The 40 Best Peace Corps Blogs

For recent (and not-so-recent) college graduates who find themselves drawn toward using their educations in the service of humanity, the Peace Corps might seem an appealing prospect. Since 1961, it has sent Americans abroad in order to nurture education, the environment, public health, agriculture, housing, and other necessities in parts of the world with few resources, squelching political atmospheres, and worse. It’s not a perfect system by any stretch of the imagination, but plenty of volunteers end their Peace Corps stints having affected positive change in an often cruel world. And in the digital age, it makes perfect sense that many find blogging an ideal outlet to open up about what they hear, see, smell, taste, and touch on a regular basis. This provides not only a valuable peek into what the organization stands for, but an even better conduit for exploring global cultures through a first-person lens.