Travel, teach, and earn money by doing TEFL on your gap year

If you’re interested in travel and want to get paid for it, you should consider teaching English overseas. It’s a great way to see the world, make money and boost your CV. We talk to TEFL Org UK about what’s on offer. There are paid and voluntary positions available all over the globe; from central and South America […]

Conservation volunteering

Caitlin Spencer – African Bushveld Conservation in Southern Africa Jetting off to a foreign country can be quite daunting. This was how Caitlin Spencer felt when she first signed up to take part in Projects Abroad’s African Bushveld Conservation Project in Southern Africa. She soon realised, though, that it was the best decision she ever […]

The other side of a year abroad

Exploring new cities, chilling on the beach on days off, meeting up with foreign friends on nights out… It’s the year abroad dream: that vision we see whenever someone mentions ‘study abroad’, ‘language assistant’ or ‘exchange.’ But what’s it really like? Well, for some it isn’t all sun, sea and socialising. Source writer Laura Brown, […]

Volunteering in South Africa

Megan Baker – 2 Week Special Human Rights in South Africa Megan Baker joined one of Projects Abroad’s 2 Week Special projects in summer 2013, when she was 18 years old. Megan is now studying Law at university. The 2 Week Specials are a great way to get a taste of a career or subject […]

Carry on camping

This time of year makes me feel hopelessly nostalgic, in both the best and worst ways. Good in that I’ve got that warm, fuzzy feeling you get when you relive a happy memory, and bad because I wish I could do it all over again but know that I can’t. Round about this time five […]

Spring issue online NOW!

Every year at X Factor time, when the finalists are chosen, we all think, ‘Yeah, all right. They look pretty cool as they are.’ But by the next episode, the stylists and makeup artists and hairdressers have swooped in, worked their magic, and suddenly, we admit, ‘Actually, they look properly AMAZING now.’ Well, Source has […]

Happy holidays!

If your travel plans aren’t quite as ambitious or lengthy, what about a shorter holiday with your pals, to kick back, relax, explore and have fun? A full-on gap year isn’t for everyone, and there’s absolutely no shame in opting for a more traditional holiday with your mates. A week or two without your parents […]