Top Tips to be a Sustainable Traveller

Guide for Sustainable Travel With increasing possibilities to travel, more and more people decide to wander off for a holiday further away from their homes. However, a growing number of travellers wish to be more cautious about the trace they are leaving behind when exploring the world. Therefore, the interest is rising in “sustainable travel” […]

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 […]

What is Voluntourism?

Voluntourism “Voluntourism” is the merging of volunteering and tourism – the growing trend of people travelling to do some good in other communities. While not inherently bad, the term has developed negative connotations due to recent criticism in the media. Although this criticism is sometimes accurate, voluntourism is not a black and white issue. It […]

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 […]

Ethical Volunteering

Ethical Volunteering –  What Does this Mean? Whether you are just now exploring the idea of volunteering or are a well-experienced volunteer both at home and overseas, you may have seen the terms responsible volunteering or ethical volunteering thrown out across various platforms on the web. But what does this actually mean? Why is it […]

Globalteer joins Ethical Volunteering Group

We are delighted to annouce that Globalteer has been accepted as a member of UK charity Tourism Concern’s Ethical Volunteering Group in recognition of our commitment to responsible and ethical volunteering. We know how difficult it can be for volunteers to find responsible organisations when planning a volunteering trip so we hope that this will […]

Globalteer joins movement to safeguard children

We are delighted to announce that Globalteer has been accepted as an associate membership of UK charity Keeping Children Safe, in recognition of our commitment to safeguarding and child safety.Keeping Children Safe is a global network of member organisations who work together to ensure the protection of children against violence, abuse and exploitation. Being part […]