In 2013, Leigh Woods, Project Manager at Youth Time jetted off to the small landlocked African nation of Rwanda where he would spend the next few years of his life. Unsurprisingly, living in a little rural village situated in the country’s eastern province entailed many changes in his day-to-day life. His transition caused him to reflect on his own cultural heritage which in turn helped him to adapt to his new environment. Here, Leigh discusses some of the typically British habits and behaviors he had to ditch or reevaluate in order to truly appreciate and embrace his new home.

Poland is an increasingly popular destination for party-hungry people who appreciate a true underground rave scene. Former factories, warehouses, and labyrinth- like clubs welcome ravers from different parts of the world. There you may enjoy various sets by the famous names and local DJs who’ve formed the very underground scene of Poland.

We at YT hope that your year has been a good one and the new year will be even better. To help in planning it well, we have prepared a ready-made planner for 2018 that you can print out for yourself. Happy New Year.

During the past few years, Leigh Woods, Project Manager at Youth Time International Movement has been pursuing his greatest passion in life – observing and photographing wild animals in their natural habitat. In this article, Leigh shares his experience with the legendary blue whale whilst journeying through the tropical island nation of Sri Lanka.

We’ve highlighted below some of the most recent developments and occurrences in youth-related news and events.

There is so much talking and reporting going on around the world about ecological problems and protecting the environment that living an “Eco Lifestyle” has become somewhat trendy. It is certainly pleasant to wash one’s hair with a shampoo that contains only natural ingredients or eat fruit for breakfast that is not saturated with poisonous chemicals but rather grown in environmentally appropriate conditions. However, you can help the Eco-System in many additional ways which turn out to be really simple.

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