Tag Archives: make a difference

Movember

Movember Inspired Manly Bucket List

  Movember, aka November, started when 30 manly men in Melbourne, Australia decided they would grow their crumb catchers for the entire month of November.  The goal was to raise…

Zippy Turtle Hospital

A Hospital for Turtles

We love turtles . . . If you all hadn’t noticed, we’re big turtle fans!  Traditional symbols of wisdom, longevity, steadfastness and patience, the turtle is a careful observer, and…

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Literacy Program in Laos: Big Brother Mouse

Big Brother Mouse Literacy Program A highlight of our visit to Luang Prabang was volunteering at The Big Brother Mouse literacy program headquarters. The project, which began in 2006, is Lao-owned and…

Holy men greet tourists at Pashupatinath Temple.

Guest Post: Volunteering in Nepal

Incorporating volunteering into your travels is a wonderful way to give back to local communities while gaining a richer understanding of local life and culture. There are many ways to…

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Doing Some Time in the Penh

We realized after we’d arrived how little we knew about Cambodian history, and during our visit attempted to soak up whatever knowledge we could. This five-part article called The Banyan…