Volunteer Haiku


by Sandro Zhvania

As a volunteer

I learn so many new things.

Too soon I must leave…

Georgian evening with traditional dishes prepared by Sandro, Lika and Ana – of course including khachapuri (c) Lecti 2017


Sandro Zhvania from Georgia was a European Voluntary Service volunteer at Lecti / IBI, Varna in 2017.

Phoenix’ Room

by Renata Nalysnyk
Sometimes it happens that the most successful projects begin with a great love. This one is exactly like that. This story is about a great dream, friendship, love, creativity, music, culture and art.

Cultural differences as a challenge

by Lika Vatsindze
When you think of culture and how you can adapt to the culture of a foreign country, it is easy to formulate nice theories and talk a lot about them. But when it becomes reality…

How I want my life to be

Interview with Jason Gastaldo by Anton Gerasymenko. In the middle of May 2017 Anton visited Bucharest and stayed in a hostel named Podstel, interviewing the founder, who has a huge experience in travelling and volunteering.