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#FeedbackFriday & Day 21

2018-12-13T15:01:45+00:00

It's the last Friday before Christmas and we have a new #FeedbackFriday to share with you all.  This week's is from Emily, Emily travelled out to Kenya with us in August.  Three definitely was the magic number with this group.  They achieved so much in their two weeks for being just the three of them.  They were a force to be reckoned with and provided world class lessons, and materials for all the children. Here is the lovely feedback that Emily left for us; "My first time travelling to Kenya with YTA was my second visit to this beautiful country. The [...]

#FeedbackFriday & Day 212018-12-13T15:01:45+00:00

Younite Foundation Charity Ball 2019 & Day 20 of our Christmas Competition

2019-01-11T10:25:23+00:00

  Tickets are selling fast for Younite Foundation's Charity Ball taking place in March next year.  This event is set to be the best one yet and tickets are just £45 and include a 3 course meal, a welcome drink on arrival, music, auction and so much more... Doors will open at 7pm and we hope you will all have a fantastic night whilst raising all important funds for our partner projects in Kenya. The Charity Ball is always a time for Younite Foundation supporters along with YTA volunteers to come together to support Melon Mission and Silverbells Childrens Welfare.  We [...]

Younite Foundation Charity Ball 2019 & Day 20 of our Christmas Competition2019-01-11T10:25:23+00:00

Gus Gardner – A year in review: An Outreach Coordinators Perspective of 2018… and day 19 of our Christmas Competition

2019-01-11T09:43:51+00:00

2018 has been another amazing year for Younique Travel Adventures and it only gets better every year! 2018 marks a special year for me as it marked 3 years of travelling to Kenya/India and 3 years of being involved with such an awesome company. Writing this blog has made me realise how we, as a company, have gone from strength to strength and 2019 looks even brighter than this year! Before we enter another quick, busy year, it’s time to look back at all the things that I have had the pleasure of being involved within 2018. As the children would [...]

Gus Gardner – A year in review: An Outreach Coordinators Perspective of 2018… and day 19 of our Christmas Competition2019-01-11T09:43:51+00:00

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Day 18

2018-12-12T15:10:15+00:00

It's still not too late to get involved with YTA's Christmas Competition and our YTA Tuesday offer is in it's last few days. To be in with your chance of winning £100 off a YTA trip or a £100 Amazon gift voucher all you need to do is answer all 25 questions correctly from our YTA Christmas quiz.  Just joining in now?.. no problem head back across our posts from the last 18 days and send us your answers! Thinking of joining us next year on an adventure of a lifetime... then don't delay book with us by the 21st of [...]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Day 182018-12-12T15:10:15+00:00

Meet the Team – Charlotte Quinn and Day 17 of our Christmas Competition

2019-01-11T09:17:21+00:00

  How long have you worked with YTA? I started working for YTA in January 2018, so almost a year now.  It's gone so quickly and I can't believe its nearly been a year.  What a great year it has been!   Why do you like working with YTA? I love working with YTA because of the travel opportunities that we provide to people of all ages, and the variety within the three trips we offer.  I also love that our customer base is so varied, but all of them choosing to use YTA because of what we provide.  What’s the best [...]

Meet the Team – Charlotte Quinn and Day 17 of our Christmas Competition2019-01-11T09:17:21+00:00

Adventures of a lifetime… and day 16 of our Christmas Competition.

2019-07-04T13:32:56+00:00

Our adventures are nothing less than jam packed and 'what's included'? We hear you ask, well in this blog we will be looking at some of the excursions available for YTA's trips! Within each of our trips YTA include 'Younique' excursions for you to be able to experience. Even though Kenya is a predominantly volunteer based and community engagement trip; as standard in our packages we include a Safari at Lake Nakuru National Park.  You simply cannot go to Kenya and not go on Safari, from seeing lions and rhinos to flamingos and baboons you won't want it to end. Thinking [...]

Adventures of a lifetime… and day 16 of our Christmas Competition.2019-07-04T13:32:56+00:00

The YTA Way and day 15 of our Christmas Competition!

2019-10-03T06:09:37+00:00

  Carrying on with our theme of taking a look back over the year, we wanted to re-share a blog with you that we wrote at the beginning of the year, which outlines what makes YTA different, and how we work.  So grab a cup of coffee and give it a read! https://ytauk.co.uk/blog/the-yta-way/   Here is today's Christmas Question: When was the first Christmas Card sent? Send your answer to info@ytauk.co.uk Don’t forget to be entered into this competition you need to answer every question we post across the 25-day Christmas period. So, if you’ve missed the previous days go [...]

The YTA Way and day 15 of our Christmas Competition!2019-10-03T06:09:37+00:00

#FeedbackFriday and day 14 of our Christmas Competition!

2018-12-12T13:22:46+00:00

Christmas is getting ever closer and it's time for the weekend, hopefully yours will be filled with lots of festive activities!  #FeedbackFriday is back and this week we have received some great feedback from one of YTA's travellers Emily.  Emily has now joined us in all three destinations with most recently visiting Vietnam with us to complete the hat-trick. Here's what she had to say: "Vietnam is a completely unique trip that I highly recommended if you’re looking for an adventurous but cultural experience. It’s the furthest I’ve ever travelled and I made the best group of friends along with so [...]

