Where We’ve Been

Oct 2012 | Dec 2013 | Dec 2014 | Dec 2016

From the markets and smiling faces of Siem Reap to exploring the ancient Angkor temples of the Khmer Empire, Cambodia is a visually stimulating country. We partner with Anjali House to help former street youth build confidence, self esteem, and learn about photography!

The GIving Lens: Cambodia is a chance to help the lives of street youth from Siem Reap while experiencing one of the greatest empires of southeast Asia.

January 2016 | December 2016

Cobble stone streets, nostalgic American automobiles, and a blend of Latin and African sounds to create a music all it’s own. This is just a slice of what Havana and Trinidad has to offer during our time in Cuba. We work with an NGO called Amigo Skate which works with the community in Havana and gives participant an outlet through kick flips and shredding boards on asphalt.

November 2013

A photographer’s paradise, India is full of life, colour, passion – and poverty. We explore a range of places in India, from stunning temples to thumping markets to crumbling ruins. We also partner with a local non-profit to run workshops in local schools!

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May 2013 | May 2014

Petra, by day and by night, Wadi rum under a blanket of stars, and the eerie calm of the Dead Sea – just a few amazing experiences you’ll have in Jordan! Come with us to one of the friendliest nations on Earth, and with one of the longest histories as well. Along the way we partner with a skills training center for women, and a rural Non-Profit working to keep Jordan’s youth in school and striving for a brighter future.

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October 2015 | October 2016

Medinas, snake charmers, soaring mountains, and endless desert. Morocco is enticing to the eyes and senses all at once. Come wander Marrakesh, carve through the High Atlas, and stand in awe of the Sahara. We’ll partner with a local NGO to run a workshop with kids in a rural neighbourhood to explore, laugh, be silly, and inspire.

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Early July 2012 | Mid July 2012 | January 2013 | July 2014 | July 2015 | July 2016

Nicaragua was one of our very first trips. Year after year we return to partner once again with the amazing NGO, EI, and their incredible troop of talented youth photographers. We’ll see the real side of Granada, meet real families, trek jungles, see volcanoes, and catch a few epic sunsets along the way.

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May 2012 | May 2013 | May 2014 | May 2015

Our very first trial trip was to Peru! To this day we still partner with our NGO here, which has grown from a few kids to a whole group of passionate youth photographers – they’ve even had a gallery showing in Cusco! After this we will top your bucket list with 2 days at Machu Picchu.

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July 2013 | August 2013 | August 2014 | August 2015

Tanzania is a dream come true for most. Remember the days of flipping through National Geographic? Live your childhood dream and wake up on the Serengeti for sunrise, barrel down the dusty roads, and see nature at its finest. Safari aside, we will partner with a local NGO to document and teach in their schools, as well as visit – and stay! – with a Masai tribe to learn about and document their beautiful culture. You’ll never, ever forget this trip!

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February 2014 | March 2015

Bustling Chiang Mai, rice fields, valleys and hills, golden temples, and incredible food await adventures to Thailand. We’re thrilled to partner with an NGO working to prevent girls from sex trafficking, as well as stay at the NGOs boutique hotel, and use their guides – the first indigenous female guides in Thailand.

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