6 Animal Sanctuary and Rescue Centre Volunteer Work Exchanges Around the World

All across the world you will find expat and local animal lovers setting up and running their own centres to care for the area’s street dog population, abused donkeys, abandoned cats, injured birds or distressed wild animals. Big or small, domestic or wild, there are numerous places to help a creature in need and get fed and a bed at the same time.

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4 Activity Based Help Exchange Projects Looking for Volunteers

Sporty and active travellers can save their travel budget for something pretty by swapping their skills and muscle for food, accommodation and equipment hire. The four hosts below each offer the opportunity to get onto lakes, mountain trails or river rapids without having to spend a cent.

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TravelPhotoFacts: Camel Wrestling in Turkey

Each year during camel mating season randy males are pitted against each other in a tradition that stretches back to the nomadic Turkic tribes that lived on the Mongolian Steppe. Dressed in colourful costumes, the bulls are coaxed into a frothing excitement by the presence of females and encouraged to fight.

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Dallas Dyson: Why I Live in… Altinkum

It’s time for a new season of interviews where we ask expats just why they live where they do. First up is Dallas Dyson, a writer and animal lover who divides her life between a village in scenic Devon and Altinkum, or Tinky Town as the resort part of Didim is also known to expats and tourist visitors.

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Talking English Not Turkey in Fethiye

EEC-Anglo are offering the chance to talk your way into a seven day holiday on the Turkish Riviera. Their programme appears similar to the arrangements offered by Diverbo in Spain and Germany. Full board accommodation in a three star hotel in Fethiye is provided in exchange for exposing their Turkish students to the English language.

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