#FeedbackFriday and day 14 of our Christmas Competition!2018-12-12T13:22:46+00:00

Day 13 – A Taste of India

2019-07-04T14:54:26+00:00

  YTA's second destination is Magical India... Way back in August we wrote a blog, with the 5 reasons India should be on your list of places to visit, we thought we would re-share it this festive season just in case you missed it! If you think India is somewhere you would love to visit... Don't delay to get in touch. https://ytauk.co.uk/blog/india-not-everyones-first-choice-holiday-5-reasons/ https://ytauk.co.uk/blog/india-not-everyones-first-choice-holiday-5-reasons/   We hope you are all enjoying the Christmas quiz.... Here's today's question... Who wrote Happy Xmas (War Is Over)? Send your answer to info@ytauk.co.uk Don’t forget to be entered into this competition you need to answer [...]

Day 13 – A Taste of India2019-07-04T14:54:26+00:00

Day 12 – It’s time to Dance!

2019-10-03T06:04:31+00:00

There is no denying that the children in Kenya love to sing and dance and so do YTA's Volunteers by the looks of thing!!...  YTA have made a fair few music videos over the years.  This year in the summer our Uni group set to work, bringing you some highlights from there trip.  This is a great insight to see what they got up to, and all the fun they had along the way... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RQ_RJIsOYg   Thinking of joining us next year, get in touch today to find out about our 2019 departures for Kenya!   And for today's Christmas [...]

Day 12 – It’s time to Dance!2019-10-03T06:04:31+00:00

Day 11 and it’s YTA Tuesday!

2018-12-11T10:54:40+00:00

Tuesday has come round again, and here is a little reminder for you about our offer that we have running until the 21st December!   If you are thinking of joining us on a trip in 2019... you really don't want to miss out on this one.  Follow the link below to find out more! https://ytauk.co.uk/blog/ytatuesday/ Oh... and of course it's day 11 of our Christmas quiz and here is today's question... Which famous song begins with the lyrics, 'Welcome to my Christmas song, I'd like to thank you for the year'? Send your answer to info@ytauk.co.uk Don’t forget to be entered [...]

Day 11 and it’s YTA Tuesday!2018-12-11T10:54:40+00:00

Day 10- Meet the Team Monday Fiona Simpson

2019-08-22T04:56:09+00:00

  It's Monday and time for a brand new Meet the Team Monday, and today is none another than our company Director Fiona Simpson.  Fiona has worked so hard across the last 8 years to make YTA what it is!  Quite simply without Fiona, YTA wouldn't be here, every day we are changing lives and giving people brand new experiences because of what Fiona has created, and isn't that a wonderful thing!?   We've asked her a few questions for you to get to know her better.   Why did you set up YTA? I set YTA up to make a [...]

Day 10- Meet the Team Monday Fiona Simpson2019-08-22T04:56:09+00:00

Day 9 – The Beauty of Halong Bay!

2018-12-06T15:59:35+00:00

Our fast-paced Vietnam trip certainly shows you the best of what Vietnam has to offer.   One of the trip highlights is a visit to Halong Bay with an overnight stay aboard a boat and a cookery class.  This is certainly an experience our travellers won’t forget any time soon. Halong Bay is also listed as UNESCO World Heritage site and is located in northern Vietnam.  The Bay is dotted with 1,600 limestone islands and islets making out the beautiful skyline.  You certainly won’t forget this view in a hurry! Today's Christmas quiz question is... In 1973 which record did Slade have [...]

Day 9 – The Beauty of Halong Bay!2018-12-06T15:59:35+00:00

Day 8 – See one of the 7 Wonders of the World with YTA!

2018-12-06T12:27:58+00:00

  The Taj Mahal is included as a excursion on YTA’s India trip.   The Ivory-white marble Mausoleum is in the Indian city of Agra, about a 4 hour drive from Delhi.   The Taj Mahal was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983 for being “The Jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage”. Listed as one of the wonders of the world the Taj Mahal attracts 7 – 8 million visitors and year.  This is somewhere that certainly should be on your list to see.  It is definitely a trip [...]

Day 8 – See one of the 7 Wonders of the World with YTA!2018-12-06T12:27:58+00:00

Day 7 – #FeedbackFriday

2018-12-06T16:30:49+00:00

  It's the first Friday in December and as usual we have a #FeedbackFriday for you all!  This week is from Ela!  Ela has travelled out to Kenya with us twice and she left us some wonderful feedback following her trip back in June! "Nothing quite compares to the feeling of working with children in Kenya. YTA give the perfect means to do this with their wonderful trips to Nakuru. With the perfect amount of volunteering and downtime, YTA trips are designed to make anyone feel welcome, whether it's your first time volunteering or if you're a pro who goes abroad [...]

Day 7 – #FeedbackFriday2018-12-06T16:30:49+00:00