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5 reasons for being an volunteer/intern in the rainy season of Cambodia

CAMBODIA | Fri, 11 Aug 2017 | By evatheintern | Views [420]

I've been very satisfied with watching how L.E.A.F is trying to help Mondulkiri's forests and its inhabitants as well as continuously trying to change Cambodia's old traditional ways of looking at animal welfare and the importance of the eco-... Read more >

Tags: cambodia, elephants, intern, low season, mondulkiri, mondulkiri elephant & wildlife sanctuary, volunteer, wildlife

Think outside the box, when choosing your internship

CAMBODIA | Wed, 9 Aug 2017 | By evatheintern | Views [401]

Personally, I think it's important to keep in mind always to use your skills as best as possible. As a marketing student, I have kept in mind, that when I was going to do my internship at some point, it should be in a place where I could make the ... Read more >

Tags: animals, cambodia, danish, denmark, elephants, intern, marketing, mondulkiri, nature, volunteer

Photos: Internship with Mondulkiri Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary

CAMBODIA | Wed, 9 Aug 2017 | By evatheintern | Photo Gallery

Photos from the NGO as well as my own
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Tags: beauty, cambodia, elephants, internship, mondulkiri, nature, ngo, travel, volunteer, wildlife

Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai

THAILAND | Sun, 19 Mar 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [483]

Monday morning we finished packing and jumped on a mini bus that collected us from our guest house. We stopped off at 5 other guest houses/hostels then headed to the Elephant Nature Park Office in the Square. At the office we paid our outstanding balances ... Read more >

Tags: animal rescue, dogs, elephants, enp, lek chailert, rescue, scenery, volunteer, work

Together as one

GHANA | Sun, 18 Dec 2016 | By hannaontherun | Views [319]

Nobody can do everything but everybody can do something! These words are the foundation of the amazing work that two swedish girls are doing in Ghana. Those words inspired me to do just that, what I can, is to go and volunteer - make the world a little ... Read more >

Tags: ghana, volunteer


USA | Mon, 7 Dec 2015 | By indigochile | Views [429]

Hello! Thank you for your interest in my trip to Chile this summer. I will be updating more frequently as the trip approaches (May 2016) and promise to keep you updated! (If you would like to donate $10 to help me fund my trip, you can go here: ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, chile, exchange, osorno, sister city, spanish, study abroad, teaching english, travel, volunteer

How the chaos began (travel version)

UGANDA | Mon, 12 May 2014 | By cathrynsc | Views [391]

Some may say I am a well-travelled 19 year old, others (including myself) would say there is still a lot of the world for me to see, and a lot more for me to learn. When I was younger my parents provided me with the opportunities to go to:  ... Read more >

Tags: chaos, funny, road-trip, train, travel, uganda, volunteer

Photos: Koh Lanta

THAILAND | Thu, 24 Apr 2014 | By hapakuna | Flickr Photo Gallery

dancing in the mud - 2nd helpx in tropics
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Tags: adobe building, hapakuna, helpx, ko lanta, koh lanta, thailand, volunteer

Being a vet in Gangtok; Week One

INDIA | Sat, 8 Mar 2014 | By drsarabi | Views [1002]

Arrived in Sikkim on Saturday night after a full day's travel from Mumbai, to Delhi, to Bagdogra, to Gangtok. Was greeted at the door by two lovely volunteers who made tea and had ordered Veg pizza from Dominos! Quickly settled into the flat, and had ... Read more >

Tags: fireflies, vet, volunteer

'Loan a little, change a lot'

INDIA | Sun, 16 Feb 2014 | By tjrossi | Views [1323]

Late last year it was my privilege to attend a field trip in Southern India with Milaap; a social credit organisation based in Bangalore.  Milaap was set up to provide easier access to credit for the working poor of India.  They work with ... Read more >

Tags: developing world, india, loan, tamil nadu, village, volunteer

Week 2 - Phnom Penh

CAMBODIA | Fri, 31 Jan 2014 | By escape | Views [571]

