How Photography Inspires People to Travel

Image Source: Pixabay We are inspired to travel for a bunch of reasons. For some kids like 8-year-old Oscar Lanham, it can be through a TV personality, such as English wildlife explorer David Attenborough. Lanham mentioned in his interview with The Guardian that after watching Attenborough’s wildlife and nature documentaries, he became interested in seeing more of the world in the future. “I want to be a wildlife explorer and learn more about the natural world as I grow up…I’d really like … [Read more...]

Community Development Volunteering Program in Haiti

Volunteer in the Kenscoff Region of Haiti and work in community development to improve local infrastructure, sanitation, education and overall quality of life. The Kenscoff people lack basic infrastructure such as roads, community buildings, schools, hospitals, etc. and greatly need the help of volunteers to improve their lives. As you travel and explore this stunning country, you will have the chance to help develop the Kenscoff region so they can properly preserve their culture while living … [Read more...]

Volunteer in Rural Uganda This Summer

Tired of expensive volunteer, gap-year and culture exchange programs abroad? Then Beacon of Hope Uganda is the answer! Beacon of Hope Uganda has a number of unique and challenging volunteer, gapyear and culture exchange placements in Uganda. Whether your passion is sustainable community development or vital healthcare work, Beacon of Hope Uganda can offer you an unforgettable experience. When you choose Beacon of Hope Uganda, you are about to discover a new culture, accomplish something … [Read more...]

Rick Steves: The Value of Travel

After spending 4 months a year for the last 30 years living out of a suitcase, Rick Steves reflects on the value of thoughtful travel. … [Read more...]

Gringo Trails

This documentary looks very interesting. Lots to think about on your travels. Check out "Gringo Trails Official Trailer" on Vimeo #Vimeo #backpacking #gringotrails #travel #explore #bhutan— Gringo Trails (@GringoTrails) October 24, 2013 … [Read more...]

Travel Blogs

Some Great Travel Blogs - Travel magazine run by a team of travel bloggers Justin Was Here - Entertaining travel blogger - Hannah is setting off around the world in September 2012 - Seven years on the road! Smiling Faces Travel Photos - Happy folks around the world, or at least they are smiling Backpacking Travel Blog - A couple's travel blog - Audrey's global adventures Never Ending Footsteps - Lauren can tell a … [Read more...]

The best places to volunteer abroad

In the past volunteers used to comprise of older and mature guys who have retired. Nowadays it has changed in that there are volunteers as young as 12 years. Volunteers who go abroad are changing due to the number of increasing opportunities that are available. Volunteers are different in very many aspects; they vary in age sex, experience and much more. The volunteers are about 14 years young to 70 year olds. They also very in their education level, some have high school diplomas others go as … [Read more...]