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TIPS FOR TRAVELING MINDFULLY

TIPS FOR TRAVELING MINDFULLY

Conscientious tips on how your travels can be meaningful and beneficial to not only yourself but to the people you meet along the way.

5 DO's AND DON'TS OF REMOTE WORK LIFE

5 DO's AND DON'TS OF REMOTE WORK LIFE

Whether you’re starting down the path to becoming a remote worker or are a seasoned pro with a passport full of stamps, there are always lessons to be learned. The life of a digital nomad is full of opportunity and adventure, but with that comes uncertainty and room for error. While everyone’s experience is different, there are many common mistakes and ways to avoid them.

Meet Shannon Sanzone

Meet Shannon Sanzone! Shannon will be working with Vive Peru, helping women who need to learn new skills to enable them to become more sustainable and independent.  Shannon has studied abroad in England for two months, many years ago, and has always wanted to volunteer abroad.  Continue reading to learn more about Shannon!

A Week in the Life - Alyssa Hampton

A Week in the Life - Alyssa Hampton

Ever wonder what it's like to be a venture nomad? Use this post as a viewfinder to answer any questions and to see what it's like to lead the life of a participant at Venture with Impact. Continue reading to find out more about the week in the life of Alyssa Hampton.

The Solo Traveler - 10 Safe Places to Venture Alone

The Solo Traveler - 10 Safe Places to Venture Alone

If you've ever thought about traveling alone, I'd highly recommend it.  If you've decided that you're going to break out of your comfort zone, into the unknown, and take on the world, I've put together a list of 10 safe places to venture alone.

A Week in the Life - Daniel McMullen

A Week in the Life - Daniel McMullen

Ever wonder what it's like to be a venture nomad? Use this post as a viewfinder to answer any questions and to see what it's like to lead the life of a participant at Venture with Impact. Continue reading to find out more about the week in the life of Daniel McMullen.

A Week in the Life - Josie Santiago

A Week in the Life - Josie Santiago

Ever wonder what it's like to be a venture nomad? Use this post as a viewfinder to answer any questions and to see what it's like to lead the life of a participant at Venture with Impact. Continue reading to find out more about the week in the life of Josie Santiago.

A Week in the Life - Jesse Olsen

A Week in the Life - Jesse Olsen

Ever wonder what it's like to be a venture nomad? Use this post as a viewfinder to answer any questions and to see what it's like to lead the life of a participant at Venture with Impact. Continue reading to find out more about the week in the life of Jesse Olsen.  

Meet Kelly Hayes

Meet Kelly Hayes

Meet Kelly Hayes.  Since getting her passport, Kelly has traveled to 16 countries on 3 continents and doesn't plan on stopping there.  While volunteering with Venture with Impact, she will be teaching English workshops in the local community.  As a special part of her journey, she will be accompanied by her 21 month old daughter.

Meet Emily Mayer

Meet Emily Mayer

Meet Emily Mayer.  Emily has never lived abroad before but is not new to the travel scene.  While in Peru, Emily will be planning and implementing public health workshops in the community.  Emily is most excited to immerse herself into a new culture and give back to the community.

15 Reasons to Travel While Young

15 Reasons to Travel While Young

There are so many reasons to travel at any point in your life.  People travel for business.  People travel for leisure.  People travel to make new memories.  Wherever you travel, whenever you travel, make sure you travel when you're young. 

Useful Apps for Travel

Useful Apps for Travel

Going on a vacation? Looking to make traveling a breeze? Check out the following travel apps to make your next getaway or travel experience easier!

Must-Have Apps for Remote Work

Must-Have Apps for Remote Work

Working remotely can be extremely rewarding and beneficial.  You don't need an "office."  You can work from anywhere.  Your job is flexible.  However, not being in close proximity with co-workers can cause it's challenges.  With the help from these apps, working remotely can become easier than ever!

Volunteering with Espaanglisch

Volunteering with Espaanglisch

Espaanglisch is a non-profit organization with a vision to reduce the education inequality gaps, and to increase opportunities for underprivileged children through the teaching of languages with the primary focus in English.

 

25 Sites to Help you Find a Remote Job

25 Sites to Help you Find a Remote Job

Looking for a new job so that you're able to work remotely? Look no further! The following websites are worth a gander and will help point you in the right direction of a remote job.

Meet Alexis Henry

Meet Alexis Henry

Meet Alexis Henry.  Alexis has lived in Cameroon, India and Panamá.  She loves traveling and living abroad because she's able to dig deeper and appreciate the culture much more than a tourist ever would. She is hoping to travel to every continent in her near future.  Alexis is most excited about combining her love for financing and female empowerment, incorporating them into her volunteer experience.  Continue reading to learn more about Alexis!

Volunteering with Moche

Volunteering with Moche

"MOCHE, Inc. (Mobilizing Opportunity through Community Heritage Empowerment Incorporated) is a not for profit organization dedicated to improving the standard of living in impoverished communities, preserving archaeological sites, and promoting research and education on the rich cultural heritage of Peru"

 

Volunteering with Earth Peru

Volunteering with Earth Peru

"Founded in October 2015, Earth Peru is a small non-for-profit NGO with a driving mission to inspire Peruvian communities and individuals to make sustainable choices in their surrounding environment.  The NGO advocates 3 pillars of engagement which include the following - environmental protection, community empowerment, and educational development.  These pillars are reflected in our philosophy and form the basis for all of our current and future projects."

 

Meet Jenna VanLooven

Meet Jenna VanLooven

Meet Jenna VanLooven.  Jenna has never lived abroad, and excited to finally get an opportunity to do so.  Jenna is lucky enough to have a job that allows her to work from anywhere with internet, so she didn't have to convince her boss to work remotely!  She is finally at a point in her life that is allowing her to participate in this wonderful volunteer experience.  Jenna is most excited to learn something new and give back to the community.  Continue reading to learn more about Jenna! 

Meet Ali Al Herz

Meet Ali Al Herz

Meet Ali Al Herz.  She is a Saudi Arabia native who went to school in the United States and loves to travel.  Ali is passionate about helping people and looking forward to putting her engineering skills and knowledge to use by helping others.  She is currently looking for a new job, and thought this would be the perfect opportunity while waiting! Continue reading to learn more about Ali.