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 or sanctuaries allow an encounter between humans and animals. This can be educational for people, and it can also bring support to animals, if it is done right…

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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.

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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 words matter. Here are some simple tips on small things to be considered throughout your days that can affect the world positively.

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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 the Tonle Sap river and the fishing season It is celebrated with rituals like boat races, ceremonies, lantern festival and firework displays.

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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 head home and expect to easily go back to our own culture.

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Community Volunteer Experience

Reconnecting with Passion in life: Melinda's Story!

What's life without happiness? And what's happiness without passion in life? We often associate happiness with passion, as what we do is the key to contentment in life. And contentment equals to happiness, for the most part! So, does it need an age? Isn't age just a number? Don't think so? Read the adventure of one of our community project volunteers in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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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.

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Ultimate Guide to Volunteering in Cusco

Preparing for Your Cusco Volunteer Placement

When preparing for your volunteer placement in Cusco, you will probably have many questions. Not just about what you will be doing while at the project, but also about the city itself. What is it like? What is there to do? How do I get around? Well luckily, one of our offices is in Cusco, so our team on the ground will be able to answer all your questions and give you the best tips and suggestions.  But we've also put together a guide about Cusco to get you started.

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