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Liz is awesome. I had a really good time staying with her. She makes really awesome espresso and the accommodation was great, best bed I stepped in in Colombia. Minca really is my favorite town I would love to go back one day. Thanks Liz!
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Susy and I staying with Ged, Karen and Izzy and we are very happy. We having a great experience. Ged: thank you very much for your patience with our english level. Thank you for your good advices at work, but next time, I would like to work with a plastic pick and spade ;-) You are a great person. And a great chef! Karen: the sweet and loving Karen. You are a great person!! And Izzy... our litle Izzy... \"I don´t like the boys\" and \"Susy, Susy, come on!\" Phrases that we never forget. And Jasper Jasper!! A playful and loving dog. We love family!! And we never forget you. Thank you for your attention. Susy & Jordi.
feedback left for Help on a beautiful smallholding in France. - 03/08/2012
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Just stayed there for 2 weeks, and that's the best experience I have ever had!! Learnt quite a lot of things, like fishing, agriculture, local herbal medicine, cutting bamboo and building bamboo hut.....and of course spent good moments with Pinaan Jim family is priceless!!! If you have few days to few months and want to learn some basic forest survival skills, This place is your choice!! Thanks a lot for teaching me so many things, and inspired me to think a lot!
feedback left for Happy Healing Home - 16/08/2012
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I stayed at the hacienda for 5 weeks and it was great! The location is beautiful, I lived in an earth-built dome, and Ed and June were very good hosts. They were also very open to ideas I had for projects, and I ended up being able to head up the construction of a greywater system there. The bolivian workers are also really great people, and I\'ll miss hanging out and joking with them during breaks and after work over a beer or a bag of coca. Awesome first workaway experience!
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We stayed here for a little over two weeks. What a great farm and team they have working there. Hope to come back another time. Got to learn a lot, very hands on.
feedback left for Help at an ORGANIC Garden in North Cyprus - 17/05/2013
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I had a wonderful time in this beautiful guesthouse! Maria, Roger, MacDuff and Nana are great and made me feel like being a part of their family! The guesthouse is a gorgeous place: a very beautiful country house in the middle of a fantastic landscape. You can hear and see the river in the garden while sitting in the living room next to the fireside. It was great fun to go for walks with MacDuff, the cutest dog ever, and I enjoyed working with Maria in the \"heart of the house\": the kitchen. The working conditions are more than fair, the work is well-structured, so it's always clear what you have to do and definitely not too hard, I had fairly enough time to relax and to enjoy Scotland! Maria is a queen in the kitchen! She is unbelievable well-organised in everything she does, an amazing chef (try the sepia salad!!!) and a great strong and down-to-earth woman. Roger took me in his car for a lot of great trips around the area and gave me a lift whenever he had to drive anywhere. He is a great driver and an excellent guide! I really enjoyed spending my free time with them! Even though the guesthouse is in the middle of the countryside, you never have to be lonely in this wonderful family and there are so many great things to do!! The room I slept in is very beautiful, tastefully arranged and cosy, like every room in the guesthouse and I could use my own bathroom. All in all I can highly recommend this workaway host!! I will never forget you and what I learned from you, Maria and Roger, MacDuff, Nana and Kim and I miss you! Big hug and hope to see you again! Natascha
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I couldn't have asked for a better experience for my first workaway - I had a brilliant time. John and Sarah are both excellent company and treat their guests very well, supplying great accommodation and delicious food. They've fully embraced the ethos of workaway and integrate all the volunteers into their lives so that you really feel like part of a family. Their cortijo is set in paradise with beautiful views and interesting places to explore. The work itself is interesting and provides lots of opportunities to learn because it is so varied. I've come away feeling fantastic, both physically and mentally. My only regret is that I couldn't stay longer. Would love to do it all again!
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I highly recommand this workaway possibility. Guiselle and Hans Jürgen are wonderful people living in an absolutely beautiful spot. During the whole stay I never felt under pressure and could do the duties with calmness. I mainly helped Hans Jürgen in the garden and Guiselle in the kitchen. It's a place out in the middle of nowhere, a place surrounded by wild nature where one can really reload energies. I never felt like a worker, it was more a giving and taking and a lot of nice, funny and interesting interaction and learning from each other. Always enough to eat :) Fresh and healthy food. The workawayer's bedroom is amazing (large and beautiful). Plenty of good books available. Will be back for sure one day!
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My stay with Cristina, Udo and Aoni was a great experience. Their relaxed and friendly attitude made me feel very soon as a part of the family. The place where they live is just too beautiful to describe. It´s like living in the middle of the jungle but without missing anything of the `civilized´ world. Besides every movement in their huge terrain is mountain-hiking (and sometimes climbing) and with the great view of the mountains around I didn´t even need to check out the Amboro National Park. I learned a lot there, as well about technical stuff as about live itself. Udo and Cristina are both very interesting and we had great talks. The work was very relaxed and usually fun. To me It´s amazing what they create there in the middle of the woods: Udo´s engineering skills and his love to nature are the best combination for building a little utopia there. I would love to see how the project(s) turn out. The food was very good: I enjoyed every lunch-meal Cristina cooked and even though I´m not vegetarian, I didn´t miss the meat. And as soon as I´m at home I´m going to try to make homemade bread like Udo taught me. I was also able to improve my Spanish a lot since Cristina is a very patient teacher and speaks a clear, understandable castellano. I still hope I´ll be able to return in a few months and hopefully there will be more Guapurú (or Bakalu). For workawayers who like the simple life in a relaxed surrounding far from the noise of the cities, love the nature and who are resistant to mosquitos and ants, this is the perfect place.
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I stayed with Peter and Lya for almost two months in August and September 2012 and it was a great experience. They welcomed me as part of the family and they hosted me in a cozy apartment. Lya happily involved me in all the aspects of running a B&B and I feel that I learnt a lot from this experience. Moreover I \"took over\" the kitchen and baked cakes and cookies for the guests and for friends and that was also very nice. Besse is a beautiful mountain village with great walks all around and beautiful views wherever you turn. I would definitely recommend Peter and Lya as hosts for a workaway experience. They are caring and ready to do stuff together but also give you a lot of own space and time to discover around on your own. Thanks Lya and Peter! Un abbraccio, Elisa
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Has been a pleasure live this experience in the real rural Australia with you Anna. I have learned a lot about horses and the breaking horses. I have been really comfortable in your small farm. The food was delicious and you always cared for us. Good luck with the amazing Flea!! See ya!
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I spent two weeks with Torsten during the winter, and, although language was a slight barrier for us, we still shared wonderful conversation and work together. He was endlessly generous, always surprising with thoughtful meals, chats, trips. The work I did was enjoyable and simple, and I was always willing to do more than was asked of me. Staying with Torsten was a tranquil time, and I reflect the trip with warmth.
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Working for Kathrin and Livio was quite possibly one of the best experiences I have ever had. Everyone on the property was extremely nice and inviting and I truly felt welcome every minute that I was there. The area is breathtaking, the food is delicious, and the company is amazing. I am not sure that you could find a better place to stay in Southern Italy.
