Voluntourism is a growing travel sector and has its heart-warming and dark sides. While people are increasingly choosing to undertake journeys to destinations where they contribute towards and participate in social work projects that help the needy, there are some who get off on the thrill of going into crisis zones and being in the midst of misery, all for a Facebook status pic to get the world talking. We take a look at what's going on here, exactly, and tell you simple ways you can do it the right way.

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Simona Terron