Wednesday October 5th, after 22 hours, some little ‘detours’ by London and Jo’burg I finally arrived in sunny Botswana. Oh, and by some miracle, my bags arrived at the same time as me! After a short drive (1.5 hours! Everything is relative isn’t it?), I arrived at the safari camp, Meno a Kwena, my home… Read More


The place we’re staying in for the next two weeks (Chichico Rumi) is possibly the coolest place imaginable. The Rainforest is picture postcard beautiful and we’re still half expecting to bump into David Attenborough or Michael Palin and their accompanying film crew at some point! We’ve been temporarily adopted by the most welcoming indigenous family… Read More


Jambo Leapers! Here’s your chance to tell us all about your African adventures so far. From the bush to the bar, we want to hear your stories! Safari Salama! The Leap team.… Read More


Well, after potentially the worst flight either of us has ever has ever taken (eleven long hours of no drinks, no peanuts and the same rubbish film repeated three times for our viewing pleasure…) Alice and I arrived safely (if slightly frazzled) in Quito. But it’s all been worth it! First impressions are of how… Read More


Way back when, two Ecuador Leapers wrote a blog of their travels for gapyear.com. Check it out by clicking here. Meet Alice and Jess, two intrepid lasses heading off to volunteer in exotic Ecuador for the next few months… This cheese-loving duo will be taking part in a combination placement with The Leap which includes… Read More