The surface of the ocean is a mysterious blue blanket. What lies beneath is hidden from our view. But what is hidden is incredible, and in danger. Underneath the ever-changing surface of the ocean is what’s known as a large, blue desert. But now and then, in shallow...
Volunteering abroad can equip you with a wide range of practical skills, including professional dive qualifications. Take your love for the ocean to the next level with combined dive training and marine volunteering. Certified dive instructors, beautiful beach...
Inequality between the genders doesn’t just affect individuals – it can change entire economies. As a sustainable volunteer program provider, GVI takes into account the importance of gender equality in development. What does gender inequality look like? It is women...
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...
The impacts of inequality on development are considerable and far-reaching. Is it possible to close the gap between rich and poor to achieve equality for all? Inequality can be boiled down to the fact that the richest ten percent of people in the world earn 40 percent...
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...
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