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Monday, 30 June 2014 11:48

Travel brings father, son closer

Writer George Rush has appeared in Conde NastTraveler, Travel + Leisure, Departures, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Esquire and other magazines. To better connect with his young son, Eamon, George embarked on a number of trips throughout the world, seeking adventure and new experiences: How Traveling the World with My Son…
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 15:53

Volunteer Abroad at 40

Yelena Parker, expatriate, executive coach and writer with The Huffington Post recently shared her views on volunteering abroad after reaching 40. In a nutshell, Yelena says "Dot it!" Read her insight and averviews for yourself: 4 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer Abroad at 40 Life begins at 40. Forties are…

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  • Source The Huffington Post
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 12:48

Things That Have Made Travel Better

Chis Clayton has compiled an interesting list of 85 Things That Have Made Travel Better. Featured in Delta Sky Magazine's June 2014 Innovation Issue, #24 is VOLUNTOURISM: "Global Travelers are increasingly choosing to mix travel and philanthropy, from building soccer fields to helping orphaned lion cubs. Some well-regarded programs include Roadmonkey,…

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By Sucheta Rawal Travel Writer Posted: 06/09/2014 4:27 pm EDT Updated: 06/09/2014 4:59 pm EDT Huffington Post, Travel Section Volunteer vacationing, or voluntourism, is a relatively new phenomenon that includes a service component built into a short-term vacation. Don't confuse it with a mission trip, which is a trip designed…
Thursday, 08 May 2014 12:16

Film on Globe Aware up for Three Emmys

Celebrate with us! We are excited to announce that the PBS documentary on Globe Aware's Cambodia program has received three Emmy Award nominations. Produced by the good folks at Journeys for Good, the documentary is nominated for Best Cultural Program, Best Camera and Best Editing. In December 2012, award-winning  husband…

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Great profile of Globe Aware in the May 2014 edition of 'Sky', Delta Air Lines' onboard magazine: BREAK AWAY Globe Aware: A voluntourism outfit for time-crunched travelers BY LISA ROUNDS While traveling for business in the late 1990s, Kimberly Haley-Coleman o en found herself in foreign countries with free time…

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Thursday, 24 April 2014 14:56

School Built For Guatemalan Community

Dallas-based nonprofit gives disadvantaged children opportunity for higher education Dallas, TX April 23, 2014 -  Globe Aware, an internationally recognized leading international volunteer vacation organization, has built with its volunteers and local community members a school for disadvantaged youths in El Remate, Guatemala, its newest program site to date. Globe…
Monday, 07 April 2014 15:10

Volunteers share hearts, experience

A former school principal and business executive look abroad for adventure and volunteer opportunities. They find their calling overseas working with communities in Africa and Eastern Europe: LI volunteers share their hearts, experience abroad Published: April 4, 2014 8:56 AM By CARA S. TRAGER  Special to Newsday For Helen Boxwill,…

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  • Source Long Island Newsday
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 12:50

Holidays That Help

AW Media Inc. of Austin, Texas publishes austinwoman Magazine, Austin Man Magazine, Pink Pages, Guide to Good Health and produces an annual AW Aniversary Event as well as numerous other events throughout the year. In the April 2014 edition of austinwoman Magazine, the focus was on volunteer travel and vacations and…

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Thursday, 27 March 2014 13:46

You’re Retired? How to Volunteer Overseas

August 16, 2013 - 2:30 AMBy Susan Ladika Remember when you were young and idealistic, and wanted to make a difference in the world? Now that you’re retired, you have your chance. Baby boomers and members of the Silent Generation are flocking overseas to take part in volunteer vacations. You’ll…

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