Say Hello To the Planet

Say Hello to the Planet!

March 1, 2016
Alina Perkins

When you volunteer abroad, it is very important to get acquainted with the language of your destination country. Knowing the local…

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Zika Virus Prevention and Safety

Zika Virus: Prevention and Safety

February 17, 2016

For anyone who has been following the news, the Zika virus is sweeping the headlines. The safety of our volunteers…

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When In Rome, Ride the Bus

When in Rome, Ride the Bus

October 8, 2015
Erika Batiz

I planted my legs shoulder-width apart, bracing myself for the inevitable unexpected lurch of the subway car. I ride the…

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A Typical Day on Your United Planet Quest

A Typical Day on Your Quest

September 1, 2015
Erika Batiz

At United Planet, we work closely with you to tailor your journey to your interests and passions, so it’s challenging to describe…

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Introducing the 2015 Global Health Fellows

Introducing the 2015 United Planet Global Health Fellows

July 30, 2015

We are proud to continue the United Planet Global Health Fellowship, now in its second year. This program is designed…

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Tips for Your First Time Abroad

Tips for Your First Time Abroad

July 30, 2015

Going abroad for the first time – especially on your own – is a lot to think about. Between figuring…

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