Volunteer Abroad Blogs

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Kaelyn leaves a life of comfort behind—again.

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Steph learns more about the daily lives and hardships of the young people that her charity supports.

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As an English speaker volunteering in Peru, Steph steps up her Spanish game.

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Volunteering abroad offers a privileged perspective of a country that travel on its own rarely does.

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Despite continued incredulity from others, Vanessa insists on wandering the globe. Here's why.

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How the small country of Ecuador is experimenting with innovative immigration policies.

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In the countryside of Spain, Vanessa most unexpectedly finds her roots when she volunteers to housesit.

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A trek through ancient paths provides Vanessa with some much-needed reflection.

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Listen to your teenagers or listen to your gut? Mauricio explains why he's chosen the latter. 

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Why Mauricio is breaking away from the norm and taking his three kids (age 3, 11 and 13) on the trip of a lifetime.

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Vanessa puts away her cell phone and digs into permaculture on a volunteer placement in Spain.

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Sometimes the universe gives you exactly what you need.
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