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01May2014

‘Know Before You Go’ Contest Winners!

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Not too long ago we wrapped up our ‘Know Before You Go’ video contest. After the contest closed we randomly selected names from those who entered the contest for some awesome prizes donated by our sponsors, which included an assortment of Eagle Creek bags, KEEN shoes, and our grand prize: a three-day stay in Siem
24Feb2014

Learning Service on KEEN Blog!

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A big thank you to KEEN for featuring our contest on their blog and providing some awesome prizes!   Exploring foreign cities, meeting interesting people, tasting local cuisines – the reasons we love travel are endless. Recently volunteering has risen in the ranks of what motivates us to venture abroad. Every year more people jet
14Feb2014

Soria Moria Boutique Hotel Hosting Contest Winner!

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We are excited to announce the fabulous Soria Moria Boutique Hotel will be hosting our “Know Before You Go” contest winner during their 3-day stay in Siem Reap, Cambodia!   Will it be you?   To give you more chances to win we are extending the contest deadline until Friday, February 26. Head on over
04Feb2014

New video PLUS new prizes!

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Video 5 – HOW CAN I DO GOOD IN THE WORLD?   Wanting to do good in the world and wondering whether volunteering is the best way? Struck by an urge to make the world a better place but not sure what to do next? This video – the fifth in our series – is
30Jan2014

We’re giving away KEEN Shoes!

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Each week we’re giving away a pair of KEEN Shoes! At the end of the contest we’re giving out 8 Eagle Creek Pack-It Cubes. Also, those who’ve correctly answered all 6 questions will be entered in a drawing for a 3-day stay in Siem Reap, Cambodia! Congratulations to our winners so far:      Visit learningservice.info/videocontest to
28Jan2014

The fourth “Know Before You Go” video is live: Orphanage Tourism

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Video 4 – Orphanage Tourism   Orphanages are increasingly becoming tourist destinations as more and more people choose to visit or volunteer in children’s homes during their travels abroad. This video – the fourth in our series – offers some ‘must know’ facts about orphanage tourism, and encourages you to think twice before contributing to
19Jan2014

Learning Service featured on H.O.P.E. Was Here Blog

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Written by Mark Denega   Our friends over at Learning Service think international volunteering is great, but they’re also convinced it could be done a lot better. In summer 2013 they launched a website full of information, insights, and resources that help educate would-be volunteers about the impacts of their volunteering decisions – both good and bad
06Jan2014

Test your responsible volunteer knowledge and win prizes along the way!

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We think volunteering is great, but we’re also convinced it could be done a lot better!   In summer 2013 we launched this website full of information, insights, and resources that better educate would-be volunteers about the impacts of their volunteering decisions – both good and bad – which will better equip them to put
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