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Carpathian Mountains holiday, conservation & culture

Carpathian Mountains holiday, conservation & culture

Wolves, bears and sightseeing
From £1,199 to £1,329 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2018: 30 Jun, 28 Jul, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 6 Oct
2019: 4 May, 11 May, 1 Jun, 29 Jun, 27 Jul, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 30 Jun, 28 Jul, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 01 Sep
Volunteer with monkeys in South Africa

Volunteer with monkeys in South Africa

Help re-habilitate orphaned monkeys in beautiful rural South Africa
From £847 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at anytime to suit you, all year round
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa

Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa

Award-winning, Fair Trade certified conservation work!
From US $1,330 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 2 Jul, 16 Jul, 30 Jul, 13 Aug, 27 Aug, 10 Sep, 24 Sep, 8 Oct, 22 Oct, 5 Nov, 19 Nov, 3 Dec
2019: 14 Jan, 28 Jan, 11 Feb, 25 Feb, 11 Mar, 25 Mar, 8 Apr, 22 Apr, 6 May, 20 May, 3 Jun, 17 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 29 Jul, 12 Aug, 26 Aug, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 7 Oct, 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 18 Nov
Marine conservation in Belize

Marine conservation in Belize

Monitor reefs in the Caribbean
From US $1,330 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures on weekends but transfers can be made on other days at an extra cost
Brown bear tracking in Northern Greece

Brown bear tracking in Northern Greece

Track wild bears & explore the wilderness with park rangers
From Ä550 5 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 15 Sep, 20 Oct
Borneo wildlife volunteer project

Borneo wildlife volunteer project

Encounter orangutans and elephants in the Bornean jungle.
From £1,195 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 21 Jul, 21 Aug, 21 Sep, 21 Oct, 21 Nov, 21 Dec
Marine conservation holiday in Thailand

Marine conservation holiday in Thailand

Join a community conservation project on a tropical island
From £795 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: Starts on the first and third Saturday of every month (except between October to mid December when the project is closed)
There are currently still spaces available to join our marine conservation team in Thailand for a 1-12 week placement
Volunteering with bears in Romania

Volunteering with bears in Romania

Volunteer at an inspiring bear sanctuary in Transylvania
From £925 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Flexible departures available throughout the year, minimum stay 1 week
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
Volunteering with bears in Cambodia

Volunteering with bears in Cambodia

Care for rescued bears in tropical Cambodia
From £695 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: Departures every Sunday throughout the year
Spaces are still available to volunteer in Cambodia
Vietnam Hill Tribe holiday

Vietnam Hill Tribe holiday

Tailor made hiking holiday in Vietnam.
From US $2,148 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: We offer a complete tailor made service and this suggested sampled itinerary can be tailor made to suit your requirements
Wildlife rescue volunteering in Costa Rica

Wildlife rescue volunteering in Costa Rica

Assist caring for rescued animals in Costa Rica
From £1,095 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Spaces are still available to volunteer in Costa Rica
Rhino conservation volunteering in Uganda

Rhino conservation volunteering in Uganda

Conserve endangered rhinos in Uganda before a 3-day safari
From £1,695 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 9 Jul, 6 Aug, 3 Sep, 29 Oct
New Zealand conservation volunteering

New Zealand conservation volunteering

Enjoy helping with conservation in beautiful New Zealand
From £815 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Peloponnese turtle conservation holiday, Greece

Peloponnese turtle conservation holiday, Greece

Sea turtle volunteering on stunning Greek beaches
From Ä750 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 11 Aug
Last places available & Ä100 p.p. discount for 11 August holiday!
Dolphin conservation holiday in Greece

Dolphin conservation holiday in Greece

Holiday on lovely Greek Island with daily dolphin tours
From Ä750 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep
Last seats available for June and July 2018!
Ecuador wildlife sanctuary volunteering

