Posts by Gina Corsiglia

The Rights and Wrongs of Voluntourism

Volunteer tourism, or “voluntourism,” is the practice in which tourists incorporate charity work into their travels abroad. Over the past few years, this travel industry trend has become a recurrent source of controversy and has left many wondering whether it is possible to ethically volunteer abroad at all. Despite the recent deluge of headlines on […]

Best Sites For Travel Writing

It seems like it’s hard to find a good travel blog these days. The industry is inundated with young travelers who hope to emulate the success of such superstar travel bloggers as Nomadic Matt. And with such a low barrier for entry – anyone with a computer and some extra time can start a blog […]