Embarking on a mission trip has been on my bucket list for several years, so when I heard of the launch of Fathom Travel’s new cruise concept: impact + travel, I wasΒ immediately intrigued!

Voluntourism — or, volunteer tourism — is a topic that has gained a lot of air time recently, and one that I’ve been itching to gain some experience with.

We can take so much for granted in our day-to-day, and don’t often enoughΒ stop to realize how small efforts like volunteering a few hours on our part, can make a huge difference in the lives of others.