Blog Entries tagged 'volunteer'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'volunteer'
- Poverty? Perceptions through the eyes of the "developed"Where I just was in Tanzania is heaven compared to what I just walked through last night on my way home from an event in East Hastings (The downtown east side) in Vancouver, BC. It is truly a world unto Posted by Jocelynn.R in to Africa we go.... | Aug 13, 2014
- Helping in small ways in Siem Reap
Cambodia is a place of great wonder and great sadness. Bright green fields of rice stretching across a flat plain, palm and coconut trees dotting the landscape, the occasional Posted by AbbyAndMike in Wandering Dreamers | Jul 25, 2014
- The Street Children of The Philippines
ChildHope Asia Philippines is an international, non-profit , non-political, non-sectarian organization whose principal purpose is to advocate for the cause of street children in the Philippine Posted by m_mendoza in A Day in The Life of Markeezy | Jul 9, 2014
- WelcomeHello travelers!
My name is Anton Nashev. My age is 23 years old and I am from Republic of Bulgaria. My current location is England, United Kingdom. Here I am working as a volunteer in one organization which is related Posted by tonideportivobg in South America | Mar 13, 2014
- Welcome to CambodiaOur first 24 hours in Siem Reap have been wonderful. We arrived off the plane and met our wonderful host Davy who owns a guesthouse in Siem Reap. The rooms are beautiful, clean and have air-conditioning.. we are pleasantly surprised Posted by sonya13 in A Cambodian Education | Jan 4, 2014
- The Italian Job We were so excited to have found a volunteer job through WWOOF** but minutes before our host was due to pick us up from the local train station, the nerves kicked in. We had no experience caring for animals beyond Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Oct 4, 2013
- Rebuilding Nawlins one floor at a time
Our accidental visit to Puerto Rico freed up a bit of time in the schedule before meeting Ange and Courtney in New Orleans. After a bit of investigation into volunteer opportunities, Hayl Posted by ladiesofleisure in A year or so of Misadventure and fun | Sep 6, 2013
- Day 21 - Last Day in Phnom PenhMorning came way too soon. I didn't look as bad as I could have. We stayed up way too late last night but we couldn't help but want to enjoy each other's company. It was the last Posted by Sydney324 in To Cambodia with HOPE | Jul 27, 2013
- Day 11 - Prahos Kbal and areaToday I slept in and didn't go for a walk with the others. A few of us stayed behind. Woke up around 6:30 am and headed to breakfast shortly after brushing my teeth.
We were leaving at 8:00 am Posted by Sydney324 in To Cambodia with HOPE | Jul 20, 2013
- Day 10 - Working in Prahos Kbal - Hitting a WallWent to bed nice and early last night and fell into a not too bad sleep. Somewhat restless and I remember turning from side to side to get comfortable. Woke up just after 3 am with an urgent Posted by Sydney324 in To Cambodia with HOPE | Jul 20, 2013
- Day 9 - Pursat to Prahos Kbal We met for breakfast extra early, 7 am in the dining room of the hotel in Pursat. After having breakfast we went upstairs to get our bags to head back to the village. Anything we didn't need to Posted by Sydney324 in To Cambodia with HOPE | Jul 19, 2013
- Fundraising to go to Cambodia with UNION Before May 1st I was freaking, literally freaking out, but frozen and unable to get my fundraising started. I was scared that I wouldn't be able to raise the money. A careless negative comment here and there from a Posted by Sydney324 in To Cambodia with HOPE | Jul 1, 2013
- Kid Interviews III
===Alex and Leah Interview Each Other About their Experiences at [[http://www.saveelephant.org|The Elephant Nature Park]]
(M Posted by annevl in The Journey is the Reward | May 30, 2013
- Why your school should offer alternative break tripsYour school already offers study abroad and service learning- what can alternative breaks offer that these two programs can't? If you've been following the news, you know that shorter trips to more affordable destinations are the current trend, and Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | May 1, 2013
- What is an alternative break trip? I was surprised at how many “adults” asked me this question on a recent alternative break trip. Only students and staff at schools that have these trips seem to know what they are; the outside world is clueless. And they Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Mar 29, 2013
- Campfires, monkeys and DIY. All in a days work at the safariWednesday has been a very productive day. Chelsea took Danni to feed the giraffes in the morning which was as lovely as always. We cleaned and fed the monkeys and then got to work on our tasks. Adam and Danni Posted by Chelsandliam in Powered by Noodles | Mar 29, 2013
- Voluntourism for "When I Was your Age" PeopleThey say that as you get older the more you realize how little you actually know. I would say that’s quite true at my 26 years of age, although I’m still naïve enough to hope that I might learn a Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Feb 6, 2013
- Tour bus travel vs VoluntourismHave I been doing it wrong all these years?
I don’t exactly know where my inspiration came from to volunteer. I’ve always been the type of person to watch documentaries on starving children in Africa, [b]feel absolutely heartbroken and vow to Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Jan 14, 2013
- Wal-mart-style Voluntourism When I was 10 years old all I wanted was an American Girl Doll. In my infinite pre-teen wisdom, I wrote the American Girl Doll company, suggesting that lowering the price of the doll would actually allow more girls or Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Jan 2, 2013
- La Catedral, Restaurant and Bar
The search for the perfect enchiladas is an ongoing sport in our household. Although I have finally perfected my green salsa recipe, we are always looking for a restauran Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Jan 1, 2013
- Mapping Journey to Your Heart - Part 2Sorry for the delay. Thanksgiving celebrations took up most of last week.
Here as promised is part two of my interview with my friend Mara Purl, Award Winning Author of Where the Heart Lives.
Jane -- You have published books both Posted by ladyjanes in Where Is She Heading | Nov 30, 2012
- Expect your Expectations to ChangeOne of my favorite inspirational quotes is “let people surprise you.” I’m not totally Anne Frank, believing that everyone is inherently good, but I’m at least willing to give them a chance. That being said, I was pleasantly awed the Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Nov 12, 2012
- Sol, Playa, La Arena, Vamos Ya!Here is a guest post from one of our long-term volunteers. Enjoy!
This week was jam packed with fun activities, including the highlight of the week, which was the beautiful, sunny, and extremely humid Acapulco beach. But before talking about Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Oct 3, 2012
- Mexican Independence Day Food Must-HavesFor me (and most of my friends), Mexican holidays are all about the food. While you can eat the dishes below during any time of the year, the foods on this list are even more popular around Mexican Independence Day Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Sep 19, 2012
- Mexican Mustaches and other Independence Day Fashion
Independence Day in the United States is, with my family, a daytime, non-alcoholic celebration that no longer even involves a barbeque cookout due to its potential carcinogenic proper Posted by UnMejorHOY in Alternative Travel: Volunteer Projects | Sep 16, 2012