A Veggie Abroad in Cusco

Being a Vegetarian in Cusco – Top Tips Evie from the UK was raised a pescatarian and has also experimented with flexible veganism, deciding on being a vegetarian largely due to her love of cheese! Having recently finished interning with Globalteer, she is sharing her advice for living in Cusco as a vegetarian. Evie’s Experience […]

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 […]

How Cultural Exchange Enhances your Experience!

A brief explanation of cultural exchange. You may have read the words “cultural exchange” a few times on our mission and vision pages, but what does that even mean? As more people choose to go abroad and borders break beneath us, understanding what a cultural exchange experience is and how it impacts the mission of a nonprofit is paramount.  Put simply, cultural […]

How to take care of your mental health when travelling

Look after your Mental Health while Abroad! Travelling abroad and getting outside of your comfort zone allows you to grow as a person as you experience a new culture and meet new people. However, it can also bring with it a lot of stresses and unfamiliarity, which can take a toll on our physical and mental health.  

Ultimate Guide to Volunteering in Cusco

Preparing for Your Cusco Volunteer Placement When preparing for your volunteer placement in Cusco, you will probably have many questions. Not just about what you will be doing while at the project, but also about the city itself. What is it like? What is there to do? How do I get around? Well luckily, one […]

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 […]

So when is the best time of year to visit Cambodia?

Best time to visit in Cambodia Choosing the best time to visit in Cambodia is not all about the weather. Although you should check it out first as it can get hot or wet at different times of the year! But there are lots of other reasons to visit at different times of the year […]

How to Choose a Volunteer Organisation

Choosing a Volunteer Abroad Organisation So you’ve decided you want to make a difference in the world. And after some thought and exploring your options, you’ve decided you want to participate in an international volunteer programme. Wonderful! But now what? What should your next step be? How do you decide where to go and which […]

So when is the best time of year to visit Peru?

Best time to visit Peru Choosing the best time to volunteer in Peru is not just about the weather. Did you know that Peru is so big and geographically diverse that it is home to no less than 28 of the world’s 32 official climate zones? Depending on where you want to go in Peru, […]