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Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Stray Dogs in Malta
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Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Stray Dogs in Malta

Malta may be a tiny nation of only 122 square miles over seven islands, but it’s also one of the of the most densely populated countries in the world. It… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Archaeological Digs in Lyon
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Voluntourism Spotlight: Archaeological Digs in Lyon

 This week’s Voluntourism Spotlight focuses on archaeological digs and restoration programs in the city of Lyon, France. Check out the program below and remember to tune in to Peter Greenberg… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Cultural Immersion in Paris
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Voluntourism Spotlight: Cultural Immersion in Paris

Language barriers can make any traveler feel out of place in a foreign country. Volunteering is one way to get the most out of learning the language of any country…. Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Renovate Scenic French Villages
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Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Renovate Scenic French Villages

The French countryside is known for its vineyards, medieval towns, and sweeping views. With voluntourism, you can travel to destinations you’ve always dreamed about while giving back to the local… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Preserve the English Countryside in the Cotswolds
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Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Preserve the English Countryside in the Cotswolds

London is teeming with activities, but don’t miss the opportunity to get outside of the city and experience the English countryside. The organization Responsible Travel gives you the option to… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Restore Medieval Architecture at La Sabranenque
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Voluntourism Spotlight: Restore Medieval Architecture at La Sabranenque

Travelers love to visit historic sites, but they often don’t realize the preservation efforts constantly required to maintain these landmarks. Voluntourism offers a unique way to get to know a… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Spitalfields City Farm
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Voluntourism Spotlight: Spitalfields City Farm

Located roughly four miles from London, travelers can immerse themselves in a truly local experience by volunteering at Spitalfields City Farm. This community farm was set up in 1978 by… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Food Forward
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Voluntourism Spotlight: Food Forward

Every year, countless tons of food get needlessly thrown away—food that could have gone to people in need. Food Forward is a non-profit in Ventura and Los Angeles counties working… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Family House, San Francisco
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Voluntourism Spotlight: Family House, San Francisco

Children who need hospital care for life-threatening illnesses sometimes have to travel miles away from home to get it. If the child becomes an inpatient, families are forced to pay… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Clean Up Long Beach
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Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Clean Up Long Beach

Long Beach, California, is home to one of the largest ports in the U.S., and has a beach that stretches a few miles. To maintain the local environment, the Long… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Preserve the First National Forest
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Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Preserve the First National Forest

Did you know that 70 percent of all Americans live within 100 miles of a national forest? Considered America’s backyard, our national forests offer 193 million acres of undisturbed wildlands… Read More…

Transform Your Family Theme Park Trip by Adding Voluntourism
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Transform Your Family Theme Park Trip by Adding Voluntourism

Planning a family visit to Universal Orlando Resort and want to make your trip even more special? Why not augment the experience with volunteer work? Universal Orlando Resort has put… Read More…

How to Get a Free Ticket to the Sandestin Wine Festival
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How to Get a Free Ticket to the Sandestin Wine Festival

Looking for a win-win? Volunteer at the Sandestin Wine Festival. As a volunteer, you can help the the festival raise more than $75,000 for local charities. Plus, you’ll also get… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: New York Cares Coat Drive
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Voluntourism Spotlight: New York Cares Coat Drive

This weekend, Peter Greenberg Worldwide is broadcasting from the Soho Grand Hotel in New York City, where temperatures continue to drop. Now, you can help locals in need with the New… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: How You Can Vacation on a Farm in 2014
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Voluntourism Spotlight: How You Can Vacation on a Farm in 2014

If your New Year’s resolution is to eat healthier, you can start your journey with travel. Head to a farm where you can  see how natural foods are made. This… Read More…

Hotels Running Toys for Tots Drives this Chrismas
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Hotels Running Toys for Tots Drives this Chrismas

Pack an extra present this Christmas season. This year, hotels across the country are running Toys for Tots drives. It’s the 66th year of the United States Marine Corps Reserve… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: North Carolina Farmer Foodshare
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Voluntourism Spotlight: North Carolina Farmer Foodshare

Farmers markets shouldn’t just be a luxury. In North Carolina, the Farmer Foodshare is working the make sure those with the most need have access to farm-fresh produce. Find out… Read More…

How Travelers Can Give Back on #GivingTuesday
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How Travelers Can Give Back on #GivingTuesday

Tired of shopping? The antidote to the Black Friday and Cyber Monday (but a few deals are still live through the end of CyberWeek.) is #GivingTuesday. Don’t miss out on an… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: The Aruba Donkey Sanctuary
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Voluntourism Spotlight: The Aruba Donkey Sanctuary

On the island of Aruba, you may see an unusual sight: wild donkeys. Once the primary mode of transportation on the islands, donkeys have struggled to adapt to modern life… Read More…