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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.

Gap Fair on Saturday – Rugby School

Andy and I will be at Rugby School on Saturday for their annual Gap Fair so do come along and say hi. The fair kicks off at 9:30am and finishes at 11:45am – directions to Rugby School can be found here! If you have any questions at all about any of our projects or expeditions, […]

Bolivia have decided to tunnel back to the Sea

Plans for a tunnel linking Bolivia to the Pacific Ocean have been unveiled by three architects who say it could put an end to a 130 year-old dispute between the landlocked country and its neighbour, Chile. The three Chilean architects claim the tunnel would allow Bolivia to regain access to the sea since it was […]