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Full access to Verge Magazine and all content on the Verge website.

For nearly 20 years, Verge has been a leading voice in the area of purposeful, responsible travel. We've covered everything from how to stretch a shoestring budget around the world, to the murky world of orphanage volunteering, to the ins-and-outs of being a digital nomad—and lots in between! We strive to equip you with the best information we can gather, written by people who have probably been where you're going.

Member discounts on products and services

Verge has partnered with like-minded organizations that share our commitment to bettering the world.

As a member of the Verge community, you'll receive exclusive discounts on a selection of products and services that make the world a little better—or travel a little easier.

Discounts are available from these partners, and more:

Careers for Globetrotters

Careers for Globetrotters

A comprehensive guide to building an international career.  Produced by Verge Magazine, this project has been five years in the making.  Real world advice for international job success.

Remnant Studios

Remnant Studios

Remnant Studios is a jewelry business that donates 100% of its profits to anti-human trafficking organizations.

Genuine Tea

Genuine Tea

Genuine Tea was launched to share ethically-sourced, genuine tea with the market.  Sarah and Dave founded Genuine Tea after living in Taiwan and learning about tea from local tea farmers. 

Chic Made Consciously

Chic Made Consciously

Chic Made Consciously is a social enterprise dedicated to empowering people to wear a better story through our handcrafted fashion accessories.

Ahisma Eco

Ahisma Eco

Ahimsa Eco is a business-for-good that truly cares and is committed to providing solutions for a healthier planet.

Dandarah

Dandarah

Dandarah is a social enterprise that curates an assortment of fair trade fashion accessories and home décor.

IAMAT

IAMAT

Get up-to-date travel health information and advice, and connect with an international network of reputable English-speaking doctors.

Volyse

Volyse

Keep healthy while you travel! The Volyse mobile app connects you to a team of Canadian medical professionals before, during and after your trip.

Vision Global Wifi

Vision Global Wifi

A Vision Global WiFi hotspot allows you to use the internet on your smartphone, tablet, etc without the hassle of setup.

Taxback.com

Taxback.com

Taxback.com provides tax refunds from 13 countries.  We also provide tax services for residents and expats.

sariKNOTsari

sariKNOTsari

sariKNOTsari is a comfortable and elegant clothing line inspired by a desire to ethically repurpose high-quality, timeless vintage silk South Asian saris.

SPIRIT OF VERA

SPIRIT OF VERA

SPIRIT OF VERA is a manufacturer and purveyor of simple, sustainable sterling silver jewelry.


Our group of partners grows constantly, so be sure to check often as you plan your next journey!


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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.

For more than a decade, Verge has produced quality resources and events to help people experience the world in a meaningful way, through opportunities to study, work and volunteer abroad.