BOOK REVIEW - Volunteer : A Traveller's Guide to Making a Difference Around the World (Lonely Planet)

Are you looking for a more meaningful travel experience? Do you want to give back to the communities you visit, make a genuine connection with locals, meet like-minded travellers and build your skills?

International volunteering opens up all these opportunities and this book has all the advice you need to get you there.

Much more than just a resource directory, Lonely Planet'sVolunteer is packed with invaluable information and full-colour inspiration to get you planning your perfect short- or long-term volunteer experience anywhere in the world - whether it's monitoring sea turtles in Greece, helping set up handicraft businesses in Ghana or building community centres in Guatemala!

Inside Lonely Planet's Volunteer: A Traveller's Guide to Making a Difference Around the World:

159 organisations listed and reviewed
Opportunities on six continents, in 130 countries
Over 120 seasoned volunteers share experiences and top tips
Unique, user-friendly structure arranged by volunteering programme type
Fully illustrated with colour photographs of volunteers in action
Covers practicalities and raising money

Volunteering programmes included:

Conservation and wildlife
Agriculture and farming
Emergency and relief
Education and training
Authors: Lonely Planet