How to Become an Au Pair in Italy
The only thing standing between you and Italy is finding the right family to work for.
Chinese Workplace Culture: What to Expect
Daily reports, long speeches and lunchtime naps? Getting to know Chinese culture as an employee is a whole new learning curve.
Why I Travel: To Foster Empathy in My Children
Cross-cultural immersion at a young age can be a lifelong gift.
How to Bounce Back from Rock Bottom on a Working Holiday
Working as a labourer is one of the most lucrative jobs for working holidaymakers in Australia. Here's how to get started.
Surviving as a Vegetarian With My Host Family in Ukraine
Being flexible with my diet helped me learn more about Ukrainian culture.
Mourning the Loss of Travel
For many people, not being able to travel is a profound loss and the grief is real. Here's how to deal.
The Future of Tourism in Bali
Gone are the days of bustling beach crowds, surfer-saturated waves, and bumper-to-bumper motorbike traffic in Bali. Is this how tourism should be?
A is for the Atlas of Endangered Alphabets
Two-thirds of the world's written scripts are in danger of disappearing—and with them, the unique cultural knowledge they convey.
Stepping Stones to Safety: Volunteering in Mexican Migrant Shelters
Driven by gang violence, crop failure and poverty, Central American migrants head northward in search of a better life.



Travel with purpose; travel for good. Articles, resources and events for ethical and meaningful travel, volunteering, working and studying abroad.

Verge believes in travel for change. International experience creates global citizens, who can change our planet for the better. This belief is at the core of everything we do.

Since 2002, Verge has produced quality resources and events to help people experience the world in a meaningful way.

Like what you see?

Follow us on social media