Being a volunteer in international development, I had expected life to be a little hard. Cambodia after all is a “third world” country. I'm sure it is for many of the locals here, including the 1/3 who live below the poverty line, however, ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, cambodia, cheap, phnom penh, travel, volunteer

Analysis of a Borderline Girl in Serbia

ROMANIA | Mon, 21 Oct 2013 | By padakisha | Views [611]

    It was about time I put down my reflections about what we did last summer. It`s not so easy, though writing is something I used to do daily. Before coming to Serbia , I decided to keep a diary on everything I would be doing there.... Read more >

Tags: discover, life, love, serbia, travel, volunteer

Sweat and opportunity

INDIA | Fri, 18 Oct 2013 | By tjrossi | Views [886] | Comments [1]

It has been the case for a long time that who you are in India depends very much on an accident of birth. We are told things are changing and there is a distinct middle and upper class here now, yet it seems clear that for the urban and rural poor who ... Read more >

Tags: caste system, delhi, education, equality, india, labouring, volunteer

September 13

SOUTH AFRICA | Thu, 19 Sep 2013 | By joytranae | Views [609]

My last week was so perfect. I left with no regrets. The assistant teacher took me on a walk through the township. We left school and went to hang clothes on the line at one of the other teacher's house and then we walked to a McDonald's that's right ... Read more >

Tags: cape town, capricorn, childcare, dreams to reality, dtr, muizenberg, south africa, surf, teach, volunteer

India pre-departure

INDIA | Thu, 29 Aug 2013 | By tjrossi | Views [742] | Comments [2]

With my arrival in Kolkata drawing closer I thought a pre-travel entry would be a good opportunity to test out the new URL at worldnomads.com and kick off my blog. This trip will satisfy two desires I’ve held for a long time; firstly to explore ... Read more >

Tags: bucket list, india, motivation, volunteer

The Road to Pai

THAILAND | Mon, 19 Aug 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [1037]

It's a long, long road with many a winding turn, that leads us through who knows where, who knows when (we'll arrive). There are famously 762 curves to negotiate, so if you get travel sick, take a pill or fly!  Chiang Mai was an enjoyable two ... Read more >

Tags: 762 bends, chiang mai, healing energy, inner struggle, pai, temples, thailand, volunteer, wats

Week One

SOUTH AFRICA | Thu, 8 Aug 2013 | By joytranae | Views [686] | Comments [2]

This trip has been amazing so far. I'm volunteering with an organization called Dreams to Reality. The organization benefits children and families who live in the local townships. The township is a very poor area that consists of shanties. Shanties ... Read more >

Tags: africa, capetown, cold, muizenberg, rain, south africa, teach, volunteer, wet, winter

A day in the life of a volunteer: Lake Shkodra Resort, Albania

UNITED KINGDOM | Sun, 23 Jun 2013 | By josephuck | Views [2522] | Comments [4]

Of course, it must be duly noted that each volunteering experience is different, for each person, for each project, location and timespan. In the past, I've had a double bed and a kitchen in an apartment, to then sharing a bed in a static caravan and ... Read more >

Tags: albania, cycling, help, hot, lake, volunteer, volunteering

Destination South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Wed, 24 Apr 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [973]

All too soon 3 months have passed and I am preparing to leave South Africa later today. Without doubt, this has been the trip of a lifetime and whilst I still have another 9 months of travelling ahead of me, the South Africa part is going to be very ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, backpacking, beaches, fantastic, game viewing, holiday, safari, south africa, volunteer, wildlife

My endeavour

USA | Thu, 11 Apr 2013 | By ak13 | Views [825]

I will be volunteering in Central and South America in 2013. BOLIVIA   What will I be doing in Cochabamba? Helping in the day care Helping in the English classes Tutoring of all school levels (mainly English and mathematics) ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, childcare, coffee plantation, eco conservation, guatemala, lima, orphanage, peru, teaching, volunteer

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