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Rachel Northover

Rachel Northover Communications Manager, African Adventures

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”

Coming from a charity background, Rachel started working for African Adventures in 2013 with a great belief in responsible volunteering. She has traveled to a number of places around the world, through both holidays and volunteering, including Florida, The Maldives, Kenya, and Ghana, but her favourite place for escaping everything is Fowey, Cornwall.

Articles By Rachel Northover

Why You Should Consider Group Volunteering Abroad Published 27 May 2017

Volunteering abroad is becoming an increasingly popular choice for those who want to experience new and exciting landscapes and cultures, but also possess the desire to encompass the altruistic aspect within their trip. For many people, these days, it ...

How to Ensure You Are Being a Responsible Voluntourist Published 28 Oct 2016

Voluntourists have huge potential to improve and develop the lives and lands of destination communities worldwide, while also enriching their own lives. But, voluntourism must be done responsibly to become a real form of sustainable tourism.Responsible...

Why Voluntourism CAN be Positive Published 18 Mar 2016

Clearly, the voluntourism debate is becoming more and more widely discussed. The term “voluntourism” often carries negative connotations, but why?Because there are too many voluntourism organizations that fail to ensure they are behaving ethically and ...