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How Volunteering Abroad Ended My Career

As we began the hour and a half trip back to the volunteer house, I couldn’t help but appreciate the magnitude of what had occurred that day…

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How Volunteering Abroad Changed My Life

It’s been just over three years since I stepped foot in Brazil with IVHQ and not a day goes by that I don’t think about the country or the friends that I made there…

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How Serving Abroad in Peru Changed My Life

I think that goes to say that there are several elements that you learn about yourself when you not only go abroad but when you serve abroad…

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A Life Of Contentment

Having lived in four countries, and having had the opportunity to volunteer and give back in six different countries, there’s a lot I’ve learnt over the years…

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6 Reasons To Not Travel (And Why They’re Wrong)

It’s hard to put into words why I’m inspired to travel. But then, I suppose I’m also inspired to travel to see things I couldn’t put into words before I left…

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What Is It Like To Be A Volunteer Teaching Abroad?

Learn what IVHQer Taylor Franks experienced volunteering abroad as a teacher, and hear her tips for future teaching volunteers.

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Volunteer Vacations For Families

Discover the top destinations for family volunteer vacations and why family volunteering will be an ideal option for your next vacation…

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The Ultimate Guide To Volunteering In Bali

Here’s an IVHQer’s guide to volunteering in Bali - it covers everything from what to expect to top things to keep in mind! A must-read if you are setting off for Indonesia.

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My Take On Eco Volunteering In Guatemala

Read about IVHQer Sharron Maree’s experience volunteering on the Eco-Agriculture Conservation Project just outside of Antigua, Guatemala.

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Why I'm Addicted To Volunteering Abroad

From Madagascar to Bali… Find out what inspires IVHQ’s Teach and Volunteer Abroad Scholarship recipient, Taylor Franks, to keep volunteering abroad.

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