• Destination guides
  • How to volunteer in Palestine

    This guide will teach you a little bit about Palestine and how to volunteer in the West Bank. Gaza is pretty much cut off right now, and as the two areas are very different and I’ve only been to the West Bank, I won’t be talking about Gaza at all. What, where, why? I left […]

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  • “The Voluntourist” documentary: Gap yahs and good intentions

    Recently I watched a talking heads documentary on voluntourists. Not that one. It’s easy to think that most volunteers are like the “gap yah” guy: ignorant, unshakingly convinced by their own do-gooding, and constantly taking exploitative photos with locals for their next Facebook update. The Voluntourist is a series of interviews with volunteers and NGO workers […]