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Valerie Stimac

Managing Editor
United States

Valerie was the previous Managing Editor and helped produce all of the amazing articles and guides you see on Go Overseas. She also writes for Lonely Planet, and has contributed to AFAR, National Geographic Traveler, Travel + Leisure, and Roads & Kingdoms, and her own blog, Valerie & Valise. Her not-so-secret dream destination is to travel to outer space.

Thórsmörk Trailteam Volunteers, Iceland (
9.83 •24 reviews

The main activities of our team are maintaining hiking trails in the Thórsmörk area, landscape restoration (erosion control), GIS...

Highly rated for Fun, Support, Value
Intercultural Outreach Initiative (IOI)
9.8 •10 reviews

Intercultural Outreach Initiative (IOI) is located on Isabela Island, in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. Founded in 2006, IOI’s...

Highly rated for Fun, Support, Impact
South Africa
9.58 •83 reviews

VACorps is an award-winning internship program based in Cape Town, South Africa. We are a unique organization that has transformed...

Highly rated for Fun, Support, Growth