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Chasing Waterfalls…

Chasing Waterfalls…

Thursday we were went to khao lak and did two beautiful hikes. We woke up early for these so that we could see as much wild life as possible. The first hike ran along the coastline and had many beautiful view points overlooking the ocean. We conducted a biodiversity...

Mangroves! 

  Having been informed by GVI staff that we’d been invited by the Little Amazon Takua Pa to participate in Mangrove planting, I was pretty intrigued to find out what it would involve. First, there was a presentation about Mangroves; Mangroves are shrubs or...

GVI Phang Nga Conservation Programme Blog

One of the wonderful things about the Conservation programme is the range of activities on offer.  From teaching English to adults at a national park, keeping  beaches as clean as they deserve to be, scrubbing down cute baby turtles and educating children about the...

Becoming Part of the GVI Family

Becoming Part of the GVI Family

Travelling and meeting new people has always been a passion of mine. Wanting to try something different away from the generic touristy holiday, I decided to volunteer with GVI in Phang Nga, Thailand on their Coastal Conservation Expedition. Although skeptic at first,...

TEFL Queen

TEFL Queen

The four weeks I spent acquiring my TEFL certification were challenging, yet hugely rewarding for many reasons. Unlike some, I was lucky to come into this experience with some teaching experience after spending six weeks on the community project also based in Ban Nam...

Island Paradise

Island Paradise

Last week we went to Similan Island national park to help the park rangers with daily duties such as beach cleans, tourist management, and teaching them basic English skills. We started most days with a beach clean, so it would be ready for the tourists and also to...

Walking Through Baan Nam Khem…

Walking Through Baan Nam Khem…

Walking through Baan Nam Khem, I have slowly become accustomed to the quick passing and gentle hum of songtaus and samlors. The small town maintains a certain beauty and charm, completely foreign and unique, which can hardly be explained by description.   Looking...

GVI Open Day

Attend the GVI Open Day in March!

Meet the GVI Team at the bi-annual GVI Open Day in London, on the 25th March.

Get all your questions answered, and meet our passionate staff, ambassadors and alumni!

To attend, please register here