Meet the BUNAC team - Alex

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Here at BUNAC we pride ourselves on our sense of team spirit, love for travel and expertise across all of our departments - that's why we want you to get to know us. Meet the legend that is Alex, our amazing Work Abroad Expert. He originally hails from Teddington, but like so many people around the world fell hook, line and sinker for South East Asian food. Obviously. 

Name: Alex Foster

Hometown: Teddington, UK

Position: Work Abroad Expert

Describe yourself in 3 words: Inquisitive, adventurous, loyal - boom. 

What's your favourite song to sing in the shower? What's My Age Again - Blink 182

What countries have you visited? France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Portugal, Turkey, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, Czech Republic, Netherlands and USA.

What's the favourite place you’ve been to and why?  Osaka, Japan - I experienced the biggest culture shock of my life when I stepped off the plane in Japan, but quickly adjusted myself and fell in love with Osaka. A perfect blend of history and the future, it is truly an amazing place to visit.

What's next on your travelling bucket list and why? Columbia, to visit my friends who live there and drink all the Columbian coffee I can.

What's your favourite BUNAC Program and why?  Summer Camp USA – I am a summer camp veteran, taking part in the programme 6 times! I worked at a summer camp in Vermont, on the shores of Lake Champlain as a Canoe, Kayak and Water-skiing instructor.

What do you love most about BUNAC? I love that everyone here is as passionate about travelling as I am.

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I couldn’t live without: Coffee and Chipotle.

I’m embarrassed that I love: Taylor Swift.

A fun fact about me is: I have been an avid kayaker for 12 years and once represented Great Britain at the European Downriver championships and placed 10th.