With 21 years I have felt like it`s about time to leave Europe and see something completely different. After taking my first long distance flight (witch was amazing btw! So many movies, comfortable seats and quite good food), I ended up at Curious Island. I really...
We live in an interconnected world, with a growing focus on becoming more globally-minded. Many organizations and universities refer to this phenomenon as enhancing “global citizenship,” or creating “global citizens,” and encourage a variety of international...
New Year, new you! Now it’s time to choose some travel-related resolutions that will refresh and invigorate your year. This year, put an even richer spin on your travel goals by incorporating aspects of community development into the places that you go. Below are five...
With the growth of the Internet and social media, the world continues to grow smaller and smaller – and more easily reachable. Ideas, and now even people, can spread quickly. For students in particular, this reality holds thick potential for career development...
You’ve just set foot back home. You’re excited, you’re home, you’re…feeling odd? Confused? Depressed? You’re experiencing reverse culture shock. What is Reverse Culture Shock? Reverse culture shock, also called re-entry shock,...
Friday we were invited over to the Rangers’ Station to enjoy a good BBQ with the members of SNPA. We were picked up by a very helpful and sweet guy, and both the volunteer group and the staff members were driven to the beach spot which we hardly get to enjoy when we...
For the last 3 weeks I have been a volunteer, working on childcare projects in Playa del Carmen, with GVI Mexico. As I reflect on my time here I’m surprised both at how much I’ve learnt and how fast the time has flown. Every day has been so varied, I thought I’d...
This year, why not take the time to improve yourself and give back during your school holidays? GVI can help you gain valuable skills that you can’t learn in the classroom! If you’re thinking about going on one of our international volunteering projects, but you...
I have been giving the most wonderful opportunity to participate in Global Vision International’s long-term internship program where I spend six months in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. I was so looking forward to my trip and to all the new experiences that I will...
I am currently half way through my fourth week in the Seychelles and have really enjoyed my time here so far. Mondays to Fridays are spent checking beaches for turtle activity, completing mangrove surveys and monitoring lemon shark pups, with the first couple of weeks...
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