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Clowning Around in Peru

Volunteer Zoe has just arrived at our project at Villa Maria in Lima, Peru. She will be staying for 9 months, helping out at our school there as well as working on the construction and recreation projects. The question is though, will she ever tire of the pranks from local clown Lucho (dancing with her […]

Update from our Peru Construction Project

Here’s a brief update on the work the guys in Villa Maria are getting up to. Zoe, Trevor and Steph are working away to provide better living conditions for a family in the shanty town, just on the outskirts of Lima, keep up the good work guys. Working on this construction project has also given […]

Update from our Peru Construction Project

Here’s a brief update on the work the guys in Villa Maria are getting up to. Zoe, Trevor and Steph are working away to provide better living conditions for a family in the shanty town, just on the outskirts of Lima, keep up the good work guys. Working on this construction project has also given […]

Migration of a different kind!

A lodge in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park was unwittingly built on the migration path of a family of elephants.  Every year the family walks straight through the lodges lobby on their way find tasty to ripe Mangos.  Elephants have strong family bonds, and are led by the matriarch to find new pastures and water. […]

Migration of a different kind!

A lodge in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park was unwittingly built on the migration path of a family of elephants.  Every year the family walks straight through the lodges lobby on their way find tasty to ripe Mangos.  Elephants have strong family bonds, and are led by the matriarch to find new pastures and water. […]

Lean Mean Speech Making Machines

Simon and I found ourselves yesterday facing the potential heckling of a few hundred year 13 students giving a presentation on why to take gap year and the benefits of one at Strodes College in Egham. Thankfully the heckling never materialised and the presentation went well with loads of questions being thrown at us courtesy […]

Lean Mean Speech Making Machines

Simon and I found ourselves yesterday facing the potential heckling of a few hundred year 13 students giving a presentation on why to take gap year and the benefits of one at Strodes College in Egham. Thankfully the heckling never materialised and the presentation went well with loads of questions being thrown at us courtesy […]

Quest Lettuce

Today marked a momentous occasion in the Quest office…after weeks of careful planting, re-planting and watering Andy’s efforts to create a makeshift vegetable haven in the back garden have finally paid off. In his absence (sorry!) we enjoyed the first taste of Quest lettuce, hopefully soon to be followed by Quest courgettes, Quest tomatoes, more […]

Come visit us at Eton on Saturday

The forecast for this weekend is looking pretty good, but before you head on down to the beach, to the last day at Royal Ascot, or perhaps even to Silverstone, you might want to stop by and find out more about your gap year options at Eton College. We’ll be there from 10.30am until midday, […]

Repton School Gap Year Fair Today!

Si and Jon will be at Repton School in Derbyshire this evening for their annual Gap Year Fair. The event starts at 7:30pm and finishes at 9pm. Click here for directions to the school!   Do come along and say hello, ask questions about our projects or just for a chat about gap years, Africa […]