With 21 years I have felt like it`s about time to leave Europe and see something completely different. After taking my first long distance flight (witch was amazing btw! So many movies, comfortable seats and quite good food), I ended up at Curious Island. I really...
Friday we were invited over to the Rangers’ Station to enjoy a good BBQ with the members of SNPA. We were picked up by a very helpful and sweet guy, and both the volunteer group and the staff members were driven to the beach spot which we hardly get to enjoy when we...
For the last 3 weeks I have been a volunteer, working on childcare projects in Playa del Carmen, with GVI Mexico. As I reflect on my time here I’m surprised both at how much I’ve learnt and how fast the time has flown. Every day has been so varied, I thought I’d...
This year, why not take the time to improve yourself and give back during your school holidays? GVI can help you gain valuable skills that you can’t learn in the classroom! If you’re thinking about going on one of our international volunteering projects, but you...
I have been giving the most wonderful opportunity to participate in Global Vision International’s long-term internship program where I spend six months in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. I was so looking forward to my trip and to all the new experiences that I will...
I am currently half way through my fourth week in the Seychelles and have really enjoyed my time here so far. Mondays to Fridays are spent checking beaches for turtle activity, completing mangrove surveys and monitoring lemon shark pups, with the first couple of weeks...
I started my internship with GVI in Playa del Carmen on the 7th of January. And being honest with you, after a very rocky start of multiple unfortunate travel events, I came into the house in not the highest of spirits, but hoping for a reason to get back to my happy...
Pack a light lunch and bring plenty of water, we’re mounting Curieuse. It’s a summit we’ve eyed many a time, usually while at rest on a hike out to Badamier (they share the same trail most of the way). Things are different this time; the only way forward now is up. To...
As we draw towards the final few days of the expedition, time to reflect on the experience this fantastic opportunity has given us all. It’s probably fair to say that we joined the project with a little apprehension and indeed trepidation, knowing you’re staying in an...
This little green turtle is getting its weekly clean by one of our volunteers Carolina. This guy is one of the thousands of turtles that pass through our partners head-start programme here in Phang Nga, Thailand A marine turtle head-start programme is a...
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