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Teaching Spoken English in India

The clanking of desks on the hard tile floor is what sticks with me the most. It was August of 2011, and I was about to give my first lesson as a teacher at the College of Micronesia in… 2,311 more words

Travel Log

The First Time I Travelled Solo

I was the quiet girl in the class. I’d be sat at the back of the class; studious yet day-dreamy in an all girls’ school where outgoing personalities were seen as appealing and bold. 1,408 more words


Feeling SKWIDish

Welcome to my first blog post of my entire journey in Édea, Cameroon! It has been a long process so far, so it is funny that it is still not only the beginning, but also that I am still only in the preparation stage of the whole thing. 839 more words

Erin's Edéa

Is It Possible To Travel As A Broke Twenty-Something?

I have always known somewhere in the back of my mind that I wanted to travel. I mean, doesn’t everyone? To see the world, experience life to the fullest, and put real meaning to the names on a map? 1,048 more words


What’s IVMDay? An international recognition for all those managing/leading volunteers in their field of work.

I could have written a post about the incredible work volunteer managers do, but I can’t speak for everyone. 383 more words


GivingWay: Connecting travelers to volunteer opportunities around the world

Looking for a place to find the perfect volunteer opportunity abroad? Check out GivingWay, a new online platform that connects travelers with over 250 international organizations around the world.  2,357 more words


3 reasons I’m excited about my Balloon Fellowship

Someone once said, “History is more than the path left by the past. It influences the present and can shape the future.”

I recall this quote because I’m beginning to appreciate more and more how my history has and continues to shape my present and my future. 653 more words