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Our time with Sharon, Dick, and Maia was amazing. We ate great food, enjoyed interesting conversations, and received invaluable advice pertaining to travel. Regarding accommodations we couldn't have asked for better quarters. For the amount of work asked the reward was more than fair. We hope to see them again on our travels.
feedback left for Get involved with farm life in Costa Rica - 12/11/2012
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Tim and Juliet were the perfect hosts. They welcomed us with open arms into their family and were a pleasure both to work for and to socialise with. We had loads of laughs and lots of fun all round. Fantastic accommodation and food - especially Juliet's cakes which were plentiful and delicious. We really can't speak highly enough of these two amazing people and hope to visit again very soon.
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Wow...what can I say about Kate, Marc, and Antoine! The days never truly felt like work...rather just lending a helping hand to great friends. From the moment I arrived they made me feel as a part of the family. Thank you for showing me around your charming village and the beautiful area of Bretagne. I could not have asked for a better host family. A special thank you to \"mama Kate\" for being such a wonderful surrogate mom, keeping us well fed and entertained. I look forward to coming back and seeing your progress once everything is finished. Best wishes to you all! Dominique
feedback left for Maison de Maitre in beautiful Brittany. - 20/03/2013
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I stayed with Clive, Sue, and little Sam during the summer of 2010. I can\'t say enough good things about these people. They are easy to get along with and have a lovely lifestyle. They live in the most beautiful place in all of the world! They truly appreciate their surroundings and try their best to protect it. Sue is a wonderful mother and knows everything about everything as well as a great cook! Clive is a sarcastic firecracker...not to mention extremely hardworking and a great dad as well. He also knows a thing or two about life. I had the best summer of my life working with them and can\'t wait to see them again. Miss you guys!!
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Thank You my dear Deborah and Aden for such a great experience. I spent really good time with you playing with Aden, trying to figure out the flat, laughing, enjoying the tasteful meals and tips, building the dragon, building legos, Halloween party, seeing a part of amazing Italy and its art etc. Moreover Aden is such a heartbreaker and so adaptable and special boy; he became with this time really special for me! And Deborah such an amazing and also so adaptable and warm person! And I loved your half-Italian character:) Such a great bilingual experience with lovely people! I hope we`ll see you soon! Your very own Mary Poppins:)
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This place is outstanding. You feel like you're in little paradise. I fixed and did some new german translation for their website. Also i did heaps of Photographs and made some videos and edited them for their website. well i mostly worked more than 5h per day but it was a good job. Raquel is a relaxed person. She and Chris are good people and included me into their private live like they know me long time! Their Kids are a lot of fun too. I lived in an apartment the beginning which was great and later as they all was booked i lived in a big tent. However, it was all good. Also i could practice some Yoga, which is really helpful and relaxing. If you get the chance to work there, take it. Lanzarote is unique and Casa el Morro surely is too.. thanx a lot..
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Joanne, Ross and their daughter, Brianna, are wonderful people! They made me feel really at home here and have a lovely house in a quiet corner of Sydney. They have hosted lots of travellers in the past and are always happy to help - plus the dogs are hilarious and soppy as hell!! I hope to stay in touch in the future :) xxx
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Lisa and Julian were our first workaway experience and we really enjoyed our time with them. We spent in their house 5 nice weeks and we couldn't imagine better hosts! Lisa is excellent cook and we had a lot of fun during our dinners with them. Julian knows all building tricks and is always ready to give an advice. They also took us if they were going out so we discovered a lot of new places thanks to them. We can strongly recommend this family.
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Hi all, We've just finished a three week stay at the Estacion Biologica las Guacamayas and can only describe our experience as truly amazing. The only thing more special than the station, the jungle and the rivers were the people......... Jeovani senior, Cornelio, Romulo, Miguel, Juan, Jeovani Junior, Elizabeth and Maria.....these guys are not like staff they are like family .... Big love...see you again soon....Haste Luego Amigos
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Mar is a fantastic person, very friendly and happy. I was there for a month and I learnt a lot of things about straw building. Also I discovered Mancha culture and i had new friends I want to return for visite again your new paradise. Everybody can know somebody like her, a person plenty of life! I wish the best for you. good luck!!
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Had a great time here, treated just like one of the family. The countryside round there is beautiful and had lots of time off to explore it (often with a dog or two) Was great seeing the countryside come into life in spring, even if the weather did see me getting sunburned one week and snowed on the next
feedback left for Help on a ponyfarm, Sweden - 27/03/2012
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It was a real pleasure to meet and work with Ingeborg. She was so nice and generous with us. She lives in a little heaven. Thanks to her we discovered the cowinchan valley and she shared with us her passion for this nature.
feedback left for Volunteer in British Columbia - 24/07/2012
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I had a wonderful experience helping Thomas and Astrid. They are very kind, hard working and good to talk to. I learned very much from my stay with them.
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I spent around two weeks with Silverio, Caty, Nora and Omar and I loved their place: they really made me feel welcome, gave me very good accommodation and food, work I enjoyed (lots of painting but every time a different colour;-)), I could take part in family life, go to interesting places with them, but also had my own space. Outstanding house, tranquility, great scenery...Thanks for everything!
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Being in this place with these wonderful people can change your view of life. Try, you will not regret! I am very thankful for this experience. Make the world a better place - Jean-Yves and Michèle will show you how. Merci beaucoup Michèle, Jean-Yves et Marie-Terèse! All best wishes Carina
feedback left for Volunteer at our organic farm in France - 30/03/2013
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This is a very cool family. I really enjoyed my stay with thewm. They treated me well and were very inviting. The work was not that hard, and they were flexible with hours and days workled etc.
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Workingaway for Jo and Antonio was great they are lovely hosts who are very reasonable with the work (in Nov I was asked to help with weeding, household chores, preparing the soil around their olive trees, nothing too hard at all and they encouraged us to do see the greater area during time off. Awesome relaxed family, I really enjoyed the evenings with Joanna's delicious cooking, wine, Italian movies and hanging out with Massive- their lovely son. Thanks again for everything guys!! Hope the new kiwi is cool :)
feedback left for Help a family in Tuscany on their organic farm - 19/11/2012
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I spent a month here at this place and had the absolute time of my life. The program is really organized and we all had the opportunity to volunteer and teach English at different locations and really get a feel for the city. They also organized a ton of group activities which were so fun and helped so much with the transition. They have salsa lessons, cooking classes, community meals, move nights and so much m ore. We all went on trips together over the weekends to amazing places in Guatemala and I would highly recommend this program to anyone interested in going to Guatemala! They also have really, really incredible spanish teachers.