Ecuador wildlife sanctuary volunteering

Volunteer with amazing Amazonian wildlife in a jungle haven
From £895 14 days ex flights
Tailor made
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
Costa Rica turtle conservation experience

Costa Rica turtle conservation experience

Help protect turtles by volunteering in Costa Rica!
From £511 to £3,382 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 22 Jun, 23 Jun, 24 Jun, 25 Jun, 26 Jun, 27 Jun, 28 Jun, 29 Jun, 30 Jun, 1 Jul, 2 Jul, 3 Jul, 4 Jul, 5 Jul, 6 Jul, 7 Jul, 8 Jul, 9 Jul, 10 Jul, 11 Jul, 12 Jul, 13 Jul, 14 Jul, 15 Jul, 16 Jul, 17 Jul, 18 Jul, 19 Jul, 20 Jul, 21 Jul, 22 Jul, 23 Jul, 24 Jul, 25 Jul, 26 Jul, 27 Jul, 28 Jul, 29 Jul, 30 Jul, 31 Jul, 1 Aug, 2 Aug, 3 Aug, 4 Aug, 5 Aug, 6 Aug, 7 Aug, 8 Aug, 9 Aug, 10 Aug, 11 Aug, 12 Aug, 13 Aug, 14 Aug, 15 Aug, 16 Aug ...
Elephant conservation project with hill tribes in Thailand

Elephant conservation project with hill tribes in Thailand

Conservation project returning elephants to the forest
From £240 to £380 4 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Family volunteering with bears in Romania

Family volunteering with bears in Romania

Romania Bear Sanctuary Volunteering Unique Family Holiday
From £925 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Save £50 on departures between 1st June and 31st August.
Family elephant refuge volunteering in Thailand

Family elephant refuge volunteering in Thailand

Family elephant refuge volunteering in Thailand
From £739 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Elephant refuge volunteering in Thailand

Elephant refuge volunteering in Thailand

Volunteer with rescued elephants in an inspiring refuge
From £779 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Conservation volunteering in Belize

Conservation volunteering in Belize

Join an award winning research team in Belize
From £945 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 15 Dec
2019: 6 Jan, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct ...
There are currently still spaces available to join our conservation team in Belize for a 1-12 week placement
Namibia carnivore conservation & research project

Namibia carnivore conservation & research project

Assist the team as a Big Cat Conservation Volunteer!
From £860 17 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 16 Nov, 23 Nov, 30 Nov, 7 Dec, 14 Dec, 21 Dec, 28 Dec
2019: 4 Jan, 11 Jan, 18 Jan, 25 Jan, 1 Feb, 8 Feb, 15 Feb, 22 Feb, 1 Mar, 8 Mar, 15 Mar, 22 Mar, 29 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 26 Apr, 3 May, 10 May, 17 May, 24 May, 31 May, 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 28 Jun ...
Whale shark research in Mexico

Whale shark research in Mexico

Snorkelling with Whale Sharks & Giant Manta Rays
From £1,990 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 21 Jul
Animal rescue volunteering in India

Animal rescue volunteering in India

Animal rescue project in India
From £595 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 25 Nov, 2 Dec, 9 Dec, 16 Dec, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
2019: 6 Jan, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 3 Feb, 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug ...
Nepal rebuilding volunteering & Annapurna trek

Nepal rebuilding volunteering & Annapurna trek

Volunteer Activity in Gorkha and short Annapurna Trek
From £1,066 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 15 Dec, 22 Dec, 29 Dec
Family volunteering in Borneo

Family volunteering in Borneo

Family wildlife conservation volunteering project in Borneo
From £649 to £849 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Reef conservation volunteering in Belize

Reef conservation volunteering in Belize

Join an award-winning research team in Belize
From £895 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 25 Nov, 2 Dec, 9 Dec, 16 Dec, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
2019: 6 Jan, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 3 Feb, 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun ...
There are currently still spaces available to join our reef conservation team in Belize for a 1-12 week placement
Wildlife conservation project in Swaziland, South Africa

