Monthly Archives: May 2012

Blog about a bad experience volunteering in Nepal

This blog article has been widely reposted and caused a great deal of discussion on responsible volunteering. I’m sure Rachel didn’t expect this kind of exposure when she wrote it but I really respect the fact she was honest about … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts on responsible volunteering, Volunteering stories | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Why volunteer on your gap year – research on motivations of volunteers

An interesting article and research study on why people volunteer on their gap year from Becky Khalil on the gapyear.com website.  Although her findings aren’t particulary different from other studies on motivation of volunteers, it is useful to see this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Italy

It has been a while since I posted on this blog. That’s because I’ve been to Italy on holiday. I thought I’d write about this, even though it is slightly off the subject of responsible volunteering, but relevant to the … Continue reading

Posted in Responsible tourism | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment