Sunrise diving. Turtle nesting. Lemon shark tagging. Kick-off your marine and field conservation career while experiencing unique island life in Seychelles. As morning light creeps over the ocean, you could be kitting up for your first dive of the day on Cap Ternay,...
Are you looking to start a career in diving? Learn about the kinds of scuba diving jobs you could do as a certified PADI pro diver. Becoming a certified PADI professional can open the door to an underwater career. You could dive into a career in science, exploration,...
In 2017, we visited a government primary school in Pokhara, Nepal. At the time, the school had 47 students and seven staff members. When we met the Principal he explained that his goal was to have his students feel happy and proud of their learning environment. His...
Gap year travel is a chance for you to finally go on those adventures you’ve spent years daydreaming about in the classroom. However, figuring out the how, where and why of your travels can be daunting. Here is our gap year travel planner to help you get started. ...
Want to make a positive impact to our marine environment, but you’re not a marine biologist? Dreaming of tropical beaches and bringing out your inner mermaid or merman? Well, you’ve come to the right place – let’s go to Mexico! Marine ecosystems are under more...
Ethically Sharing Your Volunteer Experience As human beings, we are natural storytellers; it’s how we bond, connect with others, inspire, and grow. When we experience something new and exciting, we want to share it with our friends and family! Volunteering abroad is...
Welcome once again to the Jalova Blog, this time chronicling our adventures during June! June has historically always been one of my favourite months for many reasons and this includes things like the summer equinox and how it’s the time of year when it becomes more...
Africa’s abundant wildlife is a trademark of this diverse continent, and many visitors travel to Africa especially to see the day-to-day movements of these animals. But being popular can come at a price. Many of these creatures have fallen prey to poaching activities,...
Gaining your PADI certification is an opportunity to hone your diving skills in adventurous locations. When you train with GVI, becoming a certified diver can also be a great opportunity to help safeguard the oceans. Roughly 70 percent of Earth is underwater. So,...
Throughout the last few months, we at GVI Chiang Mai have been hard at work to ensure that this project continues to go from strength to strength. We have been buoyed by the arrival of Kah Moon's daughter - a beautiful baby elephant; now, just over a month old....
- Cape Coast
- Cape Town
- Chiang Mai
- Community Development
- Fiji Islands
- Gap Year
- GVI Live
- Kampong Cham
- Limpopo and KZN
- Luang Prabang
- Mahe and Curieuse
- Marine Conservation
- Personal Development
- Phang Nga
- Responsible Travel
- Service Learning
- Study Abroad
- Under 18
- Wildlife Conservation
- Women's Empowerment