Voluntourism: Helpful or Hurtful?


This post was posted by The Hipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 2015/08/28. Jet to an exotic country. Get immersed in local customs. Help build a house or dig a well. Make buddies with fascinating people you’d never meet otherwise. A “voluntourism” trip seems like a great way to give back or improve the world in a […]

Ten OTHER Trips to Take in Your 20s

study aborad in Central Mexico

The do-it-while-you’re-young message here is spot on: un-tied-down early adulthood is a unique opportunity for travel and adventures. But this list doesn’t really align with my own 20s travels. Have I missed out on the essentials? Or have I just sought out something else?

For twenty-somethings like me who are looking for travel that digs a little deeper, lasts a little longer, and may be a little more enriching to yourself and to the people/places you encounter along the way, I came up with my own list.