Category Archives: Travel

TRAVELLING – 9 BIZARRE BUT ESSENTIAL SURVIVAL OBJECTS

I receive the Ready Traveler Newsletter from the site http://www.TravelInsuranceReview.net and this great article made me sit up and take note! 9 Everyday Objects You can re-use for Travel Disaster Survival As stories of last week’s blizzard rolled across our … Continue reading

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Calling all Silverhairs! Your skills are needed!

I have always thought that if I needed to employ someone I would chose a more mature person.  Why?  Well, they would have had a lifetime of experience, gained many skills along the way, will be loyal, reliable, know how … Continue reading

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Bethany Neave – Travelling to Swaziland

SKRUM Swaziland Experience Monday, 17 September 2012 1st day – Travelling Travelling: After being dropped off at the at Heath row airport and saying the goodbyes to my mother I was able to explore the ridiculously huge departures lounge. It … Continue reading

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Volunteering for the family – India

Family volunteering is becoming popular as parents are able to satisfy both their own travel desires to do something totally different whilst exposing their children to a meaningful cross cultural experiences. India is one such place and in Udaipur, Northern … Continue reading

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Weekend trip to Jodhpur for volunteers from Udaipur

When you volunteer at this lovely Indian charity, you can opt to do a weekend trip to Jodphur, also known as Blue city. The market place in Jodphur runs right though the centre of town and the Guest House is … Continue reading

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Empowering the ladies around Udaipur – teaching them valuable sewing skills – Jo McBride from Western Australia

If you like to design and sew, then the Women’s Empowerment Program at this lovely Indian charity is ideal for you. The lovely Ritu, who is the co-ordinator, accompanies you everyday to help translate and plan your day. When I … Continue reading

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Swaziland – Braving the Canopy Tour at Malaloja National Park

The lovely Naomi du Pont, who will be looking after our rugby coaching volunteers whilst they are in Swaziland, offered to come with myself and Sharon Oliver of The Oliver Foundation  to show us the way to Malaloja National Park.  … Continue reading

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