Posts tagged with 'volunteer'

Solo travel might not appeal to introverts who assume they’re going to end up feeling bored or lonely.

My Time in Ghana


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Volunteering in Africa is a great way to spend a holiday or career break.

So you’ve decided to embark on a volunteer trip. Congratulations!


I travelled to San Juan de Miraflores in Lima, Peru to volunteer in a care home for boys aged 3-18. 
 

We've been to the Dashain festival in Nepal.

Dashain is the biggest Hindu festival held annualy in Nepal celebrated by the whole country. The fifteen day celebration is timed so that it ends on the day of the full moon.

 

A great photo of a volunteer at our Elephant Care project in Thailand!

We've all seen the great pictures of people on their travels playing with monkeys, hugging a lion cub or walking with tigers...
and most of us think "I really want to do that too!!"

In the past decade, a new industry started to emerge.

This new industry is a unique one, as it is a combination of the not-for-profit and the for-profit worlds.

The Toronto Star published an editorial on January 4th entitled “The downside of overseas volunteering”.

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Mark Twain.

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