The Benefits of Switching off Smartphones on a GROUND Asia Program

The Benefits of Switching off Smartphones on a GROUND Asia Program

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From being more observant to engaging more with people in the local communities, these are the main benefits we see from students switching off their smartphones.

Service Learning in Sri Lanka Packing List Main

Service Learning in Sri Lanka Packing List

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If you and your students are about to embark on your very first service learning program in Sri Lanka, here is my ultimate packing list of what to bring.

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UN SDGs Now Integrated into all GROUND Asia Programs

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Fourteen out of 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals have now been integrated into all educational travel & community engagement programs offered by GROUND Asia.

Top Tips for Environmentally Friendly Travel

Top Tips for Environmentally Friendly Travel

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At GROUND Asia, we are always looking at ways to make our student travel programs programs more environmentally friendly. Here are our top suggestions.

Ten Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling

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Ten tips to help keep you and your students healthy and perky while you are on the road – whether it’s traveling by bus, car or by air.

‘From Plastic to Ecobricks’ Workshop in Hanoi

‘From Plastic to Ecobricks’ Workshop in Hanoi

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On 6 April 2019, a group of 80 environmentally-conscious locals gathered for an ecobrick workshop hosted entitled ‘From Plastic to Ecobricks’ in Hanoi.

Packing Checklist For Trekking in Vietnam

Packing Checklist For Trekking in Vietnam

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As the date of departure gets closer, it’s time to start thinking about some practical matters for your students’ educational program & trekking trip to Vietnam.

What to Pack for a School Travel Program

What to Pack for a School Travel Program

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Packing is not an art, but you will probably ask yourself if you and your students have everything you need for your school travel program to Asia.

Plan Your Trip: How to Get a Visa for Indonesia

Plan Your Trip: How to Get a Visa for Indonesia

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Our comprehensive guide to how you can obtain an Indonesian Visa on Arrival & a Social/Cultural Visit Visa for educational purposes with GROUND Asia.

Plan Your Trip: How to Get a Visa for Thailand

Plan Your Trip: How to Get a Visa for Thailand

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The visa exemption rule allows tourists from 55 countries to enter Thailand for 30 days. Plus GROUND Asia’s team is on hand to help you through every step.