One of the Fullest Years of my Life

If somebody were to ask me if I had any regrets about my one year of volunteering for EVS in Poland the answer would definitely be Never. I wouldn’t swap this experience for anything. It was one of the fullest years of my life, one year full of experience, full of memories, good and bad,…

Q&A with an EVS volunteer!

Q: What have you been learning through this experience? A: For me, the majority of the learning has been personal – aka personal development. Being in a new country, a new environment, a new social situation and a new workplace has really made me consider my pre-existing relationships, and ask what it is I need…

With love from Sri Lanka

Dear SCI, Wow! It has been two amazing months here and I have been surrounded by so sweet and open hearted people, who have made my daily life so fantastic. Right from the beginning you took so good care of us and SCI became really quickly like a nice and joyful home. I have experienced…

An Unforgettable Month

They asked me “How do you feel now after one month on the internship?” and I didn’t know what to answer… So many feelings collected in one place I just need so much time to describe them. It’s something impossible to forget, something impossible to believe in, extraordinary, something you will never experience again. This…

EVS in Belgium and Someone Rides a Bike

“December is a universe…” a friend once wrote. Today is the first of December, exactly one month since I jumped into my EVS experience and my life in Antwerp, Belgium started. A cup of hot coffee, a song from Beirut playing on the neighbouring computer and plenty of pent-up inspiration are a good opportunity to…

From Workcamp To World Tour

“In a month I’m going to travel around the world, but let’s start from the beginning… Exactly one year ago, I crossed the border of the Russian Federation the first time, I went to Belgium. I flew there as a volunteer with the short-term EVS project. After a long preparation and struggle with fears and…