How to travel long-term | Volunteering around the world

Volunteering has really helped us stretch our budget whilst travelling the world. We first tried it out in Australia when we lost our job at a sweet potato farm after only 6 days. We drove to the beach, covered in red soil, eating a pot-noodle whilst feeling very sorry for ourselves and our dwindling bank…

Our final days in Portugal |Exploring the coast and Wild Camping

We made an effort to walk a different part of the Algarve’s coastline on our days off and for our last trip we explored the area near Praia De São Rafael. There were two little beaches to the east and then we turned back and walked west along the coastal trail. The sea wasn’t crystal…

Swimming to Benagil Cave | Portugal

We’d seen photos of this insane hidden beach inside a cave all over the internet and if there was one thing we had to do while volunteering in Portugal it was visit Benagil cave. I did some research online and found out: – You can get a boat ride to the cave from Benagil Beach,…

Exploring The Algarve | Portugal

Normally when we get to a new destination I’ll research what the area has to offer, but Portugal was different, we just made a decision to go there and didn’t really know what to expect. We were based in the countryside about 5km from the coast and luckily we had very kind hosts who allowed…

Volunteering in The Algarve, Portugal

Once again we’ve been volunteering to extend our travels as its a cheap way to explore new areas. This time we’ve based ourselves in a Quinta (small farm) in The Algarve, Portugal. We work about 25 hours a week and get free food and accommodation, and this place was a great find with our own…