5 Ways You Can Make An Impact On #GivingTuesday

One of the most exciting features of the online community is the incredible impact it can have when trying to rally a crowd around a certain goal or idea. Instantly – hundreds of thousands of individuals can connect and engage around one common good and help to make big things happen. What kind of big things? […]

This Is Not SeaWorld, This Is As Real As It Gets

When I told my friends that I will be volunteering in North Scotland in October, in a small town whithout mobile phone reception, doing what I (well-prepared as you should be) described as “counting dolphins or so”, I was expecting to get bewildered looks. I didn’t. They seemed to know what it means to follow […]

How To : Discovering The Secret To Happiness In Cusco, Peru

Cusco is the oldest, constantly inhabited city in South America, full of cobbled streets, Inca relics and breathtaking colonial churches. I mean ‘breathtaking’ literally. At 3,399m above sea level climbing up the hilly streets to catch a glimpse of the city views leaves you pretty puffed out. Despite Cusco’s rich tourist trade (2 million visitors […]

How To: Top 5 Tips For First Time Volunteers

So you’re ready to take on the world but you want to save some pennies in the process, experience a completely new way of life while you can, or maybe just offer a helping hand along the way. Volunteering opens the door for all of these things and more, but you don’t know where to […]

How To : Volunteer Abroad and Use Art, Photography and Social Media

Though quite an understatement, it is safe to say that one of the most incredible aspects of social media today is that it provides endless opportunities to connect with individuals that otherwise would have been beyond possibility to reach. Interestingly enough, this recent connection and conversation with Aubrey Roemer (artist/traveler with an impressive record in social […]