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I stayedhere for one month and it was absolutely amazing! I very much enjoyed staying in this lively, powerful, green and sustainable houseproject. Work was enjoyable and the people behind the project are something special! I felt at home thanks to the hosts and the other helpers! staying in Leipzig was a great experience, I would recomend it without any doubt. there is something special about the houseproject, it's not just work, it's a demostration of how an alternative lifestyle is actually possible.. and you can be part of it!
feedback left for Babysit Children in Germany - 10/11/2012
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we stayed at robert´s place for two weeks last summer and had a really really good time! unfortunatly we didn´t get to meet florian, but robert as well as serge and christoph are very lovely and easy going people! the food was extraordinary, the landscape wonderfull and the work pretty hard (that´s what we like, so it´s a plus as well). also they got a very chilled working attitude. we have nothing negative to say about this experience. very great people, beautifull nature - a truely nice experience for body and mind. hope to see you guys again!! all the best
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This was a great work away experience for me. Suzi really embraced me as part of the family and I encourage anyone travelling on work away trips to go here and help her. There is a lot of work to be done but all very rewarding and enjoyable. A truly great experience here. I hope to go back at some point.x
feedback left for Most beautiful part of Belize, work at a farm - 07/06/2013
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This was my first workaway experience and i think will be the best one for a long while. Unfortunately i've spent only one month with these beautiful people. The daily tasks were variable from painting to wood chopping which were never tiring. The place was unique even in a cloudy November and had enough times to enjoy the autumn and to explore the sorroundings by riding a bike. To be recorded: In my time in Nakkeboelle, there were three nice person called Kristine, Katja and Panos who made my time memorable. And of course Jordi, Alf, Fabi, Inga, the cook, Kids, Rainbows, Blue bike, Chili peppers and all the others.. Thank you all!
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I stayed here for just about 2 weeks and had a wonderful time. All three of the guys are funny and charismatic meaning theres never a boring moment in the house. The beeches are amazing and the fresh food even better. They constantly helped me with my spanish and created a really home like atmosphere. The work is hard but its rewarding and they are quite dillegent about working when the weathers cooler. I highly recomend this place to work and live, a true paradise!
feedback left for Volunteer in Uruguay. Punta de Diablo. - 11/02/2013
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Ive had such an amazing time working and spending time with Giovanna (Sadly it was just one week). I did some german translation for the website as well as photos and videoclips. Because i was treated so well i tried to give back as much as i could in terms of the work i did. I really had so many awesome experiences and so much fun. Also everyone in Giovannas family treated me like i was one of their own. I consider myself lucky having had the opportunity to be hosted by Giovanna. Again: Thank you for everything! I really hope i will return to Mexico soon!
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I had such a wonderful time with Charlotte and Ruby and the two weeks passed by way too fast. Ruby is such a lovely girl and I loved the evenings, talking, watching a movie and having delicious dinner. We went to Granada and I got the chance to explore the surroundings on my days off. I\'m really gonna miss the dome, because it was incredible to wake up with the sun shining in and the stunning views. I very much hope to come back some day! Thanks for everything!
feedback left for Come & enjoy the beautiful Alpujarras, Spain - 24/08/2011
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We had such a wonderful time, we stayed for one month in October for our first Workaway trip and did not want to leave at the end! the farm is in picture perfect surroundings and Elisa Vincenzo Tommi and Viola are an extremely welcoming and beautiful family and it was a joy to stay with them. The work was great we very much enjoyed being out in the sunshine picking avocados and olives and helping in the vegetable garden, there are a lot of things to do so there's always much to choose from! Elisas cooking is unbeatable. and we definitely made the most of it! and we tried our hardest to learn some italian from very patient teachers. The children are fantastic, it took a couple of weeks for them to come around, but once they started to play.. we were (quite happily) used as climbing frames for the rest of our time on the farm. a wonderful experience, so wonderful in fact that we can't wait to go back again in a few weeks! to meet baby number three.... and eat up all the food again! THANKYOU!
feedback left for Babysytting in a farm in Sicily from April - 04/03/2013
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Moabi and Michael are lovely people. They both make you feel immediately at home when you arrive. The work was interesting and fun but we could not do too much during mid-summer because it was so hot! There is a very nice, relaxed atmosphere at Tribodar and everyone is included in decisions of what to do. The tipi makes a comfortable and shaded area to relax during the day and eat etc at night. The caravans are nice and comfortable and have electricity. I will definitely be going back :)
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Barney and Sina are great hosts!!! I had an amazing time staying in El Palmar with them, lovely Dylan, their friends and other workawayers :) They are very welcoming and lovely people. We had great food every day! The work was varied and I really enjoyed painting and being creative, a great experience. I wish them lots of success for the future and I hope to go back again and work in beautiful El Palmar at Mambo beach house! Barney and Sina, thank you so much for welcoming me into your lovely home xx
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I was there working for about a month. A lot of work but also a lot of fun! It was such a great experience to learn about riding and natural horsemanship! Kristina and the rest of the people at the stable are all so warm and welcoming and friendly!
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Tremendous experience, I really did enjoy the welcoming atmosphere and the way in which the whole family welcomed me. Watch out for Jamie and his darts, the guy knows his stuff, not to mention he works like a machine so playing catch up was fun :) and I thank him for the time we spent digging together. Kate and her Mum provided lovely conversations and made me feel like I was welcome to revisit, it is a beautiful location with fantastic views and a great opportunity, so take it up and help the guys to achieve their goal. I look forward to returning in the summer :).
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Very genuine down to earth people. Graham and Saranne are fun and easy going, the kids are awesome and when the grandma comes over shes pretty cool as well. Happy to put the hours in for people like that. i couldn't recommend them any higher, should be 5 smiles.
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I spent two weeks working and staying with Lukas and have nothing but positive experiences from my time in Gnadendorf! Lukas is a great guy with genuine concern for others, a positive attitude, and a great sense of humor and adventure! He is flexible and understanding with the work that he gives you and is extremely hospitable. The dogs are all incredible, and so affectionate. I highly recommend this Work Away experience to anyone that enjoys animals, the outdoors, and good company!!
feedback left for Help with huskies near Vienna. - 05/02/2012
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been contacting the lunds for a last minute work-awaying opportunity. They responded fast. Spent 2 weeks with them, and i was welcome to be part of the family. I got the chance to help them out and are rewarded with the horse ridding lesson from them. :) don't worry if you are not a good cook, since when you leave their place you will definitely increase your cooking skill. Their animals were also human friendly. I recommend those who are willing to work but yet enjoy some fun time to stay with the lund. :D
feedback left for Working cattle horse ranch, Nebraska USA - 07/12/2012
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We have worked for Maria and Roger seven months ago, and we still remember that as one of the best experience of our life!! the place is absolutely beautiful, we have done a lot of long walk in the countryside with McDuff, there is always some new place to discover! Maria and Roger are so warming and nice, they make you feel at home, and always involve you in the activites of the village(night quiz, monday breakfast in the hall..!). maria cooks wonderful food everynight, and everydays there is some news goodies to try (for example the cupcakes that we cooks togheter for my birthday, thank you Maria :) ) You will have your own private lovely room where to stay. and also, if you want to visit the area you will have this opportunity! maria and roger always help you in the organization of your little trip. One of our last day they were also so kind to take as to visit Glen Orchy and Glencoe! we can\'t say enough how much is perfect this place! so, just go there and try!! don\'t miss the chance.. we really miss you,Maria and Roger, your lovely company.. thank you for everything!! we really hope to see you as soon as possible!!
