<p>Central and South America is popular amongst gappers and career breakers wanting to travel, volunteer or teach English.</p><p>Central and South America facts for the career breaker:</p>
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There's a <strong>wide range of volunteering projects</strong> in this region - from teaching and community work, to conservation (both marine conservation and rainforest).</li>
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<strong>Teaching English</strong> is also a viable option - as paid work or as a volunteer.</li>
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Many volunteer projects will also offer <strong>Spanish lessons</strong>, or you can go to a language school.</li>
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Make sure you get<strong> advice from the FCO</strong> before you go, to inform you about crime, political situations, visa changes, hurricanes and earthquakes (the region is prone to all of these).</li>
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Many places in Central and South America are relatively poor. If you're not going there on a volunteer project, at least make sure you<strong> travel responsibly</strong>, both with respect to the environment and the people.</li>
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<strong>Travelling around the region</strong> is exciting and can be done safely in a small group tour (especially as you have a guide who knows where to go and what to do).</li>
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