Save the Date for FCAF India 2015

Save the Date for FCAF India 2015

Tweet If you have been waiting for your chance to experience the adventure of a lifetime, mark your calendars. We will return to New Delhi, India for our third international program from February 28 – March 14, 2015. Click here to apply before October 30, 2014 for your chance to be one of the 12 participants joining us for the adventure of a lifetime. To find out all of the details and discover if FCAF India is right for you, check our...

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The Taj Mahal – Why Travel Heals

The Taj Mahal – Why Travel Heals

Tweet Her eyes glossy with tears, she bit her lip and stared at the horizon. “I can’t believe I’m here.” She spoke so softy I couldn’t tell if she was talking to me or simply speaking out loud to ground herself in the moment. “I can’t believe I’m here.” She said it again as she looked over at me. “Three months ago, I couldn’t get off the couch and now I’m here. I’m in...

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A Fresh Chapter & The Taj Mahal

A Fresh Chapter & The Taj Mahal

Tweet “We’d love to share your story,” he said, “Can you tell us where your big dream came from and then show us how it felt to see the Taj Mahal with G Adventures and 12 cancer survivors from across North America?” In the past two years, I have told my story a lot. But, this request from the Creative Producer of Video at G Adventures got me thinking. What if, along with filmmaker Mark Halliday, I could tell my...

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Delhi from Different Perspectives…

Delhi from Different Perspectives…

Tweet Gritty. Loud. Chaotic. Overwhelming. Colourful. All words that you may have heard used to describe the experience of emerging from the airport into the hazy air of New Delhi, India. Instead of me telling you about the ups and downs that kicked off our #Delhi2013 Journey, why I don’t let three members of our #Delhi2013 Dozen introduce you to India… Surrender by Deirdre  The most direct line between wanting to be in control and...

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Come With Us To India…

Come With Us To India…

Tweet As the first week of volunteering wraps up and we prepare to leave for our G Adventures weekend at the Taj Mahal, there are not enough words, nor enough time to tell you how #Delhi2013 has already impacted all of us.  Instead, we want to show you… Fundraising Progress… Thank you so much for continuing to help make dreams a reality with us. With  $5,605.44 left to raise, we’re over halfway to our goal and we’re so...

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India – Forget What You’ve Heard…

India – Forget What You’ve Heard…

Tweet As the clouds shift from pink to grey and the evening breeze rolls in, the high pitched sound of a child’s giggle rises above the symphony of rush-hour horns. Fighting the heaviness in my jet legged eyes, I squint and bring Mrs. Indira Gandhi’s words into focus. “If you wish to know something about India, you must empty your mind of all preconceived notions, of what you have heard or read. Why be imprisoned by the...

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