Category: International Development

Voluntourism: How Volunteer Tourism Is Changing World Travel

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It would be a mistake to believe that travelers are interested in simply seeing the world. In fact, it’s quite common for the intrepid explorer to develop a soft spot (if not fall completely in love with) the places they visit. It’s only natural then that they might want to volunteer some time and expertise while on their travels. It’s from t...

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Sierra Leone: Overcoming Disaster Through Eco-Tourism

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After a bloody 11-year civil war and, more recently, the Ebola Crisis, the West Africa country of Sierra Leone saw its economy crumble.  But gradually, the country once hailed as the Jewel of Africa is rebuilding its reputation as a tourist destination of choice for lovers of the environment, wildlife and responsible tourism. Sierra Leone had b...

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