Shalom, salaam, and greetings from the Holy Land! We at GoEco are based here in Israel so this beautiful, multicultural, multifaith country holds a special place in our hearts. Besides the expansive beaches of Tel Aviv, incredible history of Jerusalem, and the free-flowing hummus, this little country has an unbelievable amount of places to go and things to see. Travelers to the Land of Milk and Honey have a lot of options to volunteer, whether it be with animals at a wildlife reserve, helping with the Red Sea coral reef conservation effort, or learning sustainable building at an eco-tourism hotel in the desert.
Umm el Fahem, Israel
I am writing from Umm el Fahem, Israel, near the border with the West Bank. I am here spending six weeks volunteering at the Umm el Fahem Gallery of Art. So far, it has been an enlightening and delightful experience.
There was not even one tiny instant that I regretted my spontaneous decision to take part in this project at the Coral Reef Reserve. From the very first day I liked the stuff, the work, the accommodation, the possibilities to spend my leisure time and in the end I just loved it.
Negev Desert, Israel
Exotic Life in the Middle of the Desert
Who hasn’t wanted to take some time off from life’s routine and escape to a new and different place, free of stress and filled with new experiences; to find a break from the monotony of everyday life. Continue reading Yan's post...
Kfar Sagol, Israel
From the moment I arrived at Kfar Sagol I felt at home. The amazing family who envisioned this eco-village and invested themselves in it’s creation provide a comfortable, healing and welcoming community. Each volunteer, from Israel or from around the world, becomes a part of the community here. Kfar Sagol radiates positive energy continue reading Lindsey's post...