Posts Tagged ‘ Volunteering ’

International volunteering: an overview

Aug 2nd, 2017 | By

Are you looking for a more meaningful travel experience? Do you want to give back to the communities you visit, make a genuine connection with locals, meet like-minded travellers and build your skills? It’s time to consider international volunteering…



Where the experts holiday: Hugo Chittenden aka The Volunteer

Feb 11th, 2015 | By

Hugo Chittenden gave up his career in the city to help raise awareness, funding and support for charities and projects overseas. Here he talks travel and reveals why volunteering is the way forward



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Avoiding guilt trips

Aug 25th, 2010 | By

We’re becoming a nation of airborne adventurers. As flights get cheaper, holidaymakers are bypassing Blackpool in favour of more exotic locations like Bali and Borneo. We return invigorated, inspired and refreshed but there’s a catch: as tourists we can actually have an adverse impact on the countries we visit. So what’s the modern traveller with a conscience to do? Lonely Planet’s new book, Volunteer: A Traveller’s guide to making a difference around the world, has some suggestions