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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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  • Impressions of Oak Alley Plantation

    “Why did Jacques decide to free Zephyr?” a man on our tour asks curiously, wanting to know why Jacques Roman granted freedom to his most faithful slave. The guide’s answer escapes us as we’re too distracted by the incredulous tone of the question.

  • Blogging Lately + a HUGE Announcement

    m4s0n501 You may have noticed, but lately I haven’t been my usual twice-a-week-blogging self. I have drafts scheduled in my editorial calendar, but I’ve been missing posting deadline after posting deadline here on the blog and that makes me feel kind of guilty.

  • Where to Stay in Solvang: Hadsten House Inn

    From the outside, discerning travelers may be quick to snub Hadsten House Inn in Solvang because, let’s face it, it looks like a motel. When I first saw pictures of the hotel on Tripadvisor, I almost bypassed the property because of its no-frills motel looks. But as I continued to weed through pictures and read reviews, […]