Cusco is the oldest continuously inhabited city in South America. The depth of history and breadth of natural beauty mean it’s bursting with meaningful travel experiences. This Andean city bridges both distant and modern worlds. Once the capital of the Incan empire,...
You’ve probably heard of Fiji – a tropical paradise located in the biodiverse, warm, clear waters of the Pacific. But Caqalai – you’re forgiven if you haven’t heard of that. Caqalai is one of 106 inhabited islands that make up Fiji, along with the other 226...
Combine travel with humanitarian work when you volunteer in Accra. There’s a lot to learn as both a traveller and volunteer. Ghanaian people pride themselves on having a united and peaceful country. So in Accra, the capital city, the warmth of the people could be said...
Volunteering abroad as a high school student is one of the best things you can do for yourself, your career, and the world. Instead of spending the summer sitting at home, you can gain international experience and work on sustainable volunteering projects designed...
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (UN SDG) 17 is truly global. It aims to build support networks between so-called developed and developing countries. Working together is the only way sustainable development initiatives will thrive. In 2015, world...
Spring break and travel go hand in hand. For many students that means spending a week in the sunshine somewhere beautiful. But what if you could have more? For GVI’s alternative spring break volunteers, that means spending a week in the sun somewhere beautiful while...
Zanzibar is an Indian Ocean island where you’ll find tranquillity and adventure in equal measure. The best things to do in Zanzibar include a mix of adrenaline, history, culture and relaxation. On land, powdery beaches fringed with palm trees and breezy banda huts...
Are you planning to volunteer in Africa? Head to Tanzania! Home to a beautiful coastline, fantastic safari experiences, and several natural wonders – it has something for everyone. But before you book your ticket or board your flight, there are a few Tanzania facts...
The Friday Project Hello all!!! I'm currently speaking to you all from the beautiful village of Huay Pakoot, just outside of Chiang Mai, Thailand! I'm here as an intern with the wonderful GVI family. Today I will be giving you a little look into our fabulous Friday...
Departure Where is Laos? This is the question that I heard most at the end of 2016. That was the period preceding my first journey to South East Asia, precisely to this mysterious country. The departure time arrived, and I was getting progressively more excited and...
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