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Backpacking Necessities That Make Traveling Easier

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Have a nice vacation planned out? Feel like you’ve been bitten by the travel bug and have been itching for a bit of adventure? Going on an adventure or backpacking all around the world is a common goal for many the majority of us. There’s just something about getting a meaningful and relaxing journey by yourself or with someone as …

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Offbeat Travel Ideas

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Travel has become popular leisure all over the world. Wherever you are located, you’d always aspire to visit different places and visit their most famous spots. These aspirations are no longer impossible with airfares getting more and more affordable. People travel to experience something new, to reinvigorate their souls and to escape from the day to day realities of life. …

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 …

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Volunteering Vs Voluntourism

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“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” -M.L. King First, let’s differentiate volunteering vs voluntourism. According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, volunteerism is the act or practice of doing volunteer work in a community service. On the other hand, voluntourism is the act or practice of doing volunteer work in the community where …

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Why Your Boss Should Say Yes for Extra Time Off to Travel

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“Travel is more than seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” -Miriam Beard If you’re a person who loves to travel to new places, explore around the globe, and at the same time have a full-time job, then maybe the leave credits that you have will not be enough …

What Are the Benefits of Voluntourism?

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International travel is an excellent way to experience new things, explore different cultures and create great memories. But there’s a way to make traveling immensely more meaningful. Voluntourism (a mash-up between “volunteering” and “tourism”) allows travelers to play a part in the sustainable development of a specific community while exploring a new country and culture. It’s a way to give to the community …

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 …

Medipacker Academy Courses Explained

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Travel and volunteering can come hand in hand. It is possible. If you’re still unconvinced, here’s a list of things you can expect from the MediPacker Academy:     MediPacker Aspirant Once you sign up for this course, you will learn about the MediPacker core values and ethical cornerstones. You will know about the community ambitions and vision. This course …

How You Can Take Your Backpacking Journey to a Deeper Purpose

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  “Travel is more than seeing the sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” -Miriam Beard Are you a traveler? Do you like going to different places and see the world with your backpack? Indeed, visiting different countries give you a certain sense of happiness that you cannot achieve if you …