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Voluntary work is a big thing in our world

Arwa Zarra works in the Vacances et Familles organisation in France. In times of thorough individualism in the Western society, the contribution of more than 1500 volunteers in this organisation is a true alternative story.

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Behind the blue gate

My best friend Maya and I hopped on the rattling bus to the suburbs of Cuzco. Maya had been living in Peru for a year by then, so she was used to it: bumpy rides, fast Spanish conversations, streets becoming more and more decrepit as we moved away from the centre of town. Explore

The importance of net free time

Everybody understands the meaning of “free time” as the time you are not spending doing your work, whereas “net free time” is the time left over when all your duties have been fulfilled. This time is important. Explore

Refugee experienced holiday

This was a holiday for my brain, said the Palestinian mum of three Children, when she tells her story of a short break she and the kids experienced.

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A Totem to connect

Pascal talks about the importance of holidays, very aware that he hasn’t had a holiday in over three years. He explains that as a small business owner he has to travel a lot, so that a hotel room is absolutely the anti-thesis to what defines a holiday for him.

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Tourism Transforms

In April 2017 Peter De Wilde, choreographer/director of Visit Flanders (Toerisme Vlaandern) , opened the door to a new path towards the future for his organisation and the sector. He initiated the 'Tourism Transforms' process.

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Amini from Fiji

Wendy will never forget how unselfish the local people of Yanuya are, they want to help you without wanting something in return. They want to spend their time with you and learn you all kinds of things. That is something she had never experienced before in all her time of traveling.

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