Good Luck to all Brighton Marathoners!

So it’s the first one in history, in Brighton anyway. Around 10,000 nutters will be running, jogging and crawling around the streets of Brighton this Sunday for the inaugural Brighton Marathon. Included in this motley crew are four people running for Quest4Change as well as one of our office staff, good luck to you all! […]

Swaziland Team off next week – we hope!

So the project partners are ready, the communities our waiting, the volunteers are packed and excited – and a volcano erupts in Iceland! Our Quest Swaziland team’s departure has unfortunately been put back from tomorrow until next Wednesday, of all the reasons for flight delays, this is got to be the most original! Anyway, once […]

How do you pronounce Eyjafjallajoekull??

I realise that there are more important issues to consider with the Icelandic volcano issue – hundreds of thousands of people stranded, many businesses suffering significantly from the airport standstill – but it has been preying on my mind for a few days now, how exactly do you pronounce Eyjafjallajoekull???! The link below does give […]

Fancy being in the cast of Neighbours???

It’s a firm Quest favourite, and I’m sure we’re not alone (are we???), but better than watching it, why not be in it?? The show is looking for a young British girl (over 18) to take the role of Poppy Rogers, a friend of the Kennedy family – imagine all those fun scenes with Karl, Susan […]

Brighton Marathon Photos

Well it’s over now, congratulations to everyone who took part in the Brighton Marathon and thanks to all the many volunteers who helped to make it a such a great day for runners and spectators alike. Here are a few snaps of some of the runners, see you all again next year! There are never […]

Quest at Haileybury School Gap Year Fair

If you are thinking of taking a Gap Year in 2011 or even 2012 and would like to find out what options you have, why not come along to the Gap Year Fair being held at Haileybury School, near Hertford, Hertfordshire. Many Gap Year providers, including Quest Overseas will be there to answer any questions […]

Final entry from Bolivia 1 – expedition over!

We have spent the last 10 days in Huaraz, Huanchaco, Lima and Cusco. We left Huaraz after bridge jumping and took a night bus to Huanchaco, which is a pretty Northern town on the coast of Peru. There we learnt how to surf and enjoyed hanging out on the beach. That next morning we took […]

Photos of Bolivia Team one on the Inca Trail

Always keen to minimise our impact on the local environment (well, almost always), here is our team not blending in with their local surroundings on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Since a team in 2000 decided to trek the trail in tailor made suits, this has set a challenge to all Quest teams to […]

Katie’s Parents Visit Villa Maria

Last week Kevan and Penny Ashbridge, parents of Katie, were welcomed by our project staff in Villa Maria, Peru. They spent a day visiting our school, as well as meeting the families which have benefitted from the houses built with funds raised by their Katie’s friends, family and work colleagues. Here is a short video […]

Villa Maria visit from the Ashbridges

Ten years ago, Quest volunteer Katie Ashbridge took part in our Villa Maria project, helping to give a better quality of life to thousands of children in Lima, Peru. She very sadly died a few years ago, but her friends decided to set up a fund to support Villa Maria in her memory. So far, […]