Definitely worthwhile

I would say I’m spending averagely. My exchange was in Taipei. I spend overall around rm4500 including the flight tickets. These are the fixed cost that you will have to pay such as Visa, flight tickets and EP fee. Overall, the Taiwan exchange has a lot of good covers like free accommodation and celebration meals. […]

Budget planning a daily routine

Months before going to Guangzhou, China, I gathered information relating to daily life expenses that may incur in the whole Global Volunteer via online (travel blogs), project booklet the hosting entity gave me and past Guangzhou EPs information. As I joined this GV together with a few friends from the same sending entity, we actually […]

My budget was well under control throughout my journey

Hi, my name is Fong Mun Oon and I volunteered to Romania. Some advice for those who wish to do budget planning before going for a GV is to do plenty of research beforehand; the more resources the better. I was using a few online sources (, to figure out the estimated spending range […]

A Global Volunteer Journey That Touched My Heart

Participating in a volunteering program is one of those things that you have to do at least once in your life time. And what’s a better way of doing that than applying through AIESEC’s Global Volunteer. My enthusiasm for AIESEC wasn’t motivated only by my excitement for volunteering, but my excitement for travelling, exploring, meeting […]

First abroad experience on my own

6 WEEKS. For some, you might think that it’s long but when you are having a nice time with amazing people, its short. I decide to spend my 6 weeks in Vietnam as a Volunteer through AIESEC and the first abroad experience was AMAZING. How the AMAZING Journey start…. As this the first time I […]

My 47 days journey in China

I couldn’t remember the weather when I first landed in Anyang, China, but I remember how my heart was racing and how clammy my palms were. So far from home, yet I was thrilled towards what awaited me in the coming 47 days of my global volunteer journey in China.   First stop, Anyang Anyang […]

Treasures From Global Volunteering

It has been six weeks, forty-three days and today is the last day. I am going to leave here, Sri Lanka. I miss my home, my country every single day after I was here. Everything here is so new and so strange for me. The first intention why I chose to go for global volunteering […]

My Life-Changing Experience in China

I volunteered at Mount Yun Qiu, China last summer for 6 weeks and had the biggest lesson on life there. When I applied for this project called “Turn Hands Over”, I only knew it was on organic farming and hence did not hold high expectations towards it. But the experience of what happened when I […]

My 42 Days Experience in Myanmar

“Real change is when you decided to step out from the comfort zone.”It’s my first time to travel to other country alone. Thinking about all those uncertainty, I started to feel anxious but excited for my project ‘Climate Awareness in Myanmar’. Fun Fact in Yangon, it took me two hours to arrive Yangon Technological University […]

Have you seen another side of Romania?

How it all started People must have thought I was insane when I first mentioned my intentions to volunteer in Romania for 6 weeks. For most people, neither do they knew the country even existed nor do they had any thoughts on setting foot in the country. Yes. I admit this trip is going to […]