AFRICA VOLUNTEERING - travel tips

Traveling to a country in Africa or some other country abroad? Here are some quick tips to make your trip much safer and easier:

  • Be careful when taking photographs, videos or using binoculars. Such activities may be misunderstood, especially near military installations

  • Familiarize yourself with local conditions and laws: While in a foreign country, you are subject to its laws.

  • Check whether itís safe to drink local tap water — if not, stick to bottled water and avoid salads, non-peeling fruit and ice in drinks

  • Use your judgement when buying and eating food youíve not prepared yourself

  • Respect the environment Ė donít buy wildlife souvenirs, conserve resources like water and donít drop litter

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