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Looking forward to a new kind of normal

This weeks travel tale is provided by Rachel, Our Marketing and Communications manager. Rachel talks about adapting to a new COVID-19 influenced lifestyle and the heartbreak of realising her trip...

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Rosie’s Tanzania Adventure

In 2015, our Marketing Officer, Rosie, spent four weeks volunteering at Mangoto Secondary School in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania. In this week’s blog, we find out more about her...

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Antonia’s Ghana Adventure

This months travel tales sees a throwback to Antonia Howell's 2016 trip to Ghana with Poole High School. This first hand account of what it is like to volunteer in...

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Katie’s climb up Kilimanjaro

Katie, our Trip Co-Ordinator, took on the challenge of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in 2018. In this month's travel tale, walk through the amazing adventure of a lifetime day by day...

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Working from home – some top tips

We’ve compiled a few of our top tips for keeping motivated whilst working at home, and generally staying positive during this surreal time that we’re all living in.

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Coronavirus – an update for volunteers (29th June)

As the coronavirus outbreak develops, the FCO has advised against all but essential travel to Ghana and Kenya. Read our blog to find out more information about upcoming trips.

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Ethical animal encounters – make memories, not mistakes

In honour of World Wildlife Day, we have created a guide for travellers on what they should look out for when wanting to take part in ethical animal encounters.

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Adventure of a lifetime in Africa
Could the Youth Development Programme really be the adventure of a lifetime?

It is often said that travelling can lead to some of the best experiences of your life. Whilst we can’t guarantee this, we do have a plan in place to...

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What are we doing to be more green?

Here at African Adventures, we’re committed to doing better – for the sake of all people and the planet. We’re proud to announce the launch of our Green Team, a...

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Fishing in Ghana
What to expect when travelling to Ghana

Are you considering travelling to Ghana? The Gold Coast is famous for it's traditional, laid-back way of living. Here are some highlights of Ghana as a destination and what you...

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