Wildlife Sanctuaries Vs Zoos

The Difference Between Wildlife Sanctuaries & Zoos – What to look for?  As we are traveling, or sometimes in our own country, we are tempted to explore the exotic wildlife nature has to offer. It can be challenging to do this without going through an organisation that offers this experience. Many organisations such as zoos […]

How to Make an Impact on the World

9 Ways you can Impact the World in your Everyday Life There are simple measures every person can take in their every-day life that can make a difference for others, or for the planet. The most important thing is to be aware of the impact you can have. And also, that your measures, actions and […]

Reverse Culture Shock

How Do You Handle Reverse Culture Shock When Going Home? When we leave our country for a long period of time, we are usually prepared for a big transition and culture shock. This is often combined with a lot of excitement and curiosity about the new place we are exploring. When it all ends, we […]

Why is Wildlife Conservation Important?

What is Conservation? Conservation means to prevent waste of a resource. Wildlife conservation can be defined as the practice of protecting animal species and their habitats. Which includes protecting both the animals and their habitat. Generally, we apply wildlife conservation to species that are in danger of becoming extinct by unnatural causes. These can be […]

The Importance of Sports in Children’s Lives

Extracurricular Activities in Education The benefits of providing extracurricular activities for children are many. In developing countries, the importance of sports and other extracurricular activities are not generally recognized. Indeed, activities such as sports, art and music are not prioritized in schools, and offers outside schools are often limited. Many children learn better in an […]

The Importance of a Good Child Protection Policy

The Importance of a Good Child Protection Policy When you’re looking for a volunteer placement overseas, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the choices. You want to work with children, and you want to do some good. But how can you be certain that your volunteer organisation of choice is really helping children? Question the […]

How to Choose a Volunteer Organisation

Choosing a Volunteer Abroad Organisation So you’ve decided you want to make a difference in the world. And after some thought and exploring your options, you’ve decided you want to participate in an international volunteer programme. Wonderful! But now what? What should your next step be? How do you decide where to go and which […]

Elephant Sanctuaries versus Elephant Trekking | Globalteer

The Bucket List Goal We grow up seeing pictures of elephants in National Geographic magazines or footage of them on the Nature Channel and think, “How cool it would be to see these amazing animals in person, and up close!” It is the exciting part of a trip, looking up the different activities and experiences […]

Orphanage Volunteering

Volunteering in orphanages seems, at face value, to be a selfless act of charity that can only do good. Sadly, this is very rarely the case, so I would like you to take a few minutes to read about the reality of being an orphanage volunteer. So, you want to give back and make a […]