Jul 27

Holidays to Give You a New Perspective on Life

by in Finding a Tour Group, Travel Tips

It is easy to get lost in the mundane routine of working Monday to Friday 9 to 5 and spending your weekends running errands. If you are beginning to wonder why you were put here on this earth it is time to go on holiday and get a new perspective on life. Here are six great places to recharge your focus.

Teach English to Children in Africa

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Teaching English to children in African countries such as Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, Morocco, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, and Togo is a great way to earn a new perspective on life.

You can share your culture with the children and they will share theirs with you. Many schools in Africa do not require any degrees or teaching certificates, and when you return home you’ll be able to be content that you’ve made a difference in many lives.

Take A Spiritual Journey To Tibet

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Tibet is one of the most beautiful places on earth and you can explore your spirituality here amongst the Himalayas. The Buddhist religion offers many valuable insights that will help you on your journey. You can learn how to meditate with a backdrop Mt. Everest and many of the world’s other highest peaks.

Lake Yamdro has beautiful turquoise waters and it is also a great place for inner peace. There are also great places for cultural experiences and you can pray with Buddhist Pilgrims in front of Joking Temple and watch the Monk Debates at Sera Monastery.

Explore Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle

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Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle is an area that stretches between Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Dambulla in the centre of the country. In Anuradhapura you can visit an area where tens of thousands of Buddhist monks once lived and see the giant dagobas that are built on a similar scale to the pyramids of Giza.

Polonnaruwa is also filled with many religious artefacts that are well worth the journey and in Dambulla you can see the cave temples.

Volunteer To Help with Leatherback Sea Turtles in Costa Rica

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Costa Rica is a beautiful country and it is a great place for a life-changing holiday. Leatherback Sea turtles face a challenging existence and they are vulnerable to threats from pollution, poachers, and fishing nets.

You can volunteer to help with egg collection, sick turtles, monitor turtles, and rescue turtles that have been injured. This is a great opportunity to give back to nature and ensure that these majestic animals do not become extinct.

Look After Animals in Thailand

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There are no laws regarding animal cruelty in Thailand and there are animals that are in desperate need of help. You help with elephant conservation projects, rescue dogs and cats from the streets, or help with sea turtle conservation.

Oyster Worldwide are a responsible travel specialist, so you can be sure that if you volunteer with them you can rest assured that you will be helping animals in need. Some other companies are not as legitimate, so it is important to carry out thorough research before signing yourself up.

Work On A Farm In Uruguay

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There are plenty of opportunities to help out on a farm in Uruguay if you have two weeks or more of time. You can help herd animals, work in gardens, prepare food, do yard and home maintenance and help with guest accommodations.

This is a great way to experience local culture, take a break from your day-to-day existence and meet new and interesting people.

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