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4 Skywalks to Scream About

4 Skywalks to Scream About

CLIFFWALK Image courtesy of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

When you think of somewhere stunning that you want to visit or a unique place you want to see, what comes to mind? How often have you thought about standing on a …

The Vaughantown Experience: The Untour of Spain

The Vaughantown Experience: The Untour of Spain

Spain has its intricate architecture, its exquisite museums and its delectable cuisine, but its people are one of its greatest assets. If you seek an atypical travel experience that allows you to get up close and personal with the Spanish …

Voluntourism: Giving Back without Breaking the Bank

Voluntourism: Giving Back without Breaking the Bank

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Volunteers at a historic renovation project in Germany

Sure, we’d all love to quit our jobs, run off to some unpronounceable locale and join the Peace Corps. But what if you can’t quit your job or commit to a 27-month …

Namibia: Voluntourism

Namibia: Voluntourism

Somewhat dishevelled in my saggy seated Bermuda’s, I passed through customs and sashayed into the arrivals hall at Windhoek’s Hosea Kutako International Airport. A sign bearing my name was flashed by the chauffer sent to deliver the SUV I’d hired.…

Making Travel a Lifestyle

Making Travel a Lifestyle

Flickr user LenDog64People often ask me how I manage to travel so much, or look astonishingly at me when I recount the last two years of my life. Well, first I was in China, then Ireland, then China again, then the U.S.,

A Marine Conservation Voluntourism Holiday in Scotland

A Marine Conservation Voluntourism Holiday in Scotland

I love animals and decided to devote the better part of my summer vacation volunteering with animals, which was how I found myself on a marine conservation voluntourism holiday off the west coast of Scotland through the Hebridean Whale and …

Three Unique ‘Voluntourism’ Opportunities

Three Unique ‘Voluntourism’ Opportunities

Giving back while getting away, or voluntourism,  is becoming increasingly popular. During the last nine years I’ve spent abroad, I’ve had many chances to volunteer in schools, cities, and with regional wildlife, and have always had a richer experience …

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