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. Sustainable Organisations If they are […]

Useful Spanish phrases for volunteering in Cusco

As stated on our website, speaking Spanish is not a requirement for working at one of our Latin American destinations. However, there are some situations where knowledge of a few Spanish phrases can be really useful!  There are many aspects of Peruvian Spanish which are slightly different to Castilian Spanish. Specifically, when coming to volunteer […]

The Ultimate Guide to Volunteering in Colombia

Volunteering abroad is a great way to integrate your travels with fulfilling, meaningful work. Colombia, renowned for its coffee, its kindness, and Shakira, is another incredible country in which we run a volunteer project. There are dozens of reasons to visit Colombia so why not make the most of your travels by combining them with […]

Tips for long haul flights

If you’re like me and flying alone makes you very anxious, the idea of doing a long solo trip to one of our project destinations might be quite daunting. But I found that there are many ways to make the jet setting experience a lot more enjoyable, no matter how long you’ll be travelling!   My […]

Ultimate Guide to Volunteering in Peru

Peru is an enchanting and unique country. Home to the ancient Incan empire, the renowned Machu Picchu and ethereal Amazon rainforest, there’s no place quite like it. With constant mountain views, Peru is a wonderful place to connect to nature, as well as learning its rich history. Furthermore, the indigenous culture and biodiversity of Peru […]

Call In The Cavalry!

At Globalteer, we believe kindness and community to be essential to our cause. We were honoured to see this extended by the veteran charity, Call In the Cavalry. Their group volunteering trip abroad to Cusco has had a great impact on our Picaflor House project! Who are the Cavalry Volunteers? Call In The Cavalry are a […]

Volunteering Abroad as a Couple

Relationships require a little bit of magic to thrive. It’s why couples are always looking for new things to experience, like fun dates or vacations. Volunteering is another way to strengthen your bond — especially if you spend time away from home. These are the most important things to consider when learning how to volunteer […]

4 Most Sustainable Ways to Travel in 2022

If you’re thinking about taking a vacation, you might want to reconsider the way you travel.  Tourism contributes significantly to pollution and climate change. It’s responsible for 8% of global greenhouse gas emissions, and food, transport and shopping are significant contributors. Meanwhile, the industry is growing at such a rapid rate that decarbonizing tourism technology […]

6 Ways International Volunteer Efforts Help Remove Barriers to Education

Children living in some areas of the world don’t have access to education. Over 250 million children and adolescents are out of school worldwide. Countries are trying to provide universal education to all kids, but unfortunately, some barriers prevent them from doing so. In developed countries, populations view education as a fundamental human right. Still, […]

5 Sustainable Volunteer Ideas

Spending your time helping others is a great way to build relationships, increase your skill set, benefit your mental health and give back. Volunteers worldwide have put forth their time and effort to help communities in need, whether they travel somewhere else or stay in their hometowns.  There are many volunteer opportunities you can take […]