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Thailand Responsible Travel & Social Enterprise Guide

Thailand is a huge hub for tourists of every nationality and from every corner of…

GV Team

The Responsible Traveler’s Guide to Southeast Asia

Let’s talk about socially responsible travel in Southeast Asia. Although there are general ethical principles…

Shannon

6 Reasons to Travel This Summer

Despite the half-meter of snow on my doorstep and the five layers of clothes I…

Cindy

An Open Letter: How to Find Compassion and Kindness Through Travel

One reason that I love traveling is because of the new perspectives that I gain…

Cindy

5 New Ways to See the World While Making it a Better Place in 2017

New year, new travel plans. The first thing that typically pops into my head come…

Cindy

5 Ways to Include Sustainable Travel in Your New Year’s Resolutions

This is one of my favorite times of the year. It sounds cliché, but it's…

Cindy

How One Organization is Working with Orphanages in India for Long-Term Solutions

Orphanages are a controversial subject in the international volunteering industry. Over the past decade, stories…

Shannon

The Psychology & Ethics of International Volunteering

The ethical landscape of the international volunteering industry is complex. It's a twisting network of…

Shannon

New Social Enterprise Opens in Bagan, Myanmar

A new partnership between Friends-International and the Myanmar Youth Development Institute is bringing vocational training…

Bianca

5 Reasons You Should Visit Iceland Now

For such a small country, Iceland bursts with adventures. Known as the Land of Fire…

Cindy