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I had a great time at Pietro's! I learned a lot in my time there and he and his friends were very nice and welcoming. The best part was waking up to the bells of the shepherd's flock on the neighboring land. If you're looking for a quiet, peaceful place and perhaps a bit of lovely solitude then Pietro's is the place to be :)
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Kong is the best host and his daughter a real gem. I was able to help him start a hot 18 day compost for his gardening plans as well as a worm farm to produce natural fertilizer. He has so many plans which we turned to perma culture to give ideas for sustainable ventures. I think I tried most of the local delicacies in the five days I was there and saw so many local spots of interest. I highly recommend Kong and his family as a great spot and anyone who loves gardening can be a real help to this budding gardener. Good luck with the sunflowers, Kong.
feedback left for Come and volunteer with us in Malaysia - 19/04/2013
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It was our very first workaway experience we weren't sure what to expect but the 2 months we worked there were more than we ever dreamed of! The brothers are fun and welcoming and we even got to know their friends and family. Eating frog legs with their parents and all the raclette and fondue dinners we had at the hostel were some of the best moments we had there. The hostel is tiny and cute with a friendly atmosphere (and chickens in the backyard!). Working there was easy, we cleaned the rooms every morning and sometimes worked in the reception for evenings. Annecy really is a beautiful little town and if you're an outdoorsy person it's the right place for you. Thank you so much Drieu and Alex, we wish you all the best! À bientôt!
feedback left for Volunteer at a hostel in the Alps. - 23/02/2013
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This has been one of the biggest and best experience in my life. Astri and Frank greeted me with open arms and smiles the first day I arrived, and I was not in doubt that this place consisted of loving, kind people. I enjoyed my work from day one and there were time for fun, laughter and cosy time too. Astri and Frank were open for any ideas you had, and you felt like you were a part of a big family. My job vary often and I loved this variation. It could anything from working alone to work in teams or to planning the weekend for the children. This place is many things but most important of all about the children. You will easily realize and feel that the children are the heart of the foundation and anything you do of work will make the children happy. This must be one of most fantastic and beautifully places in the world - people are open minded, sweet and loving and it is placed in an amazing area, surrounded by nature and love. I can recommend here for everybody who love to work for a good cause and be a part of a great, loving team in one of Norway's most beautifully places.
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i spend i wonderfull 3 month with them, a beautiful stay . I learnd so much! they recieved me so well Jai passé 3 mois avec eux et c'était génial, j'ai adorée! Ils mont recu a bras ouvert, j'avais meme l,impression de faire partie de la famille! j,ai tous simpliement adoré!!
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Thank you very much for the wonderful time! Working and living with you has been a very nice and interesting experience and I am very curious what the garden looks like in the summer, so I'll definitely come back! And the food was so amazing, I am already planning on trying to cook lots of it myself! :) Merci beaucoup pour tout!
feedback left for House and cats sitting in Brittany - 05/04/2013
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I stayed with Adam and Angela for 2 weeks and had a great time! They are wonderful hosts with many funny and interesting stories to tell. This was my first work away stay and found it very enjoyable and has made me look forward to being part of many more.
feedback left for Volunteer in the heart of Vancouver. - 25/05/2013
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Thanks to Luis I felt very welcome and the girls are realy funny and independent. The job is very easy and I had a lot of free time. Andorra is worth a visit, specialy if you like trekking or ski.
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This is a place unlike any other establishment I've visited during my travels. What made this workaway experience so unforgettable was the people at the centro who are good-natured and warm-hearted people. The work was fair and mainly consisted of outdoor and indoor maintenance that included dishwashing, raking, and bathroom/shower cleaning 5 days a week and about 6 hours a day. The food is all vegetarian as it reflects their attitude of being nature conscience. I would find myself only looking forward to meal times most of the time I was there! Delicious! During free times, we visited Lake Orta and the peninsula nearby. This area is truly an oasis for outdoor enthusiasts. Even the 10-minute uphill walk to the centro everyday was beautiful! I miss the centro and the people there already. Thank you all for having me!
feedback left for Volunteer in Piemonte, Italy, Lago d'Orta - 09/05/2013
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We had an amazing time with the Seeser family. The work was hard, fair but most of all worth it. A give and take. Because what we learned from working and living with them was worth gold. They always treated us well, the food and wine was superb and the accomodation in the palace was more beautiful than we could ever imagine! Thank you! Emil & Robin
feedback left for Farm producing olive oil and wine in Italy - 26/12/2012
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John and Sarah were one of the very best workaway experiences i have every had! They were welcoming and friendly and always made us feel welcome. The work was diverse and John made a point of moving around tasks so that nothing ever got too tedious. The food was great and the land was beautiful. Truly a life to admire!!! Thanks so much guys!!
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I spent two months with the family. from the first moment I felt like one more family. provided me with everything I could need. the food was good and plentiful. my English improved a lot thanks to the patience of them. in spare time we were in route. when you return to Ireland I'll make a visit. thanks
feedback left for Farm in the Sunny South East, Ireland - 10/05/2013
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Anne and Thierry and the rest of their family were the absolute BEST. We were immediately treated like family upon our arrival, they were very patient and helpful with our French, they really went out of their way to show us around Bretagne (on land and water) and Anne is a wonderful cook! We could not have asked for a better placement, and truly, truly enjoyed our time there. Thank you so much Anne and Thierry and Klervia, and see you guys in September!!!
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I spent three wonderful weeks with Simona and her family. They really made me feel like part of the family. I wish I could have stayed longer. I had many interesting conversations with Simona and Marco. I helped Simona with bookbinding and I could make myself some beautiful jewellry :) Marco helped me a lot with learning Italian. They showed me a lot of Sicily, we went to the house at Etna, collected maroni, picked olives,.. The kids are both wonderful and I already miss them. They were the ones that helped me most with learning Italian really fast, I think. Thanks to playing cards I was really good at \\"i numeri\\" after a few days :) I was introduced to many friends and relatives of the family and they were all really nice and interesting people I am happy to have met. Grazie mille, ci vediamo :)
feedback left for Come and volunteer! - 31/10/2011
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That was not a coincidence. It was not a coincidence that we met, and that we shared a fully condenced emotional earthly metaphysical month, where all kind of vibrant experiences effortless happened Keep in touch dear mates A huge hug Love
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Je suis resté à St. Michel pour 3 semaines pendant septembre 2012 et j’ai adorée l’expérience ! Malgré j’étais la seul workaway pour tout ce période, Brigitte a tout fait pour que cette première expérience s’est bien passé. Le travaille, diversifié, peut être, parfois, un peu plus fatigant en fonction d’affluence des clients mais il n’est pas difficile donc normalement on a l’après midi libre pour faire ce qu’on veut et Brigitte est très gentille en nous prêter sa voiture pour qu’on puisse nous promener pour découvrir la région. Je remercie à Brigitte et Philippe leur gentillesse et excellente hospitalité ce que feront de mes souvenirs de mon passage pour St. Michel encore mieux! Martha, Portugal
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I have spent 3 weeks athere and I wish I could stay longer ! This farm is an incredible place. I haven't enough word to explain how great the kelly family is. Denise, Vincent, their son and friends (not forgetting Nanny) make you feel confortable like you are at your home. Denise is always here to listen to you. Ske looked after me and make sure I was enjoying myself (and of course I was) Vincent answered at all my « many » questions ;) I learnt a lot of things with him and had a great time. So I enjoyed every second I spent there. Every day I had at the farm was unique. There is always something to be done and you never get bored. After feeding all the different animals, you can also have a walk with their husky or ride their horses (and get a lesson how to do it :) I'm lucky because we have a nice weather so Vincent cooked wonderful BBQ and I had some nice evening, listening music and drink a beer around nice people. The atmosphere between helpers is great. I had such a great experience and If you get the chance to visit, jump on it. I hope to go back there soon as possible.
feedback left for Help on a pet farm in Connacht, Ireland - 21/06/2013
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I stayed with Liz and Michael for 3 weeks are really enjoyed my experience. I was my first workaway and they were really nice, Liz cooks some great food and Michael is very friendly and easy to get along with, especially when we are hearding sheep with Gem the Sheepdog. The work wasn't hard and they are great people who are interested in swapping stories over a few beers. Property is beautiful, can be dry at times of the year but going into winter the grass was starting to grow pretty much when I left. The house is really large, old and beautiful and is great accommodation. Really recommend coming down and staying here, the whole town seems to get in on it and welcomes you here!
