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Charles’ Immersive Experience in Poland

Charles wrote to Lattitude to share his experience in Poland with us. He travelled to Poland from New Zealand, arrived in Warsaw in February 2020, and stayed on when the COVID-19 pandemic started. Charles has...

Posted 20 Oct 2020

We Are Stronger Than We Think We Are

You may have read a recent blog post from the perspective of our hosts at Camp Cadicasu in Canada, where Ollie, our Lattitude volunteer from the UK, remained in place despite many other international travelers...

Posted 13 Oct 2020

India’s European Experience

India, a volunteer from New Zealand wrote to us to give us an update on her gap year experience volunteering as a Language Coach in Poland. It’s been a much different experience than planned, due...

Posted 05 Oct 2020

Personal Growth Through Making an Impact

Natalie wrote to us to share her recent volunteer experience as a School Assistant in the UK. Although she returned home to New Zealand early due to COVID-19, she truly made the most of her...

Posted 28 Sep 2020

A-Level Results Week: Now What?

If there is a single day in the year that focuses the minds of young people and their parents on this question, it is A-Level results day. Your results reflect the culmination of years of...

Posted 11 Aug 2020

How to Learn a New Language Abroad

One of the most delightful perks to travelling to and living in another country, is learning a new language. After all, it allows you to connect with new people in a meaningful way, in a...

Posted 05 Aug 2020

Socially Distant, Yet Full of Joy

Julius, a Lattitude volunteer from Germany, wrote to us a very thoughtful reflection on his gap year in Duncan, BC – the beautiful “City of Totems” situated on Vancouver Island on the West Coast of...

Posted 21 Jul 2020

Lena’s Outdoor Camp Experience in New Zealand

We interviewed Lena and she shared her recent wonderful experience volunteering as a Outdoor Camp Assistant at Bridge Valley Adventure Centre during her Gap Year in the New Zealand. Thank you so much, Lena, for...

Posted 13 Jul 2020

Oliver’s Pandemic Abroad

Recently on our blog, we’ve been highlighting the stories of Lattitude volunteers who have remained abroad during this COVID-19 period and have given the gift of valuable service as international volunteers. Here is a delightful...

Posted 06 Jul 2020