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  • Travel…

    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!

  • Give…

    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!  

  • Gain…

    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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    When I first started planning my return trip to France seven years ago, my plans extended beyond Paris as I began to fantasize about Provence. In my mind, the fantasy included: a cozy, countryside stay on a farm or in a B&B; carefree hours spent frolicking in lavender fields; laying on a blanket amidst blooming […]

  • Take a Quiz, Find Your Cause

    So, what kind of voluntourist are you? Share your results in the comments below!

  • Black to the Outdoors, Back to Nature

    Amongst the barrage of travel-related emails I receive each day, lately, headlines like “14 Destinations Incompatible with Your Smartphone”, “11 Relaxing Retreats into Nature”, and “10 National Parks to See Before You Die” have boldly stood out. As I finalize travel plans for later this year while starting to work on next year’s plans, I […]