Posts Tagged ‘volunteer’

I will not sell out my travel

I will not sell out my travel

“What do you do in travel?” she asked me. She, a woman who founded a company that develops products that help measure your social media impact. Me, an adventure traveler who could not care the least bit about measuring my social media impact. While many of the “travel people” who mingled about the event are […]

In Memory of Nuon Phaly

In Memory of Nuon Phaly

I received very sad news today, an angel has passed away. Madam Nuon Phaly, a Cambodian humanitarian and founder of Future Light Orphanage (FLO) has left this earth after a week of fighting for her life after being involved in a serious automobile accident. The accident occurred in Kampong Cham province, Tboung Khmom district, Sralop […]

Global Lives Global Gala – Come Meet Your Neighbors

Global Lives Global Gala – Come Meet Your Neighbors

Step out of your world and join me and other globally minded individuals for an exciting evening of global experiences at the Global Lives Global Gala in San Francisco this Thursday, November 1oth! Global Lives will be celebrating 7 years of engaging, educating and inspiring audiences to rethink what it means to be a global citizen. […]

In the next fifty years

In the next fifty years

“What do you think your home will look like in the next fifty years?“, Infinity Expedition’s volunteer crew ask the people living in the remote villages of Vanuatu in the South Pacific. Without prompting, Barry, resident of Aneityum island in southern Vanuatu, told us the story of how he has recently had to build a […]

Help me save the planet!!!

Help me save the planet!!!

I have the opportunity to increase the possibility of a sustainable future for our planet. Today I will join Infinity, 120 ft sailing expedition vessel that is setting sail for Vanuatu on July 6th. The mission of Infinity Expeditions is to promote global awareness, understanding and collaboration, real-world problem solving of environmental issues and choices impacting our […]

Sea Shepherd

Sea Shepherd

I first learned about Sea Shepherd in 2007 when I watched the documentary Shark Water. Filmmaker Rob Stewart has had a lifetime fascination with sharks and sets out “to debunk historical stereotypes and media depiction of sharks as bloodthirsty, man-eating monsters and reveals the reality of sharks as pillars in the evolution of the seas.” The […]

Nepalese Youth Opportunity Foundation

Nepalese Youth Opportunity Foundation

I recently joined a MEETUP group in San Francisco created specifically for travel enthusiasts. I love being in the company of others who like me, suffer from a bad case of wanderlust. The group meets a couple of times a month to discuss travel related books and lectures. At last night’s Meetup I had the […]

How can I get paid to travel???

This is the question I ask myself each day as I search for an escape from the confines of my cubicle. After being blessed with the freedom to travel the world for a year, going back to the 9-5 has been about as much fun for as watching FOX News on a Friday night with […]

How can I help?

How can I help?

In the wake of the recent disaster in Haiti, we have all wondered…what can I do to help? Aside from making a small donation, most people do not feel empowered to do more when disaster strikes and are content in letting the Bill Gates and Warren Buffets of the world take the lead in philanthropic […]

Global Lives Project

Global Lives Project

One of the many reasons I love San Francisco is the abundance of cool and interesting events always going on somewhere in the city. I recently had the pleasure of attending an event showcasing the Global Lives Project, a collective effort of more than 150 volunteer filmmakers, artists, architects, programmers and everyday people from around […]

Future Light Orphanage

Future Light Orphanage

Throughout my travels I have met some truly remarkable people who have impressed me by their resolve in hard times or their selfless desire to help others. Nicole and I met many admirable people while volunteering at the Future Life Orphanage (FLO). It is always a very rewarding experience to do something to help others […]

Pepy…a really cool idea

PEPY is a really cool NGO that is worth checking out for anyone interested in volunteering while traveling in Cambodia.

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