20 August 2007
Lonely Planet "Volunteer: A Travellers' Guide" cover
Travel information company Lonely Planet recently launched a volunteering handbook, "Volunteer: A Travellers Guide to Making a Difference Around the World".
Aside from travel destinations, the publication includes tips on how to get started, choosing assignments and even what things to pack. They also offer links to volunteer resources globally or by regions.
In their website, Lonely Planet also encourages volunteers to share their stories and discuss their experiences.