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Wednesday, 27 February 2013 18:00

Voluntourism Travel Tips,

Travel Tip: Alternative Spring (and Summer) Breaks Volunteering is always a worthwhile way to spend a vacation, but when it comes to students, it often comes down to budget and time. Every year, I have to give a shout out to the American Hiking Society, which hosts working spring breaks…

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Tuesday, 05 February 2013 18:00

QandA with Globe Aware

QandA with Volunteer Vacation provider Globe Aware Kimberly Haley-Coleman takes time out of her busy schedule to tell Voluntales about Globe Aware. Can you tell us a little about your organization? What does Globe Aware aim to achieve? Why is volunteering important? We seek to promote cultural awareness and sustainability…

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Monday, 31 December 2012 18:00

Voluntourism films inspire others

California couple hopes their voluntourism films inspire others A LITTLE MORE than three years ago, Steve and Joanie Wynn were looking to get out of a rut. Their video production company, Bayside Entertainment, was in a slump along with the rest of the economy. So when Joanie Wynn stumbled upon…

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Thursday, 29 November 2012 18:00

The Best Places for Everything

Travel writer Peter S. Greenberg offers some warm praise for Globe Aware in his latest book, The Best Places for Everything: The Ultimate Insider's Guide to the Greatest Experiences Around the World.On the Chapter titled "Voluntourism", Greenberg lists some of the great organizations that offer amazing volunteer vacation experiences. “Globe…

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012 18:00

Everyday Ways to Give Back

Everyday Ways to Give Back Give Back While You're on Vacation Your heart is full of wanderlust, but your bank account is empty.Travel the globe (Europe? Indonesia? Yes!) for the cost of airfare through World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms. You'll get your hands dirty picking crops or tending livestock,…

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Tuesday, 30 October 2012 19:00

GlobeAware in Cuernava

Article source: PeterGreenberg.com It’s Wednesday so we’re updating our voluntourism archives. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, we will be keeping you up to date on the latest ways you can volunteer. Right now, the first way you can help is by donating to the Red Cross (text REDCROSS to…

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Tuesday, 11 September 2012 19:00

Your travel queries answered

The experts Your travel queries answered *Volunteer Vacations "I have heard of volunteer vacations and am thinking of undertaking one this winter. Where would you suggest I go, and how should I plan the trip?" STEVEN ROSE Founder and executive director Cross Cultural Solutions  ARJUN SHARMA Managing director. Le Passage…

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Wednesday, 06 March 2013 23:15

Reflections from Journeys of the Heart

"Journeys of the Heart" is an inspirational television series that documents the challenges, successes and failures of adventuresome volunteers, who travel to Cusco, Peru to care for deaf orphans. - Concrete Pictures Click on each name to read reflections from our volunteers during this documentary. Jimbo Cutler Bob Link Jo…
Dallas, TX (May 8, 2012) Volunteers Beth Karbe, Krystal Nix, Carol Barron, and Judy Keathley traveled with Globe Aware, a nonprofit organization that coordinates 17 unique volunteer programs in 15 countries worldwide, to San Pedro de Casta, Peru. While there, the group of volunteers began work on a badly needed…

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Friday, 31 August 2012 19:00

Improve Your Relationship

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, Psychotherapist; Author, 'Overcoming Your Parents’ Divorce: 5 Steps to a Happy Relationship' and contibutor to The Huffington Post, suggests a volunteer vacation may help your relationship: As a couples therapist, I hear a lot about the challenge of finding quality time and the importance of vacations. Many…
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