“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
Travel is typically thought of as a retreat. A vacation. Something to get away and recharge. Most times we just want to relax, but some have their travels take on a different meaning. Some take time to give back while jetsetting around the globe.
This is an area that I want to dive into in the next year. Going to a less fortunate area and taking some time to expose residents to a different culture while trying to enrich their lives in some way. And, inevitably, when you give back, you get so much more than you give.
Here are some women who share their experiences in volunteering while traveling abroad: