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Villa Maria language phase 2009 by Vicky Spence

After a decidedly interesting flight (aka a rocky landing accompanied by a Spanish lady telling us all about various past plane crashes) we finally reached the hostal which is going to be our base while we´re in Quito. The school is part of the hostal so all we have to do is wander downstairs for […]

Rio Language Phase 2009 by Rachel Brown

For the first 3 weeks of our time in Brazil, we had Portuguese lessons to prepare us for the rest of our trip. I thought this was really useful, as the project phase is spent working with kids, and so being able to communicate is essential for getting the most out of it. Also, just […]

Villa Maria language phase 2009 by Vicky Spence

After a decidedly interesting flight (aka a rocky landing accompanied by a Spanish lady telling us all about various past plane crashes) we finally reached the hostal which is going to be our base while we´re in Quito. The school is part of the hostal so all we have to do is wander downstairs for […]

Quest Overseas Shop

Visit us on-line now! Everyone who joins a Quest Overseas team is given a much coveted T-shirt and pair of Havaiana flip flops before they go away with us. We’ve found though that just one isn’t always enough, and it seems we have also started a new fashion trend! As as result, due to popular […]

Quest Overseas Shop

Visit us on-line now! Everyone who joins a Quest Overseas team is given a much coveted T-shirt and pair of Havaiana flip flops before they go away with us. We’ve found though that just one isn’t always enough, and it seems we have also started a new fashion trend! As as result, due to popular […]

Jon’s project up-date from Villa Maria

At Quest Overseas we pride ourselves on worthwhile projects that mean both volunteers and host communities benefit from the work that’s done.  That’s why Quest Overseas Director Jon Cassidy is currently out visiting our projects in South America.  This week he has been checking up on our Villa Maria Project in Peru.  Quest have been […]

Quest nominated in World Travel Awards

Quest Overseas has been nominated as one of the world’s leading responsible tourism schemes in the World Travel Awards 2009.  The awards acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.  We feature in the category of World’s Leading Responsible Tourism Scheme, among the following other nominees: Endogenous Tourism […]

Quest Overseas Leader Selection this weekend

This weekend we will be starting our selection of our leaders for teams going overseas in 2010. It’s the leader which makes or breaks the trip, so so selecting the right ones is probably the most important task of the year for us. We’re very demanding in what we want our leaders to have in the way […]

Quest nominated in World Travel Awards

Quest Overseas has been nominated as one of the world’s leading responsible tourism schemes in the World Travel Awards 2009.  The awards acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.  We feature in the category of World’s Leading Responsible Tourism Scheme, among the following other nominees: Endogenous Tourism […]

Quest Overseas Leader Selection this weekend

This weekend we will be starting our selection of our leaders for teams going overseas in 2010. It’s the leader which makes or breaks the trip, so so selecting the right ones is probably the most important task of the year for us. We’re very demanding in what we want our leaders to have in the way […]