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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 […]

Our nude Hero!

A massive congratulations to Ted who in the name of charity exposed himself to Brighton and Hove. Wearing only socks and sunglasses (so to not get caught looking at the other riders privates) Ted managed the uncomfortable ride in aid of raising funds to buy two much needed wheel chairs for the kids of Casa […]

Eton shut for a week, time to plan your gap year!

Eton College is the latest place in the UK to suffer from swine flu. After confirming one student tested positive for the virus, they have decided to close the school for a week as a precautionary measure. As this is one of the finest schools in the country, we are sure that the boys won’t […]

HOME – A film to be released 5th June

HOME is a feature film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand shot from above in more that 50 countries. HOME addresses our impact on the planet and sets out our current situation but keeps the faith that a solution exists. More than a movie, HOME will be a major event all over the globe. On June 5th, World […]

Brazil Project Close to Fundraising Target

  Although the team’s time at the Rio project in Brazil over for the year, their work is far from done. They have set up a fundraising page to help support some fundamental needs which came to their attention while at the project. They are so close to their £4,000 target, if you feel you […]

Thank you Zoe, Villa Maria will miss you!

Zoe McGivern, pictured above sharing her fantastic cooking skills during the first cake making lesson at our Villa Maria school in Lima, Peru, has been supporting the teaching programme out there since September last year. Her main work has been teaching English to the school kids, aged 3 to 7, but that has been far […]

Holiday hustle

Check out the new series of ‘the real hustle’ on BBC3 and find out how to avoid the con abroad. Episode 1 includes ‘the teddy bear’, ‘fake taxi driver’ and learning how to rip a phone book in half!Catch the programme on Mondays at 8.30pm or on BBCiplayer.