How Sustainable Tourism Can Change the Face of Africa

Get cozy for our more in-depth interview to date with the incredible founder and CEO of Justice Tourism Foundation, a GivingWay NGO leveraging the power of tourism to empower local communities in Uganda.       Hi James! It’s great to have this chat with you. Let’s start by you telling us a bit more […]

5 Movies That Will Let You Travel From Your Couch

Written by Alyssa Abel, an experiential education writer who talks about study abroad, student opportunities and life experiences. Follow her work on her blog, Syllabusy.     At the moment, you can’t hop on a plane and travel to your dream destination – but that’s alright. You can experience beautiful, historic vacations through movies. Of course, these […]

Self-Care Tips for Volunteers Abroad

Written By Frank Hamilton, a blogger and translator from Manchester. He writes about blogging, digital marketing, and self-education. He also loves traveling and speaks Spanish, French, German, and English.   A volunteer is a person who makes the world a better place without receiving material rewards. And this intention is priceless! Each person who decides to participate in […]

The Ultimate Guide To Volunteering in Vietnam

Written by Jane Pham, a passionate travel writer at Vietnam Discovery, where travelers to the country can find A-Z guides and tips, as well as highly tailored responsible-travel tours. Check out their website or follow them on Facebook to see why Vietnam became “Asia’ Leading Destination”!   For many of us, the years between the age of […]

Putting Together a Group Volunteer Trip to Remember

Written by Mildred Delgado, a young and responsible marketing strategist at Academic Brits. She works with a company’s marketing team in order to create a fully-functional site that accurately portrays the company.   You know your heart, and your passion is to have meaningful travel experience. You know you want to serve in such a way that […]

Key Safety Tips For Volunteering in Africa

Written by by Mark Gray, a creative consultant who is the author of a detailed resource for safety awareness while travelling abroad.    So you have decided to go volunteering in Africa, well done! Volunteering is a spectacularly selfless and character-building experience, and it is something you will remember for a lifetime. However, as the trip approaches […]

Isabella’s Adventure with RAREC 🐒💚 Our #givinghappiness Giveaway Winner’s Volunteer Experience!✨

Remember when GivingWay had our #givinghappiness giveaway? And whoever won would get $500 towards a volunteer trip? 😀 And we had our winner – Isabella! ✨   Well she went on her volunteer trip to RAREC and we finally got a chance to catch up with her and ask all about her experience at the wildlife rescue center in Peru! She also sent […]

How to Prepare for a Family Volunteer Trip

Volunteering abroad is considered one of the fastest-growing trends in travel, with around 1.6 million people volunteering overseas each year. While most of these volunteers are young adults, more parents are bringing their kids along to these volunteer trips. It’s easy to see why volunteering abroad is growing in popularity among families. Apart from being a great […]