Meet our Team: Jonathan

08 September 2020
  Role: Digital Communication Lead Nationality: Italian and Dutch 3 passions in your life: mountains, good cuisine, knowing the Other Your Path before joining Maewan:  Like many of my peers, after graduation I found myself lost like never before. Nobody had warned me that after four years of studies, one could still be as confused about […]

Makatea Vertical Adventure

07 September 2020
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Interview with Xavier de le Rue

31 August 2020
Pro snowboarder and winner of the world’s Cross Snowboarding cup, Xavier needs no introduction. We have been lucky enough to have Xavier on Maewan’s expedition in 2017, as we were realising first descents on the virgin slopes of the Kurils Islands’ volcanoes.  Xavier has recently launched a series of podcasts where he discusses with Dr. Johan Rockström, […]

Marion: Three Culinary Surprises

28 August 2020
If there is one thing we share with Erwan, beyond the values we believe in and the love for mountains, partying, sailing and the sea…it’s the pleasure of cooking and eating!  Each stopover is an opportunity for new foody discoveries. In fact, it is often our first immersion in a culture that will be our […]

Our conference in Brittany: what a success!

24 August 2020
Wednesday the 12th of August, l’Espace Kaori at the Aber Wrac’h hosted us for an evening of presentation and discussion of Maewan, all accompanied by short clips showing images from the many expeditions behind our backs.  Such a nice surprise to see so many people of all backgrounds and ages come together for the occasion. Kite-surfer […]

EARTH OVERSHOOT day pushed back by three weeks

21 August 2020
Today, the 22nd of August, Humanity has consumed all the resources the Planet is capable of producing and regenerating in one year. Earth Overshoot Day: what is it?  It’s calculated by the NGO Global Footprint Network, based on our global ecological footprint. Since 50 years, this date arrives sooner and sooner, meaning growing exploitation of […]

Maewan’s reading list

18 August 2020
As this month we spoke a lot about journeys and discovery, Maewan’s team is keen to share their favourite books that have inspired them and made them aware of new places and perspectives.    Although the start of the school year is approaching, and some of you will be back at work or in classrooms, […]

Marion: Be Welcome!

14 August 2020
For years, I have lived immerged in cultures different than my own. Copàn Ruinas, Rabouni, Goz Beida, Beirut…this immersion has always captivated, animated me. Live according to the rhythms of another climate: enjoy the timely rain to fill-up water tanks after months of drought; stop everything in the blink of an eye to finally hand-wash […]

Maewan celebrates International Youth day!

12 August 2020
The 12th of august in special day: we celebrate and we highlight the voices of all youths of the world, emphasising their initiatives, creativity, and commitment to finding solutions to the most urgent issues of the globe.   Youth speak up According to the last Youth report of the United Nations, there will be 1.29 […]

5 Ideas for exploring the world without breaking the bank

07 August 2020
For young people, traveling and discovering other cultures are important formative experience in their personal development. We sometimes have the feeling, however, that reduced budgets can limit our options to go and see what’s behind the corner. Well, do not despair, here are five ways to do so at everyone’s reach. Just to name a […]