4There is a shift going on in the travel landscape and maybe you have already recognized it. The time of only lying at the beach, flying by airplane for the first time, and being one of the first explorers is gone. An increasing number of affluent travelers is looking for less conspicuous holiday choices and seeking out simpler, more ethical and authentic experiences that are far removed from their hectic daily lives, according to the ABTA Travel Trends report. Besides treehouses, and farmstays, volunteering opportunities are among the newest forms of travel and especially volunteering in Thailand.
Volunteer abroad on a gap year is especially popular amongst Millennials. Guess which destination took the most popular spot? Yes! It’s the ‘Land Of Smiles’, Thailand. Volunteering in Thailand is a widely chosen option for a gap year abroad or to volunteer for a couple of weeks during your holiday.
Summer volunteering is a great adventure tour option in Thailand, providing a number of unmatched travel experiences. It is a way to get a more in-depth experience, live like a local, doing a good cause and off course a way to bond and network with people from across the globe.
So, without any further ado, and to bring things into perspective, here are 20 amazing pictures that will show you exactly why volunteering in Thailand is so popular.
If you would like to volunteer and stay on a farm for some time, do check out WWOOF Thailand. WWOOF is a worldwide movement linking volunteers with organic farmers and growers to promote cultural and educational experiences based on trust and no/low fee, thereby helping to build a sustainable, global community and let you travel, longer, cheaper, and better. Besides volunteering you have a chance to join in home cooked dinners, handicraft workshops, local tours and festivals.
There are sufficient volunteering options
There is great adventure
There is cultural experience
There is delicious Thai food
You can meet the most friendly people on earth
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