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Blogger 10 Miles Behind Me Spends a Month in India with Leave UR Mark

We were ecstatic to host blogger 10 Miles Behind Me in Bangalore and Goa with us!  For those that are considering interning or volunteering abroad in India with us, her blog is a great resource for those that want to plan their trip.  Here are some highlights about her experience with us. Taking Weekend Trips […]

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Earn Money To Travel with Leave UR Mark

Travel is expensive. Even when volunteering and interning abroad, the average traveler’s budget adds up between flights, visa, insurance, program fees, housing, food, transportation and day and weekend trips. Leave UR Mark is run by travelers who ourselves are trying to hack our costs anytime we travel. So we figured…. Why not let YOU earn […]

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Sankey Tank Park in Bangalore

Bangalore: The 10 best Ways to escape the City

Bangalore might be the least „Indian“ city in India. The influence of the western world and the international companies is huge, and as a foreigner you’re not gonna miss anything in Bangalore. Nevertheless there will be days where you might find it hard to handle the big city: Especially during rush hour there’s a huge […]

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YMCA boy's shelter - a volunteer project in Bangalore

Bangalore through the Eyes of a Child

Hi, my name is Franzi and I’ll be in Bangalore for the next couple of weeks. You will hear and read a lot from me, because blogging will be part of my job at Leave UR Mark. It’s been a while now since I came to India and this week I visited the first volunteer […]

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Volunteers Travel to Ancient Indian Temples

This past weekend, Leave UR Mark went on an excursion outside of the city.  Volunteers travel and explore areas outside of Bangalore in order to experience everything India has to offer.  They took a day trip to Indian temples dating back to the 12th century.  We rented a taxi for the day and set out for a […]

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Volunteer Abroad in India Reflections

Initially I came to India with the goal to learn more about different therapeutic methods used as interventions with special needs children. I chose this internship, Therapy and Counseling, through LeaveUrMark because it seemed like the perfect opportunity to learn from other therapists, practice dance therapy and gain experience working with a group of individuals […]

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4 Reasons to do Volunteer Jobs in Goa, India

Volunteering in India is truly a different experience. Here are some of our top 5 reasons we think volunteers who choose to travel to India will love their time spent abroad in Goa. Whether on a gap year program or a short-term project, Goa has a lot to offer volunteers of all ages. Chill out […]

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Volunteer in India – Don’t Miss These Festivals

As you volunteer in India, be sure to take advantage of Indian festivals. A great opportunities to experience Indian culture at its most exciting. Festivals and holidays in South India to experience while serving as volunteer in India Sankranti Celebrated on January 14, Sankranti is a harvest festival and one of the most important festivals […]

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Welcome to Bangalore

Reflections from Rebecca Addy from the UK who interned abroad with us this summer. So this is my second day in India (Sunday). The journey to india was long, but not too boring as I watched several films and spoke to an Australian girl most of the way to Abu Dhabi. On arrival, my driver […]

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Non Profit Volunteering in India

Reflections from Martina from Canada who volunteered abroad in India with Leave UR Mark in May of 2014. The Sustainable Livelihoods Program – at the Center This program is focused on skills training for local women in Bangalore, with the goal of creating a sustainable livelihood and creating economic stability. They learn important skills like […]

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