Volunteering

Written By: jeff

Posted On: November 26th, 2012

This is a guest post submitted by Tony from LandingStanding.com. You may remember that I recently featured him and his wife, Meg, in a Who’s Out There Now interview. This post has been delayed for a while and I’m glad I can finally publish it. One of the top activities for career breakers is volunteering [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: March 28th, 2012

In a few weeks I’m off to Italy to speak at the Travel Bloggers Unite conference. One of the sponsors is Oyster Worldwide, a company that specializes in volunteer experiences for gappers and career breakers. They are giving away a trip to a blogger to go volunteer in Romania at a bear sanctuary. Who knew [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: March 17th, 2011

Kids in Nepal. Copyright EdgeofSeven.com

Nepal captured my heart just over two years ago.  It was my first time visiting the country nestled between India and China and in just three weeks, I fell in love with the land and its people.  Nepal, unlike any other country I have visited, has the ability to render visitors speechless from exquisite beauty [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: May 12th, 2010

Career Break Volunteering Tips

When choosing an international volunteer trip, many people cite cost as the most important factor. Some of the concerns voiced are, “Why should I pay if I’m giving my time?” and “If one group is less expensive than the other, does that mean it’s not as good?” To answer the first question, most service organizations [...]

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