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3 ways to becoming a Humanitarian

Have you been searching for ways to make a difference with your life? well here are a couple that we’ve come up with:

1. Volunteering

Volunteering locally can be so fulfilling, but Volunteering abroad can give an overflow of fulfillment. Just think about it, you could get off a plane in Peru or Guatemala, once you land you could possibly work with endangered species. For reasonable prices and opportunities like this head over to www.humanitravels.com.

2. Give

Once you’ve volunteered abroad you may feel a kinship with the organization you have volunteered for. You’ll probably want to do more after you leave, and you came. While your abroad you get firsthand experience with the people who will receive your donations and know without a doubt your money is going to a great cause that you helping to sustain.

3. Share

Once you’ve been bitten by the bug share your experience with others. Tell them how volunteering abroad and giving have changed your life and encourage them to take the time and experience volunteering abroad. Also be sure to tell them it wasn’t all work, but that you got to see the country while you were there. That’ll seal it; tell them about the group lead trip you took. They’ll be helping your cause in no time and you’ll be able to say you’re a committed humanitarian.

Brian Chu on his Blog here highlights the benefits of his volunteer experiences in Peru. Find the story here.


Time to Getaway

Summer is a perfect time to getaway. It’s a time when most places are brimming over with travel enthusiast and the possibilities of making memories are endless. So breakaway from the monotony and take an adventure! For the next few weeks great places to travel will be featured here. Hope one of our featured places inspires you to get out and take in something new. Below are some enticing spots to visit in Guatemala. Also for great deals check out humanitravels.com and be on a plan next Friday.

Guatemala Highlights

Colonial Antigua Guatemala
Colonial history that is always present combines with an array of cultural activities which include art galleries and exhibits, performing arts, popular arts, films, forums, and cultural tourism in general.


one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centres of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is located in the archaeological region of the Petén Basin in what is now northern Guatemala. Situated in the department of El Petén, the site is part of Guatemala’s Tikal National Park and in 1979 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Lake Atitlan
Lake Atitlán and its villages are a winning combination of scenic beauty, a relaxed atmosphere, easily accessible Mayan culture, and a good tourist infrastructure. You can have an enjoyable weekend visit, a week away from it all, or several weeks to learn Spanish. The Atitlan Lake located at 1560 m of altitude, and the Tolimán volcano at the bottom.

Welcome to govolunteerabroadSF

Welcome to the newest blog letting you know great insider travel tips and where to learn about volunteer travel in the Bay Area. Look out for updates.