Original photo: Shinsuke Ikegame The town of Pai is nuzzled against green mountains. The place has a distinctly bohemian feel, with live acoustic music and independent artisan stores lining the river. On a moped, take roads flanked by shining paddy fields. Slide down...
GVI Laos Monthly Achievement Report October 2018: WEP students in our community outreach project Objectives To increase access to education in rural areas To improve quality of education in Laos for students taught by GVI: Improve students' English language ability To...
Seychelles. A haven of 115 islands surrounded by white sand beaches, and topaz waters suffused with marine life. It’s known to be beautiful. But what more does this archipelago have to offer? Read ahead to see GVI’s list of five unique Seychelles facts you may not...
Nepal travel tends to include images of visitors trekking the Himalayan mountains, exploring holy temples, and enjoying the many outdoor adventures Nepal has to offer. Despite its beauty, communities in Nepal are still reeling from the impact of the 2015 Nepal...
Collins Dictionary recently announced that their word of the year is ‘single-use’, reflecting the current zeitgeist of finding more sustainable ways to live, both at home and while traveling abroad. This shift in thinking is a key part of responsible travel. Being a...
Being immersed in another culture is one of the most important and enjoyable parts of traveling. But can you take it too far? Traveling abroad with an open mind means exploring the customs, cuisine and fashion of another culture. Yet adopting the practices of a...
Trek around the renowned Incan ruins of Machu Picchu, explore the architecture of Lima – reminiscent of the region’s colonial past – or savor delicacies in the buzzing city of Cusco. These are some of the top reasons to visit Peru this year as a tourist or volunteer....
Want to make the most of your vacation in 2019? Sign up for an alternative spring break volunteer trip! It's an opportunity to immerse yourself into another culture, gain valuable career development experience and go on a once-in-a-lifetime experiential learning...
Having completed a two month internship on Curieuse last August I decided to return this month as a volunteer – why? To coincide better with the height of both the turtle nesting season and the lemon shark pupping season. Although last year gave me the opportunity to...
Greece is a famous travel destination and is made up of over 227 inhabited islands and 8,498 miles of coastline. You may have heard of the more popular islands, such as Santorini, Mykonos, and Corfu, but have you considered a less trodden area of Greece? The Gulf of...
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