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Wednesday, 03 September 2014 15:33

Helps Students Become 'Globe Aware'

By Karley KikerSPECIAL CONTRIBUTOR September 2014 By the time she was blowing out the candles on her 30th birthday cake, Hockaday alumna Kimberly Haley-Coleman had already earned an MBA in international business, worked as the VP of business development for a Houston-based aerospace company, and done more international traveling, connecting,…
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 15:44

Voluntourism: Travel and give back!

Costa Rica Orosi Valley VOLUNTOURISM A new way to travel and give back! Costa Rica Orosi Valley About an hour from the city of San Jose, in a gorgeous, hidden valley (Orosi) rests the tiny community of El Yaz known for Its clean water, rich soil eternal, spring-like temperatures (about…
Monday, 30 June 2014 11:48

Travel brings father, son closer

Writer George Rush has appeared in Conde NastTraveler, Travel + Leisure, Departures, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Esquire and other magazines. To better connect with his young son, Eamon, George embarked on a number of trips throughout the world, seeking adventure and new experiences: How Traveling the World with My Son…
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 12:48

Things That Have Made Travel Better

Chis Clayton has compiled an interesting list of 85 Things That Have Made Travel Better. Featured in Delta Sky Magazine's June 2014 Innovation Issue, #24 is VOLUNTOURISM: "Global Travelers are increasingly choosing to mix travel and philanthropy, from building soccer fields to helping orphaned lion cubs. Some well-regarded programs include Roadmonkey,…
By Sucheta Rawal Travel Writer Posted: 06/09/2014 4:27 pm EDT Updated: 06/09/2014 4:59 pm EDT Huffington Post, Travel Section Volunteer vacationing, or voluntourism, is a relatively new phenomenon that includes a service component built into a short-term vacation. Don't confuse it with a mission trip, which is a trip designed…
Thursday, 08 May 2014 12:16

Film on Globe Aware up for Three Emmys

Celebrate with us! We are excited to announce that the PBS documentary on Globe Aware's Cambodia program has received three Emmy Award nominations. Produced by the good folks at Journeys for Good, the documentary is nominated for Best Cultural Program, Best Camera and Best Editing. In December 2012, award-winning  husband…
Great profile of Globe Aware in the May 2014 edition of 'Sky', Delta Air Lines' onboard magazine: BREAK AWAY Globe Aware: A voluntourism outfit for time-crunched travelers BY LISA ROUNDS While traveling for business in the late 1990s, Kimberly Haley-Coleman o en found herself in foreign countries with free time…
Thursday, 24 April 2014 14:56

School Built For Guatemalan Community

Dallas-based nonprofit gives disadvantaged children opportunity for higher education Dallas, TX April 23, 2014 -  Globe Aware, an internationally recognized leading international volunteer vacation organization, has built with its volunteers and local community members a school for disadvantaged youths in El Remate, Guatemala, its newest program site to date. Globe…
Monday, 07 April 2014 15:10

Volunteers share hearts, experience

A former school principal and business executive look abroad for adventure and volunteer opportunities. They find their calling overseas working with communities in Africa and Eastern Europe: LI volunteers share their hearts, experience abroad Published: April 4, 2014 8:56 AM By CARA S. TRAGER  Special to Newsday For Helen Boxwill,…
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 12:50

Holidays That Help

AW Media Inc. of Austin, Texas publishes austinwoman Magazine, Austin Man Magazine, Pink Pages, Guide to Good Health and produces an annual AW Aniversary Event as well as numerous other events throughout the year. In the April 2014 edition of austinwoman Magazine, the focus was on volunteer travel and vacations and…
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