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Sony Blogger Visits Kaya’s Sri Lanka Turtle Project

We are pleased to announce that the winner of our Sony competition, Sabbir Siddat, is back from his trip to Sri Lanka and Sony Blogger, Christoffer Collin, has published some fantastic pictures of his experience via his Instagram account.  He’s tagged Kaya in each photo so you’ll know which ones...

Why should I pay to intern abroad?

Internship abroad placements often have a cost associated with them. One might ask: “Why should I pay to intern abroad?” Especially if your friends have internships where they are being paid a stipend or minimum wage. Well, we have answers for you! First and foremost, your internship abroad...

Funding Your Study Abroad

Studying abroad sounds appealing but many students won’t follow through with it because they think it is cost-prohibitive. The reality is that, with some planning, there are a study abroad opportunity for everyone out there! Indeed, there are many resources that are worth checking before throwing...

How to be a Responsible Traveller: Kaya Tip 10: Five Ways to Stay Healthy Abroad

With many people having made new year’s resolutions to stay healthy and happy, we think it’s the perfect time to introduce our 10th Kaya top tip: how to stay healthy whilst travelling. Here are our top five most important things to considering regarding your health whilst you are on your...

How Kaya Responsible Travel can contribute to #ECOWeek17

This week, the University of Edinburgh is hosting an “ECO Week” from the 6th until the 10th of February which aims to spread the word about the importance of sustainability, climate change, renewables, conservation and the environment. At Kaya, we think this is a great way to get all students...

3 Festivals You Can Enjoy With Your Free Week!

As you may already be aware, we have an amazing special offer that enables you to have a free extra week in India, Vietnam or Sri Lanka if you book onto a volunteer project for 3 weeks or longer before March 15th.This offer is perfect if you want to go travelling during the beginning of 2017! In...

Belize Marine Conservation – Destination Highlight

Take Advantage of New Lower Rates And Get Involved in Marine Conservation! The Belize Barrier Reef is the second largest coral reef system in the world and the most ecologically diverse. If you want to get involved in marine conservation, we have a placement for you in the most natural setting!...

2016 Year In Review and Why Volunteer while Travelling Abroad in 2017

As we wave goodbye to 2016 and welcome 2017 ahead, we want to share with you a few of our projects’ accomplishments and the upcoming plans for 2017 hoping that you will want to join in with the new trend of “volunteer tourism”. As the United Nations declared 2017 as the International Year of...

Join in the movement of Sustainable Tourism for Development in 2017!

2017 marks the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development declared by the United Nations General Assembly. Now, you may wondering what does this mean? Well, as the world is becoming flatter, tourism is becoming more prominent with over 1 billion tourists each year heading to...

Adopt a Clinic in the Philippines this Holiday Season!

For many, the holiday season is a chance to spend quality time with our loved ones, indulge special food, and exchange gifts. For others, it’s a chance to take a break from work or school, travel or volunteer abroad. Whether you chose to do one or the other, the year end festivities are a chance...

The Kaya team wishes you a Happy………

And while many more people around the world join in New year celebrations on the 31st (following the 12 month Gregorian calendar), there are also a few of our Kaya countries that celebrate later in the year (following lunar, solar and other calendars!). Chinese New Year is at the end of January or...

Kaya are winners of “Best Volunteer Organisation 2016”

Last night, at the British Youth Travel Awards 2016, Kaya was awarded as the winner of the “Best Volunteer Organisation” category for the second time! This is the fourth time Kaya has been shortlisted by the British Youth Travel association for this award, and the second time we have...

How to be a responsible traveller: Kaya Tip 9: Considerations for LGBTQ Travellers

As a member of the LGBTQ+ community you may have some questions about how sexuality is considered abroad and what you need to think about when you volunteer or travel.  Back at home, in recent times, laws and social opinions have become a lot more open, but in other countries around the world this...

Take a look at our new internships!

We have some exciting news to share with you! This week we have launched five new internships based in Vietnam If you’re studying healthcare or medicine, we have an interesting Occupational Therapy Internship in a rehabilitation hospital where you will work with local staff to help support...

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