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The Complete Guide to Volunteering in Peru

Volunteering in Peru can be life-changing. It takes a lot to explore this planet and to volunteer one’s time and skills during the process. Truly, those who embark on such an amazing journey will have gained experiences and friendships that will last a lifetime. Anyone who feels the importance of offering one’s skills, knowledge, experience […]

How Volunteer Travels Support Local Communities

How Volunteer Travels Support Local Communities

Last year I wrote a blog post titled ‘8 Conversation Starters for the Responsible Traveller‘. In that post I touched on the topic of community-based tourism in relation to one of the questions mentioned in the article – What portion of my money is going back into the local communities? How are the local communities benefiting […]

How To Volunteer Abroad and Stay Green

There are a number of causes that bring you to volunteer abroad. While many travelers are working to promote global improvements, their amazing intentions can be offset by the often harmful factors of travel: excessive carbon emissions, wasteful consumer products, inadequate waste reduction, unsustainable accommodation. Fortunately, with a few simple steps those who want their […]

The Benefits Of Our Multilingual World

There are roughly 6,500 languages spoken in the world today (let’s just take a moment and let that number sink in). While that fact alone is truly astounding, it’s implications are only that much more interesting: there are roughly 6,500 groups of people in the world representing that number of cultures, stories, norms, and histories. […]

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