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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

2018-12-12T13:46:47+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 Competition2018-12-12T13:46:47+00:00

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

2018-12-12T14:50:34+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.2018-12-12T14:50:34+00:00

The YTA Way and day 15 of our Christmas Competition!

2018-12-12T13:06:43+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!2018-12-12T13:06:43+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

2018-12-12T11:25:07+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 India2018-12-12T11:25:07+00:00

Day 12 – It’s time to Dance!

2018-12-11T12:50:07+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!2018-12-11T12:50:07+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

2018-12-06T16:49:00+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, everyday 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 difference! [...]

Day 10- Meet the Team Monday Fiona Simpson2018-12-06T16:49:00+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

Day 6 – Desk the Halls this Christmas!!

2018-12-06T16:33:00+00:00

Melon Mission School in Nakuru, Kenya need our help! With their new school well on it’s way with building work, we need your help to fill their new classrooms. It would be amazing to help fill each new classroom with a desk and chair for every child.  This will enable them to work and learn comfortably...something we take for granted for our children in this country. Not only would this make a truly thoughtful and unique gift for a loved one, friend or colleague, it is bound to put a smile on every pupils’ face who attends Melon Mission School. For [...]

Day 6 – Desk the Halls this Christmas!!2018-12-06T16:33:00+00:00

All I want for Christmas…. is a trip to Vietnam!

2018-12-04T12:48:52+00:00

It’s Day 5 of our Christmas Quiz and Giveaway and today we are officially launching our September 2019 Trip to Vietnam!! Our April trip is now FULL but do not fear we are running another group trip at the start of September 2019 and we are now taking bookings for this! Vietnam is an incredible destination to visit and its jam packed with adventure, culture and history. This trip will see you explore the country from the North to the South and we will organise everything for you, so you just need to turn up and enjoy. A stress-free adventure for [...]

All I want for Christmas…. is a trip to Vietnam!2018-12-04T12:48:52+00:00

YTA Tuesday…. And day 4 of our YTA Christmas Competition!

2018-12-03T14:12:54+00:00

It's YTA Tuesday and our 50/50 deal is still up for grabs! See below for more information. This deal ends on the 21st December and is for new bookings only. https://ytauk.co.uk/blog/ytatuesday/ It's also Day 4 of our Christmas Quiz! Today's question is: Name the film this picture is from? 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 days 1,2 and 3 go back and check the questions out and also email us across your answers. Good Luck! T&c'S [...]

YTA Tuesday…. And day 4 of our YTA Christmas Competition!2018-12-03T14:12:54+00:00