So, it finally happened. The dirty deed was done. We have officially ended the life of and consumed a guinea pig. The reflection: We finished work last Thursday a little worn out and tired. Waiting in ther girls´room for lunch to be ready Jenny was convinced she smelled chocolate cake. Unfortunly, it was anything but.… Read More

Christmas is coming, the geese are piling on the pounds and if you’re on a gap year, struggling to write your present wish list we might just have found the perfect answer! are offering a great 33 piece Gap Year Survival Kit including everything from a microfibre towel to a torch, sewing kit and… Read More

It’s newsletter time again! Our Ecuador hosts, the amazing Yanapuma Foundation are a grass-roots NGO (Non Government Organisation) with some fantastic projects to support. Catch up with the events of the last two months at Yanapuma Foundation and Spanish School here. To join the Ecuador team and directly support Yanapuma in 2010 click here.… Read More

Ever wondered what University admissions tutors actually think of gap years? Well, whilst both UCAS and AGR (Association of Graduate Recruiters) make clear statement in support of of constructive gap years, University admissions tutors are usually a little quiet on the subject. The truth is that most admissions tutors are very keen on students taking… Read More

Hola all from sunny Otavalo! We´re living it up this weekend blowing cash on indigenous wear. There are alpaca sweaters, hats, gloves, carpets, gourds, and nic-nacs galore. Needless to say, my Christmas shopping is taken care of. Our first week in Chilcapamba was my best week in Ecuador. All of the kids are super great;… Read More