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Giving back through travel: An interview with Mark Horoszowski

Have you ever wanted to travel overseas to volunteer your expertise?

Mark Horoszowski had that same aspiration. In 2010, Mark left his job at a marketing agency in Seattle to travel and volunteer his professional skills around the world for a year.  1,110 more words

Change

Here’s a lazy post about some interesting articles and things I’ve come across these last couple months that I think are relevant to OT or OT without borders: 286 more words

OT Without Borders

Getting ready!

I splurged a bit today on some necessities! I’ll be travelling to Bali for one whole month in exactly a week.

I needed to do something that would push me way out of my comfort zone. 117 more words

Food

Tourism Meets Volunteering

Solidarity tourism is a new and budding trend in tourism, volunteering and travel.  A growing number of travelers are realizing the impact that tourism has on a region or country. 386 more words

Posts

Coffee, crickets and coconut milk....

Suk svai (Cambodian greeting). I find it so interesting that there is no translation from Khmer to English so we just guess at the sounds which is why names of places in Cambodia are written differently everywhere, fascinating hey. 552 more words

Dumela from Botswana!

I arrived safely in Botswana on Saturday night and the first few days here have been lovely. I’m not going to lie, I’m certainly missing my friends and family back home but just getting here and starting to get to know the country is helping me feel reassured. 536 more words

International Development