Have you ever felt an urgency to make a positive impact on the world, but not known where to start? Perhaps you’ve felt overwhelmed by information. This is a summary of six major global issues, and what’s being done about them. The news is packed with statistics and...
Do you dream of travelling the world and writing about it? Consider these highs and lows of being a freelance travel writer. Imagine having a workplace right next to the beach, flexible hours, and unlimited holidays throughout the year. This is what life as a...
Around you is concrete, noise, traffic, and people everywhere. You feel you have so little time. For many of us, this is our everyday urban reality. And it’s impacting negatively on our health and well-being. But what if someone told you there is a simple antidote?...
So you have decided you want to volunteer abroad. Great! Now what? Well, the next step is to choose where to go. With so many choices out there, it can be daunting. There are many factors that affect your choice of where to volunteer. We have included some key travel...
The cry of “Howzat!” echoes off the walls of the surrounding buildings, with shouts of dissenting voices following hot on hits heels. Friendly arguments then ensue, with the final decision being “Not out” and the game continues. This all takes place in a central...
There isn’t an obvious connection between contributing to sustainable development, travelling, and doing an online writing course, is there? But these are the perfect ingredients for what it takes to make an impact as a travel writer. Becoming a writer is a calling....
This poem was written and performed by Carole and Tom on the eve of their departure from Nepal. When you reflect back, its incredible to note what an impact communities and experiences have had on you as individuals, its not always about what I am bringing. On...
What is a GVI internship? A GVI internship includes: structured, on-the-job, training one-on-one mentorship. a letter of recommendation. ILM certified leadership certificate certificate of completion specific certificates: such as GVI Biological Survey Course, EFR...
From climbing Kilimanjaro to showing great strength when socioeconomic odds are against them, women have demonstrated, and still do demonstrate, great power in Tanzania. In 1927, when mountaineering was still dominated by men, Sheila MacDonald, a 22-year old woman...
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...
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