Student Perspective: A Group Quest to Ecuador

Earlier this summer Raylea joined a group of students from Louisiana State University to embark on a 10-day Quest to Ecuador. She is a seasoned traveler who has family in…

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Candids from the Team United Planet Field Day

This past week, we donned on our t-shirts and rallied Team United Planet to celebrate the summer sun and hard work everyone has been doing this year! The weather in…

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A Trip to Machu Picchu with our Peru Intern

Lisa Meehan is the United Planet Peru Program Intern and a student at Tufts University where she is majoring in Spanish and International Relations. Lisa works daily with our volunteers…

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A Look at Last Year’s Photo Contest Winners

In the spirit of our annual photo contest, we are featuring a selection of last years entrants, including the winner, runner-up and honorable mention. We always receive fantastic submissions by…

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4 Reasons Turkey Should Be the Next Country You Visit

Turkey is one of the “must see” places in the Middle East. Every year people travel to see Istanbul, but once they are in Turkey, realize that it’s not all about Istanbul. In fact, there are many other historical and vocational places to visit! Here are four reasons that Turkey should be the next country you visit.