Volunteering in Ecuador – they can’t all be winners

After some Ecuadorian beach time, we wanted to get our farm groove back on. We learned about Rio Muchacho Organic Farm near the surfing town of Canoa and after reading the website, it sounded like an ideal place. The project is admirable – Dario and Nicola founded the farm in … Continue Reading →

El Bolson - agricultural valley and just amazing to look at

Why you should volunteer on farms in Argentina

As many of you already know, we can’t get enough of volunteering during our travels. There really is no better way to gain a deeper understanding of a country and its people (in addition to learning some practical skills) than spending some time volunteering – and its the best way … Continue Reading →

Chill time after lunch

Living the good (sustainable) life at Mama Roja

Ever since our time at Pun Pun, we’ve been on this sustainable/natural building/organic agriculture kick. Who knew a pair of city kids would evolve into a couple of hippies? When we arrived in Argentina, we knew we wanted to spend serious time at Mama Roja – a sustainable living center … Continue Reading →

Seven weeks in the Spanish desert… with no jamon!

When I first started researching the Sunseed community in the remote south east of Spain, I couldn’t find its location anywhere on the website. When I asked why, they told me it was intentional. It was feared if this information was public, they would be inundated with squatters, wanderers and … Continue Reading →


Having fun fun at Pun Pun Organic Farm

Back in November, we had an innocent conversation with our Saigon couchsurfing host about a cool sustainable living community in Northern Thailand. Fast forward 4 months and we have changed our entire itinerary, exchanging our guidebooks for garden hoes and moving into a mudbrick house 50 kilometers north of Chiang … Continue Reading →