Ken Budd’s 2013 story on his volunteer experiences in Kenya and recent media criticism of voluntourism won gold on October 16 in the Society of American Travel Writers’ Lowell Thomas awards, which honors the best […]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