Nothing beats hearing one of our travelers share what a phenomenal time they had on a Discover Corps trip. We recently had the opportunity to highlight two of these travelers – both Cuba trip alumnae – Gina and Kathleen (the world’s coolest grandma). Now we’re off to embark on a Guatemala trip with another Discover … Continued
You’ve taken the flights. You’ve checked into your hotel. You’re settled in. Then, sure enough, the rumbling starts. You’re hungry. It’s time to eat. Where do you go first? Which international foods should you try? If you’ve already made your way through Part One of our international foods list, we’ve got another leg of the foodie … Continued
When you travel outside of your home country, is it essential to speak the local language? In short, no. However, learning a few key phrases native to your destination could be the best trip planning you’ll ever do! Here’s why: Trying to communicate on some level with locals (anywhere you travel) can be endearing. You’re … Continued
“Multigenerational volunteer travel” isn’t something you’ve considered? It should be. As Covington Travel points out, multi-gen travel is simply “traveling as a group with three or more generations, but grandparents traveling with grandkids count as well.”
Have UNESCO World Heritage Sites made it on to your travel bucket list? There are few guarantees in the world of travel. But a “World Heritage Site” designation from UNESCO– the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization– ensures that a destination is important enough to deserve protection for future generations.
We love being able to give you an inside glimpse into our immersive journeys of culture and service. Most recently, we shared a vivid illustration of what a typical day on a volunteer vacation looks like. Now, we want to give you a detailed look at the day-to-day activities, excursions, and feelings that could occur on a volunteer … Continued