• Age: 37
  • Nationality: Brazil
  • Languages: Portuguese, Spanish, and English

Volunteer experiences

Experience in United Kingdom

Hostel London, United Kingdom Sep/2015

Building & Repairing

Review written by the host

Riq is a great guy! Very hardworking and always keen to lend a hand. He has a great vibe and loved to get involved in the social aspects of the hostel.

Review written by Riq

I had amazing weeks at the hostel. It is by far the BEST LOCATION in London! Lucy, Andrew, Petra, Alex are all amazing. It is fun, clean and a great place to be a worldpacker: I improved my English, learnt new skills (handyman), made new friends and saved a lot of money. I totally recommend Dictionay for those looking to have a deeper experience. My tips: get the Oyster to save money, enjoy their awesome breakfast (free for volunteers), discounts in the bar beside, free laundry, great kitchen. Be social, smile and make sure all the guests are having amazing times! Keep the good vibes up!

Community contributions

How the traveler helps the Worldpackers community besides volunteering.


Producing educational videos for the Academy

Articles written as Blogger

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Manifesto for a more conscientious and collective tourism

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Manifiesto para un turismo más consciente y colectivo

  • 5min

Videos made for the Academy

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Os medos relacionados ao dinheiro

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Como dar o primeiro passo?

  • 5min


  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English


I'm an expert!
  • Reception
  • Social Media
  • Teaching Languages
Some experience
  • Bartending
  • Party Promoter
  • Social Work
  • Teaching Sports
  • Tour Guide
I want to learn it
  • Farming
  • Gardening
  • Painting & Decorating

About me as an author


Riq Lima é o CEO da Worldpackers. Antes disso, trabalhava em bancos de investimentos, pediu demissão e foi encontrar seu propósito viajando para mais de 60 países em 3 anos. Riq foi eleito pela Veja um dos 10 jovens mais inspiradores do Brasil e ganhou prêmios como empreendedor (startup de potencial Estadão, WYSE travel tech). Palestrante no TEDX, Riq já deu entrevistas ao Globo Repórter, Ana Maria Braga, SuperInteressante e diversas mídias dentro e fora do Brasil.