Tag Archives: Local Projects

Volunteering With a Female Empowerment Non-Profit in Thailand

In this post to inspire you to solo travel to Thailand, Mary Liu shares her experience of volunteering with a female non-profit in the country. I decided to temporarily deviate from the traditional educational path and take a year off of university in service to others. I travelled to a small city in China called… Continue Reading…

Making An Impact: Humanitarian Girl about the Globe

Every month I post a solo insight, an insight into solo travel and a more personal post than a city guide. For this month’s insight, I was writing a post about how to be a conscious traveller in 2022. I had nearly finished it when my instinct told me to stop writing it. You know… Continue Reading…

War Child in Lebanon

The music danced around the room; the children’s feet bouncing to its beat. Everyone’s arms were in the air except for one little girl’s. She stood motionless as though she was unaware of the music and frivolity which was happening around her. She seemed lost and detached from the experience. In normal circumstances you could… Continue Reading…

Santa Marta Favela, Rio de Janeiro

As the ground moves further and further away, the Christ Redeemer statues appears in all its towering glory, the bay comes into view and the blue of the Atlantic ocean glistens in the distance. I travel higher listening to the sound of people conversing in a language I can barely comprehend, passing colourful, shanty buildings… Continue Reading…