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Grassroots Volunteering: A Guide To Global Good On The Road
Connect / Ecotourism / Get Involved / Global Ethics / Volunteer

Grassroots Volunteering: A Guide To Global Good On The Road

Ethical travel, particularly relating to voluntourism, has become a hot topic recently. It’s an important subject, but it can be a bit difficult to differentiate the good from the bad when it comes to travel and volunteering abroad. We interviewed Shannon O’Donnell, author of The Volunteer Traveler’s Handbook and founder […]

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Africa / Connect / Drink / Tasty DM / Travel / Travel Guides

Ethiopian Culture: Exploring The Country Through Beer

Much of the tourism in Ethiopia is focused on history. The country is in the region of the world where humankind originated – the ‘Cradle of Civilization.’ From the Rift Valley, which yielded the 3.5 million-year-old fossil of Lucy, to 11th century churches hand-carved out of granite, the country fascinates. […]

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How Jewelry Is Helping Underprivileged Girls In Bangladesh Gain An Education
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How Jewelry Is Helping Underprivileged Girls In Bangladesh Gain An Education

Like all good stories, this one began a long time ago in a faraway place. It started in the small town of Bogra in Bangladesh before Nur-E Farhana Rahman was even born. It was the 1960s and her great grandfather, a social reformer, founded the Bhandari Girls’ School. A progressive visionary […]

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From Setup To Salary: How To Create A Professional Blog That Makes Money
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From Setup To Salary: How To Create A Professional Blog That Makes Money

While blogging was once a way for people to ramble off their opinions at will and share journals with the world, today it is a viable way to turn your passions, ideas and personality into a career you enjoy. A lot of you email me asking for help on starting […]

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Speeding down the volcano on my toboggan
Central America / Connect / Experiences / Transformative Travel / Travel / Trip Journal

Sliding Down Volcanoes And Into New Local Friendships In León, Nicaragua

When I decided to meet up with a friend of mine for a week-long trip to Nicaragua, I was set to experience what I thought was the best of what the country had to offer: adrenaline pumping treks up and down volcanoes. I was ready for a trip teeming with […]

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