It is now the end of our last full week in Cambodia (cry) and with only 4 days left to go the squad is starting to feel a little sad to say the least about leaving this country. This week we’ve been staying in Sihanoukville, working at Surata public school. Our task for the week… 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


We arrived in Sihanoukville in the afternoon on the Sunday. We spent the day relaxing after spending the previous night out in Phomn Penh. The next day we began volunteering at the local schools, as usual we split into two groups, my group went to a school named Computer Development Centre (CDC). Here we began… Read More


Our project for this week was nestled at the base of Mount Meru, a Maasai school in the most picturesque location. In our brief time at the school, we managed to complete the painting of the exterior wall, and we hope this gives the school and its community a more positive atmosphere in which to… Read More


Last weekend a few of us went to Battanbang for a night. I was supposed to go but I ended up not feeling well that morning. Those who went said that they really enjoyed the Bamboo train and watching the sunset from the caves. The rest of us who did not go to Battanbang stayed… Read More


This week, we moved our efforts to Bluebell Primary School, where we started on the painting and decorating of two classrooms. For some of us, painting ceilings did not come naturally (the paint stains on Bella and my clothes will forever remind us of our failure) whilst others, notably Pip and Savannah, remained remarkably unscathed.… Read More


Monday 8th February 2016 This morning we continued with the conservation in the sun and we started at 7am but it wasn’t long until the sun got too hot for us. This afternoon the new Gaps arrived. It’s really nice to have some new faces around the place. We then went on a game drive… Read More


I’m Izzi and over the next few months Charlie and I will be doing our best to keep you all up to date with our unique Tanzania experience (whenever we are blessed with internet connection!) Whilst most of our friends are stressing over student loans and preparing themselves to embrace the squalor of university halls… Read More


Hola! I’m Emma, I’ve finished my A-levels and just started my gap yah! I’ve already visited the religious community of Taize, France and been on a summer school with BIMM, the university I want to go to in 2014. So far I’ve met some really great people, and I’m really looking forward to meeting some… Read More