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Adventures of a Voluntourist: Peru

This is the second installment in a series of four stories that I’ve written for WorldNomads. The anecdotal stories focus on my experience volunteering abroad. Click here to read it.

Make a positive impact by subtracting your plastic

As many of you know, I was a winner of a travel essay competition earlier this year. As part of the prize, I get to be a featured blogger for their web site. I cannot reproduce the posts that I submit to them in this blog, but if you’re interested in reading them, click here … Continue reading

Adventures of a Voluntourist: Greece

WorldNomads contacted me to see if I was interested in contributing stories about voluntourism to their Responsible Travel page. I was pleased to do it and my first (of four) stories appears on WorldNomads. “We will not be needing you.” This was said in heavily accented English by a grumpy man who I later discovered … Continue reading

An interview on blogtalk radio

I was recently interviewed by Kim Orlando of Traveling Mom for her blogtalk radio show. Have a listen! (Tip: If you don’t have the patience to listen straight through, my part begins at around 20:00 into the show–just slide the cursor forward.) http://www.blogtalkradio.com/travelingmom/2010/06/08/traveling-mom

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