New Year resolutions that will turn your 2023 around

As it happens, every New Year brings with it new New Year's resolutions. Everyone hopes that the new year will bring with it fresh changes and new experiences.

Most believe that the coming year will be spectacular, full of adventures, changes, and big decisions. But how to turn desire into reality, keep your promises and resolutions beyond February and create an unforgettable year?

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Best things to do in Cusco, Peru

What to see when Volunteering or Interning in Cusco

There are countless sights, shops, and cafes to discover down each street in Cusco. Don’t make this a quick stop on your way to Machu Picchu. Clear your schedule and make time to wander the streets and take in the sights. Here are our recommendations for the best things to do in the city!

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How volunteering abroad can boost your CV

Volunteering abroad to boost your CV

Volunteering abroad is a great way to gain life experience but also experience for future job prospects. Adding volunteering abroad to your CV can enhance your CV and potentially help you get that lucrative interview.

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Adopting Responsible Tourism

Environmental issues and climate change awareness

The Earth is what we all have in common.”

- Wendell Berry

This is a quote we should all remember when embarking on an exploration of cultural immersion and volunteering abroad.

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Volunteering in Peru as a Vegetarian/Vegan

A Globalteer Intern's guide to volunteering abroad as a Vegetarian in Peru

I’m a vegetarian intern here in the Globalteer office in Peru. Before coming here I thought, surely there’ll be plenty of vegetarian options, perhaps not vegan but veggies and rice must be easy to find. Most of the time it’s not too difficult, but there are a few tips and pieces of advice I would have liked to have known before getting here!

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Overcoming homesickness when volunteering / interning abroad

Volunteering abroad in a completely new country can be overwhelming, especially if you’ve never been far away from home before. It’s completely normal to miss home! It’s part of the process of adjusting… However, when you feel like it’s all a bit too much, there are many ways to make yourself feel more comfortable. Read more to find out the ways that I overcame homesickness while interning with Globalteer in our office in Cusco!

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The Ripple Effect of Volunteering

Volunteering has deep impacts on you and the community you serve. Spending time volunteering connects you to like minded people and uses your time productively. It also creates a space for you to learn about systemic issues being addressed and your part in combating them. For the community you are working for, volunteering can alleviate stress on resources and help grow the organisation’s reach.

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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.

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