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 […]

Why Volunteer Abroad

Why Volunteer Abroad – A Life Changing Experience! You have been wanting to take a holiday and travel the world, but you also want to give back and volunteer, why not combine both and volunteer abroad? “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for […]

A Day in The Life of an Amazon Conservation Volunteer

Volunteering in the Peruvian Amazon! Preparing for your volunteer adventure can be both exciting and a little overwhelming. Trying to think about what to expect when you arrive, what the work will actually be like. Our Volunteer Coordinator, Rosie, recently went and enjoyed her own volunteer adventure at the Peru Amazon Conservation Project! She shares […]

A Day in The Life of a Bear Sanctuary Volunteer

Volunteering with Bears Ever wonder what a day in the life of a Bear Sanctuary Volunteer looks like? How hard is the work? What do volunteers actually do? Our volunteer coordinator, Lauren, recently visited the Cambodia Bear Sanctuary to enjoy her very own volunteer experience with the bears! Here she shares her experience so you […]

How To Volunteer Abroad for Free

Volunteer Abroad for Free It is a common misconception that all volunteering is free. While in Canada there are many free volunteering opportunities, this is not always the case when volunteering abroad. Many people become disheartened when discovering that volunteering overseas can come with a fee. However this does not mean that is is not […]