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 […]

Volunteering Experience at the Cambodia Cat & Dog Rescue Project

The Cambodia Cat & Dog Rescue project cares for animals rescued from Phnom Penh’s streets. In addition to caring for these cats & dogs the project is also educating the community on animal care and working to improve the welfare of animals throughout Cambodia. Our Regional Manager, Crissy, recently visited the project and spent the […]

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 […]

Coronavirus Update

December 10th, 2020  Coronavirus Update for Volunteers. In these uncertain times we want to assure our volunteers and supporters that Globalteer continues to monitor the situation with COVID-19. The health and safety of our volunteers, interns, staff and those at the projects is our highest priority. We are monitoring both safety advice and travel advice for various countries worldwide.  There […]

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 […]

Reducing the Plastic Pollution in Southeast Asia

Tackling the Plastic Pollution in Rural Cambodia! There is a great need to reduce the plastic pollution in Southeast Asia. Throughout it’s countries plastic pollution is a common sight. Bottles that were once clean and transparent are now lying on the ground, coated in a layer of dust. Plastic blags once used to carry shopping […]

The Forgotten Bear | How Do We Improve Sun Bear Conservation?

Why should Sun Bear Conservation be at the front of our minds? The world is currently home to eight species of bears, that live across five of its seven continents. They can climb trees and swim & have a better sense of smell than dogs. And half of all its species are threatened with extinction. […]

Why you should keep a travel journal

Make memories last longer by journaling! With apps like Instagram and VSCO all the rage, you may be tempted to make your experience overseas more photo-focused. However, you might consider a travel journal as a way of documenting your trip. Whether you think it’s a little old or tried and true, here are a few reasons to break […]