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Meet Humanity Unified: A Clothing Line That Supports Rwandan Women

Did you know that two-thirds of the illiterate people in the world are female? That’s a shocking figure — one that needs to change. In honor of International Women’s Day, we recently discussed how volunteering empowers women both at home and abroad. Continuing on that theme, we’re excited to introduce you to a new company launched by … Continued

How Volunteering Abroad Can Empower Women

Woohoo! International Women’s Day is next Sunday, March 8th. The majority of our volunteer travelers are women, and we also make every effort to hire women abroad. Case in point: our lovely cooks in the Dominican Republic, whom you got to meet a few months ago. In other words, we support women all the way! And we truly believe that … Continued

5 Peace Corps Alumni Who Have Changed the World

Next Sunday isn’t just any old day. That’s because it marks 54 years of the Peace Corps, an organization that’s particularly meaningful to us here at Discover Corps. Not only are we proudly affiliated with the National Peace Corps Association — our founder Andrew discovered his passion for travel and service as a Peace Corps volunteer. Simply put: Without … Continued

5 Travel Love Stories to Inspire You This Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re a fan of Valentine’s Day or not, hopefully you’re a fan of love. Here at Discover Corps, we sure are: love for new cultures and experiences, love for friends, and love for family. Because Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, we’re going to celebrate romantic love today. And because we’re always obsessed with … Continued

The 29 Best Baby Boomer Travel Blogs for 2015

There are all sorts of travel blogs out there — from adventure to backpacker to family — but what about baby boomer travel blogs? Though they’re a little bit harder to find, they do exist — and they ROCK. At Discover Corps, 75% of our travelers are over the age of 50. To put it … Continued

5 Steps to Make Your New Year’s Travel Resolution a Reality

As the new year approaches, it’s common to set goals you want to achieve. According to Health Magazine, one of the top goals on new year’s resolution lists is to travel more. Perhaps you’ve fantasized about being that impulsive adventurer, or considered giving your time to a cause by volunteering abroad. Whatever trip you envision … Continued

9 Inspirational Travel Books to Give as Last-Minute Gifts

Even if you can’t travel abroad this holiday, you can always escape with a book. And if you need a last-minute gift, there’s nothing better: they’re cheap, easy-to-wrap, and available at any bookstore. (Shop locally if you can!) Below, we share nine books that would make a fantastic gift for the traveler in all of … Continued