Alternative Travel

If you're looking for a different kind of travel experience, whether its home-stays, volunteer programs or adventure tours, then try the organizations listed below. If you would like to have your company or organization listed here, then contact us. volunteers travel to teach in Thailand. They are involved in many different tasks. They teach English, teach computer skills, new skills to handicapped persons and more. This international program is open to volunteers from all countries. Whether you spend your gap year abroad or just come for a holiday, you will gain a deeper insight into Thai culture.
Travel to Teach
Providing affordable volunteer teaching opportunities in Northeastern Thailand. T2T works in Nongkhai, Namsom, Si Chiang Mai, Ban Puh and Pont Pisai. We live in dorms or with Thai families and teach in schools and English or Computer learning groups.
Lamai Homestay/Guesthouse and Tours
This is an eco-friendly guesthouse in the heart of rural Isan. Maximum capacity is 6 and tours are run to Phimai, Ban Prasat, Phanom Rung etc. Experience the real Thailand.
School for Life
"The school for Life adopts children from difficult backgrounds: AIDS orphans and children at risk. Around 50 children have found their way to this school, in one way or another. By acknowledging their right to happiness, looking after them psycho-socially, offering them a new home, and providing them a first-class education, the School for Life gives them hope." They also established a second school in Southern Thailand to look after Tsunami orphans. Visit the web site to find ways you can visit and contribute to the schools.
Spice Roads
Offers bicycle tours throughout Thailand, and the rest of Southeast Asia as well. "On a SpiceRoads cycling tour, you and your traveling companions will interact with diverse and compelling people and cultures, take in natural and man-made wonders, sample assorted delicious foods, and bask in the warm climate of Southeast Asia - at a pace that ensures a healthy and enriching experience."
Starfish Ventures
"Starfish Ventures specializes in supporting development projects in Thailand by offerring volunteer opportunities to foreigners there by supplying volunteers, delivering financial aid and providing expertise and project management."
One World 365
Compendium directory of work / volunteer opportunities around the world.