Category Archives: Volunteering Abroad

Ever thought about volunteering abroad? It is an amazing way to experience a new country, meet like minded people and actually do something you know will make a difference. Also, there are so many type of opportunities to volunteer such as conservation, childcare and construction work. It is a very rewarding thing to do and you will end every day feeling like you actually accomplished something.

also, check out the blogs below for my experiences volunteering abroad

Ever thought about volunteering abroad? It is an amazing way to experience a new country, meet like minded people and actually do something you know will make a difference. Also, there are so many type of opportunities to volunteer such as conservation, childcare and construction work. It is a very rewarding thing to do and you will end every day feeling like you actually accomplished something.

also, check out the blogs below for my experiences

10 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer Abroad

Ostional, Costa Rica | Volunteer work | Conservation | Animals | Turtles | Costa Rica | Guanacaste | Ostional | International Student Volunteers | ISV | Why should I pay | Volunteer Abroad | What to do | Backpacking | Budget Travel | Solo Female Travel | Backpackers Wanderlust |

1. Become Truly Aware Of The World We Live In When you volunteer abroad in a new country, whether you are in a large city or small village, you will gain a greater awareness of the world around you. Sleeping alongside the locals you see how they live their lives, the struggles they may go […]

First Week Volunteering Completed- Ostional, Costa Rica

Ostional, Costa Rica | Volunteer work | Conservation | Animals | Turtles | Costa Rica | Guanacaste | Ostional | International Student Volunteers | ISV | Why should I pay | Volunteer Abroad | What to do | Backpacking | Budget Travel | Solo Female Travel | Backpackers Wanderlust |

I literally just want to chop my feet off- I think it would be less pain. Though, at the station Wade hooks me up with some tape and I suss out some antiseptic cream. At ten o’clock is a discussion lead by volunteer Jacqui in the Cabana. Here in Ostional the locals harvest the turtle […]

Lazy Days Volunteering – Ostional, Costa Rica

Ostional, Costa Rica | Volunteer work | Conservation | Animals | Turtles | Costa Rica | Guanacaste | Ostional | International Student Volunteers | ISV | Why should I pay | Volunteer Abroad | What to do | Backpacking | Budget Travel | Solo Female Travel | Backpackers Wanderlust |

Falling asleep on the beach and waking up at 6am to the sun rising is definitely a beautiful sight. Last night I decided I was too tired to walk home so just crashed at the volunteering hatchery. After being woken by the bright sunrise I snuck back into the house. I needed a couple extra […]

Baby Turtles & My Birthday – Ostional, Costa Rica

Ostional, Costa Rica | Volunteer work | Conservation | Animals | Turtles | Costa Rica | Guanacaste | Ostional | International Student Volunteers | ISV | Why should I pay | Volunteer Abroad | What to do | Backpacking | Budget Travel | Solo Female Travel | Backpackers Wanderlust |

In a sleepy daze I had made it back to my bed in the early hours. Covered in the black Ostional sand I get up for breakfast made by Digna, by host mother. Spread out on the small table is some sort of puffy pastry, like a pastry kind of pancake. I cover mine with […]

Arriving on Volunteer Project at Ostional, Costa Rica

Ostional, Costa Rica | Volunteer work | Conservation | Animals | Turtles | Costa Rica | Guanacaste | Ostional | International Student Volunteers | ISV | Why should I pay | Volunteer Abroad | What to do | Backpacking | Budget Travel | Solo Female Travel | Backpackers Wanderlust |

Today is the day we head off to our volunteer project in Ostional. The reason we are all in Costa Rica. Waking up way too early after a night out we pack up our bags and head downstairs. What awaits us is one mini bus which we must squeeze in two volunteer groups, both heading […]

Why Should I Pay to Volunteer?

Ostional, Costa Rica | Volunteer work | Conservation | Animals | Turtles | Costa Rica | Guanacaste | Ostional | International Student Volunteers | ISV | Why should I pay | Volunteer Abroad | What to do | Backpacking | Budget Travel | Solo Female Travel | Backpackers Wanderlust |

Why is being a volunteer so costly? So if you’ve come to this article, you’re obviously thinking about volunteering. Good for you, it’s such a rewarding thing to do when travelling, but can be expensive.  Though, like many people, when I first decided to volunteer I was sort of surprised by all the costs involved. My […]