eMagazine by TAT Los Angeles – December 2013 (Vol. 2 No.12)

Highlights of the Month

Highlights of the Month

 Caring for Rescued Wildlife in Petchaburi – Voluntourism is an increasing trend – and a growing niche – in the global tourism industry. More and more, travellers want not only to take meaningful and interesting tours, but also to participate in contributing to the people and communities they visit. Sometimes it’s not even people they are interested...

Highlights of the Month – A Volunteer Vacation

Highlights of the Month – A Volunteer Vacation

 Most of the time, doing something with a higher purpose results in life-changing experiences for both benefactor and beneficiary alike.  Recipients of goodwill gestures often end up with improved financial standing, better material possessions, or life experience that can help them survive; plus philanthropists get that special sense of pleasure that comes...

Highlights of the Month – Living by the River

Highlights of the Month – Living by the River

Rivers and canals (khlong) are synonymous with Thai existence. An abundant source and sustainer of life, Thailand’s riverine world is a network offlowing arteries that nurture and support local communities. These vital waterways not only provide our basic needs but also serve as important transportation routes, conveniently linking all corners of the...