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How to (Still) Not Get Sick

If there’s been one silver lining of all the caution and cleaning and careful procedures of the past two years, it’s that these practices have helped reduce colds, flus and other contagious illnesses across the board. While the pandemic is easing up in some ways...

Steering You to a Safe Motorcoach Company

Editor's Note: In 2022, as COVID and the Omicron variant continue to affect student travel, there are new concerns when picking a motorcoach company. Consult with your tour operator as well as the SYTA COVID-19 Travel Toolkit for more information on how to stay...

Voluntourism: What Does It Mean?

As more and more individuals and groups pack their bags and travel the world, many of those travelers are beginning to look for tours that are outside the box. Instead of standard travel itineraries that include all the same sights and activities, an increasing...

Volunteer Opportunities with an Impact

Every year, over 10 million individuals spend more than $2 billion on volunteer tourism, or "travel with a purpose." While volunteer travel combines sightseeing with service opportunities, some unscrupulous organizations place local people in harm's way to lure...

Volunteer Opportunities with an Impact