climate to what you're used to, it can be hard to know what to pack when traveling to Ghana. This packing guide is here to help.

Projects Abroad volunteer meets local people in Ghana

By Thom Brown 12th February, 2020

Getting Ready for Ghana: How to Prepare for Cultural Differences

When you travel from North America, Europe, or Asia, stepping into Ghana for the first time reveals immediate cultural differences. Go in with an open mind and be prepared to be flexible to ensure that your experience is as seamless as possible.

Locals on the Mekong river in Cambodia

By Jonatan Durand 12th February, 2020

9 Things to Expect When Traveling to Cambodia

Cambodia isn’t usually on people's bucket lists. Outside of Southeast Asia, most people don’t know much about its rich history, culture, food, and beautiful sites.

Elephants playing in a national park in Ghana

By Thom Brown 11th February, 2020

5 Things to Expect When Traveling to Ghana

After touching down in Accra, it’s a small step off the plane, but a giant leap into the unknown. No matter how much research you do beforehand, experiencing Ghana for real is intense.

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