Conservation Projects Items
The number of gap year travellers taking part in volunteering and conservation projects is set to soar in 2013, according to youth travel specialists STA Travel.
Brain May and Land Rover joined forces yesterday to launch the Pride of Cape Town – a fundraising event for the Born Free wildlife charity, in South Africa.
Whether you have always wanted to spend your gap year in China or you've dreamt about taking part in conservation projects, you might be interested in helping the country's endangered giant pandas. Read on to find out more about how you can protect these creatures.
Heading off on your gap year in the New Year? Wondering where to go or need a little bit of inspiration? To help you decide and plan your adventures for next year, we’ve come up with a list of where we think are going to be hot gap year destinations in 2012.
Each week at mapthegap.co.uk, we’ve been focusing on a different gap year company, to give you the low down on what they offer and places they go to. This week we’re focusing on Gapforce.
If you're thinking about doing volunteer work abroad in order to help protect some of the world's most beautiful environments, why not consider taking a trip to Latin America?
Going on a gap year can be a great way to get an understanding of different cultures and meet people from a range of backgrounds. However, if you want to really get underneath a country's skin, why not take part in some voluntary work in South Africa?
Nowhere else on earth can you find so much natural diversity in such a small place. With a landmass of 272,000 square kilometres, Ecuador is South America’s second smallest country but includes a baffling array of landscapes and creatures.
The tear drop shaped island of Sri Lanka just off the south eastern coast of India is a tropical paradise of rainforest, wild animals and pristine beaches. Multi-coloured rickshaws drive through the hectic streets of Colombo...
As the third biggest island of the Caribbean, Jamaica is generally known for a few things: sun, sea, sand and all inclusive resorts. But the truth of the matter is this is an incredibly diverse country with an intriguing cultural heritage.
Spider Monkeys will once again be bounding through the air in the rainforest of Peru as Projects Aboard are set to release five of the sprightly monkeys back into their native environment after an absence of more than 60 years.