7 Ways to Give Back to the World Community as a Global Citizen

As a member of the global community, perhaps you feel as though it is part of your responsibility to give back when possible. Deciding to get involved in volunteering or humanitarian work can be exciting, but not all volunteer opportunities are suitable for everyone. There are so many ways to contribute to humanitarian efforts. Maybe […]

Language & Communication While Volunteering Abroad

Understanding Language Diversity and Cross-Cultural Communication in Your Host Volunteer Country Volunteering in another country is an excellent way to experience cultures different from your own.  Staying in one place for an extended period of time will allow you to understand the people and their homeland on a much deeper level. You’ll also have many […]

5 Must Read Books On Volunteering

Lending a helping hand and volunteering not only helps the world become a better place, but it also has positive influence on your own wellbeing. For many, this might be a bit surprising, but those who actively volunteer regularly are no strangers to this information. What can you do to get involved and start volunteering […]

Should You Get Travel Insurance for a Volunteer Trip?

People pay monthly insurance bills to protect their health, their belongings, and their loved ones. In addition to your current policies, you may have heard of another insurance option that applies while you’re away from home. Should you get travel insurance for a volunteer trip? Here are a few things to consider before making a […]

How to Prepare For Your First International Flight

Your first international flight can involve a mixture of feelings, like anxiety, excitement and nervousness. These are all completely normal. After all, there’s a ton of preparation that goes into travelling abroad. By following these tips, you’ll be ready for take-off and all set to enjoy the journey.  Here’s what to know when flying for […]

Personal Safety and Security While Abroad

How to Protect Yourself While Traveling Abroad These days, your mind might automatically turn to things like masks and hand sanitizer when it comes to travel safety and security. As vital as such supplies are during a pandemic, germs aren’t your only concern. When you’re a stranger in a strange land, protecting your identity and […]

Don’t Believe These 7 Myths About Volunteering Abroad!

Being an international volunteer is a great experience that can equip you with new skills (along with sharpened current ones). However, if you’ve heard any negative stories about volunteering abroad lately, then chances are, you might’ve run into several myths that you didn’t even know were myths. But not to worry! In this article, we’ll […]

Budgeting For Your Volunteer Trip Abroad

Smart Ways to Save and Budget for a Volunteer Trip Volunteering abroad is a great way to give back to communities and people in need, and it will likely be one of the best experiences of your life. After conducting plenty of research and deciding where you want to go, you will need to focus […]

Translating Success: Writing The Perfect Cover Letter For An Internship Abroad

When applying for internships abroad it’s a common requirement that applicants send not only their CV, but also a cover letter. For recruiters, receiving a cover letter provides more insight into the character of the applicants and, for over-subscribed positions, can provide a valuable way to choose between candidates. When assessing overseas candidates, foreign grading […]