There’s been a lot written about volunteer travel in the last few months.
So here’s a digest of some of the articles we found most interesting or annoying or worrying or even pleasing – some include us – most do not.
This article certainly caused a stir – the tragic rise of gap year voluntourism
from The Guardian Beware voluntourists doing good
And the debate about volunteering with children continues
This BBC interview with a volunteer was disappointing in that it sensationalised but didn’t offer advice and here’s our response
Phew! Said there had been a lot going on!