Frommer's 500 Places Where You Can Make a Difference

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Make a profound difference in how you travel.  This guidebook leads you to places around the globe where you can serve communities while exploring them in a unique, connected way. From caring for orphans in Delhi, India, to teaching English on the beaches of Salvador, Brazil, to tracking dolphins in Oahu, Hawaii, or building a school in Madagascar, you'll find an adventure that matches your interests and lets you see your destination with new eyes.

The book will inspire you with both short- and long-term travel choices, while giving you accurate pricing, trip provider contact information, suggestions on nearby sites to visit, and advice on how to pick the right trip for you.

See the World in Extraordinary Ways

  • Care for baby elephants in Sri Lanka

  • Restore a medieval village in Tuscany, Italy

  • Work with scientists inside the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.

  • Live with the Maasai people in Kenya

  • Teach swimming to children in Fiji

  • Study mammoth bones in South Dakota

Find a Place Where You Can Make a Difference


Work the Homeless World Cup
Pitch in on the Pitch - Melbourne, Australia

Tiger Temple
Buddhism & Big Cats - Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Marine Ecosystem Study
Underwater Photography in Paradise - Gau Island, Fiji

Cheetah Conservation
Farm Living in Namibia’s Largest Safari Park - Windhoek, Namibia

Orphanage Support
Helping Out In Big-City Mongolia - Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Khmer Cultural Projects
The Traveling Teacher – Cambodia

Cultural Preservation of the Kuna People
Preserve History & Participate In It - San Blas, Panama

Tracking Gray Whales
Protecting Pacific Giants - Flores Island, British Columbia, Canada

Measuring Farming Techniques
Promoting Agritourism in Bordeaux - Bordeaux, France

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'This inspirational guide offers a glimpse into the unwavering courage of the world's most downtrodden and underprivileged survivors.' (Real Travel, February 2010).

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