At midnight, I came out from the Kempegowda International Airport. When I got into a taxi, I opened the car window. The warm night wind brushed on my face, and the air seemed to be filled with the taste of hot curry. I was in Bangalore, India. I spent one month there...
Have you ever been touched by the love story of the Taj Mahal? Do you want to witness the colourful Holi festival? From its historical monuments to delicious cuisine, India draws travellers’ attention. But as with all travel, there are a few things you need to know...
Sustainable community development in Kerala GVI Kerala has been working with local partners in Fort Kochi and the surrounding area for almost 10 years, and in that time we have built strong relationships within the community and with numerous partners. Whilst with us,...
Interested in community development and having an adventure at the same time? GVI has programs all over the world, throughout the year, so there’s no better time to plunge into community development projects. GVI relies on a constant stream of volunteers ready to roll...
Volunteering isn’t only for ambitious teenagers and university students. The best volunteer abroad programs are suitable for all adults, so you can make an impact at any age. Altruism is ageless. All you need to volunteer abroad is a desire to contribute to positive...
What is a GVI internship? A GVI internship includes: structured, on-the-job, training one-on-one mentorship. a letter of recommendation. ILM certified leadership certificate certificate of completion specific certificates: such as GVI Biological Survey Course, EFR...
Are you getting bored with your usual travel destinations? Need inspiration? You’re not alone! In an age where you can jump on a plane and be on the other side of the world in a few hours, many never stray from the familiar. If this includes you, it's time to...
One of the best parts about volunteering in Kerala is the food. You'll stay in the heart of the local community and have ample opportunity to sample authentic and delicious South Indian cuisine. On your way to your project, you can stop by one of the many streetside...
When you think of India, what comes to mind? Perhaps you envision a chaotic marketplace permeated with the aroma of spices? Or do you see a vibrantly green jungle filled with rare and fascinating creatures? Whatever your thoughts, the natural wonders of this country...
Is there any better time to start planning new travels than at the beginning of a new year? Check out GVI’s top destinations for the coming year, and make this one unforgettable. Whether you are impassioned by learning about the history of your destination, or if you...
- Cape Coast
- Cape Town
- Chiang Mai
- Community Development
- Fiji Islands
- Gap Year
- GVI Live
- Kampong Cham
- Limpopo and KZN
- Luang Prabang
- Mahe and Curieuse
- Marine Conservation
- Personal Development
- Phang Nga
- Responsible Travel
- Service Learning
- Study Abroad
- Under 18
- Wildlife Conservation
- Women's Empowerment