One of the most incredible opportunities that you’ll have in life is to travel. When met with the chance to go to a different country, city, or even the next town over, take it! Going to a different place is traveling in itself, no matter the distance or how big the place is. If it’s somewhere you’ve never been before, it counts. It’s up to you to take it all in and make the best out of any experience. Try a new dish, do an activity you never thought of doing, check out some local spots, and take it all in. Traveling is something that you’ll never regret, but instead look back on with tons of memories that will last a lifetime.
We’ve all got a wanderer in us that is curious about strange, new places. We hope to inspire that wanderlust within you to take a brave step into traveling to one of these incredible places and try the activities we share with you.
Our first stop is to the beautiful country of Thailand. Located in Southeast Asia, this gorgeous place is well known for its breathtaking temples, mouth watering eats, and picture perfect beaches. No filter is needed when capturing a photo here!
In Thailand, you can volunteer with elephants. Yes, you read that right. Take a flight over to Thailand and lend a helping hand in taking care of these large, gentle giants. Not only will you be able to experience the country firsthand in all of its natural beauty, but you’ll be able to help these animals in need as well.
Volunteering to take care of elephants is made possible through the Elephant Nature Park in the Chiang Mai province. Their goal is to provide a peaceful oasis for the elephants that call this place home. The people there provide food, safety, and love for the animals there. One elephant alone requires a lot of work, and with a whole herd of them the Elephant Nature Park appreciates anyone that can lend a helping hand or two. You can spend a day, week, or even a month helping these endangered species flourish in natural habitats. You’ll be given sleeping quarters shared with three other volunteers, three delicious meals a day, and a chance of a lifetime to work up close and personal with elephants. Sounds like a dream to me! To learn more about how you can hop on this chance encounter, visit Elephant Nature Park’s site here.
We hope you’ll consider taking a trip to Thailand and experiencing something like this. I definitely am taking a trip to help out these beautiful beings quite soon!