Tag Archives: Overseas

Recipe: Stuffed Squid

One of the excellent things about being in Cambodia and living opposite a local market is the access to super fresh food every day. On any day I can wander across the road in the morning, collect any ingredients I might want for the day or evening meal, hand over a small amount of cash […]

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Expectations

Is this going anywhere?

Two weeks down and a whole lot of house-hunting, negotiating, learning and training has seen us all exhausted but it has been exciting and very rewarding. One thing that was touched on in training was managing expectations, which has become all too true recently for a fellow volunteer. A misunderstanding, break-down of communication and differing […]

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Volunteering

Lottie!

Volunteering isn’t for everyone, especially international volunteer work. Giving up a steady income, working in an unknown place with language, cultural and health barriers is challenging and confronting. You don’t get paid, you have a huge workload and you have to try to smile and enjoy yourself along the way. But, the rewards can be […]

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