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    Whether you want to incorporate short-term volunteering into your vacation plans or if you’re simply looking for a quick getaway, Time Travel Plans has you covered!

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    Time Travel Plans will arrange a volunteer opportunity that suits your interests and that fits into your custom designed itinerary so that you can experience the best of both volunteering and vacationing!  

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    Deeper travel experiences, connecting with locals, and the knowledge that you’ve made a positive impact in a new destination are just a few of the gifts of voluntourism. “For it is in giving that we receive.” ― St. Francis of Assisi

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  • Six Years of Life, Love, and Travel

    On Easter morning, I woke up early to do a bit of house work and to prep a salad (our small contribution) for lunch at my parents’ house to celebrate our most precious holiday. As I washed dishes, I thought about how much fun Jave and I had celebrating our sixth wedding anniversary, which fell […]

  • The Majestic Calanques of Marseille

    In a previous post, I raved about Marseille because of all it has to offer in terms of culture, history, and diversity. But to get a truly well-rounded perspective of Marseille, you have to explore the city from the water since it’s Marseille’s waterside location and its port that have so richly influenced its demography […]

  • The Village of Montmartre

    The Blanche metro stop marks the base of a certain hillside Parisian neighborhood where many of the city’s working class and artists once called home. Traditionally, this part of Paris fell outside of the city limits, rendering it a tax free zone and an ideal place to drink, sans the red tape. In this part […]