Volunteer Abroad Blogs

Listen to your teenagers or listen to your gut? Mauricio explains why he's chosen the latter. 
Why Mauricio is breaking away from the norm and taking his three kids (age 3, 11 and 13) on the trip of a lifetime.
Vanessa puts away her cell phone and digs into permaculture on a volunteer placement in Spain.
Sometimes the universe gives you exactly what you need.
Learning Swahili while volunteering in East Africa serves not only a practical purpose, but also opens doors for new experiences. 
As Vanessa's departure grows closer, her excitement is being replaced by a new emotion—fear.
Vanessa is finding peace in her own way, in her own time.
Enough time to recognize it's prickly and complex; not enough time to fully understand it. A short-term volunteer sizes up her placement in Rwanda.
As Rebecca's time in India draws to a close, she reflects on what made her volunteer abroad experience worthwhile.
One volunteer shares tips for interacting with Muslim women while volunteering in Tanzania.
Rebecca reflects on the inspiring people she's met while volunteering in India.
Without a clear path, it's easy to get lost. Vanessa is trying to find her way.
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