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Nakuru Children’s Project is an inspiring charity set up by ex Changing Worlds volunteers, Rebecca, Zoe and Annemarieke with the aim of improving education and relieving poverty for children in Nakuru, Kenya.
An interview with Changing Worlds volunteer Sonja Brugger who joined us on a rewarding Care Work project in Argentina.
Here are 10 breathtaking beaches that can be visited by joining one of our many projects...
10 interesting facts you need to know about Indonesia!
Ecuador is one of the smallest countries in South America and yet it is home to part of the Amazon Rainforest, The Andes Mountain Range and the World Famous Galapagos Islands. For a small country it has a lot to offer!
Over 100,000 teenagers a year are taking a gap year, why aren't you?
Check out these 10 interesting facts you didn't know about Sri Lanka. It might even make you want to travel there.
A series of truly fascinating volcanic islands - there really is no where else quite like the Galapagos. With such fast speed evolution there are many species here that can not be found any where else in the world.
Midnight. New Years Eve. Fireworks. What’s not to love? They are usually pretty spectacular, as each country takes the stage as their time zone hits the New Year. Check out these amazing displays with some pretty famous landmarks as their backdrops.
We have compiled a bucket list of the most stunning Temples in the world to whet your appetite to inspire you to go travelling.
Here we have compiled for you a list of the most intriguing and interesting facts about the stunning country of Malaysia
Overnight transport is a great way to save both time and money while you are travelling but read these top tips to make sure you will actually get some sleep!
Join us as we look at the biggest and brightest festivals that are on offer each month. Check them out!
We have compiled a list of the Top 10 Best Travel Books out there, for you to read, enjoy and feel inspired to explore the World!
We have compiled a list of the most interesting and intriguing facts about the wonderful country of China. Check them out!
Changing Worlds Travel Advisor, Pendra Heath, spent a month travelling in India. Here she is summarising the highlights of her trip!
We have compiled a list of the most interesting and intriguing facts about the Philippines, for you to be amazed by! Check them out!
Obviously you are going to need a few extra bits as well but this is a list of things we think you shouldn't get on the plane without ... Enjoy!
We have compiled a list of the most interesting and intriguing facts about the fascinating country of Ghana! Check it out!
We have compiled a list of the most interesting and intriguing facts about the stunning country of Fiji! Check them out!
We have compiled 10 of the most interesting and intriguing facts about the awesome Amazon Rainforest! Check them out!
Changing Worlds Travel Advisor, Pendra Heath, spent a month travelling in The Philippines. Here she is summarising the highlights of her trip.
We have compiled 10 Facts about the World Renowned Chinese New Year and the festival that accompanies it! Check it out!
Ever wondered how people celebrate valentines day around the world?
''The children were as all children are – loving, giving, and beautiful… and complete rascals! The whole experience will give me treasured memories for a long time to come.''Olivia Kegg , Care Work, South Africa
''Working with the children was absolutely amazing and I still miss their smiles now! I had such an amazing time in Ghana - it truly was a life-changing experience that I will always remember.''Karen Miles , Care Work, Ghana
''The teaching was great, I felt that I learnt a lot and the school seemed to enjoy having me around. The whole experience was all I'd hoped for. I can't wait to get back to Ghana one day!.''Charlotte Sadler , Teaching, Ghana
''The children, the people, the volunteers, and the whole atmosphere in general, made this experience one I’ll never forget.''Magalee Nahas , Teaching, Ghana
''The experience was greatly valuable to me professionally as I gained practical writing experience that I can take home and add to my portfolio and, considering how competitive media jobs are in my city, this is invaluable.''Sarah Kendell , Media & Journalism, Ghana
"Working on the front line on some really exciting news stories and has boosted my confidence that being a journalist is what I want to be. Amazing very relevant experience and just what I needed. Thanks to all the Changing Worlds team for making this possible for me."Thomas Coats , Media & Journalism, Ghana
Amazing people and amazing memories! I got a real taste for this beautiful country on the Ghana Experience.Gemma Hutchinson , Adventure, Ghana
There was never a dull moment on this action packed adventure. I had so much fun with the other people on the trip, I can't wait to go back to Ghana.James Reyland , Adventure, Ghana
I cannot believe how much we packed into only 3 weeks. Volunteering was amazing, and is was great to see the range of things that Ghana has to offer.Rosie Midhurst , Adventure, Ghana
''I used this opportunity to gain work experience, and getting a new perspective of a health care service in a Third World country made me realise how much we take for granted in the UK.''Magalee Nahas , Medical & Health, Ghana
''It was great fun working alongside the locals and we shared lots of laughs and stories. It also felt great to know we were leaving something behind that the community really needed.''Andy Hoyle , Building & Construction, Ghana
''Ghana is a fantastic country and the people are so welcoming and warm, especially the Ghanaian staff. What makes the placement is being part of a team who all have the same viewpoint to help others.''Lisa Paige , Building & Construction, Ghana
“Great people, great experience and there is some great sport to be played in Ghana. Something I'll never forget.”Matt Pheasant , Sports, Ghana
“I have had a fantastic time out in Ghana and what they are trying to acheive out there is truly incredible. I hope to able to do something like this again.”Dale Bradley , Sports, Ghana
“It was fascinating to associate and live with a number of different cultures. The experience of helping other who lived an extensively sheltered and innocent life was invaluable.”David Holmes , Sports, India
"The most amazing experience i've ever had. From the coaching to the social side, the staff and people were amazing both within the organisation and also within the schools."Charlotte Williams , Sports, South Africa
"A demanding, thrilling, incredible insight into this beautiful and stunning country and to top it off: an entirely rewarding project that makes you appreciate everything."Ross Green , Sports, South Africa
"This was the best way to spend my gap year! Sun, sea, sand and sport all whilst coaching amazing kids. This was one of the best experiences I have ever had and I would jump at the chance to do it again."Rosie Wells , Sports, St Lucia
"My overall experience was fantastic, I enjoyed all aspects of this trip and there is never a dull moment in St Lucia! "Sam Evans , Sports, St Lucia
"This experience was unforgettable, I have met people that I will stay friends with for many years to come and completely fell in love with Argentina!"Jamie Henderson , Languages, Argentina