Things to do in Nepal this summer

Summer vacation in Nepal can be a summer to remember for Globe Aware volunteers. Check out the list of what you can do there, which includes our volunteer vacation destination of Chitwan National Park, a World Heritage site!

Things to do in Nepal this summer—adventures and beauty abound

Times of India
Apr 25, 2019


Summer vacation is on the cards, and we are definitely looking for places to visit during the season. Summer in Nepal can be a summer to remember of course; the high Himalayan nation has an almost surreal landscape.

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World Earth Day 2023: What steps should we take while travelling to improve the planet?

Traveling and experiencing the world is an amazing experience for our Globe Aware volunteers, but we understand the need to be conscious of our environmental impact as well. Here are a few ways you can help lessen the environmental impact at your volunteer vacation destination.

Swapnajit Kundu
22 Apr 2023

Climate change has put the very existence of this planet under threat, and it is time for us to step up and reduce the damage that human civilisation has done to it over the years.

New Delhi: Sometimes, we tend to forget that the Earth is the only planet we have and that we have no other place to live. Let us think about another thing while keeping this point in mind: Is it good to dirty the place we live in? Do we do that with our homes? No. Like that, we should endeavour to keep this planet clean as well. Climate change and global warming have put the very existence of this planet under threat, and it is time for us to step up and reduce the damage that human civilisation has done to it over the years.

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What to Expect: The unique WORK of a Family International Volunteer Trip

Faithful Parent
family travel
Apr 23, 2023

In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”

ACTS 20: 35

In previous posts, we’ve encouraged families to consider taking a Family International Volunteer trip if they have the means to do so but have not discussed in detail the work of a family international volunteer trip. We’ve had the pleasure and privilege of doing six different “vacations” like this and have traveled to Peru, Costa Rica, South Africa, Guatemala, Kenya, and Indonesia. 

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Why 2023 is the year to visit Mongolia

Breanna Wilson
March 31, 2023

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia CNN — Due to its remoteness and short summer season, Mongolia has long been a destination overlooked by travelers.

But as the country moves to further open up to tourism by easing its entry conditions for international visitors and upgrading its infrastructure, 2023 might just be the best time yet to get there.

Here are 10 reasons travelers should start planning their long-dreamed-of Mongolia visit now.

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11 reasons why you should travel to Laos right now

Laos is a beautiful, tropical, and mostly untouched country that is becoming an up-and-coming destination for travelers looking for an authentic taste of South-east Asia, due to this, the rewards here are plentiful. It may not be as developed as neighboring Thailand, or Vietnam, though this is exactly Laos’ uniqueness and charm. Experience Laos with Globe Aware.

11 reasons why you should travel to Laos right now

22 March 2021

is a beautiful and small country located in Southeast Asia. Myanmar and China surround the country to the northwest, Cambodia to the east, Vietnam to the south, and Thailand. Since ancient times, this country is also called the land of thousand of elephants. That is, the elephant here is famous in the world. People come from each corner of the world to see it. North of Laos is China and North Vietnam, Cambodia in the south, Mekong River on Thailand’s border in the southwest. Due to which the climate here is tropical, about 2/3 of Laos’s area is full of nature’s beauty and forests. Elephant, leopard, cheetah and snake etc., are found in the lush green forests here. If you travel to Laos, you should know that the colloquial language here is Thai, using Sanskrit, Pali and French words. Additionally, French is the second language of royalty. Like Cambodia and Vietnam, Buddhism is the predominant religion here. People like cuisine here very much. If you are a fan of adrenaline, then here are underground river caves, white water rapids and jungle ziplines, which you can enjoy and make your trip memorable. It would be nice to take the pictures to turn this trip into memories. Let’s know why you should travel to Laos.

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These 81-year-old best friends traveled the world in 80 days

These two senior friends prove that getting older doesn’t have to stop you from traveling! Globe Aware volunteer vacations welcome all our senior volunteers!

These 81-year-old best friends traveled the world in 80 days

April 8, 2023

A pair of best friends from Texas are proving that adventure doesn’t have an age limit — even when you’re 81.

Ellie Hamby, a documentary photographer, and Sandy Hazelip, a physician and lecturer, toured the world in 80 days, adventuring from the beaches of Bali to the deserts of Egypt.

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Top 8 Trending Travel Destinations This Year

We’re not surprised that Thailand’s trending again! Globe Aware volunteers will love our volunteer vacation in Chiang Mai, open to volunteers of all ages and a perfect summer program!

These Are The Top 8 Trending Destinations This Year

Now that travel has returned, where are people going?

While many countries have seen their tourist arrival numbers steadily increasing last year and so far this year as well, there have been some countries that have performed much better than anticipated.

Using data gathered from official tourism agencies around the world, there are certain destinations that are coming out on top so far this year.

With tourism numbers climbing to pre-pandemic levels again, these countries are some that are showing the biggest jumps in arrivals.

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An Excellent Guide to Planning Your Family International Volunteer Trip: The Logistics!

Family Travel Volunteer Trips
Jan 09, 2023
Faithful Parent

When you’re the parents of multiple young children, traveling is always a lot of work. Planning your family trip to the other side of the state can seem overwhelming when you’re juggling nap schedules, kid gear, and well-timed rest stops. Knowing this reality, the idea of planning your family international volunteer trip with your children may seem…how can we put it…unwise, and maybe even a little crazy? However, we’ve had the great privilege of doing exactly this with our four children…more than once! We’d love to share some practical tips with you if you’re getting ready to jump into international travel with little kids. Is it work? Yes. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

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Travel gift ideas for women who love to explore

Finding the ideal gift for women who are interested in traveling is tough. Here are some of the best gifts for our Globe Aware volunteers to give to the women travelers in their life, that are useful and enjoyable:

Travel gift ideas for women who love to explore

Looking for gift ideas for women who enjoy travelling? Check out these perfect on-the-go presents!

April 01, 2023
India TV
New Delhi

Travelling is a passion for several women. However, finding the ideal gift for women who take interest in travelling is tough. Whether it’s a practical item for a long journey or a thoughtful keepsake to remember a special trip, the options are endless. Here are some of the best gifts to give to women travellers that are useful and enjoyable:

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Instead of scanning passports, future airports will instead scan travellers’ heartbeats

It’s more likely that in the future, your heartbeat might replace your passport. Do our Globe Aware volunteers believe that’s likely to happen?

Future travel: Soon, your heart and not passport will play a crucial role in taking you places

Mar 31, 2023

It’s more likely that in the future, your heartbeat might replace your passport. Well, the future of travel will not be close to anything, which you can relate to today.

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