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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Voluntourism: Doing Good or Feeling Good?

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Volunteer tourism also known as voluntourism, is an increasing trend in the world of travel as more and more people yearn to have meaningful experiences in their excursions. More than going home with a bunch of pictures and the experience of visiting the best the country has to offer, people are starting to consider a different kind of experience. This …

Types of Volunteering

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Traveling can be one of the best things one can do to replenish the heart, mind body and soul. It feels so good to set foot in a new place, explore it and be away from the daunting realities of life. We’ve always seen travel as a leisure activity. Our itinerary is often filled up with tours, make sure we …

Do Good as You Travel: 4 Tips for the Impact-Minded Globetrotter

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How do you picture your next travel adventure? Do you want the experience to be about more than just taking photos and hanging out at crowded tourist places? Do you want it to be meaningful and generate a positive impact? There are many ways to do good as you travel and actually give back to local communities you meet in your journey. …

Travel to Volunteer: How to Choose an Organization

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We all have different reasons for traveling. Each of us at some point in our lives, has dreamt of travelling abroad. Some would do it for work and many will do it for pleasure, but others will do it for both. It is possible that you can enjoy traveling, learning a different culture, and exploring different countries while working. Or …

Traveling for a Cause

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Traveling is becoming popular with almost everyone from every generation. People prefer to spend more on experiences rather than on material things and studies back up this claim. Traveling makes people happier, especially millennials. They are spending to tour Vietnam and Cambodia on rented scooters, attending music festivals, or even go hiking on Machu Picchu. However, a lot more people …

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 …