Photo by Rodolfo Quirós from Pexels This week I published a podcast episode speaking with author Jeff Blumenfeld about voluntourism. When Jeff reached out to request an interview on the topic of voluntourism I must…
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Providing Remote Work Opportunities To Local Communities Through Skill-sharing
The opportunity to become a remote worker has its privileges. One requires a good education, experience in a remote-based job role, and access to the tools and resources to excel in remote…
This blog post provides information about sustainable tourism and volunteering in Madeira, Portugal. I must admit, I didn’t know much about the island of Madeira until I heard a talk about digital…
Want to volunteer in Colombia? Find out where you can volunteer in Medellin or Bogota. Guest blog by Diego Garzon. Click to read more.
How to travel the world for less than the weekly rent of your condo. 25 tips from a world traveller who’s been to over 35 countries.
Immersion is quite the tightrope. As volunteers abroad (sometimes literally) drape themselves in new cultures, they may not grasp the implications of their choices. Cultural appropriation, broadly defined as the adoption of…
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Support Clean Water & Sanitation Projects in the Dominican Republic with BLUE Missions
Water is the source of life yet somehow, in 2020, over 700 million people in the world lack access to clean water. It may be hard to comprehend this, but factors such…
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Finding & Rebuilding Community in Nepal with Conscious Impact
One Sunday morning in early May a group of foreigners gathered outside the Ananda Wellness Centre in Thamel, the lively heart of Kathmandu, Nepal. We had journeyed here from our home countries…
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Helping to Rebuild Nepal | Volunteering with Conscious Impact Part 1
On the 25th of April 2015, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal, killing nearly 9,000 people and injuring nearly 22,000. This earthquake was one of the darkest days in Nepal’s history, 800,000 homes…
Learn Spanish and Support Education Projects in the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico
Na’atik Mexico is a non-profit language school in Zona Maya, Mexico who are offering travellers the chance learn Spanish or Maya and support local education projects.