How to plan to volunteer abroad

Volunteering abroad is both exciting and intimidating, but with careful research and planning, your trip can go smoothly and be packed with valuable experiences.  When choosing the organization that you will work with, research into how they sustainably support and empower local communities and how they get their project ideas. Sustainable Organisations If they are […]

A day in the life of a PAWS intern

As a paws intern you will be given the opportunity to do many different tasks to help our dedicated vet team. From looking after our post-surgery pups, to holding still some feisty cats (I recommend wearing gloves!) you will be able to experience an array of new things which I can guarantee you’ve never experienced […]

Tips for long haul flights

If you’re like me and flying alone makes you very anxious, the idea of doing a long solo trip to one of our project destinations might be quite daunting. But I found that there are many ways to make the jet setting experience a lot more enjoyable, no matter how long you’ll be travelling!   My […]

Volunteering Experience at the Cambodia Cat & Dog Rescue Project

The Cambodia Cat & Dog Rescue project cares for animals rescued from Phnom Penh’s streets. In addition to caring for these cats & dogs the project is also educating the community on animal care and working to improve the welfare of animals throughout Cambodia. Our Regional Manager, Crissy, recently visited the project and spent the […]

Interning in Cusco

What’s it Like Interning in Cusco for Globalteer? Thinking about interning for Globalteer and want some more insight into what life is like as an intern? Read about Evie’s experience as the Gift Giving Strategist in Cusco from November 2019. Evie’s experience: “I interned with Globalteer from November 2019 – February 2020 as a Gift […]

A Veggie Abroad in Cusco

Being a Vegetarian in Cusco – Top Tips Evie from the UK was raised a pescatarian and has also experimented with flexible veganism, deciding on being a vegetarian largely due to her love of cheese! Having recently finished interning with Globalteer, she is sharing her advice for living in Cusco as a vegetarian. Evie’s Experience […]

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 […]

Alan’s Cultural Exchange Experience

Helping Plant Seeds for the Future. Alan, from Aberdeen, Scotland, volunteered with Globalteer at Helping Hands in Cambodia in December 2019. He stepped out of his comfort zone and experienced a fantastic cultural exchange through our volunteer program in Cambodia, which helped him grow and plant seeds for the future! Alan volunteered in Cambodia before […]

Intern Experience Abroad with Globalteer

Intern Experience Abroad : Anna’s Opinion Anna is from the UK and she studies Spanish & Russian at Bath. As part of her degree she spent 5 months with us at Globalteer as our Volunteer Coordinator Intern. If you want to know more about her experience, have a read below. The Internship Itself Being a volunteer […]

Siem Reap Water Festival Clean Up

Interns and Volunteers at work! We were just in time for the Water Festival in Siem Reap when all the interns and volunteers started at Globalteer in Cambodia. Water Festival, or Bon Om Touk, marks the end of the monsoon and rice season. The festival marks the start of the reversal of the flow of […]