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This is the end of a rainbow...

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... where no one can be too sad.

These are the famous lyrics of Finnish band Sunrise Avenue. These are also the words we sang in Alicante now already more than a month ago and this is how we still feel and will feel about this experience. This was a real rainbow! With sun, rain and a lot of colors. And we are extremely happy to have this experience as part of our lives now.

We are so thankful that you have been on that road with us, through our blog, Instagram and podcast episodes. Thank you, it have been an amazing ride!

We hope that we got to give some inlook for European Solidarity Corps volunteers life, road, choices, joy and difficulties. We have not even once regretted that we decided to do it and we can't imagine our life any other way now, without Spain, Spanish people and each-other. Living la vida España, now and always!

If you want to look back to this adventure with us, we have made little video telling about our Spanish story:



I take part of you with me now
And you wo…

ACTIVITY BOOK!

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We are extremely happy to let you know that one big goal of our project is reached and we are ready with our very first book - "Activity book"!


During European Solidarity Corps project the volunteers have personal project which could be an event, some workshop or like our case - an infomaterial, booklet or book about something. Both of us have had years of experience with different nonformal educational activities but not a good book to have them all close to us when needed. Now it's here! 52 pages of games, methods, tips and joy!
Download your Activity book here and enjoy while playing these activities!
And remember:
"Best adventures come to those who play together!"
Abrazos, Angela & Fiia

Fifth and a SURPRISE podcast episode is out!

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Hola chicos y chicas!

We are very happy to let you know that our fifth and also a surprise! podcast episode is out there and waiting all of you to listen! This time we had great talks in our podcast episode with our dear friend, mentor and biggest support during our beautiful project, Cristina!

You can find it HERE!

If you are also interested in becoming a volunteer or you think that your organisation would be a perfect place for one international volunteer, check out this website and know more: https://europa.eu/youth/solidarity_en

Abrazos,

Fiia y Angela


Let’s make dreams come true! Fiia's thoughts looking back

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In 2010 I graduated from high school and I remember that I started looking for voluntary projects abroad. I had a very strong desire to move abroad but I am not completely sure where it came from. But this desire stayed inside me for many many years. During the years I had the opportunity to work as a au pair, study abroad and also to be part of EVS. But always something came up and I didn’t take a chance and leave. But this way I really understood how important this dream was.
Some years later, in 2018 I participated in a shorter voluntary project in Egypt and when I came from there I had this feeling that this past month was so amazing but also too short. I want more! This was the kick that I needed. Immediately I started looking for longer projects and finally found this very interesting project near Madrid in a smaller town that I didn’t know how to pronounce. I had to call my spanish speaking friend to tell me how ‘Majadahonda’ is pronounced. With this, maybe you understand that m…

Time for changes! Angela's thoughts looking back

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Becoming an European Solidarity Corps volunteer was a dream which had been growing inside of me for many years. I grew up in a community where international volunteers from some other European country working in a local youth center were part of my everyday life. So I also knew myself already at the age of 14 - one day I will do something like that! I will also challenge myself, become a member of a community, team and place which I don’t know. Better yet - which culture, language and people I don’t know and I will see where it will carry me. 

It carried me to the best adventures, learnings and changes ever.

I knew that when the time comes to choose where I would like to make my voluntary dream come true, it will be, as a contrast for my northern background, one southern country. Spain has interested me since I was teenager, since my very first international youth exchanges when I met some amazing Spanish people. I felt like I have a lot to learn from Spanish people and their way of liv…

Our beautiful moments...

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Hello dear readers!
Happy that you have found our blog. And we are happy to introduce you some of our most amazing moments of our European Solidarity Corps voluntary project from November 2019 to May 2020 in amazing Majadahonda, Spain. Enjoy timetraveling with us!




Counting my blessings in Navacerrada. Angela went hiking with local Erasmus students and foreigners.
Very first night in Spain and knowing already that it will be one great adventure! Angela, Fiia and 2018/2019 volunteer Vasil.
While abroad, other foreigners become your friends more easily than back home. While abroad, you both come from the same place. From somewhere far away.

Stronger together! Angela and Fiia on their way to Alicante airport while leaving Spain in May 2020.
Light blue sky full of light blue dreams in Toledo.
Discovered how fun you can make learning new things!
Time for podcast recording.
We went to discover and got to know Spain but as you can see, we got to know the whole Europe! All together with other volunte…

The fourth podcast episode is OUT!

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Hola chicos y chicas!

We are very happy to let you know that our FOURTH podcast episode is out there and waiting all of you to listen! This time you can get to know about all the things we really LOVE about our project, Spain and ourselves now, when our great adventure is finishing in some weeks.

You can find it HERE!

If you are also interested in becoming a volunteer or you think that your organisation would be a perfect place for one international volunteer, check out this website and know more: https://europa.eu/youth/solidarity_en

Abrazos,

Fiia y Angela