Save turtles and protect coral reefs with Globalteer

Globalteer has joined in partnership with a marine and turtle conservation project in Malaysian Borneo to offer unforgettable volunteer experiences in the warm, crystal clear waters of the Celebes Sea from just £390 or US$585 for a two week placement.The partnership is Globalteer’s first in Malaysia, and brings the number of fully-packaged, hand-picked volunteer experiences […]

Responsible Travel

Responsible Travel Globalteer is committed to responsible travel and its promotion on all levels, and recognises that we have a duty to the countries and the communities we work with to ensure that we act responsibly in everything we do. That duty extends from the way we use energy resources, to how we prepare our […]

Postcard from The Bear Rescue Project

Even if you are not an “animal person” it is difficult to imagine why anyone would want to eat “bear paw soup” or why someone would keep a living creature confined to a tiny cage, slowly draining the bile from its gall bladder. Such practices are outlawed in most countries but they still go on, […]

Kiwis to the rescue at Globalteer Peru Children’s Project

The children and staff at Globalteer’s Peru Children’s project are celebrating achieving an important goal…well two actually!Thanks to one Kiwi volunteer and the generosity of his friends back home in New Zealand, Picaflor House is now the proud owner of two brand new sets of goal posts for the centre’s playground.Volunteer Dylan Hughes from Napier […]

Thinking of going to Peru? Read this first!

We know how hard it can be to take the final plunge and commit to your volunteering experience, so we’ve been talking to some of the former volunteers at our Volunteer Peru Children’s Project to find out what helped them to take that all important decision, and how their placements lived up to expectations.Australian Kiri […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Robyn

Sick of sipping mojitos poolside? Want to develop your altruistic potential? Then voluntourism may be for you! Voluntourism or “experiential travel” is one of the fastest growing sectors in the travel market. It ticks all the boxes; it allows tourists to promote giving values, experience a lifestyle change and absorb local culture through active interaction.The […]

Volunteer with Oranguatans

Volunteer with Orangutans For those who have ever wanted to volunteer with Orangutans; you may be in luck when volunteering in Indonesia. The Indonesia Wildlife Sanctuary is currently home to two rescued orangutans. Introducing the ‘Man of the Forest’ The literal translation of Orangutan translates into ‘man of the forest’. It comes from Malay and […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Tom

Don’t hesitate, go for it!During the summer of 2009, I spent five fabulous weeks in COLOMBIA! I stayed at my native girlfriend’s house in Medellin for the most part, whilst also travelling across the lush and plant-filled landscapes and trying as best as I could to immerse myself in a completely new, and rather ‘wild’ […]