Have you ever had the feeling that you cannot describe how you feel or what you experienced, as if there is no word which could describe your state, feeling or thought perfectly? Have you ever found yourself in the situation when you had to rephrase yourself for a couple of times so that to be … More More Than Words: The Feelings Which Any Volunteer Can Relate To
by Yaryna Kobryn – My passion for local markets lead its way through the street markets in Asia – each of those reflecting the peculiarities of culture and daily lifestyle of the locals: the hustle of floating markets in Bangkok, Thailand, the charm of night markets in Luang Prabang, Laos, the chaos of markets in … More Bazaar Experiences
by Yaryna Kobryn I always used to say that it is impossible to get the feeling of the country by its capital…and yet, it’s the third capital I settle in (after Colombo, Sri Lanka and Hanoi, Vietnam). So here I am again, at another world’s capital, Ankara. “Do you like Ankara?” – the people I … More Ankara Life: First Glimpses
Impressions Coming from Estonia, a country of 45 000 square kilometres and 1.3 million people, the change in surroundings for me, a 20-year-old girl used to having a walk in a quiet forest every week, was drastic. Ankara is a big city, I think we can agree on that. More than three times as big … More Mirjam’s life in Ankara
Moving to a new country is not something new for me. This is also not the first experience of life in Turkey for me. What do I expect from Ankara and why did I decide to return to Turkey? Having left my home at the age of 17, I found freedom, I wasn’t tied to … More Yana’s Ankara
It is already 3 months that I am here. Oh my God even more! My term is to be finished in 3 weeks and this time passed so quickly but the good news is that I am staying here for the second term. Which means that I will live in Ankara 5 months more. All … More Our EVS family has become bigger!
Everything starts with the small steps. When you learn something, you start from the basics. When you build “big plans”, there should be a starting point. It doesn`t matter where you are now, you can start changing your life. There are different options but I would like to start from volunteering. Why is it important … More How volunteering has changed my life