Wildlife conservation project in Swaziland, South Africa

Savannah Conservation Project
From US $1,902 to US $4,343 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Seychelles Island conservation holiday

Seychelles Island conservation holiday

Volunteer on an exclusive island paradise in the Seychelles!
From US $2,800 to US $7,600 4 weeks ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 2 Jul, 16 Jul, 30 Jul, 13 Aug, 27 Aug, 10 Sep, 24 Sep, 8 Oct, 22 Oct, 5 Nov, 19 Nov, 3 Dec
2019: 14 Jan, 28 Jan, 11 Feb, 25 Feb, 11 Mar, 25 Mar, 8 Apr, 22 Apr, 6 May, 20 May, 3 Jun, 17 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 29 Jul, 12 Aug, 26 Aug, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 7 Oct, 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 18 Nov, 2 Dec
Carpathian Mountains holiday, conservation & culture
From
£1,199
including UK flights
The whole trip was memorable but I loved the walk in the snow and rain at the top of a mountain. Brilliant. (more)Julie Topliss
Walking in the Carpathian Mountains was stunning. Watching bear and wild boar at close quarters and visiting the bear sanctuary was definitely one of the highlights. Gaining an insight into the history of Romania by visiting castles, fortified churches and local towns was also fascinating. (more)Alison Mitchell
The most memorable were the painted monasteries and the village of Viscri and Transylvania generally. (more)Mauveen Jones
Marine conservation in Belize
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US $1,330
excluding flights
All of it was pretty amazing. I didn't realize how small the island was and I loved it. Being able to dive 3 times a day and get to know the local marine life, while learning about it was my favourite. (more)Irina Tyshkevich
Being on the tropical island, 28miles from the land, with only 25 people, immersed I nature and conservation project. Didn't miss civilization at all. (more)Sanya Ozic
The diving was fabulous. The instructors are brilliant, very patient and informative! (more)Lucy Keech
Volunteer with monkeys in South Africa
From
£847
excluding flights
The highlight was sitting on a stool in the babies enclosure and having the privilege of a baby baboon sitting on my boot working out how to undo my shoe laces, a 'cuddle' of baby monkeys holding... (more)Gill Stevenson
There wasn't a single most memorable thing, I woke to lions roaring, to monkeys on the patio outside the door, chopping trees to building roads for manual labour... (more)Lisa Byron
Totally unforgettable. We didn't want to leave and wish that we had been there for longer. We will be going back. (more)Gillian McGowan
Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa
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US $1,330
excluding flights
There were many memorable moments - Finding the wild dogs after hours of scanning and watching them watching us :-) An elephant herd having their veggie dinner in the breath-taking sunset... Observing the pack of wild dogs hunting and sharing the prey like a family... (more)Ilona Schultz
The feeling you get when you stay a month in the African bush is an amazing experience. (more)William Esbjug Gromstad
The money was well spend as the tour operator is trying to do an admirable work. (more)Egle Passante
Borneo wildlife volunteer project
From
£1,195
excluding flights
All of it was memorable!! Seeing orang-utans in wild and incredible opportunity to see many other animals and birds so close with expert guide. Teamwork sense of achievement in conservation work. Fantastic opportunity. Beautiful location, adequate facilities. Emphasis always on our health and safety. (more)Cathy Dowdle
It was beautifully organised and structured and a great opportunity to be part of another culture and to see wonderful wildlife. An excellent project. (more)Tessa Milne-Day
Volunteering with bears in Romania
From
£925
excluding flights
I was walking passed one of the mother and cub enclosers on my way to catch my lift home when I looked in and the mother was just laying on her back and the three cubs were all Having some milk from her. She hadnít got a care in the world. (more)Angela Nunn
Eating my lunch watching the bears being bears was the most memorable! A wonderful experience which combined living in a city with the rural component as the sanctuary was 45 minutes from the town. (more)Mary Motteram
This experience was 11 out of 10...the trip of a lifetime. (more)Ferida Reid
Volunteering with bears in Cambodia
From
£695
excluding flights
I loved every second of my trip - the people, the country, the bears I worked with... (more)Louise Bednarz
