I’m thrilled to have written my first piece for The Atlantic. The premise: COVID-19 has brought death. And fear. And emotional, financial, and spiritual pain. But we humans are remarkably […]Read more
I want to live a life that matters.
With these eight emotional words, Ken Budd embarks on a quest to help others—from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina to a special needs school in China, from climate change research in Ecuador to projects in Kenya, Costa Rica, and the West Bank. A moving memoir of sacrifice and
self-discovery, The Voluntourist is part love story, part travel tale; a book about losing your father and finding your destiny; and a wry yet wise treatise on changing lives—including your own. Learn more