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Writer Sally Bassett Brown offers a commentary in Carmel, IN, Current in Zionsville newspaper on the joys of traveling abroad, engaging locals and volunteer vacations. One of the greatest joys of leading “voluntourism” retreats, trips mixed with travel and service, is the mixture of ages within a group.  Recently I…

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Thursday, 16 July 2015 12:48

The Student Becomes the Teacher

A family traveled to Siem Reap, Cambodia on spring break and shared their experience and the confidence-building activities their son engaged in during their Globe Aware volunteer vacation. Learning in a one-to-one environment helps students build confidence. They grow in ways they never knew possible, and try new things they…

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Friday, 06 November 2015 12:48

Difference Maker

Globe Aware was featured in the October 29th issue of The Christian Science Monitor: People Making a Difference. As part of The Christian Science Monitor's efforts to Create a World Where Giving and Volunteering Are a Natural Part of Everyday Life®, the publication regularly features NGO partners. The Christian Science…

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  • Source The Christian Science Monitor
Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:00

Make more of your time off

Writing for the Dallas Morning News, Lynn O’Rourke Hayes, editor of familytravel.com, offers suggestions on creating a family bucket listy with meaning. Make your time off mean more Are you creating your family travel bucket list? Here are five things to consider as you put yours together. Let your values…

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Wednesday, 15 April 2015 00:00

Voluntourism improves lives

Winnipeg Free Press columnist Jen Zoratti examibnes the impact voluntourism has on communities, lives. 'Voluntourism' opens eyes, improves lives Volunteer tourism -- or the more buzzy "voluntourism" -- has been at the centre of much debate over the past couple of years. Once a niche in the travel industry, volunteer…

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  • Source Winnipeg Free Press
Friday, 10 April 2015 00:00

World-Positive Leadership

Writing for Huffington Post, Mark Horoszowski, co-founder of MovingWorlds.org, a global platform connecting people who want to volunteer their skills with social impact organizations around the world, examines how volunteer travel and corporate volunteering can benefit companies. World-Positive Leadership Development Programs What is one thing that the Kenyan Red Cross…

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  • Source The Huffington Post
Thursday, 30 April 2015 16:00

Trips that will lift your earning potential

Writer Morgan Quinn looks at volunteer vacations for U.S. News & World Report and considers the career and résumé they may hold. 6 Vacations That Will Boost Your Résumé These trips will give your earning potential a lift. By Morgan Quinn April 30, 2015 No matter how many corners you…

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  • Source U.S. News & World Report
Friday, 17 April 2015 00:00

Homeless are individuals, not problems

Marilyn Jones, correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor, examines a former police officer's unique understanding and approach to homeless individuals in his Northern California community. Robert Anderson sees homeless people as individuals, not problems Because of the efforts of the former police officer, many people he came to know on…

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Friday, 13 February 2015 10:58

Family Volunteer Travel

Writing for Chase magazine, freelancer Michelle Seitzer looked at the myriad opportunities and ways to turn a regular vacation into a meaningful vacation through volunteer travel. Globe Aware founder Kimberly Haley-Coleman offered some great insight on what to look for and how to pick volunteer vacations that provide the best…

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Sunday, 08 February 2015 00:00

Volunteer Abroad

Writing for The Huffington Post's Blog, University of Southern California student Rachel Scott examines the benefits of traveling abroad, immersing herself in foreign communities and cultures and discovers the secret to the most fulfilling travel adventure is to volunteer abroad. Don't Just Go Abroad -- Volunteer Abroad Ask anyone about…

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