[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]written by OGHQ[/vc_column_text][vc_tweetmeme share_via="ogbackpackers"][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="5" down="20"][vc_column_text] If you’re looking for gifts where the thought really counts this year, we’re here to help you find the perfect gift for everyone on your list! Whether it’s a...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] At Operation Groundswell, we yearn for a more just and equitable world. On a normal day, you can find us taking people out of their comfort zones to learn from a global community of change-makers around the world....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]We talked to Gillian  to hear about her OG adventure in Guatemala in 2018. Here are the highlights of her program, tips for travel and reflections!  My name is Gillian Fairles, and I’m from Ontario Canada. I am a...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] an interview with Emma, by Caroline W Last week, we sat down with Megan to hear about her Adventure in Guatemala. We're back with another interview with an OG Alum - Emma! Here's what she had to say about...

by Nate Van Haute My group and I at La Ventana, one of the highest points in Guatemala. Here we had a view of massive volcanoes before finishing our hike in Todos Santos. Everyone I met in Guatemala during my Operation Groundswell program had a story to...

I wasn't sure what to expect as I embarked to Tanzania with Operation Groundswell. Approaching the trip, my knowledge was limited. I knew that it would be winter in Africa. I knew that there were giraffes and elephants and lions to encounter. ...

As you begin reading this, take a moment - pick up a map of the world - find Tibet. Chances are, you will not be able to find it. In fact, a week ago, I wouldn't have been able to tell you where Tibet was either....