If you’ve never lived or worked abroad before, then teaching English to foreign students has the potential to truly open your eyes and allow for life-changing experiences.
Most of us are not born into extreme wealth and privilege. We don’t have trust funds awaiting us the second we leave home and step out into the world.
For people who have never set foot onto this incredible continent, Australia’s “expensive” reputation precedes it. It’s no wonder that the world stutters at the very mention of their incredibly high standards of living, as well as their incredibly pricey offers, from foodie spots, to cultural events which are renowned worldwide. However, what friendly Aussies value the most are by far the least expensive and free of charge experiences life has to offer.
Traveling can be one of the most enjoyable things in life. Making the decision to spend some of your time volunteering whilst traveling can make the experience even better. The most obvious positive of volunteering is that you have the chance to make a real and tangible contribution to the cause you choose. But there are so many other benefits that you might not have thought of.