On voluntourism

March 18, 2010 | By | Reply More

For those who want to spend their vacation volunteering their time in some far-off exotic place, Slate’s  Sandy Stonesifer offers this thought:

There is no question that unless you have very specific skills to offer, an organization could do more good with the amount of money you will spend on travel, accommodations, and tourism than you could do during your weeklong visit.

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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