Volunteer Abroad Blogs

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Once the "honeymoon" wears off, what's the best way to settle in?

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Leigh reflects on the lessons learned while volunteering abroad.

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Leigh finds a support network on the other side of the world.

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The best strategy for dealing when things go awry overseas.

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After two months volunteering overseas, Shanna reflects on her top five experiences in Tanzania.

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Leigh faces a difficult decision; respect another country's culture or fight for what she believes is right.

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They may be a world apart, but Leigh is having no trouble finding similarities between Ghanaian and Canadian culture.

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The perfect way to celebrate a job well done.

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Living with a host family offers unexpected cultural immersion—and challenges.

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Think you're going to hit the ground running overseas? Think again.

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Five skills that will change the way you travel and live your life at home.
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