5 Must Read Books On Volunteering

Lending a helping hand and volunteering not only helps the world become a better place, but it also has positive influence on your own wellbeing. For many, this might be a bit surprising, but those who actively volunteer regularly are no strangers to this information. What can you do to get involved and start volunteering […]

Should You Get Travel Insurance for a Volunteer Trip?

People pay monthly insurance bills to protect their health, their belongings, and their loved ones. In addition to your current policies, you may have heard of another insurance option that applies while you’re away from home. Should you get travel insurance for a volunteer trip? Here are a few things to consider before making a […]

How to Prepare For Your First International Flight

Your first international flight can involve a mixture of feelings, like anxiety, excitement and nervousness. These are all completely normal. After all, there’s a ton of preparation that goes into travelling abroad. By following these tips, you’ll be ready for take-off and all set to enjoy the journey.  Here’s what to know when flying for […]

Personal Safety and Security While Abroad

How to Protect Yourself While Traveling Abroad These days, your mind might automatically turn to things like masks and hand sanitizer when it comes to travel safety and security. As vital as such supplies are during a pandemic, germs aren’t your only concern. When you’re a stranger in a strange land, protecting your identity and […]

Don’t Believe These 7 Myths About Volunteering Abroad!

Being an international volunteer is a great experience that can equip you with new skills (along with sharpened current ones). However, if you’ve heard any negative stories about volunteering abroad lately, then chances are, you might’ve run into several myths that you didn’t even know were myths. But not to worry! In this article, we’ll […]

Budgeting For Your Volunteer Trip Abroad

Smart Ways to Save and Budget for a Volunteer Trip Volunteering abroad is a great way to give back to communities and people in need, and it will likely be one of the best experiences of your life. After conducting plenty of research and deciding where you want to go, you will need to focus […]

What Is Sustainable Travel?

How You Can Reduce Your Environmental Footprint While Volunteering Abroad Volunteering abroad is a great way to give your time and effort to communities that are not your own. It provides a chance to explore what the world has to offer while putting smiles on people’s faces thousands of miles away from your home. When […]

Eight Ways That Volunteering Abroad Can Change Your Mindset And Your Life

Volunteering abroad can be a life changing opportunity, especially for young people who are still finding their feet in the world. By exploring new cultures you’ll gain valuable perspective on your own. You’ll learn new skills, greater awareness of the world and you’ll be empowered in the future to try new things, whether on a […]

Why Your Gap Year Should Include International Volunteering

About 20% of high school seniors likely won’t attend college this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak. If you’re considering a break from school too, why not volunteer on a gap year? Serving communities abroad will help you get to know yourself and allow you a once-in-a-lifetime chance to explore the world before choosing a […]

Travel in a Post Pandemic World

What will travel look like? 2020 has gone pretty differently to how anyone could have predicted. In particular, COVID-19 has worked its way around the globe, leaving very few places unaffected. It’s hard to predict exactly what travel after the pandemic will look like, but we can make some educated assumptions. Travelling abroad will be […]