• Age: 33
  • Nationality: Colombia
  • Languages: English and Spanish

Volunteer Experiences

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Experience in Nepal

NGO Chitwan, Nepal Oct/2019

Kitchen Hand, Cleaning, Housekeeping, and Gardening

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Review written by Emilio

I had the chance to stay for 2 week with Rozina and her family and the experience in Chitwan was wonderful. I felt all the time part of the family! Spent all my time in the Kindergarten helping wonderful kids, teaching, helping with homeworks, painting, smiling, cleaning, cooking, and doing simple tasks. The vibe of the kids is so great! Rozina also offer farming projects and the orphanage that her parents lead. I visited the Chitwan National Park stayed in a private room, did laundry, ate local food and had an amazing time with the whole family and another volunteer from Italy. Namaste!

Rozina replied

Thank you Emilio brother for your stay with us. Emilio is a wonderful person , he was very helpful, friendly and like a member of our family while staying with us. He helped us at house, kindergarten while cooking, cleaning, teaching, painting, dancing and many more. He is a great person with lots of fun and heart of gold. Highly recommended. And hope to welcome him back again. Thank you and Namaste brother.

Experience in Sri Lanka

Hostel Matara, Sri Lanka Aug/2019


Review written by the host

Amazing guy I will highly recommend to any one, very committed and great at social media, his welcome here anytime, thanks for all the help.

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Review written by Emilio

My Hostels Weligama was an amazing experience and Yakoob gave me the chance to volunteer for 2 weeks. The facilities of the hostel are amazing: Modern, clean, really nice rooms with bathroom. Amazing common and dinning areas area. Good WIFI. The food was delicious, the beach was really close and everything in the town was about 15 to 20 minutes walk. The tasks were perfect and he gave me freedom to make photos and videos for his hostel. The team was so kind and always open to help. I will definitely recommend My Hostels to volunteer and also to stay Sri Lanka. :) Bohoma Stutiyi.

Experience in India

Hostel Rishikesh, India Mar/2019

Content Writer, Social Media, Photography, and Video Making

Review written by the host

Would love to host Emilio again he is like a family now

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Review written by Emilio

Bunk Stay was unbelievable! The city of Rishikesh and the hostel itself offered something I haven’t seen and feet in India. It was more than I could expect. Nakul, was such great host and all his friends and team were always available to help me or teach me with everything. I enjoyed a lot taking photographs and doing promotional videos for the hostel. After two weeks, I will never forget the people, the food, the view of the city and every adventure we had with Bunk Stay. ¡Namaste!

Academy Certificates

Worldpackers Academy was created to prepare the travel community to be committed and engaged volunteers.


Making a living while traveling: photography

Spanish version

Completed the course “Making a living while traveling: photography”, learning which equipment to use, editing and processing techniques, and how to create a photography portfolio.


How to create a travel business in Instagram

Spanish version

He/She completed the Worldpackers Instagram certificate where he/she learned how to create, manage, and grow a travel Instagram.


How to become an outstanding Worldpacker

Spanish version

Watched our videos about how the volunteer experience works and what are the responsibilities as a volunteer.

Worldpackers Programs

Here are the contributions made to the Worldpackers community


Contributing to the growth of our community


Writing articles for the Worldpackers Blog


Producing educational videos for the Academy

Articles written as Blogger

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¿Qué ver y hacer en Sri Lanka? Guía con las 30 mejores opciones


17 días haciendo un voluntariado en India, en la capital mundial del yoga: Rishikesh


Videos made for the Academy

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¿Cómo planear un cambio de vida?


Cambiando su vida con Worldpackers



Humano, aventurero apasionado y fotógrafo profesional de Bogotá, Colombia. Trabajo con fotografía hace más de 10 años y he viajado en más de 30 países. Viajar, hacer voluntariados y fotografiar me permitieron encontrar mi real propósito en la vida y mantener un estilo de vida que me llena de plenitud.

How can Emilio help you?

Travel Solo
Budget Travel
Social Impact
Work Exchange
Digital Nomad
Over 30


  • Spanish
  • English


I'm an expert!
  • Arts
  • Cleaning
  • Housekeeping
  • Photography
  • Social Media
  • Social Work
  • Video Making
Some experience
  • Animal Care
  • Child Care
  • Content Writer
  • Farming
  • Painting & Decorating
  • Teaching Languages
  • Teaching Sports
  • Tour Guide
  • Web Developer
I want to learn it
  • Cooking
  • Gardening
  • Handyman
  • Kitchen Hand
  • Music
  • Night Shift



#ESPAÑOL ❖ Fotógrafo Profesional. Cursos y talleres de fotografía en Colombia, Cuba, Estados Unidos y Bolivia. (Fotoperiodismo, documental, fotografía de calle, paisaje cultural, astrofotografía, retrato, etnografía visual, foto libros, entre otros.)

#ENGLISH ❖ Professional Photographer. Courses and photography workshops in Colombia, Cuba, United States and Bolivia. (Photojournalism, documentary, street photography, cultural landscape, astrophotography, portrait, visual ethnography, photo books and more).

Work Experience

#ESPAÑOL ❖ He trabajado en fotografía durante más de 10 años.
Comencé a enseñar fotografía en una ONG, luego trabajé para revistas, agencias y otros clientes como fotógrafo independiente. Trabajé para el gobierno colombiano durante 5 años en el Ministerio de Hacienda y Crédito Público y también en Prosperidad Social, la entidad que trabaja contra la pobreza en mi país.
Hoy en día, soy un fotógrafo independiente que viaja y trabaja en todo el mundo.

#ENGLISH ❖ I have been working in photography for more than 10 years.
Started teaching photography in a NGO, then worked for magazines, agencies and other clients as a freelance photographer. I worked for the Colombian Government during 5 years at the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit and also at Social Prosperity, the entity that works against poverty in my country.
Nowadays, I'm a freelance photographer traveling and working all around the world.

Travel Experience

#ESPAÑOL ❖ He viajado por los 32 departamentos de Colombia y también he estado en 33 países: Ecuador, Estados Unidos, Aruba, Venezuela, España, Egipto, Israel, Francia, Bélgica, Países Bajos, República Checa, Alemania, Italia, Ciudad del Vaticano, Mónaco, Cuba, Jamaica, Islas Caimán, Costa Rica, Panamá, Islandia, Kenia, Tanzania, Bolivia, Emiratos Árabes Unidos, Omán, India, Tailandia, Nepal, Camboya, Singapur y Sri Lanka.

#ENGLISH ❖ I have travelled all around the 32 departments of Colombia and also been in 33 countries: Ecuador, United States, Aruba, Venezuela, Spain, Egypt, Israel, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Vatican City, Monaco, Cuba, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Panamá, Iceland, Kenya, Tanzania, Bolivia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, India, Thailand, Nepal, Cambodia, Singapore and Sri Lanka.