14 reasons—plus many more photos—to try voluntourism in Thailand

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has put great effort into voluntourism (community-based tourism) in their country, and success has been the result. Supported by groups Local Alike, responsiblevacation.com, STA Travel, Matador Network, and more, the TAT has made experiencing Thailand in a unique, community-minded way both manageable and affordable. So stretch your philanthropic wings, […]

Volunteer Abroad for #GivingTuesday

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You may not know this, but today is #GivingTuesday, the start of a new holiday tradition that encourages you to get involved and give back. While there are most likely many ways for you to give back in your own community (and you definitely should!), there are also many great ways to give back to […]

Tourism Cares: At The Gettysburg on 9/11


By Francis DiScala Jr. September 11, 2009 marks a day of remembrance and an opportunity for volunteers to participate in an event to preserve national historic sites. It is only fitting that an army of volunteers would descend upon the eroding Gettysburg farm and one-time battlefield hospital to help restore and pay homage to the […]