Compassion, are you there?

As today is a public holiday, Seyla and I decided to get out of the house for a bit. We drove along Road 6 (the busiest road in Siem Reap) with the intention of visiting some pagodas. Along the way

The Voluntourist

I just finished watching this documentary on voluntourism. Although I have an embarrassingly short attention span, I was captivated as this is a topic I feel so strongly about. The documentary interviews natives in developing countries, voluntourists as young as

Who wants to go on a cruise?!

I was disgusted to come across this article the other day on a new voluntourism cruise. ‘Fathom’ is the first cruise line dedicated entirely to voluntourism, offering seven-day volunteer cruises. That’s right, SEVEN DAYS to make an impact in a developing country.