Should I Volunteer with an Anti-Human Trafficking Program?
Stories of human trafficking survivors stir strong emotions. The desire to help is not a bad one; but the question is, how?
Work Abroad: The Blue Ocean Approach
A case for launching your international career in emerging markets.
Trash Talk in Panama
A volunteer discovers solving waste problems isn’t as simple as a quick clean-up tutorial.
Burma & the Art of Motorbike Safety
No, the stamp in your passport is not a motorcycle license.
From the Field Blog: Editors’ Choice
A round-up of Verge editorial staff’s favourite blog posts over the past few months.
At the End of Your Bucket List
What happens if you meet your untimely end while abroad? Here’s what you need to know.
Teaching English Abroad: 6 Considerations For Choosing a TEFL Certification
Having a TEFL certification can mean better schools, better pay, and may even be required for a work visa. But which kind of course should you choose?
Q & A: International Work as a Journalist
Verge asks veteran journalist and founder of the Global Reporting Centre, Peter Klein, what it takes to become a journalist working internationally.
Sea Turtle Sanctuaries: Building a Culture of Conservation in Mexico
In communities suspicious of environmental stewardship, international volunteers and dedicated local conservationists work to shift attitudes and save turtles.
Pedro the Jaguar and Other Residents of the Village Padre Cocha
Walking the ocelot, fending off marauding monkeys and avoiding being eaten. There's never a dull moment for these wildlife refuge volunteers.
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