We have many new people joining us, yay!! I will introduce them here so you’ll all get to know them.
Age: 22 years old
What are you doing in Canada? Gaining international work experience within business improvement association.
What are you doing back home? Studying at university in Austria.
Why Canada? First time in Canada. I would love to go to the Rockies, nature, hikes.
First impression It’s really nice city, I explored most of my neighbourhood where I’m staying so far, since I arrived few days ago.
Bucket list? Visit Victoria Island, Lynn Canyon and to see more of Vancouver city.
Plans after this? Go back to Austria and continue studies at university in the beginning of October.
Hobbies? Travel, cooking, play music- guitar and piano. Hiking, play volleyball, hang out with friends.
Favourite food? Italian food.
Where are you from: Austria
What are you doing in Canada? Practicum in law.
Why Canada? I always wanted to go here. Nature and the landscape and I do hope to see whales.
First impression: Beautiful city and so different from back home. Even more beautiful with the skyscrapers which is a bit overwhelming in a good way. It’s so beautiful.
Bucket list: Whale sightseeing. Go to the Rockies. Museum of anthropology at UBC.
Plans after: I want to travel the world and I want to be active within organizations like Greenpeace.
Hobbies: Read books, write, being with friends, listening to music – I also played the flute when I was younger.
Favourite food?: Ramen – Japanese noodle food.
Where are you from? Germany.
What are you doing in Canada? Volunteer at an animal shelter.
What are you doing back home? Just graduated high school.
Why Canada? Mostly because of the nature. I want something different from back home in Germany.
First impression? Big city with cool skyscrapers.
Bucket list? To visit the Rocky Mountains.
Plans after Canada? Study veterinarian medicine back home.
Hobbies? I am a gymnast. I do also like to hang out with my friends.
Favourite food? Pasta with spinach, love it!
Where are you from? Germany.
What are you doing in Canada? I’m staying here for 2 months. I’m a volunteer, working in Stanley Park.
What are you doing back home in your home country? I am going to start my Air traffic controller training.
Hobbies? In my free time I play football and hang out with my friends.
Age? 18 years
Where are you from? Berlin, Germany
What are you doing in Canada? Volunteering at a wildlife sanctuary.
What are you doing back in your home country? I just graduated high school
Why Canada? Because of the beautiful nature, the nice people and because it’s an english speaking country
First impression of Vancouver? I really like that Vancouver combines the sea, mountains and the big city. Many different people live here and there is a lot of diversity.
Anything on your bucket list while you are here? I would love to see some whales and fly with a seaplane.
Plans after this? I will start my studies at university.
Hobbies? Playing the violin and the piano, travelling, playing table tennis and badminton
Favourite food? Every kind of noodles.
Where are you from? Düsseldorf in Germany
What are you doing in Canada? A practicum at the Vancouver International Film Festival.
What are you doing back in your home country? I graduated this year from school and I’ve worked in a bar.
Why Canada? Because of the nature, something different than USA or Australia.
First impression of Vancouver? Big city with beautiful nature around the city.
Anything on your bucket list while you are here? To visit Vancouver Island
Plans after this? Study at University
Hobbies? Playing tennis, meeting friends, watching soccer
Favourite food? Pasta