With the world getting smaller and traveling getting more personal than ever, well-seasoned travelers look for something more than tourist-filled plazas and resorts. Modern day travelers want to experience the places they visit hands-on & many desire to also make a difference.
It is a wonderful way to bring potential donors in and up close with those who need help the most.
Meaningful vacations allow a budget conscience traveler to give back by participating in a wide variety of programs and activities.
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Volunteer with Children in Nepal
Experience life in the Himalayas whilst volunteering in Nepal. 2 weeks from 850 Pounds. For more details visit here
Wildlife Research in South Africa Expedition
Travel to a private Big Five game reserve in South Africa and volunteer alongside an international team assisting in vital conservation work.
These types of programs are easy to find but be sure to choose a company that has done their research on projects and your accommodations.
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Doctors Without Borders:
Every year, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) provides emergency medical care to millions of people caught in crises in more than 60 countries around the world. MSF provides assistance when catastrophic events—such as armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, or natural disasters—overwhelm local health systems.
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Vacations That Give Back:
Anyone can book their travel on the internet, but by becoming more aware of conscious travel agencies and travel for a cause opportunities, you will find the same vacation at the same price, that now has a positive impact for everyone on the entire planet.
Their projects help reduce poverty, improve health and strengthen local education. They focus on environmentally friendly operations, nature and conservation of local species. For more information go here
Tell us ways that you have made your travels more meaningful.