Tag Archive: Volunteering

Disappointments and Amusements

I’m up early the next morning as I have an 8:00 meeting with Viet, the Founder and Director of Volunteer Vietnam. When you decided to drop me here, I typed the search terms… Continue reading

The Good, the Bad and the Terima Kasih’s – Bali

Now’s the time for the traditional end-of-trip article in which I tell you what was good and what was bad. I also give a shout-out to those who have helped make this trip… Continue reading

Street Walking and Fire Walking

Today is volunteering day! If you’re a regular Virtual Travel Buddy, you know that Drop Me Anywhere is also a philanthropic endeavor. Wherever I travel to, I find an organization or project with… Continue reading

The Good, the Bad, and the Köszönöm’s

It’s that time again; time for the last article in this series and, as always, it’s The Good, the Bad, and the Thank-you’s. While I’ll stay in Budapest for a couple more weeks… Continue reading

The Great Escape

When I last left you, Emily and I were going to play an “Escape Game.” After an hour of searching, we finally locate Exit, the Escape Room (we weren’t that far; how will… Continue reading

The Good, the Bad and the Gracias’s

I’ve got a secret; I wasn’t thrilled to be going to Mexico. I’ve been there before – many times. From working on cruise ships and visiting many of the ports, both on the… Continue reading

Exit Strategy

Today I have a plan; to spend quality time with the beach. It’s the first day that I don’t set an alarm. Unfortunately, the construction workers did set an alarm and, by 8:20am,… Continue reading

This Little Piggy Went to Market

I wake up this morning and join Stewart and Chucho for coffee before they go to work and I hit the road. I depart out of Cancun in two days and am driving… Continue reading

Winning Isn’t Everything

While I’m at the library for the third day (really, I’d only planned on one, but then again, I don’t really plan, and this is why), I attempt to speak with Stephanie’s grandmother… Continue reading

Artists and Environmentalists

After returning from Tulum, I give up on showering and drag myself and my moist (a terrible word) bathing suit over to the Akumal Library, as the kids there seem to have become… Continue reading