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Get into the great outdoors with Lattitude

  Canada is the second largest nation in the world and host to sky high mountains, ancient glaciers, and impressive coastlines. Outdoor education is an important part of North American culture, and is often integrated...

Posted 15 Oct 2018

CANADA - Jan 19 deadline

Chocolate Week Series- Instalment 4- Chocolate Facts

Continuing our chocolate week series, today we have some fun chocolate facts for you to sample…   *In Mayan times cacao beans were used as currency and was more valuable than gold dust *White chocolate...

Posted 11 Oct 2018

Chocolate Week Series: Instalment 3, Chocolate and Ecuador

Ecuador, one of Lattitude’s placement countries, produces some of the finest quality cacao in the world. Here we share a little bit of Ecuador’s chocolate story.   Guayaquil in Ecuador, also known as ciudad de...

Posted 10 Oct 2018

Chocolate Week Series: Instalment 2- Chocolate reaches Europe

Yesterday we shared the origins of chocolate and today we explore how chocolate was brought to Europe. Chocolate was not introduced to Europe until the sixteenth Century. Christopher Columbus did encounter Cacao on his journeys,...

Posted 09 Oct 2018

Martha’s Australian Adventure

Martha Child volunteered with Lattitude in January – July 2018. She was placed at YMCA Lady Northcote Recreation Camp in Australia. Here she tells us about her time  away and the impact it has had...

Posted 05 Oct 2018

International Coffee Day!

COFFEE A discovery which shapes millions of morning routines; even lunchtime or evening ones for that matter. It brings a daily longing and pure enjoyment for many. Researchers estimate that over 2 billion cups of...

Posted 01 Oct 2018

Join in on Organic September!

26 Ways to Live Organic What comes to mind for many when picking between the organic and non-organic apples sat in front of us at the supermarket, is the very apparent different in price. We...

Posted 03 Sep 2018