The Curse of Efficiency
Everybody with a working brain knows about the paradox of efficiency. Production processes have to become more efficient in order to stay competitive, but that greater efficiency may *never* result in giving people longer vacations. Instead, workers need to work even harder because the increased efficiency means competition has increased, too. Instead of enjoying the ...
Non-destructive Travel
There has been a lot of fuzz about our "carbon footprint" and most articles on non-destructive traveling start and end with quoting our unsustainably high carbon dioxide emissions on international flights. The obvious result of these well-intended pieces is that readers can't hear it any longer and lose interest in non-destructive travel altogether. The climate ...
West Africa Journey starts on August 1st.
West Africa Journey from August 1st.
July 22, 2011. BerlinThis year 2011 we have launched our new platform kindmankind, the web's largest open resource for independent volunteers and creative changemakers. We have built up our online fb-tw-li-yt "empire" and Yeon is finishing her book on Charity Travel (in Korean). The Schengen-zone now gently forces ...
Review of 23 Things they don’t tell you
Last year, the Korean star economist and acclaimed "intellectual voice of the antiglobalisation movement" Chang Ha-Joon followed up on his best selling "Bad Samaritans" and "Kicking away the Ladder" with a smartly constructed volume named "23 Things they don't tell you about Capitalism". Meanwhile, a German translation has been published with the word "Lies" in ...
Paths of Kindness
Dorogy Dobra (Paths of Kindness)
January 13th, 2011. Ekaterinburg.Operating an NGO in Russia, especially beyong the Petersburg-Moscow axis, is quite a challenge. Paths of Kindness is a remarkable organization in the capital of the Urals owrking with underprivileged children. They organize weekend excursions, special education, and facilitate responsible adoption.



Name:Camillus HouseAim:To eradicate ...
Charity Travel
Charity Travel (CT) is an independent large adventurous journey around the world, combining exciting traveling with supporting small-scale charity projects, thereby inspiring other (young) travelers to follow the example. Charity Travel wants to show that nowadays it is possible to bypass large bureaucracies and individually work with small charities that really need help. The emphasis ...