Why invest in an internship abroad?

In order to participate successfully in an international internship, one has to consider investing both finance and time into the project.  We understand that this is not a simple decision to make, so here are our top 10 reasons why we feel it is worthwhile investing in an internship in …

What does Cape Town have to offer?

The seaside metropolis of Cape Town boasts an endless list of amazing things to see and do.  With stunning natural landscapes, a rich and vibrant cultural history and an all year round amazing climate, it is not surprising that the Mother City has something for everyone! It would be almost …

Caring for the Cape – How to be a responsible tourist in Cape Town!

What is responsible tourism? Responsible tourism is about ensuring we only leave a positive impact on the destinations around the world that we choose to travel to.  The concept focuses on minimizing the negative impact tourism can have on local economies, people and environments, whilst encouraging a movement towards sustainability …

Internship and volunteer opportunities in Cape Town!

Set at the foot of the Iconic Table Mountain, the city of Cape Town is a place of incredible natural beauty, diversity and vitality.  As a visitor to the area you will encounter mountain wilderness, alluring beaches, charming wine estates and quaint harbours.  You will also find yourself appreciating the …

FAQ’s about visiting Cape Town!

How do I get to Cape Town? We can help you arrange and book your flights to Cape Town.  All Bridging Gaps interns and volunteers are required to purchase a return flight to Cape Town international airport.  Most flights will have a layover in Johannesburg before going on to Cape …

6 Golden rules of visiting Cape Town!

All countries around the world are home to different cultures, environments, people, customs, weather, food and attractions!  This means that when travelling to a new and unfamiliar destination, there is an endless amount of information to absorb and countless decisions to be made.  This is especially true of Cape Town!  …

How much does “Thank You” cost in Cape Town?

Each country around the world has a different tipping culture and knowing who deserves a tip and how much to give, is an etiquette challenge that everyone faces when travelling to a foreign country.  In many countries tipping is mandatory and people in the service and tourism industries rely completely …

When can I start my Cape Town adventure?

What date will my Bridging Gaps internship or volunteer placement begin in Cape Town? We do not have set start dates for any of our internship or volunteer placements here in Cape Town.  It is 100% up to you when you would like to arrive in South Africa, and subsequently …