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Sylvie is one of the most generous and welcoming people I\'ve met. I had a really great time at Sylvie\'s home and would definitely recommend a stay here! I stayed for just over two weeks and could have stayed longer.
feedback left for Volunteer in Uzes, south of France - 28/08/2011
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My partner and I helped out on the farm for 6 weeks. June and Oz own 2 beautiful properties that we were able to fully engulf ourselves with. Between daily chores of animal maintenance to renovating an 18th century farm house, to reworking the garden to just about anything . They both showed us the ways of how the Haute Pyreneesers do their thing. We meet numerous amounts of people as well during our stay. We fell in love with their animals (especially mr. kneehigh), and we difficult to leave. Even though things seem crazy sometimes we were always able to come back to ground level by the end of the day. It would be amazing to see them and the progression of their place in the future.
feedback left for Lovely place in haute Pyrenees - 20/04/2012
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We had very good holidays at the witts en guest ranch ! We were there for two monthes and it was wonderful !! We did some gardening, we cut wood, cut the grass, played with the horses, the dogs..etc. It was a very good experience for us, the live in a very big place, very nice and without noice ! It's a good place to have a break during the year ! Thank you very much for hosting us, we hope to see you again ! We want to have fun with you again :-D
feedback left for LIVE ON A GUEST RANCH IN BEAUTIFUL B.C. - 21/08/2012
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I had a great 5 days with Lee at his cortijo. It is located in a beautiful part of Andalucia. I spent my time helping in the garden and cleaning the apartments. Lee was a wonderful host who made sure we had plenty of beer after a hard days work :) Thanks for letting me stay and looking after me so well. All the best!
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I stayed two weeks here, for my first workaway experience. I had the pleasure to wake up every morning in a piece of paradise, surrounded by mountains which top was still ensnowed. Edith and Felice, and all the people I met there are really very nice. I would be assuredly happy to come back when I have the opportunity !
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Totally cool experience. Mona and Stefan are wonderful people. It´s really nice to sit and have a drink with them. Their restaurant is fantastic. I always looked forward to the meals. The work is tough sometimes but really rewarding. And the landscape is unbelievably beautiful. It´s really something to step out and look at it every day. Thanks Mona and Stefan!!
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Just coming back from a short stay in Gnadendorf, I have to say that I just had an amazing time with the huskies! Lukas is a friendly and easygoing host who trusts his volunteers with his dogs (and his car as well...), and working with the team of 16 huskies is very rewarding. During my short time there, I learnt a lot and enjoyed being outside, taking care of the dogs, going for walks and working with groups and in the garden. Since this is in the countryside and the dogs need to follow their routine, this is truly not a place for people who want to party at night, sleep in in the morning, or walk into town to do some shopping, but anyone who is devoted to working with dogs, being outdoors and learning more about animal-assisted therapy will find this truly rewarding. I wish I could have spent more time there and hope to be back some day!
feedback left for Help with huskies near Vienna. - 27/03/2013
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Brigitte and her family are some of the kindest most intelligent and thoughtful people I have met. Brigitte really took me under her wing right away, so helpful with language, meals were always delicious and plentiful and I would always learn something new and interesting in conversation around the table. She went well above and beyond my expectations when she took me to the moulin rouge to learn the charleston. That woman can dance! Location is great, it\'s three minutes away from everything you need, including the train station for your days off exploring Versailles and Paris. The work is different every day, which I like a lot. It was really great to just bop my head along to the music while painting, cleaning and gardening. I really liked the other work away-ers there with us, I think we made a great team. A+++ hosting!!! Stay and work here, you will love the whole family right away!
feedback left for Help us decorate and get to visit Paris - 20/03/2012
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My first WorkAway couldn't have been a better experience. The location is stunning and John and Sarah are lovely people who made me feel at home from the start. They have a clear schedule of work and whilst some of the work was relatively physical (e.g. digging holes for grapevines) it is broken up to slots of no more than a couple of hours, so never feels excessive. John is always fair with allocating the work and always tries to vary it where possible. I personally thoroughly enjoyed working on rewarding projects outdoors in such an idyllic setting. Both Sarah and John are great fun and Sarah's a fantastic cook, freshly preparing beautiful dishes daily, usually from food grown on their own land. Overall I had a very enjoyable and rewarding experience and I will miss the place and all the people I met during my 2 week stay.
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I had a great workaway experience in Finland and I am thankful I had an opportunity to spend a week in such a friendly and special family.
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Roberta was a wonderful host! I felt more like a daughter than a WorkAwayer. Roberta was so welcoming and provided an excellent taste of life in Terni in exchange for basic housework help and English practice. I really enjoyed meeting her friends and family - and she is an excellent cook, no matter what they say! Roberta is very proud of her culture and eager to show off all that Terni and Umbria have to offer. Plus, her experience as a travel agent means that she is very knowledgeable about visiting Italy and beyond. Thank you for all the memories and I hope we can meet again in the summer!
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Brad and I had an amazing time with Stu and Owl in April. It was our first workaway experience and we were really pleased it was such a pleasant one. The work for me consisted of setting up the guest houses, a bit of general/domestic work as well as setting up communal areas and doing outdoor work like weeding and putting up shading nets. Brad did a lot of handy carpentry work and repairs, helped with marble patios and built a shelter for a little sauna. It was generally quite a mixed and interesting pot of work and we all shared cooking duties which brought some amazing food to the table! The communal areas are brilliant for relaxing in your own time and for hanging out together. Stu and Owl are lovely people and both Brad and I thoroughly appreciated their hospitality. From Grace.
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I spent nine days with Camilla, Richard and their lovely daughter. The job was fair and they are great host. If you love to share a family life, i recommand them for sure Hope to see you again!
