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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?
''It was an ideal opportunity for me to combine travelling with my passion for sport.''James Hairsine , Sports, Ghana
“This was a fantastic opportunity to gain some experience in sports psychology, which has really helped with the psychology element of my sports studies degree.”Anthony Gibson , Sports, Ghana
"What a great way to get hands on experience in the field of finance and economics! I feel like I have acquired many skills that will stay with me for years to come!"Jenny Allen , Business & Law, Kenya
"This was such a sustainable way to support the community in Kenya, and I would love to return to continue helping out."Paul Taylor , Business & Law, Kenya
"I had such an amazing gap year! this project was challenging but completely worth it."Francesca Le Poideven , Business & Law, Kenya
"Lake Nakuru National Park is just incredible. The game rangers were so friendly and helpful, going out of their way to make sure I had an amazing time during my placement. I would love to do it all over again!"Maria Rossi , Wildlife & Conservation, Kenya
"It was great fun because the kids want to learn and everything you do is such a novelty to them. I was moved by what I saw, not for sentimental reasons, but because the teachers and the children were so keen and worked so hard."Katie Godfrey , Teaching, Kenya
"This was such a heartwarming project, the children have so little but are so greatful. I met some amazing people and will remember this experience forever."Sylvia Amani , Teaching, Kenya
"What a fascinating country. I not only learned so much about the healthcare system and gained some great experience to help with my degree, but got to visit some amazing places in Kenya. The Masia Mara trip was just unreal."Aaron Leyman , Medical & Health, Kenya
"The kids were so amazing, it was such a heartwarming experience and i'm just really glad that I could help out."Gemma Bracknell , Care Work, Kenya
"What a great project! I am so greatful to have had this opportunity and it is certainly something I will never forget."Suzanne Hart , Care Work, Kenya
"I really enjoyed my time on the Galapagos Islands. This tour is such a great way to see the islands. Everyone I met were so welcoming, and they helped to make this an unforgettable experience. Seeing giant tortoises up close was awesome!"Jocelyn Whitehead , Wildlife & Conservation, Ecuador
"This is was certainly one of the most unique and fulfilling trips I have had. From helping out the kids with learning the game of tennis, to seeing the smiles on their faces, these moments gave me a new light on my career and my way of life."Peter Kung , Sports, Argentina
"The experience of living with other volunteers and students was a great! An unbelievable sports experience! As a football fan I really couldn't imagine a better place to visit."Joseph Berry , Sports, Argentina
"Working in the orphanage with these adorable kids was a great way to do something really good with my time abroad on my gap year. I would recommend it to anyone who is keen to work with children. A magical experience! I cannot wait to go back to Argentina and see how they are all getting on."Jade Garcia , Care Work, Argentina
"I loved this volunteer project in the orphanage in Buenos Aires. So many great kids, who love to play and learn from you. I really enjoyed the cooking lessons in the bakery, and the kids really liked to do face painting and arts, which was really fun, it was great to be able to put smiles on their faces. I will treasure my memories of my trip to Argentina for a long time."Susan Tanner , Care Work, Argentina
"Football coaching in India was awesome - from the day I arrived to the day I left. The people, especially the children, the culture, the food, were all great!! It was an experience that I will never forget!! If you have the opportunity travel and coach sport... especially in India....then just go for it! .... Sanj"Sanjay Thanki , Sports, India
"The experience I had in Ecuador was without doubt the greatest experience of my life so far. I would recommend the programme to anyone who has even the slightest interest in playing or coaching football."Craig Lawlor , Sports, Ecuador
"My time in Quito was amazing. I had a wonderful experience working with the kids, and partying in the Mariscal. My homestay was also fabulous and I made amazing friends with my other housemates and the family. I look forward to returning sometime soon."Francesca Ioffreda , Sports, Ecuador
"Overall it is such an enjoyable placement and very good for helping my German and communication skills. It’s really fun and everyone is really friendly. The kids are lovely and there’s never a dull moment!"Stephanie Memory , Teaching, Germany