Charlotte Howlett Author

Voluntourism

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Last July I carried out voluntary work in Sri Lanka, caring for baby turtles and rehabilitated elephants…I know…the typical ‘Gap Yah’! However, it is one of the most...

How to be healthy abroad

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Most avid travellers have either heard the horror stories or experienced them themselves…bouts of Delhi belly, thousands of mosquito bites, the scare of dengue fever and zika...

Do we really need travel agencies?

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Like many fellow backpackers on a budget, I plan a lot of my travelling first hand. With the increasing popularity of online booking websites, travel blogs and social media...