Volunteering at an orphanage may sound noble, but your impact can do more harm than good. Here’s how you can actually help children and make a difference.
For those who think cities in India are hectic, try cycling through them. Those whimsical rainbow-colored buses playing Mr. Softee music don’t seem so sweet when they’re barreling at you at 100 mph. Tuk tuks zoom past, their obnoxious honking […]
Snail hunting. It was one of the children’s favorite activities when I did a homestay in Ghana, Africa. We’d wait until dark, grab flashlights and buckets, and collect as many snails as we could find. For me, it was a way […]
Beginning this month, Marasa’s Mweya Safari Lodge in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda,Africa, launched their “$1 For the Future” campaign in conjunction with USAID’s Sustainable Tourism in the Albertine Rift Program (USAID-STAR) and the Uganda Community Tourism Association’s Pearls of Uganda Program… Click here to read […]
When I first told my friends that I would be spending my summer in Thailand, living in a remote village and teaching English to local children, the most popular response I received was, “Why would you ever want to do […]