The path to finding the right volunteer vacation can be a thorny one. Without research, what feels like a moral calling can quickly end up an ethical dilemma. With critics pointing to its colonial roots, the act of volunteering abroad can get problematic quickly.
Overtourism is a word that’s become a part of many people’s vocabulary lately, even though the idea itself—social and environmental damage caused by population influxes—is a problem familiar to many.
Souvenirs allow travellers to carry a piece of their travel experiences back home. Like a time capsule, these tokens from your travels take you back to special memories from your trip.
Supporting our local communities at TuGo has always been important to us – so much so that we organize an annual Employee Volunteer Month to give back right before the holidays. But our team doesn’t stop there.
With travel becoming more accessible to people than ever before, we as travellers have a shared responsibility to, well, travel responsibly. Although travelling is a very personal experience, it can have far-reaching effects on others and the world around us.
At TuGo, supporting our communities is important, which is why we hold an annual Employee Volunteer Month to give back just in time for Thanksgiving – a time of year that we all embrace! This year, employees participated in 6 different initiatives, contributing our time and effort to various causes across the country. Here’s a
On August 26 and 27, the TuGo Trailblazers participated in the Ride to Conquer Cancer, benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation. During this epic, 2-day event, we rode 250 km from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, Washington. In total, we raised over $22,000 with support from TuGo as well as individual and corporate sponsors! TuGo’s passionate about
Year after year, TuGo employees look forward to taking part in our annual gift hamper event benefiting the Westcoast Family Resources Society. Since 1984, Westcoast Family Centres (WFC) Society has been providing intensive parenting programs to high-risk families throughout the Lower Mainland of BC. They help families dealing with issues such as mental health, addiction,
At TuGo, we take pride in supporting important causes through various social responsibility initiatives. Last year, we embarked on an initiative called Employee Volunteer Week, and we had a great time giving back to our local communities! This year, we dedicated an entire month to volunteering, which gave our team more opportunities to contribute to
It’s been nearly 4 weeks since the devastating fires started in the Fort McMurray area, forcing over 80,000 community members to evacuate their homes and businesses. Thanks to TuGo, last week I had the privilege of assisting the Salvation Army Thrift Store in providing essential needs to Fort Mac evacuees. Through our Employee Volunteer Program,