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Sustainable Travel and ‘Voluntourism’ – What’s the Crack? We Get Advice From The Experts at The Bamboo Project…

Friday, January 9, 2015

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Sustainable Travel and ‘Voluntourism’ – What’s the Crack? We Get Advice From The Experts at The Bamboo Project…

In recent years, some travel companies have attempted to bridge the ‘gap’ between having a good time whilst you travel and putting something back into the communities you visit. 'Voluntourism' has become a buzz word. But are these companies all that they are cracked up to be? We caught up with Mark and Steve, founders of ‘The Bamboo Project,’ a company that puts backpackers in touch with sustainable NGO projects in SE Asia to get some answers...

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A Day in the Life of a Dive Instructor, Koh Tao v A Day in the Life of a Western Office Worker

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

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A Day in the Life of a Dive Instructor, Koh Tao v A Day in the Life of a Western Office Worker

Waking up to bright blue skies, turquoise waters and a day of teaching wide-eyed backpackers to discover a whole new world... is this the job of dreams? So what is it really like getting paid to live in paradise? Here, we compare a regular day in the life of a Western office worker alongside a regular day in the life of Ludo, a dive instructor at Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao, Thailand...

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Responsible Volunteering in South East Asia: 15 Points to Consider

Thursday, July 19, 2012

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Responsible Volunteering in South East Asia: 15 Points to Consider

There are many opportunities for volunteering in South East Asia, from teaching English to conservation. Check out our points to consider before committing yourself to ensure the experience is rewarding for everyone involved.

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Notes From the Editor: What Does Travel Teach us?

Monday, March 19, 2012

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Notes From the Editor: What Does Travel Teach us?

What does travel and living in a foreign country teach you? Does it changed your personality? Does it change the way you look at the world? Since the idea of backpacking began, travellers have returned home with shaggy unkempt hair, a dozen bracelets on their wrist, perhaps a bindi on their forehead and proclaimed to their wide-eyed parents ‘woah man, Cambodia really changed me.’ I want to delve deeper into this statement and ask why? And how does it change you?

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The Grand Survey: Teaching English & More in South East Asia

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

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The Grand Survey: Teaching English & More in South East Asia

Are you currently teaching and living in South East Asia? If so, we want to hear from you! We are looking for people to interview for a brand new resource that we are creating about teaching across the region. We want to find out about your day-to-day work, your lifestyle, challenges and perks of the job! Do you have a story to tell that can inspire others to embark upon the adventure of a lifetime?

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