Athena vs Poseidon

Listen to the most recent episode of my podcast Athena vs. Poseidon. On this episode we focus on the ideology of giving and taking. It is an ideology we all unconsciously follow and it can be as small as giving a flower to a loved one or political power. Today, we focus on volunteerism andContinue reading “Athena vs Poseidon”

Love is the key

On a different post I both criticised and praised volunteering tourism. I still stand by the opinion that often volunteering created harmful results rather than positive. Yet, from my experience I believe that volunteering can teach people of love, understanding, respect, and hope. This post is of how I came to learn that love alwaysContinue reading “Love is the key”

Volunteering Tourism

When I was a university student in the UK, many organisations would often promote volunteering abroad. Indeed, volunteering is perceived as a good act, and most people do it out of their hearts’ goodness. However, I believe volunteering sometimes brings harm rather than positive results. For instance, an 18-year-old goes to help at an orphanageContinue reading “Volunteering Tourism”

The power of words

When you’re travelling, you often encounter strangers that, with their stories, give you power. But only recently did I feel the real power of communication and speech. In the summer of 2019, I had the chance to participate in a volunteering project as a leader. Being responsible for a team that consisted of people fromContinue reading “The power of words”