This post was last updated on May 13th, 2019 at 03:32 pmMany years ago, the only volunteering and travelling opportunities were for the skilled medical professionals who would work their trade to support those less fortunate in dying need of medical care. But in contemporary society, volunteering and travelling has emerged into discussion as ‘volunteer […]
This post was last updated on May 13th, 2019 at 03:32 pmIn this post, I will reflect on the reasons why volunteering might not benefit you as much as you think, focusing on the negative impacts of volunteer tourism. Volunteer tourism can be viewed as a form of tourism incorporating volunteer services. This form of […]
This post was last updated on May 13th, 2019 at 03:32 pmIn this post, I will reflect on the benefits of volunteer tourism, alongside the positive impacts to the volunteer as demonstrated through a number of academic studies. As somebody who has been a volunteer tourist myself, and studied the concept at length in an […]
This post was last updated on May 13th, 2019 at 03:32 pmVolunteer tourism is a form of travel that has become increasingly popular in modern society and it seems the trend is growing, along with its appearance in literature discussions. But what is it and where does it fit in the broad tourism industry? In […]
This post was last updated on May 13th, 2019 at 03:32 pmThere are many reasons why people volunteer. Whether their volunteer tourism motivations are predominantly selfish or selfless, whether there is one dominant motivation or multiple motivations, everybody has their own reasons to become a volunteer tourist. In this post I will explain the types […]
This post was last updated on March 1st, 2018 at 12:55 pmThis post has moved to my new website dedicated specifically to TEFL tourism! You can fin it here.