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 […]

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 […]

Travelling to Peru in 2021

Peru and many Latin American countries are open for travel. Our social media coordinator, Mercedes, returned to Cusco, Peru at the end of September 2021, and shares her experience to help you get ready for your travels in a pandemic aware world! Preparing for the trip “I recently returned to Peru after spending 8 months […]

Wildlife Trafficking in Laos

Battling illegal wildlife trafficking in Laos  Laos is a spectacular country in South East Asia, bordered by China, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia. The country is popular for its beautiful nature with rugged mountains, the Mekong River and large stretches of forest. The country is also home to a wide variety of wildlife including many […]