With 21 years I have felt like it`s about time to leave Europe and see something completely different. After taking my first long distance flight (witch was amazing btw! So many movies, comfortable seats and quite good food), I ended up at Curious Island. I really...
2017 is upon us! As you run down your checklist of things you want to accomplish this year, be sure to keep a spare sheet of paper for the top volunteering projects where you want to visit and volunteer! Further Reading: 17 Excellent Reasons to Volunteer in 2017...
I have been at Pez Maya for just over a month and can safely say that my time here has been pretty fantastic! My first week went quite quickly; doing a swim test and sitting in on presentations about the coral reef. We learned about different hazards the reefs around...
Friday we were invited over to the Rangers’ Station to enjoy a good BBQ with the members of SNPA. We were picked up by a very helpful and sweet guy, and both the volunteer group and the staff members were driven to the beach spot which we hardly get to enjoy when we...
I am currently half way through my fourth week in the Seychelles and have really enjoyed my time here so far. Mondays to Fridays are spent checking beaches for turtle activity, completing mangrove surveys and monitoring lemon shark pups, with the first couple of weeks...
Pack a light lunch and bring plenty of water, we’re mounting Curieuse. It’s a summit we’ve eyed many a time, usually while at rest on a hike out to Badamier (they share the same trail most of the way). Things are different this time; the only way forward now is up. To...
As we draw towards the final few days of the expedition, time to reflect on the experience this fantastic opportunity has given us all. It’s probably fair to say that we joined the project with a little apprehension and indeed trepidation, knowing you’re staying in an...
I arrived 5 days ago travelling from London Gatwick. Despite preparing for this trip for the last 3-5 months I’ve learnt that I’m one of those people who gets excited when booking the trip then doesn’t feel like it’s really happening until I’m being dropped off at the...
Happy International Whale Shark Day to all our shark loving friends! 30 August has been celebrated as International Whale Shark Day since 2012 in order to raise awareness about these giant species of sharks. These spotted sharks grow up to 14 metres in length and can...
Elephants: large herbivorous mammals with long trunks, sharp tusks and big, flappy ears. Today we are celebrating these gentle giants and their importance in the environment. Happy World Elephant Day! Most people’s thoughts on elephants are limited to ‘those big...
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