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Travel Tip: Getting School Credit for Traveling
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Travel Tip: Getting School Credit for Traveling

Many college students volunteer at some point during their college career, but did you know that some volunteer abroad programs offer academic credit? Volunteering abroad offers one of the best… Read More…

On the Air: John Francis, Planet Walk
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On the Air: John Francis, Planet Walk

Every year, just around Earth Day, John Francis gets ready to walk. He retraces his old steps, the millions of them that he took in the 22 years he gave… Read More…

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There’s a strong reason why the volunteer vacation is one of the fastest-growing parts of the travel industry. In the global village, we are becoming more and more committed to… Read More…

Taking the Kids: Family Voluntourism
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Taking the Kids: Family Voluntourism

Cathy Denious and her 17-year-old daughter, Nancy, were thigh-deep in hot, sticky mud, but this wasn’t some exotic spa treatment. They were in a small Honduran village shoveling mud out… Read More…

Eco-Friendly Volunteer Vacations in Your Own Backyard
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Eco-Friendly Volunteer Vacations in Your Own Backyard

As many of you know, Earth Day — a day dedicated to the appreciation and awareness of our environment — was Sunday, April 22. However, if you missed it, don’t… Read More…

Expert Voluntourism: Doing Your Job for Free and Loving Every Minute
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Expert Voluntourism: Doing Your Job for Free and Loving Every Minute

Volunteer vacations continue to grow in popularity. After all, they are a great way to experience local culture and also enjoy a rewarding volunteer experience helping others. But while traditional… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Participate in Volunteer Vacations
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Travel Tip: How You Can Participate in Volunteer Vacations

Volunteer vacations are becoming one of the more popular trends in travel. Teaching English in a classroom abroad is the standard in volunteer vacations, but there are plenty of other… Read More…