Tribewanted’s Second Eco-Village Project in Sierra Leone Aims to Support Sustainable Community Development

Tribewanted Sierra Leone

"Tribewanted Sierra Leone is your chance to play a part in kick-starting the right kind of tourism in a country that needs it. It will be an amazing adventure, so don’t miss this opportunity to be one of the pioneering visitors." – Ben Keene, Founder, Tribewanted


Edge of Africa: Volunteering in South Africa

By Jo Lancaster, Edge of Africa


If you are considering joining a volunteer program in South Africa, then you are likely the kind of person who wants to make a positive contribution, be it to conservation or to a community in need. However, before deciding which project you want to join, there are a few things that you may want to consider.

Traveling Mexico’s Mountainside Like a Local

By Michelle Rodrigues


Tourism in Mexico has seen a drastic drop since the swine flu fright and the recent economic downturn experienced throughout the world, but this doesn't stop everyone. Mexico is still optimistic and thriving with the continuation of its beautiful colors, traditions and cultures.

The Cactus Sanctuary of Baja California Sur, Mexico

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By Jacqueline Baleon


Exploring the City Streets of Delhi with Teens Who Have Lived Them

For children with no home, life is a fast train to nowhere. Salaam Baalak Trust works to restore them to the world of childhood, take them from a lonely dead-end to bonding, learning and the joy of a professional life.

Chilika Lake: Birder's Paradise in Orissa, India

Chilika Lake, Asia's largest estuarine lagoon hosts over a million birds every winter. Migratory waterfowl wing in from places as far away as Siberia to jostle resident species over freshwater wetland. Water lilies open with the rising sun and a symphony of bird calls flutter to our ears.


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