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We’re not normally ones to brag, but…

…but we can now proudly say that Quest Overseas has passed with flying colours at our independent assessment for British Standard 8848 today, specification for the provision of visits, fieldwork, expeditions and adventurous activities outside the UK. This is an extremely rigorous assessment of the quality and professionalism with which we run our expeditions, and […]

Gap Fairs at The Grange School & Hampton School

A big thankyou to George Heriot’s school yesterday; it was great to meet  you all and we hope you enjoyed learning about QuestOverseas and the incredible projects and expeditions that are available. Our next stop is tonight at The Grange School in Cheshire, so why not come down from 6-9pm and have a chat with […]

British Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The winners of the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2009 have been announced today. The overall winner of the title “British Wildlife Photographer of the Year” and the £5000 main prize was Ross Hoddinott who took the beautiful shot of a damselfly sillhouette (above). The aim of the awards are not only to recognise and celebrate […]

Quest goes Back to the Future!

Having grown up in the eighties and nineties, you can imagine our excitement when the mechanics across the road from our office received a DeLorean to work on. How could anyone resist the posed photo, can you guess which ones we are?!!!

Lucy and Chris make it to Paris

They made it and here’s the proof! Well done to Chris and Lucy who successfully cycled from London to Paris fundraising over £2285 for their two chosen charities.  Money raised will go to the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) and Quest4Change. Sponsor Lucy for Quest4Change Sponsor Chris for EJF If you would like to fundraise for […]

Epsom College and Huntington School Gap Fairs

It’s gap fairs galore again this week so if you want to come and have a chat with us, need some help working out if a gap year is for you, find out more about our projects and expeditions or just to learn some more about Africa and South America come and say hello at […]

Beware of fake World Cup tickets

Only 254 days to go and FIFA are continuing warnings of fraudulent World Cup tickets currently being sold over the web.  They have also praised British efforts to stamp out such websites but it is still feared that 1000’s of fans will be caught out and disappointed.  The BBC commented that “In order to prevent […]

Internship Opportunities

If you’re looking for ways to get into the volunteering, expedition or travel industry, Quest Overseas may be able to help. We will shortly be looking for a new intern to get involved either in the operational or marketing side of our organisation (or even both). Working here is a lot of fun and our […]

Update from the Swazi team

I HATE ICELAND! It changed everything, everyone was late…Two arrived at two in Joburg from Nairobi, they were tall Toby and the often oblivious Dave, it was supposed to be three…where was Whalley? He had lost his passport in Nairobi airport and was pretty much an illegal citizen for 2 days! Zac Effron-esque hard rocker […]

Life – the fantastic new BBC series

Being huge fans of the previous BBC environmental and wildlife series Planet Earth and generally having a lot of love for David Attenborough in the office, it wasnt surprising that on Monday night we were all glued to our TVs to watch the new, spectacular wildlife series – Life. And it was fantastic – a […]