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Visiting the Ecuadorian Cloud Forest

Hi, I’m Anna, one of Lattitude’s Volunteer Coordinators, for South America. Back in March, I was lucky enough to be sent off to Ecuador to help our lovely Country Manager Rossy in the Quito office....

Posted 22 May 2019

Volunteering Opportunities in Ecuador Cloud Forest

Tilly’s time in Christchurch, New Zealand

Tilly Greensit has spent the last few months volunteering as a School Assistant in Christchurch, New Zealand. She is spending 11 months on placement overall, and is hopefully getting to know the country and community...

Posted 17 May 2019

Special Needs and Crafts Centre in Ecuador

Escuela Especial y Centro de Formacion Artesanal, San Jose de Calasanz, Cuenca, Ecuador Special School and Artisan Training Centre, San Jose de Calasanz, in Cuenca, Ecuador. After a few days of getting to know the...

Posted 29 Mar 2019

Volunteer in Special Needs Art Centre in Ecuador

Teaching Placements in Cuenca, Ecuador

Our volunteers are currently in two different educative centres in Cuenca; Unidad Educativa Remigio Romero y Cordero and Centro Aurora, both state funded. Unidad Educativa Remgio Romero y Cordero   Centro Aurora   Unidad Educativa...

Posted 21 Mar 2019

Volunteer in Schools in Ecuador

HRH Princess Royal Meets Volunteers

Lattitude Welcomes Royal Patron, HRH Princess Anne at New College Worcester          Lattitude Global Volunteering was honoured to welcome our patron, Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, at one of our amazing host placements, New College Worcester,...

Posted 20 Feb 2019

HRH The Princess Royal with Canadian Volunteer

Tips for Volunteering Abroad

Volunteering abroad can be an amazing experience. Not only does it allow you to meet and impact people of all different backgrounds, but it also helps you stretch your comfort zone and learn from new...

Posted 14 Feb 2019

Gap Year Tips

Georgia’s New Zealand Experience

Orientation in Christchurch I was one of the first to arrive in Christchurch. There was a group of us that had met as Dave collected us from the airport, 3 English and 2 Canadian. The...

Posted 11 Feb 2019

10 Fun UK Facts

Interested in coming to the UK? Here is some trivia to help you learn a bit more about this interesting, historical and diverse country! 1. Stonehenge is older than the Pyramids. Stonehenge is believed to...

Posted 28 Jan 2019

What went on at Lattitude during 2018?

Volunteers We started off 2018 with a big Orientation week in London. While we had a few delays and alterations to arrivals due to Visa difficulties, we always find our London trips one of the...

Posted 10 Jan 2019

Christmas Food Around the World II

1.Turrón (Spain) Turrón is a very old, traditional sweet of Moorish (Arabic) origin. It has been a popular sweet for centuries. There are two traditional, basic types of turrón: soft Jijona – with a smooth...

Posted 20 Dec 2018