Meet Scott. He is our regional director for Asia and knows a thing or two about long flights!

Tips for thriving on long flights

Eight hours into my flight from Los Angeles to Singapore I realized that I still had TEN hours to go! Even though I was surrounded by 300 new “friends,” I was a bit worried about my mental ...

Traveling can be rough, especially during the winter months where you are hauling extra clothing, navigating holiday travelers and avoiding cold and flu season. Thankfully, there are many great tips and tricks to help make your trip a little more stress-free. Here are a few of our favorites:

We are often asked, "How do I volunteer with IDEAS?"

And what we say is that it all starts with a desire to use what you know and love and a willingness to grow and serve.

We want you to be a part of the ongoing, transformative work that is happening every day around the world! So to help you get started, here are a few FAQs - How to ...

Life's unexpected events continue to happen even when we travel and most of us have experienced lost luggage, a missed connection, an injury on your dream vacation or a family emergency while you are half-way around the world.

At IDEAS, we are often asked why people should choose an organization with which to volunteer overseas. And what we tell them is that there is far more benefit in going with a team of experienced cross-cultural professionals than without. There is power, safety, growth and impact in numbers!

Before you hit your next destination, download a few apps that can make the experience more memorable and free of worry!  Take advantage of what technology has to offer. Travel smart and travel well!

HeyWire: You’ve heard of ways to contact people when you’re abroad, but this app allows travelers to send text, pictures, songs to ...

Hi! My name is Dani Gershon and I work part-time in the office at IDEAS.  The rest of the time, you'll find me in a gym, working as a certified Personal Trainer.  I love to help people stay active and live healthy lives! Here are some tips on how to do that while traveling.

Donna Grandi, the TCK Specialist at IDEAS, is here to give a few tips and tricks on how parents can prepare your children to move abroad!

Meet Dani - the newest member to the IDEAS office team! She will be regularly contributing to the IDEAS blog.

When you’re not the life of the party, how do you make an impression on a short-term trip?

I have been on a few trips in my life. They’ve been to various places all around the world—Uganda, Italy, Jamaica. I’m the type of ...

The cold and flu season is in full-swing and it seems like it is only a matter of time before you will be the next one down for the count. And when you have to travel, the risks can be even greater. Here are some tips for staying healthy while you travel: