All Team Members

Jake Kovach

Where did you grow up?
Cohasset, along the coast south of Boston.

Where do you call home now?
Between the ocean and Boston.

Year started at Global Works?
2012

What’s your favorite part about leading trips?
Meeting and working alongside locals that I never would meet otherwise

What’s something you can’t live without while you are traveling?
Coffee

Tell us about a favorite memory from a trip you have taken
Eating a group prepared gratin dauphinois all 25 of us at a picnic table, thousands of meters up in the French Alps, overlooking snowy peeks in July.

Where is your favorite place you have traveled to?
Mizoen, France (see Dauphinois story)

Fun fact, special talent, or favorite memory
Can still pull of back hand springs at the ripe age of 30.

What do you like to do in your free time?
surf, take photos, browse the internet in French

What languages do you speak?
French, some Spanish

If you had to give one piece of advice or words of encouragement to someone on their first travel experience, what would it be?
Spend time with someone who’s FROM there

Tell us why you are excited for this year’s trip!Diving with exotic marine animals!
Diving with exotic marine animals!