Our second week started off with a trip to the floating village. En route we stopped off at a field of water flowers as our guide described them, and saw plenty of local people fishing and sitting in the small huts dotted around enjoying a beer or two. The floating village itself was very interesting;… Read More


So the first week of our stay in Costa Rica at Jakera is done. In my opinion I feel it has gone slowly but for others it’s gone quite fast. Our first day was just travelling from the airport to Jakera. It was a LONG journey, mini bus then a ferry and then a mini… Read More


After an 8 hour flight with a mediocre film selection and a menu that won’t be winning a Michelin star anytime soon we arrived in Arusha. The African experience kicked off with immigration an experience to say the least… Bucket baths aside and a toaster that does not toast but instead only warms bread, we… Read More


Yes… the first week has been a busy one, the first day we walked around the city and just got familiar with the surroundings. Also allowed me to get my bearings after a long travel time (which pretty much blitzed me) but it got me grounded and made me feel less alienated from the city.… Read More


Hi everyone, I’m Grace and I’m super happy that I’m the team blogger for this Ecuador trip for 10 weeks! So after a super long day travelling and crazy amounts of jet lag, we arrived in a surprisingly sunny and hot Quito! After checking into our colourful little hostel we spent the rest of the… Read More


Hey, my name is Adam and I have volunteered to be a part of the blog for the 2018 January trip to Peru. I left college over a year ago and have been working as a waiter and bartender in a restaurant to raise money for this trip, which in itself has been part of… Read More


Hi, my name is Lucy and I will be doing the blog for the January Costa Rica team. I graduated college in May and now have an Extended Diploma Level 3 in Animal Management. I have lived around animals all my life being on a farm, being around humble animals such as chickens, sheep and cattle… Read More


I’m Lottie, I have just finished school and am currently working in London and juggling a job in retail and as a tutor in order to earn some money for my year out, after which I will take up a place at Edinburgh to read History. I decided to take gap year for the main… Read More