All the rest of NZ!

CD_Header-Photos_South-Pacific_Hongi Adios Student Directed Travel! Let’s take a moment to admire how much ground we covered, meals we ate, places we stayed, and the people we’ve befriended along the way. Go… Read More

Fun in the Outdoors

CD_Header-Photos_South-Pacific_Hongi Hongi group’s second full week was filled with lots adventure (and quite a bit of rain). We started off the week at Whenua Iti headquarters, where we were briefed on… Read More

First Week in NZ!

CD_Header-Photos_South-Pacific_Hongi Its been a fun-filled weekend of getting to know each other in the beautiful recovering city of Christchurch, New Zealand. Among recovering from jet-lag, we’ve successfully cooked 2 breakfasts, lunch… Read More

Hongi has arrived!

CD_Header-Photos_South-Pacific_Hongi They are all checked in at their hostel in Christchurch, have already hit the food carts for food, and are diving into fun orientation as we speak. More to come… Read More

And they’re off!

CD_Header-Photos_South-Pacific_Hongi The Hongoi Group has officially come together at last…after traveling far and wide from all around North America. They are together as a group for the first time! They are… Read More

OE greetings

Hooray – it’s the final week before departure here in Portland, Oregon. We’re at our Overseas Educator staff leadership training and some highlights have included group camping on the Clackamas… Read More

The End of the Road

Blog_Header-Hongi After three months, three countries and a whole tidal wave of epic experiences, we have reached our final day of this incredible journey. As we, your OE’s, sit at Brisbane… Read More

Under the Sea

Blog_Header-Hongi “I dove in The Great Barrier Reef,” is a prestigious statement that only a select few lucky people in the world can say is true. Well, all 3 of our… Read More

CVA and Farewells

Blog_Header-Hongi The first surprise came upon arrival to CVA, when we were split into two pre-determined groups that we would then remain with for the week at Conservation Volunteers Australia. One… Read More

Vinaka Fiji

Blog_Header-Hongi My time in Fiji has been something out of a story book. I went into the village stay expecting to be sick the entire time. I was pleasantly surprised by… Read More

Togalevu Living

Blog_Header-Hongi Bula Vinaka from Togalevu, Viti Levu, Fiji! Over the past two weeks, the Hongi group has been lucky enough to live amongst the amazing people of Togalevu. During our time… Read More