Because You'll See Remote, Hard-to-Reach Parts of the World Because You'll Aid and Educate Underserved Communities Volunteering
The summer vacation season may be winding down, but fall is a beautiful time to get away -- especially in retirement! 'Volunteer' and 'vacation' may seem like a contradiction of terms but some travelers over 50 are trading sunning on beaches for more of a volunteer experience.
Robin Pendoley, Haley Nordeen and Daniela Papi-Thornton join HuffPost Live to go over what you need to know if you're thinking about volunteering abroad.
You want to travel abroad, learn about a different culture and make a difference. You have only two weeks of vacation time and very little savings. Do you: (a) not take the trip, or (b) defer the trip to when your financial condition improves? The answer is (c): Fundraise!
6. Leave a positive footprint 8. Make them appreciate what they have ~ Sucheta has been on volunteer trips to Russia, Morocco
You already travel regularly with your kids. You know that family travel can be eye-opening and foster better global understanding. Are you ready for a volunteer vacation? Here's what you need to know before volunteering abroad with kids.
Your idea of a relaxing vacation may not involve volunteer work or sustainability initiatives, but there are ways to give
As you plan your summer vacation, consider swapping the cabana for the work gloves and opt for a volunteer vacation instead
Here are some of the common problems I have seen in the voluntourism market and some tips for travelers on how to choose the right program.
When was the last time you felt really uncomfortable? I mean crawl out of your skin, get me out of this moment uncomfortable?