Volunteer Vacations

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Adventures on the Caribbean Coast – Part I

After leaving the Buena Finca in Saripiqui, R and I decided to cross from Costa Rica to Panama at the Sixaola-Guabito border crossing. We felt that this border crossing had some advantages. First, given its remote location in Costa Rica, far from the Pan-American highway, we hoped it would be quicker than crossing at one more »

Do good and have fun with Passports with Purpose

We love to travel. We love to help other people to travel. But we know life is not all about travel. Sometimes life is a struggle, and when we travel we see that there are struggles everywhere. Once a year, the travel blogging community comes together to raise money for a charitable cause, usually focusing more »

A Family North Pole Adventure Raises Awareness of Nigeria’s Lost Girls

We are very much in favor of family adventures here at All Over the Map. And we are very much in favor of social activism as a family activity. So we were interested to hear about how one family from Nigeria took their activism to the ends of the earth. To the North Pole, in more »

Volunteer Vacation Resources pt. 1 – Earn Your Keep

When you imagine taking your family on a volunteer vacation, what do you envision?  Do you imagine yourselves feeding hungry orphans, seeing a look of undying gratitude in their eyes, instilling in your kids a deep sense of appreciation for what they have and a lifelong dedication to helping those in need?  Do you see more »

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