Volunteer While Traveling

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Traveling is one of the more exciting things in life. Most people dream of travelling. They want to explore cultures different from theirs, and they want to experience things that are different from what they’ve been accustomed to. To take that up a notch, volunteering while travelling is one of the best opportunities to do something unique and different from …

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Watch Your Back: A Guide On How To Backpack Safely

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Backpacking is a fun activity, especially if you’re the adventurous type. Backpacking has become incredibly accessible to the point where people actually consider implementing it into their lifestyle. Venturing into unfamiliar places with your backpack and maybe even a few friends can feel liberating, exciting, and incredibly fun too! However, if you don’t take the right precautions, you can be …

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Learning New Things Through Service Learning

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Learning is not confined to the four walls of the classroom. Learners will have the chance to practice different skills and further enhance their learning through hands-on applications brought about by their experiences outside it. Have you heard about service learning? Service Learning Service Learning is a kind of learning where community services are combined with learning objectives. It is …

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Travel Volunteering: What You Need to Know

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We always look forward to our travels. It is a time we get to spend away from the realities of life. We consider the trip as our escape – an escape from the demands of our work, an escape from the bills we have to pay and an escape from any responsibilities. When we talk about vacation, we often see …

Lessons You Will Learn from Traveling Around the World

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Anyone can say that at least once in their lifetime, they longed for adventure. The idea of seeing new places and experiencing different cultures isn’t just attractive, but it is also a way to learn some valuable life lessons. Traveling around the world is a maturing experience. If you are on the road for quite long, you get to have an overall …

Travel Volunteerism

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    “Just to travel is rather boring, but to travel with a purpose is educational and exciting.” – Sargent Shriver   There is something about traveling that makes a person a different individual. Each place one visits makes him change his perspective in life, somehow. When you travel, especially to developing countries, you appreciate life even more. Say, you become …

A Closer Look at Altruistic Travel to Developing Countries

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  “To understand what’s going on in the world, you have to see the world.” -Aerin Lauder   Traveling is not just a form of leisure or vacation. If you’ve been traveling to different places for quite some time, you’d understand the difference of a vacationer and a person immersing himself to the community. It is when a regular backpacker …