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Saturday, 03 January 2015 00:00

Volunteer Vacations' Growing Popularity

‘Volunteer vacations’ a popular trend for manyBy Jackie Runion Marietta Times Anyone vowing to travel or to make a difference in the new year can do both at the same time in the form of a "volunteer vacation." A number of companies, organizations and programs exist to offer people of…

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Friday, 26 December 2014 00:00

Voluntourism offers many options

'Voluntourism' options available for all budgets and schedules Many people know all about "voluntourism," the option of volunteering while traveling. But not all of us can - or have the time to - spend vacation doing more work, even if it's in a beautiful locale. However, there's a growing trend that…

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  • Source NewsProNet
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 16:05

New Year's travel resolutions

Making service vacations part of New Year's travel resolutions By Georgina Cruz, Special Correspondent Orlando Sentinel This is the time of the year to start making some resolutions for 2015, like perhaps losing weight or quitting smoking. For those who would also like to make some New Year travel resolutions,…

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  • Source Orlando Sentinel
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 14:14

Q & A: The Festive Traveller

Kimberly Haley-Coleman, founder and Executive Director of Globe Aware, recently sat down with Jessica Wynne Lockhart, contributing editor at Travel with Purpose's Verge Magazine to discuss how to make the most of a volunteer vacation. The Q & A is below. How to be an effective global citizen during the…

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  • Source Verge Magazine
Monday, 01 December 2014 16:15

Why You Should Travel with Your Kids

Downoad Article Travel abroad with young children? Are you NUTS? All the crying, nagging, and the money!! They won’t even remember it. Why on EARTH would I do that to myself? What will they eat over there? Fried monkey eyeballs? No thanks! I get these responses all the time. I…

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  • Source Perreault Magazine
Friday, 07 November 2014 00:00

Alumna Returns Service to Community

Hockaday travel program connects with alumna Kimberly Haley-Coleman’s organization Globe Aware By Megan PhilipsFeatures EditorTHE HOCKADAY SCHOOL Downoad Article When alumna Kimberly Haley-Coleman ‘88 was a Hockaday student, she was involved in many local community service projects from candy stripping at hospitals to working in women’s shelters. Today, she is…

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  • Source THE HOCKADAY SCHOOL
Monday, 22 September 2014 12:58

Voluntourism will boost your career

Just how important are the hobbies and extracurricular activities job applicants list on their job application resumes? Very important according to Rebecca Delaney writing for Consulting-Specifying Engineer. Employers are looking for worldly employees with experience working with people and communities around the world. Rebecca suggests that voluntourism can help bolster…

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  • Source Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Friday, 19 September 2014 15:34

Globe Aware Costa Rica featured in CNN

Costa Rica's 'connection to nature' CNN's Holly Firfer takes you on a beautiful getaway to the tiny nation of Costa Rica with the help of Globe Aware.

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  • Source CNN
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 15:33

Helps Students Become 'Globe Aware'

By Karley KikerSPECIAL CONTRIBUTOR September 2014 By the time she was blowing out the candles on her 30th birthday cake, Hockaday alumna Kimberly Haley-Coleman had already earned an MBA in international business, worked as the VP of business development for a Houston-based aerospace company, and done more international traveling, connecting,…

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  • Source Park Cities People
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 15:44

Voluntourism: Travel and give back!

Costa Rica Orosi Valley VOLUNTOURISM A new way to travel and give back! Costa Rica Orosi Valley About an hour from the city of San Jose, in a gorgeous, hidden valley (Orosi) rests the tiny community of El Yaz known for Its clean water, rich soil eternal, spring-like temperatures (about…

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  • Source Perreault Magazine
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