Socially Conscious Travel = Volunteer Travel

Socially conscious travel

For those of us who like the idea of giving back as part of our travel destination experience, volunteer travel is not only a way to travel, but it is a way of life.  Without a doubt volunteer tracel is a form of socially conscious travel. When volunteer travel becomes a way of life, you […]


Volunteer Travel Groups

Volunteer Travel Groups come together to teach a skill, help out at an orphanage or address environmental concerns.  Corporate groups, professional associations, families, church groups and more are finding that volunteer travel adds value and meaning to the overall travel destination experience. Travel to do good programs will add a strong message of learning outside […]


Volunteer Travel Projects – How to travel to do good

Involvement in volunteer travel projects are a great way to give back to a destination.  It is a reciprocal process that benefits both the receiver and the giver.   There are so many ways to serve. Volunteer travel projects can include the following; Offer your professional services, share your knowledge,  teach a skill, conduct a workshop, […]


Volunteer Travel 101

According to Wikipedia, Volunteer travel, is travel which includes volunteering for a charitable cause. In recent years, Volunteer Travel has grown in popularity.  Volunteer activities range from providing low-skill community clean-up work to high-skill medical aid in a foreign country. Volunteer travel participants are diverse but typically share a desire to “do something good” while also experiencing new places and challenges in […]


Volunteer Travel Fundraising

Individuals can apply for funding too

Everday I meet a lot of people who have the desire to go on a volunteer travel program and for one reason or the other they either don’t have the time or the money.  Just like any other travel experience, you have to plan, plan, plan. Fortunately there are a number of online resources that […]