10 Affordable Volunteer Abroad Destinations

A great way to spend a summer or spring break is to volunteer abroad. You get to see the world while doing good and gaining valuable experience for your resume. But when you’re on a limited student budget, traveling can sometimes seem unattainable.

The good news is your bank account doesn’t have to take a major hit simply because you want to travel and make a difference. All you need is an affordable volunteer organization and a low-cost volunteer abroad destination where you can make your money last. Here are ten places to consider:

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7 Exotic Destinations for a Winter Escape

Most travel authorities tend to agree that peak season for globe-trotters is April through September. This makes the more underrated winter months ideal for wanderlusters on a budget and looking for a winter escape. With discounted airlines, hotels and local attractions, this time of year lends itself to spontaneous trips––sans the high expense.

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3 places worth visiting in Central Vietnam apart from Hoi An

Vietnam is a popular destination for many backpackers and Gap Year travelers. In fact, many are known to rent or buy a motorbike from Hanoi or Ho Chi Ming city and ride north or south exploring the entire country. Some favourite destinations include Halong Bay, Sapa, Cat Ba Island, Hoi An, Mekong Delta and Nha Trang. Many travelers, however, bypass central Vietnam quickly and only really stopping in Hoi An. Having spent 16 days in central Vietnam, I could say that I didn’t even have enough time to see everything! So open your mind and prepare to add these three towns onto your itinerary. Read More