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.

Banks in Cambodia

Oh, bother. It is incredibly difficult to find a bank in Cambodia with good service. Our first bank provided terrible customer service, refused to look into missing funds, and even had a security breach on my account. At least they sent