2019 – A year in review

I’ll be honest – I don’t tend to take the time out to reflect on achievements. I suppose many of us don’t, as our lives are usually go, go go. However with such a huge year wrapping up, I decided

Resources on voluntourism

Voluntourism (short-term volunteering overseas), at first glance, is a wonderful thing. But when we delve further, things aren’t as they seem. If you want to know more about the unintended consequences of voluntourism, and why it isn’t the best way

It’s time to rethink voluntourism

Reposted from Thrive Global. What keeps you awake at night tossing and turning? Is it worrying about your children, that upcoming work presentation or the incoming bills? For me, it is voluntourism [short-term overseas volunteering]. I know what you are

Rokhak Women Handicraft

When I was visiting Cambodia this past April, my friend Sreylin and I were contemplating what we should do for our customary ‘day of fun’ that happens every time we get together. The issue was, we had pretty much been