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I had good luck to find this family. I was in them house one month and i loved. They had been very friendlies with me and I always felt in my home. Gary and Tag has three lovely children and i liked very much to play with them. I liked very much to help them and they had helped me a lot to improve my english, from Gary until to more young child, all helped me. They got in my life and will stay forever. I will want come back! :)
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I had a great time in the mountains at Yovovski yetts thanks to Lynda! She is a great host and makes any normal situation anything but dull!! The atmosphere at Yovovski's is cheery and fun and volunteers have freedom to participate where they feel best. There are always new projects too, so the chance to learn new skills is on your door step. Exactly what i was after! :) The hostel is a little out of the way of busy Bulgarian life but we went to the village every couple days for supplies. So you don't really feel isolated at all! The nature surrounding the Yetts is awesome, not to mention the best thunderstorms and full moons I've seen in a long time!! Thanks for a Great workaway Lynda!! And Yes I'll be back :) Cheers!!
feedback left for Eco hostel in the mountains of Bulgaria - 28/11/2012
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I spent 3 lovely weeks with the family in February. Despite the cold weather and snow, I really enjoyed this amazing place, the warm and welcoming family, and the fantastic horses. This was my first workaway experience, and I feel really lucky to have found such a good place - beginner's luck I suppose! The work was not difficult; the everyday chores of course involved feeding and stable routines, and some mucking out. The beautiful old purpose-built stable barn is all indoor so you are protected from the elements, which makes the work a lot easier! There are 20 horses, including 4 ponies, 2 foals and the gorgeous Red Baron. They are all totally used to people and being handled, so there it is never scary to be around them. On some days I was able to ride, and tried several different horses while I was there. As a rather rusty rider who hasn't really ridden for almost 10 years, I also benefitted from a much-needed riding lesson from Jasmina, an excellent young instructor who understands the Welsh Cob mentality! I travelled with Katharina to observe a couple of very interesting riding lessons, and also to a farrier school. I also helped a little with some of the lessons, grooming the horses or just being available if anyone needed any help. There is such a lot you can learn from Katharina and her establishment about horses, horse-care and riding. A highlight for me was doing the free-jumping with the horses in the indoor arena! Aside from the horsey stuff, the family really included me in many social activities, which is how I discovered some crazy German culture that I had never heard of before, such as Fasching! My accommodation was in a lovely private room overlooking the horses' field, with internet access and a private bathroom. Meals were eaten together with whoever was in the house, normally prepared by Katharina who is a very good cook! I had lots of time for myself and was never over-worked. It was easy to fit into the routine, to learn what I had to do, and I was never confused about what was expected of me. Katharina and her family have hosted many volunteers and interns over the years, so everything continues very smoothly with the arrival and departure of volunteers. My one regret about my time here is that I didn't speak any German. It really is NOT essential to speak German, as all the family speak excellent English, but it would definitely be an advantage and would have allowed me to contribute more e.g. with riding pupils. However, if you don't speak German, don't let that put you off as you can still have a really amazing time, and pick up a few words of German along the way! I would highly recommend this workaway host to anybody interested in working around horses, and/or who wants a genuine experience of true German culture. I had a brilliant time, and hope to return in the future, perhaps with some enhanced German language skills!
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2 amazing weeks, 7 amazing people, 1 amazing farm. I travelled out to Tuscany not knowing what was in store for me as I had never used Workaway before, nor had I ever worked on a farm. What I left with were some great memories and some unforgettable friends (not all of which were human!). If you are looking for a \"relaxing time in Tuscany\" this is not it. It is back-breaking work, long hours, and not much down time. It is physically and emotionally draining, but the sense of accomplishment as well as the times to sit down and reflect on our days/lives (at lunch and dinner) over some wine and in the company of Viviano and his beautiful mother, Giovana, makes it all worth it. The relationships you will cultivate with the animals and the farm itself make the whole experience worth it as well. Viviano exemplifies passion...for his artwork, for his animals, for his family, and for his love of music. It was great to be around a man who thrives in hard work and rural living. Be prepared to adapt, however, since there is a certain way things are done here. But isn't that the beauty of exploring and new experiences? For me it is. I will forever remember this place and be grateful for what I learned about diligence, adversity, teamwork, and especially the friends I was able to make here and keep forever. And thanks to Giovana, I was fed well and even learned a little Italian. I hope to visit again someday. Thanks for everything, Viviano and Giovana! Prawn Cocktail
feedback left for Live a simple life and help us in Tuscany... - 28/06/2012
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I stayed in Manasterea Fardea for just over two months. This was my first workaway experience, and I can never thank you enough for the blessing it was to be with you. I know that I have made some life-long friends there. Leaving was so much harder than I ever anticipated. Thank you so much for your generous love and open hearts. I was in the Monastery during the Winter Months. We mostly spent our time making icons, learning English, singing and laughing. It was a joy to be with you. Thank you for having me.
feedback left for Volunteer in a Monastery in Romania - 28/01/2013
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We helped Madeleine and Marcus for a couple of weeks in the lead up to their first guests arriving. This was a time when there was a lot to do, and with them working long days it was difficult to feel relaxed in our down time and of course we wanted to help relieve their stress. However we were well looked after and the room we stayed in was very comfortable and clean and with a nice bathroom next door. Most importantly we were included in family life rather than being made to feel like serfs (which has been our experience elsewhere!) As the weather warmed up we got in a couple of nice swims in the pool and we got taken to a market, and a lovely village to explore on our time off. We also got to use the bikes. Madeleine cooked some lovely meals, despite being very busy and not having much time to shop, it is amazing what she whipped up! We miss this beautiful and interesting slice of rural France, the family and the lovely animals. Hope to come back one day for a holiday!
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I had a really nice time staying here, Anjo is a great person and I had a lot of fun getting to know her and her friends. I have a lot of respect for what she does for the dogs, she is a very warm and generous person. Asturias is a beautiful place, the dogs are a lot of fun, the work is not hard, I had a nice warm bed and ate very well- she is an excellent cook. I would highly recommend staying here, you will not regret it!
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I spent 1 month with Julie in her B&B in the monthof July 2012. Together we did the household chores, taking time out together/separately in our down time. I found Julie very easy to work with; very hospitable and couldnt do enough to make my stay very pleasant and comfortable. Julie spent a lot of her personal time showing me around the local markets and villages. She was flexible regarding the type of work we chose to do, and very easy to get along with. I would definitely recommend her workaway and hope I can return in the future. Thanks very much Julie.
feedback left for Join me and help out in Languedoc Roussillon - 15/10/2012
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Chãos and the paddock paradise are magical places. Silent but full of power and enthusiasm. Views and nature are amazing. Wonderful food, perfect housing, beautiful trips and people with open hearts. You should definitely make this experience - Sarah and James are amazing as well as their four happy dogs and six great horses! I miss them all already and hope to come back soon... Thank you for being my hosts, friends and foster parents :) See you soon - Sascha wants to come as well ///
feedback left for Help with horses in Portugal - 21/03/2013
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My boyfriend and I just finished our first workaway experience here and couldn't have loved it more. The location of the hostel itself is breathtaking. From the moment we arrived we felt at home and knew we had found a wonderful place. The owners are both delightful to work with which really makes your stay here very enjoyable. Minca itself is a beautiful little town with many great things to hike to such as waterfalls and swimming holes and is filled with the friendliest people. While we were at Casa Loma it was high season so there were many things to do but also plenty of down time to relax or go exploring. It's hard to say what our favorite part was but if we had to pick one it would have to be the friends we made at Casa Loma that hopefully we will see again when we come back to visit.
