European Wilderness Volunteer DiaryThe Diary of the European Wilderness Society Volunteers

Author - Emma Rubin

Alone in an Hostel

Instead of traveling directly to Vienna, I decided to make a short stop in Salzburg. I started looking for the most economic places to stay, because I wanted to save some money. After some research I found an hostel near the train-station. I had never been alone in a place like that. Before arriving I was pretty nervous but I was looking forward to it. Experience I....

The office in Salzburg

One day before Christmas, the whole team and the kids from one of our coworkers went to Salzburg together. After work in the morning was over, we headed to Salzburg. The plan was to go iceskating and to eat dinner afterwards. It was pretty cold and there were a lot of people walking around Salzburg. We arrived at the ice rink and we were able to watch an artistic....

My on-arrival training

From the 23rd of January until the 26th of January my on-arrival training took place. It was in Vienna. The group was made out of fifteen volunteers, 12 of us volunteering across Austria and three volunteering in Lichtenstein. The oldest one was almost 30 and the youngest ones (including me) were eighteen. We were a really interesting group coming from very different....

From the Warmth into the Cold

Hello to anyone reading this ūüėČ ! My name is Emma Rubin, I am 18 years old, and I am the new EWS volunteer from Spain. This is going to be my first post and therefore, the point from where my new journey in Austria is going to start! Everything leading to the current present, started around may 2022. I was almost finished with my last months of Highschool. I was happy....