Volunteer Abroad Blogs

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How I turned the idea of an adult gap year into a reality. 

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Meeting Nobel prize winners, environmental experts and activists aboard Peace Boat. 

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Five things that surprised me working in international development. 

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Volunteering abroad can be difficult. Here are some strategies that helped me on my journey.  

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Volunteering abroad has help me realize my future career aspirations. 

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My own underemployment has allowed me to volunteer with underemployed youth abroad. 
How music transcends culture and language. 

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Preparing for five continents and 23 countries is no easy feat. 

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The children are back and ready to learn, and I'm back and ready to teach. 

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After two years abroad, going home wasn't what I expected.
A long-awaited return home allowed me to focus on my past, present and future. 
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