AMIGO Loans Volunteer Group in Cambodia

One team, one week and hundreds of memories! “The atmosphere was great!” Group volunteering in a great way to make a difference while forming lasting bonds! Late in February, a group of 12 volunteers joined us from the UK to get involved at Helping Hands in the Siem Reap Province. AMIGO is a UK guarantor loan […]

Coronavirus Update

March 20th, 2020  Coronavirus Update for Volunteers. In these uncertain times we want to assure our volunteers and supporters that Globalteer has been closely monitoring the situation with COVID-19. The health and safety of our volunteers, interns, staff and those at the projects is our highest priority. We are monitoring both safety advice and travel advice for various countries worldwide.  Many […]

Helping from Home! Fundraiser for Cambodia sets an Example

Darron has gone above and beyond with international service. Globalteer’s Cambodia alum Darron is living proof that service doesn’t have to stop after placement. Darron has put great effort into fundraising for Cambodia’s Helping Hands School: Since finishing his initial exchange in 2018, Darron has continued his efforts to help and raised over $7,000 for the project by himself.  To put the […]

Why you should keep a travel journal

Make memories last longer by journaling! With apps like Instagram and VSCO all the rage, you may be tempted to make your experience overseas more photo-focused. However, you might consider a travel journal as a way of documenting your trip. Whether you think it’s a little old or tried and true, here are a few reasons to break […]

An Insight into the Cambodia Clean Water Project

Improving access to Clean Water in Cambodia! Most of us use water everyday without thinking about it. We drink water, wash with water, cook with water and clean ourselves, our beds and our clothes with water. Water is a human right, one that is often taken for granted. As soon as clean water is removed from your home, most tasks we do […]

Experiencing Cultural Diversity

Why Consider It When Volunteering Abroad One of the most beautiful things about travelling is to experience the diversity of cultures that exist in the world. This will open up your eyes and widen your perspective. Indeed, it gives you a different point of view than what you might be used to from you home […]

Volunteer Abroad for a Digital Detox

Make the Most of Volunteering Abroad with a Digital Detox! A digital detox means giving yourself a complete break from digital devices. This is often done to release stress and mentally refresh. It also allows you to focus on the real world and what is around you. Digital devices such as smartphones, tablets and computers […]

Top Tips to be a Sustainable Traveller

Guide for Sustainable Travel With increasing possibilities to travel, more and more people decide to wander off for a holiday further away from their homes. However, a growing number of travellers wish to be more cautious about the trace they are leaving behind when exploring the world. Therefore, the interest is rising in “sustainable travel” […]

Solo Female Traveller

Travelling Solo – What to Keep in Mind Solo travelling has become a common phenomenon, and according to FaceBook’s measures, solo travelling has higher interest by women than men. Travelling by yourself can be an amazing, lifechanging experience. This challenge will give you strength, confidence and memories that no one could ever take away from […]

Voluntourism

Voluntourism “Voluntourism” is the merging of volunteering and tourism – the growing trend of people travelling to do some good in other communities. While not inherently bad, the term has developed negative connotations due to recent criticism in the media. Although this criticism is sometimes accurate, voluntourism is not a black and white issue. It […]