Posts Categorized: Guest Posts

7 Camping Tips for Beginners from a Pro!

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Camping is one of the most enjoyable activities to do during the summer, but you’ll also need to make sure that you’re prepared for the worst. Things may go awry if you don’t plan, especially if you’re a beginner. But not to worry, because there are 7 camping tips for beginners that you can easily… Read more »

How To Go Green In The Office


We all want to be more eco-friendly, but sometimes forget that we can make some changes at work. Christy shares her tips for how to go green in the office – Thanks Christy! Every office can help protect the environment by going green, and many of them are doing exactly that. Some of them are… Read more »

7 Best Destinations in India for Spiritual Travel


Rohit shares his insider tips on the best destinations in India for spiritual travel. Reading his guest post has made me start planning a trip to India! A big thank you to Rohit! No other place in the world offers as much grace of a spiritual experience as India. It is the root of major… Read more »

Volunteering in Chiang Mai – Tips from a Local


In this guest post, Riya shares her tips and experiences for volunteering in Chiang Mai. Whether you are skilled in conservation, construction or working with stray animals, there is something for everyone in this city. Thanks Riya for this guest post about volunteering in Chiang Mai! As a woman with a concern for the world,… Read more »

Should you pay to volunteer?


THANKS ANNA FOR THIS GUEST POST! WHO IS ANNA? Anna volunteered for 6 months with Humana People to People in rural Belize. While there, she pondered the pros and cons of foreign aid in developing countries. Her experience inspired an open-license book about the ways poverty affects the lives of people in developing countries (including… Read more »

Take A Green Trip: 10 Things To Avoid As An Eco-Traveller


It’s hard being an eco-traveller—so many lavish vacations, too many excellent meals, and lots of overseas purchases to make mean that being eco-friendly can go right out the door, right? Wrong. Being an eco-traveller is surprisingly easy if you’re willing to be a little conscious about your spending and your choices while abroad. True, sometimes it… Read more »

Volunteering in Kenya – sustainable building

Thanks Erika for this guest post on volunteering in Kenya! Who is Erika? Erika has studied architecture and civil engineering, and her studies have focused on sustainable building. She has always loved traveling, and during her studies, she discovered how inspiring and rewarding traveling and volunteering can be from a professional point of view. She… Read more »

Volunteering WITH the community, not FOR it!

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Community development projects are increasingly popular among volunteering experiences all over the world. The concept, while broad, encompasses helping out a specific community, usually a village, neighbourhood or social group. And although “development” is the subject of work here, I would advise future volunteers to put more impact on the “community” part of the phrase…. Read more »

Volunteering with refugees in ‘the Jungle’

Thanks Amanda for this guest post! Who is Amanda’s Wanderlust? Amanda Williams is the founder of the sustainable travel blog, Amanda’s Wanderlust. If you love travel but care about your carbon footprint, then check out the blog. Featuring adventure travel, wildlife experiences, ecotourism, festivals, UK travel and much more; Amanda invites her readers to join… Read more »

Volunteering in South Africa…with sharks!


Thanks Sadie for this guest post! Who is Sadie? Sadie has been traveling the world off and on for the last 8 years looking for volunteer opportunities focused on animal and environmental conservation. She has slept amongst the African Big 5, helped restore the coral reef and much much more. You can follow Sadie on her… Read more »