Meeting the bears and being able to really make a difference to their day-to-day lives with enrichment, feeding and cleaning; some of the things we were doing (such as enrichment to keep the bears active and happy) wouldn't get done unless we were there to help out! (more)Heather Reynolds
We were so close to the bears and keepers that you feel part of the project rather than just a short stay helper. I think we were really lucky... to have the baby bear (Lola) arrive when we were there too. (more)Anon
Brown bear tracking in Northern Greece
From
Ä550
excluding flights
Wonderful mountain scenery, enthusiastic guides, delicious Greek food and good mood and lot of fun during the whole trip. A real highlight was to learn about camera traps, to get insight into bear research, radio tracking etc. (more)Henriette Hradocka
Trekking in the mountains with amazing view, excitement of being near the wildlife and the guide who did everything that we had a great time. (more)Emilia Majcher
Walking in the mountains, and seeing tracks of bears and other animals was amazing. Also, staying in the interesting locations of Kastoria and Nestorio. (more)Ian Summers
Marine conservation holiday in Thailand
From
£795
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Arrival at Koh Tao and finding the lovely coral sand beach behind the dive school at Chalok Ban Bay. Then, exploring the fascinating underwater environment. Tips? Go prepared to learn, there's loads of really interesting marine ecology information to learn as part of the Environment Management Programme. There are interesting and knowledgeable people there, who are enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge. Enjoy the diving, safe in the knowledge that you are diving... (more)Stephen Orwin
Dolphin conservation holiday in Greece
From
Ä750
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Tips? Local benefits? Overall rating? An excellent experience !!! We didn't want to leave. (more)Susan Fitzpatrick
Elephant conservation holiday in Sri Lanka
From
£1,059
excluding flights
Memorable parts? To experience the rare opportunity to work with the amongst the most amazing scenery that I have ever seen. Tips? The journey to the Field House is a long but beautiful one. The Field House is basic, rustic but very comfortable and surrounded by amazing scenery. Local benefits? Yes most definitely, the placement is amongst a local village, and the local villagers appreciated the efforts made by the volunteers. Overall rating? I would highly recommend... (more)Julie Marshman
Ecuador wildlife sanctuary volunteering
From
£895
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Helping animals. Tips? Itís a lot of work, but it pays off! The animals and the people are phenomenal. Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? Great experience! (more)Maya Dite
Namibia carnivore conservation & research project
From
£860
excluding flights
Memorable parts? My most memorable activity was actually my first where I returned a greeting to a baboon as indicated by the guides, I later had to endure a grooming from one of the baboons. The most exciting part was heading to the Big Daddy sand dune in Sossusvlei. Kind of what I always imagined an adventure to be. Tips? Two weeks is not enough, to get the most out of your time at this project you'll need to be there at least a month and then there's the other sites to consider.... (more)Stephen King
Nepal rebuilding volunteering & Annapurna trek
From
£1,066
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Impossible to choose one single part! Staying in Ratmate village and participating in house building was certainly memorable - whilst this was such a happy and welcoming community, it was both shocking and humbling to see first-hand the scale of earthquake damage in the region and the difficulties they face in re-establishing a good standard of accommodation there. All of the trekking was really enjoyable with perhaps the highlight being the very early morning trek to Poon... (more)Eimear Hannigan
Elephant conservation project with hill tribes in Thailand
From
£240
excluding flights
The Elephant Conservation Project with Hill Tribes trip and walking with elephants was the most memorable. Just amazing, the best experience ever! The team are wonderful, passionate about their individual roles, the location is beautiful and the elephants are enjoying life to the full. (more)Sally Hillyer
Every moment was worth it. Unforgettable experience, just following the elephants every day as they forage and bathe and drink and eat in their natural home, the forests. (more)Cindy Fung
Wildlife conservation holiday in South Africa
