From: South Africa & Australia
25/05/2020 - 30/11/2020
Hi there! Matthew and I are currently travelling Japan in our kei van. We started our journey in Nozawa onsen, Nagano where we worked the ski season. We have made our way south to the beaches now and are looking forward to learning more of the Japanese language and culture.
We both love to surf, ski/snowboard and get outdoors and are currently getting into photography.
Matt is a musician, he plays the guitar, drums and keyboard.
I am passionate about health and nutrition; I love to cook and do yoga.
I have a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and a certificate in Nutrition.
I have worked in cafe's and restaurants for the last 5 years as a barista and manager. I have also worked in a kitchen; baking and cooking. I have experience working receptionist roles, and as a cleaner in a backpackers.
I have recently completed an online English teaching course too (TEFL).
I have a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Accounting. I have worked for years as a Financial Planner, but also have experience working in a bar and printing factory. I have experience working in a Lodge; on reception, cooking breakfast for guests and cleaning.
I have recently completed my TEFL qualification (English Teaching).
27 & 29
We are passionate about the environment and minimising our footprint. We are interested in learning more about farming in different countries as Mercia has experience working on Sheep and Beef farms in New Zealand and Matt's family run a Beef farm in Australia.
We are keen to help with projects that focus on sustainability, community and cultural exchange. We are open-minded and interested in learning about other people's lifestyles, we love to have a chat but also want a chance to help out and work hard.
Special dietary requirements
Mercia: Vegan, Matthew: Pescetarian