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
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.
One of the ways we make sure our volunteer vacations are sustainable is by only supporting projects that are already integrated into the community. A perfect example of this is the Q’ewar Project, which we visit on our volunteer vacations to Peru. Located in the rural highlands of the Andes Mountains, this project has been operating … Continued
In September 2014, a group of travelers journeyed to Peru for an immersive journey of service and culture.