From
£995
excluding flights
It was great to learn about reserve management at Kruger and I also met some amazing people. (more)Arjun Dasgupta
Working with people who are dedicated, informed and enthusiastic about conservation in a practical and realistic way. And of course, seeing the wildlife as they are meant to be....This holiday was a life changing experience and will affect what I do next in my career and attitude to conservation. (more)Louise Sexton
New Zealand conservation volunteering
From
£815
excluding flights
The best part of the trip was meeting lots on new people from different countries and backgrounds. It was amazing to have an opportunity to visit and stay in more remote/ less popular (with tourists) parts of New Zealand. It added a real unique aspect to visiting New Zealand. (more)Amy Memin
My highlight was seeing places that tourists don't normally see or experience through lack of information or inability to access such as nurseries. (more)Helen Frazer
Raja Ampat diving project, Indonesia
From
£1,095
excluding flights
The most memorable was watching sunsets with a cold beer and my new friends. The island life. (more)Dewi Meekes
I loved the balance of activities: snorkeling alongside whale sharks, whale watching, data logging, community projects, working alongside serious scientists and having a proper holiday all at the same time (more)Anna Bosatta
Lionfish spearing marine conservation in Belize
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US $1,330
excluding flights
Feeling that you are contributing to the sea environment. Waking up to the beautiful sunrise and seeing the lovely sunset. Living on a tiny island for a short time. (more)Lynda Hughes
The best diving holiday I did so far and it will be hard to beat. I learned so much about fish identification and substrates and this makes diving much more enjoyable. (more)Ulrike Kachel
The entire trip was a blast! Multiple dives per day without another diver in sight, unspoiled beauty of the amazing reef, incredible food, etc. etc. Everything about this trip was memorable and exciting! (more)Eric Strobel
Family volunteering with monkeys in South Africa
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£547
excluding flights
Swimming with the baboons! The people, the monkeys ... an incredible experience made special by Bob, Lynne, Mias and all the volunteers. (more)Helen Cook
Be prepared for fun but also a lot of work. Do not wear glasses, the monkeys love them! (more)Pagona Roussi
I'd rate our holiday as excellent and would recommend to anyone (more)Lee Jeanes
Family volunteering with turtles in Costa Rica
From
£699
excluding flights
The whole holidays was an amazing experience, from seeing the turtles and collecting the eggs to visiting the school for a celebration day and learning to surf. (more)Helen Parker
Amazing, so humbling, incredible to think we could do a little bit to help and have fun at the same time. (more)Simon Wrench
Thailand wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday
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£974
excluding flights
The people with whom you're working with are terrific. From the other volunteers to the staff and those who stay for the long term there was a very good wibe within the WTTF community. (more)Stuart Moncrieff
It was a very rewarding 2 weeks and I would recommend it to anyone who has a keen interest in animal welfare. (more)Colin Harvey
Volunteer with turtles in Costa Rica
From
£899
excluding flights
This is a really sound conservation project with some clear tangible benefits and as a volunteer you really fee like you're making a difference. Would highly recommend this project to anyone. (more)Katie Wilkinson
I would give the holiday 7/10. It was a very relaxing an beautiful beach and I learnt so much about the culture and turtles. (more)Ellie Hall
5 stars! My best experience abroad in the last 30 years.....Working with sea turtles: seeing turtle nesting and releasing baby hatchlings was absolutely fantastic (more)Daniel Halder
Yoga in India and volunteering holiday
From
US $705
excluding flights
So many aspects of the trip were memorable, even life changing -- it is hard to choose just one... Working closely with the women and children in the projects was an incredible opportunity to connect with and learn about realities outside our own world. Truly life-changing. (more)Shirley Redpath
This was a volunteering holiday so that whole premise was fantastic. I'd never done that before and it felt fabulous to be really doing something even though on holidays. (more)Kristin Walters
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