Living the Life of Someone Else

If not tomorrow, make it today. This is the motto that I live by, and it was these words that drove me to volunteer in Cambodia with Challenges Abroad. The decision immediately filled me with intense excitement, knowing that I would be leaving Australia and living the life of...
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Global Citizenship with no boundaries or borders

My name is Lachie Campbell and I am currently studying my Bachelor of Nursing degree at Federation University in Australia. Working and studying in this field has given me the insight to how essential it is for the global community to understand importance of health promotion....
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Help make a difference

My name is Michael Bartlett and I am currently studying a Bachelor of Occupation Therapy at the Australian Catholic University, Brisbane. Whilst in Cambodia I learned so much about myself but also about Cambodia and the differences between our two countries. At the end of 2015, I...
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I have always been a traveller

I have always been a traveller. The thought of exploring new places and experiencing different cultures excites me. So when an opportunity arose with Challenges Abroad to work on a Needs Assessment in a remote northern hill-tribe village Thailand it was something I could not...
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Why should students join a CAA Challenge?

Why should students join a CAA Challenge? -Challenges your original perception of the world -Changes the way you live out the rest of your life (hopefully…) Hi, my name’s Crystal. I’m a student at Griffith University. In February 2016, I volunteered abroad in Cambodia Battambang...
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View the World in a Different Light

My name is Alyce Finnen and I am currently studying a Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at the University of Queensland. Studying in this field has made me so aware of how important the basic humanitarian needs are for people to live a healthy life, therefore embarking...
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Once in a lifetime experience

You know those once in a lifetime experiences that you will always bring up at a dinner party or when you’re sharing stories? That’s exactly the opportunity that Challenges Abroad has given me. My name is Amber Meadley. I am currently studying a Bachelor Arts/ Bachelor Teaching...
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Go where the challenge takes you

Embrace it, embrace everything about it. Go in with an open mind ready for an adventure, because true to its name, Challenges Abroad was. With no expectations you’re open to experiencing everything this amazing country has to offer. From the food to the life style, this...
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¡Feliz Aniversario!

Every year on the November 9, the town of Urubamba explodes in celebration of their anniversary. In 2016, this tiny town turned a phenomenal 177 years old, and the locals pulled out all the stops to celebrate in true Peruvian style. On the eve of the anniversary, the Plaza de...
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