“People don’t take trips… trips take people.” – John Steinbeck
Have you ever considered travelling abroad in order to volunteer on behalf of a cause that you believe in? If so, you first ought to make sure that you know exactly what you’re getting into and, beyond that, why you really want to in the first place. There are many reasons to volunteer on behalf of a good cause. A proper amount of self-examination ought to be the prelude to any serious decision on your part though.
There are many excellent charities and causes to get involved in, from ecological advocates to war relief efforts. The main question you will need to ask yourself is if you are ready to travel around the world to work on behalf of these causes. If your level of commitment is sky high, then you’re going to need some accurate and up to date advice on what volunteering is and what it truly entails.