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Racism, like in many other sectors of society, has been built into the travel industry. Globe Aware, a nonprofit that specializes in volunteer vacations, takes their responsibility to be anti-racist seriously.   How the Travel Industry Can Do Its Part in the Fight Against Racism ALEX TEMBLADOR JUNE 02, 2020TravelPulse.com…

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  • Source TravelPulse.com
Wednesday, 03 June 2020 15:05

Is it safe to travel now?

Travel is slowly starting up again and people locked down for months want to go out, whether its a road trip or international volunteer vacation. Learn how you can safely explore the world without endangering yourself or others.   Is it safe to travel now? It depends. Here are the…

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  • Source National Geographic
Wednesday, 03 June 2020 14:41

Thailand Reopening after COVID-19

Once Thailand opens to international tourists, they'll likely only be able to visit certain vacation spots. This will be beneficial for both tourists and local residents, Globe Aware will continue to track when volunteer vacations can resume in their Thailand locations as well. THAILAND REOPENING TO TOURISTS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED…

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  • Source CNN
With the COVID-19 pandemic’s devastation to tourist destinations such as Mexico and South America, it’s time to consider creating “travel bubbles. Volunteer vacation destinations closer to the U.S.’s proximity may be more likely to open for travel. U.S. 'Travel Bubbles' Would Let Us Fly Safely and Bring Back Millions of…

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  • Source Miami Herald
Mexico, one of the top ten countries in the world for travel and tourism plans to reopen its doors to travelers starting in June but not all at the same time. Globe Aware is closely monitoring as the country opens regions in stages. (CNN) — Mexico, one of the top…

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  • Source CNN
For most countries, staying isolated is not an option they can afford long-term, and experts predict it's just a matter of time before other countries create travel bubbles of their own. Countries are searching for pair-up partners, that appear to have their outbreaks under control, Globe Aware will be staying…

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  • Source CNN
Sunday, 26 April 2020 12:24

Coronavirus will reshape travel

Coronavirus will change your next volunteer vacation because you may be paying less for travel, and there will be more flexibility. Larger gatherings like festivals and concerts will not be at the forefront of many people's travel plans. Coronavirus will reshape your next trip, for better or worse. Here's what…

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  • Source USAToday
Thursday, 23 April 2020 15:30

Thailand's rare sea turtles make a comeback

While the number of tourists on Thai beaches have fallen, the number of rare sea turtle has grown! Coronavirus lockdown boosts numbers of Thailand's rare sea turtles Largest number of nests of leatherbacks found in two decades as beaches emptied Reuters Thailand has discovered the largest number of nests of…

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  • Source Reuters
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 12:24

Explore Art & Culture During Quarantine

You Can Now Tour 2,500 World-Famous Museums From the Comfort of Your Own Sofa By McKinley CorbleyGood News NetworkMar 17, 2020 If you have suddenly found yourself confined to your home during the COVID-19 shutdowns, Google has launched an ingenious new service that allows art lovers to get their culture…

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  • Source Good News Network
Coronavirus: a message from GoAbroad’s founder to travelers Dear Travelers & GoAbroad Community, We are still here. Our employees are working from home, but they are still hard at work to help make meaningful travel possible. We have heard from many of you, and know that some of you are…

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