Volunteer Abroad: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

Tom is taking a road less travelled, to tell a story that isn't often told.
The start of menarche signals the exciting transition to womanhood. But for girls in Central Africa, it can also mark a new period of isolation and fear.
The key to packing for long-term travel? Redefining the role that possessions play in your life. 
Kaelyn leaves a life of comfort behind—again.
Travel vaccines can cost a bundle. Asking these questions could save you some money. Part one of a two-part series.
Looking for a way to contribute to your new community? Consider volunteering for a local organization.
Steph learns more about the daily lives and hardships of the young people that her charity supports.
November 26, 2015

The Ants Go Marching...

As a Peace Corps volunteer discovers, sometimes the very smallest things can make or break an experience abroad.
Settling in abroad may not be mutually exclusive with routine. Taylor explains why.
Organic farms in remote Costa Rica offer volunteers a model for sustainable living.
Volunteer-sending organizations share the inner secrets (not really) of their work.
November 18, 2015

In Case of Emergency

Ask these questions before buying travel insurance.
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