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Sally and Cris, I'm so pleased to meet you! I had a great time! You are so kind! It was my first experience and it worth it. You have a wonderful family! I wish you the best and good luck! I really want to see it ready! Have a nice vacation! Best regards, Leo
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Not the first time in LV but the first time working was a good and horizon-widening experience and to see how a family business is runned in other places. I enjoyed the physical work and the inspiration by working with Andis and the great meals afterwards cooked by Zane. A lot of spare time activities and trips with my workaway collegues made the time running. I wish them all the best and hope to visit when I come to LV the next time.
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We couldn't be happier that we chose to stay with Gill and Alan for our first workaway experience. We were warmly welcomed and quickly felt like part of the family. Gill is an excellent cook and in the whole month we stayed, we hardly had the same meal twice, which was quite amazing! With all the delicious cakes Gill makes, you definitely won't go hungry here! Alan was happy to tell us all about the history of the kiln and the surrounding area and we had many interesting conversations around the dinner table. The work was sometimes physical but always fair and varied, and we were never pushed too hard. They always drove us to nearby towns at weekends so we could do some sightseeing... and rescued us when we got a flat bicycle tire! We fell in love with Molly the dog, and Fudge and Snowy the cats, we miss them already! We would recommend them to anyone and we wish them all the best in their future projects! Anna and Martin =)
feedback left for Volunteer to help restore our ancient home - 22/10/2012
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Great place. Planned to stay one month, and I stayed 2. Best workaway conditions I had until now in central america. Good food, great accomodation, fun partys. I can only recommend the place. Have fun.
feedback left for Volunteer at party backpackers in Guatamala - 31/05/2013
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I worked on the farm in Alausi for 2 weeks and had a brilliant time there. We would usually work for around 8 hours per day, Monday-Friday with the weekends off. The work was tough but it kept us busy and I helped with a number of tasks including: the rebuilding of a wall, the digging of trenches, the feeding of animals etc. Victor is a really awesome guy who made me feel welcome as soon as I arrived. His cooking skills are top notch which is nice because he was usually the one preparing our meals. I would highly recommend this workaway place to anyone who is travelling in Ecuador. You won't be disappointed! Take care Victor :) Lots of love Michael
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I stayed here for a month and a half in the summer of 2012. Gianfranco and Angelica were the best hosts i could have hoped for. The house and surroundings were great, and the food was incredible. I had lots of free time to explore and take part in a few expeditions. I also spent time with Giandfranco's two sons who made me feel very much at home and I ended up making lots of good friends. The perfect workaway experience in Sicily!
feedback left for Volunteer in Sicily, Italy - 29/12/2012
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WOW! What a great experience , we couldn t have asked for more! Our first workaway adventure has enriched us so much. We spent a month in the lovely and warm company of Hendrik ,Christine and their friendly cats at Raspberry Hill and we enjoyed every moment of it. You can just sense the positive energy from miles away and we really felt like part of the family. We loved all our tasks and delicious dinners sprinkled with lovely and rich conversations about life. Eberholzen is a beautiful and very friendly village with amazing surroundings, we also enjoyed our free time in Hannover, Hildesheim and Kassel. Likewise, we had the opportunity to attend our first meditation workshop together and we must say it was a wonderful experience. We were so excited to be part of the Raspberry Hill project. It is the perfect place for couples to retreat , relax and raise their awareness and love with the help of Hendrik and Christine. We are deeply grateful for such a magnificent encounter and wish them nothing but love and success. As for you workawayers, we assure you of a very good time working on a beautiful project with lovely hosts.
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My experience with Wilm, Patricia and the other volunteers was really awesome! They are such a nice people with lots of things to do but in a completely love, peacefull ang possitive energy and atmosphere in all sences. Yoga and meditation are really interesting and nice experiences. You will not regret about volunteer with them is that lovely place!
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Marina & Mauritzo are WONDERFUL hosts! My fiance and I had the opportunity to stay with them for 5 wonderful weeks and helped prepare their new home. We did a variety of work, all of which was fun, interesting and easy. Marina baked some wonderful bread and desserts and Mauritzo spoiled us with lots of great Italian cooking. We went into Rome often, but also got to visit lots of the neighboring villages. Marina introduced us to several of their friends and we really didn't want to leave even after 5 weeks. Marina & Mauritzo really care for their guests, go above and beyond, and I'm happy to say that we consider them not just hosts, but now good friends. Hope to see them again one day!
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Thak you about this month!This has been an excellent month and I have no doubt that I would return to it again! good atmosphere, sympathy ... all!. Children are great, and Helen and Ian are wonderful! ... very different from my city, but amazing ... Ireland is beautiful and the area north even more! So thank you very much for helping me know! A kiss to Lily, George, Helen and Ian, and another to my two friends, Ben and John! thanks! and hope to see you! nagore.
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I had an amazing time at this place!!! :-) the people as well as the dogs were so lovely and I was lucky, that two other funny and nice helpers stayed at the same time at the dog hotel. It was really an experience I will never forget and I hope to come back one time. :-) Thanks a lot to Carla and Alvaro for everything! You're great!
feedback left for Volunteer at a dog hotel in Switzerland - 08/04/2013
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My work away experience here was fabulous. My experience here in GENERAL was fabulous. Salem is a great host, and he manages to reel in only the best guests to stay at his hostel. Its like a big family there. I was really sick for about half my stay and everyone took such good care of me! The work is generally super easy. There are almost always several workawayers, so you'll be tag-teaming the cleaning with them, and it gets done so fast! I would highly recommend going to stay with Salem in Mazatlan, and going to Playa Bruja, and stuffing your face with tacos, and all the other amazing things that Mazatlan has to offer.
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We spent a month in the fertile hills of the Arriege with the indefatigable Fryer's; Barry, Virginia, Audrey (and doggies!) and our fellow workawayer, a delight of a young lad, Joe. As Barry said unfortunately the weather was not ideal, a couple of late dumps of snow prevented us from getting our hands as dirty as we would have liked but our month there was very beneficial and enjoyable nonetheless. Barry, Virginia and Audrey are stores of wisdom on an array of matters and the craic is mighty over a few glasses of red wine. Dinner times are the highlight of the day and the food and conversation are both top class. Barry has learned a lot over his interesting life and is more than willing to share his knowledge if the student is ready to learn. We would have loved to stay longer but learned we were \"with child\" and returned home to set up a nest in preparation. Apparently this is the third such incident! We would reccomend a stay chez Fryer wholeheartedly and unreservedly to any prospective workawayers. From Ireland with love, Oz and Ais
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We had a great first experience with ruth, steve and the little charlie! They are absolutely welcoming hosts and very lovely people with lovely animals :) During the working period we supported each other which made the atmosphere nice and during the freetime we were also sharing some real good experiences like eating together or creative activities. we had a lot of freedom in choosing activities or work and grew together through the conversations. We learned a lot about building work, cooking, making bread, gardening and they were always there to answer our questions. we are thankful for their open-minded and relaxed care of us! :)
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We spent fourteen memorable days with Leif and Anna Beth. They have a wonderful family and they are all very positive people. We have earned some new experiences and everything we did was fun.:) We haven't work as much and we had wonderful dinners. We would like to give a special thank for the patience they had in their strives to help us learn Norwegian in which we are new. We believe that the consequences of their slow talk and pronunciation in order for us to understand them will remain for some time.:) So many lovely memories of a gorgeous family from Hagaveinen 11...
