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How to Feel Home and Contribute to Local Communities while Traveling
How to Feel Home and Contribute to Local Communities while Traveling

January 16, 2017

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: what are you doing for others? -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   Traveling provides different opportunities for volunteer work depending on the outcome you are seeking. This could be short term while backpacking in a certain area, or long term as a side project while living abroad, or even the sole focus of your adventures. Whether or not to volunteer is definitely a very personal thing. If you do decide to embrace the idea of volunteering, it does have a way of reducing the likelihood of homesickness as it causes you to adapt quickly to your surroundings, introduces you to people of a similar nature and allows you to feel a part of...

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