Most people confuse a travel-filled lifestyle with one of wealth and luxury. And while there are a million blogs and articles about how to travel on a budget, the way that’s worked best for me is simply moving abroad. Taipei is a hidden gem of a city that has so much to offer, especially for […]
Crazy traffic jams, noisy Bluebird taxis, and terrorist threats have all detracted from Bali’s status as an island paradise. What’s a traveler to do for a little tropical R&R now? These three island destinations…
As a result of a series of typhoons, the Batad Rice Terraces in Ifugao, a World Heritage site since 1995, are in danger. The Batad community will be open to voluntourists, who will be able to help as well as have a taste of traditional Ifugao life and culture.
An emerging travel trend that combines spiritual, green, experiential travel and voluntourism, “meaningful travel” is an evolving niche in which the traveler is in a position to help the people of the destination through donating money, adopting a cause, volunteering or getting involved.
Looking for a memorable family vacation?
Family voluntourism, which combines touring and volunteering, is a great travel option that creates lasting memories, builds cultural awareness and relationships and perhaps, transforms your kids into little global citizens. There are plenty of project opportunities with flexible schedules all around the world for you to chose your next family adventure!
Cheapflights UK, a leading travel website has identified three top destinations based on searches on its website that are “the latest benefactors to the spoils of the recession.” “Perhaps the two most interesting trends to come out of the recession are a heightened global conscience and a thirst for exploration,” says Nadine Hallak, Travel Expert […]
This is a guest post from Daniela Papi of PEPY: Our trips during our first few years at PEPY were all about service. We were enthusiastic about offering travelers a chance to give back to the places they visited, otherwise known as voluntourism. Tour participants taught classes at local schools, visited orphanages, and repaired educational […]