Category Archives Voluntourism

World Travelers and Experts’ 2016 Travel Predictions

Each year, we see trends in health, fitness and fashion splashed across magazines and runways. But those aren’t the only industries with trends. The travel industry is constantly emerging with new trends, whether it’s where people are flocking to for vacations or how they’re traveling and vacationing. And 2016 is no different. This year, there are several travel trends that…

Volunteer Travel

The purpose of most travel is business or pleasure. But some people like to use their time away from work and school to help others. There are many countries that offer travelers beautiful beaches and sights to see, in addition to opportunities to lend a hand in making the world a better place. Here are some of the top destinations…

Kim Heinl and Voluntourism

Who says you can’t make a difference in the great big world we live in? According to one young woman with a passion for voluntourism, you can. Kimberly Heinl is a recent college graduate who has traveled all over the world to do volunteer work, including cities in South Africa, Brazil, and Cambodia. In doing so, she’s been able learn…

Sure, a beach vacation on the coast of Fiji sounds like the epitome of a rejuvenating vacation. But have you ever considered how fulfilling traveling to volunteer might be? Whether you choose to help build a health clinic or teach English at a local schoolhouse, there are tons of ways you can see the world and help others at the…

Whether you’re going on vacation or your first voluntourism trip, traveling to a developing country requires a lot of extra preparation. Not only will you need to pack additional items, but you’ll also need to do some research and mentally prepare yourself for your destination—especially if you’ve never been there before. While immersing yourself into different cultures and lifestyles can…

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