Want more than tourism? Try teaching public school in Chile
by Stephanie Hairgrove
While I love to travel, I wanted more than just a snapshot of a cultural experience. I was looking for a genuine opportunity to engage in a complex and rich culture.
Jan 15, 2015
Study abroad: It’s not just for rich kids anymore
by Sarah Stuteville
International travel can be a defining moment in a young person’s life. But without help, financial and cultural barriers will keep a lot of young Americans from ever getting outside our borders.
Jul 12, 2013
Guatemalan voluntourism adventure uncovers strong ties back to the Eastside
by Karen Story
Karen Story went to Guatemala to find out more about her adopted niece and nephew’s background. What she found was a cadre of NGO’s with Seattle roots fighting poverty.
May 29, 2013
Want to volunteer abroad? How to actually make a difference.
by Anna Goren
Every year, more young westerners are traveling to places like Africa, India, and South America in search of meaningful volunteer experiences. And why not? There’s plenty of valuable work to be done, travel and living expenses are low, and even the most challenging volunteer position might look easy compared to trying to find a job […]
Jun 19, 2012