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The Yollands gave us a great workaway experience. From the beginning they made us feel like a part of the family. And also the accomodation in the caravan was, especially in summer, very comfortable. We did all kind of work around the house and fields (building a wall, gardening, fencing for the sheep...) which we enjoyed doing. They helped us explore the nice bastille towns in the are and in the evening they took us with them to barbecues. If you are looking for a very nice family in rural france and dont mind it being a bit messy this is the place to go.
feedback left for Volunteer in Gavaudun. - 11/09/2012
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This was my first workaway experience, and it was the best, Gerry is a great host with lots of good stories, I would rccommend this stay to anyone! Say Hi to Timmy and Toddy too! Lots of love
feedback left for Help out near Tomar, central Portugal - 24/03/2013
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I spent two weeks in this beautiful old house surrounded by nature and mountains. Gabriele is a fantastic host, with many friends and a big family. Every day we would have a feast prepared by his mother and between 3 and 10 people could turn up for lunch. The work is hard but contributing towards the project is very rewarding. I worked no more than 5 hours a day unless I chose too. Plus I was taken to some amazing places by Gabriele in the surrounding areas. He and His family are so welcoming and friendly... I really felt like I could be myself here. Thank You so much and see you soon :)
feedback left for Mountain house in the Abruzzi National Park. - 21/08/2012
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I had a wonderful time with Kirstie and her lovely family. Kirstie is awesome: besides housekeeping, two lovely children and 3 big (very cute) dogs, she easily manages the work on the vineyard. She is a great cook who prepares you delicious meals (perfect after rainy, gray days of work). When you're interested in wine, this is the place to be! I learned so much about wine and wine making; moreover their wine is so good! Thanks for this great time! It was a great pleasure for me too to share your lifestyle and experiences. Bon voyage and Merry Christmas! If you have the possibility to get there, don't hesitate! You will be received with open arms and make an awesome life experience !
feedback left for Organic Vineyard in Bordeaux. - 22/12/2012
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My sister and I had a great time at Angloville. All the social interaction makes you surprisingly tired towards the end of the day but it's definitely worth it. We had a wonderful week and met many new friends who we hope to stay in touch with.
feedback left for English language immersion programme in Poland - 07/10/2012
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It was an awesome experience to work with Heidi and Thomas. Heidi was very kind to offer a comfortable stay in one of her house. I guess the entire family enjoyed our indian cooking. Benchamin and Johannas and Barnabas are wonderful youngsters who were very helpful. A big thanks to Heidi and Thomas, once again. We look forward to work with you again!
feedback left for Join us in the Swiss alps. - 15/05/2013
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Have just spent 6 weeks in the home of this wonderful couple in a beautiful part of the Great Smoky Mountains (foothills). My experience was extremely positive and I met a lot of wonderful people as Dwight and Kat made me feel like part of the family and included me in lots of their regular activities. I was made to feel very welcome. Although I did not visit them them to work on the farm (my focus was on the dog training aspect instead), you can learn so much from them about dogs, farming, country living and just life in general. Kat is a fantastic dog trainer, as well as having a huge range of other skills (which I won\'t mention here \'cos she will get a big head!) with a wealth of knowledge covering pretty much every aspect of this broad science. And Dwight is one of those guys who can fix just about anything and has a wonderful respect for and knowledge of nature. So whatever your area of interest is, you stand to learn a lot from visiting. Overall, really easy people to get along with, good sense of humour, interesting, knowledgeable and very kind people. Hope you too have a wonderful experience on here! Ronan Kenny
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I stayed with Suzie and Jamie for about five weeks and really enjoyed my stay. They are a warm and welcoming couple who introduced me to the local environment around in the area and made me feel at home. The nature around Grand Barbe is absolutely beautiful and there\'s always music in the air! This is the ideal place to get away from the city in the rural setting in South-Western France and find inspiration. I enjoyed walking in the woods with the dogs, Binky and Banjo, and reading in their beautiful garden. We went to market on Wednesdays in the nearest village, to a lot of flee markets around the area and to see Jamie play with has band in Pau. I can also recommend a one-day trip to Lourdes or Toulouse if you want to go sightseeing. I had a great time with Suzie and Jamie and got to meet a lot of friendly people - both neighbors and other work-awayers. The work is satisfying and the food and accommodation was perfect! I can truly recommend work-awaying there! Hope you have had a good summer and that you are all doing well (also the doggies and Alfie). Love from Signe.
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I stayed 17 days at the beautyful chateau. I felt very welcomed. according to many guest and bad weather I mostly cleaned the rooms, helped with breakfast and did a lot of laundry. we worked a lot and I almost forgot do take my free days off :) mostly in my freetime I took care of a little ducky which was alone and took a big place in my heart. there are also chickens and cats which wanted also to have some attention. I enjoyed to go to flea markets, classical concerts or for a beer in the evenings or for a walk in the hills and forest. I had a great stay and would love to go back once. thanks for all!!!
feedback left for Come and help out with a chateau in Burgundy - 19/05/2013
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I spent 5 days with Delphine and her daughter in their beautiful home. They are so nice and generous, and really made me feel like I was part of the family! I helped Delphine decorate her attic, and also helped with the cooking and even got the chance to make some jewellery. We made great progress in the attic, and all the jobs were so enjoyable, that it didn't feel like work! Delphine and Justine are wonderful people, and I had a great time with them. I wanted to improve my French, and we spoke French the whole time I was there - even though Delphine has amazing English! They both made me feel very welcome, and I enjoyed every minute! I really hope that I can go back soon :)
feedback left for help to market a jewelry business - 13/03/2013
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Marco is a great hosts. He is a very open minded and friendly person. He knows exactly what is to do at the B & B. I've cleaned up the rooms and made the laundry. It is an easy work. After the work is free time to relax in the garden, to take a dip in the river or just play with the cats. Marco showed me interesting places around Terni and Umbria. Thank you for the opportunity to been in your beautiful house. You can be very proud of your beautiful 'Casa'!
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I actually cannot describe how amazing my experience here was. More than a month later I still miss the shanti! The family are extremely generous, loving, fair and welcoming, making you feel completely comfortable and at home; they especially love to feed you! It can also be a lot of fun, with a lot live music, the guests all eating together and quite a few parties on the weekends. Do be prepared not to hear much English and don\'t expect to be constantly entertained, but really, I don\'t think you could find a better place to go, so please work hard to help them out! Maja
feedback left for Volunteer in Liguria in Italy - 08/09/2010
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I had a great week with Nina and her family. They welcomed me into their home and opened my eyes to a more sustainable life. Nina is a very kind and caring person and their kids are adorable. I enjoyed being part of their family and Nina taught me lots about gardening; I also picked up a few cooking tips (Nina is an amazing cook). Nina and James are inspiring parents and they helped me to understand how I might be a good parent in future. Thank you so much for the experience!
feedback left for Helping with family life in Melbourne. - 01/05/2013
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Who thinks all the great feedback the chocleros received must be a lie, is totally right! Because all the feedback that could be given wouldn't describe how increible it is! It was simply awsom: we had lots of fun, learnd much spanish in a short time, the athmosphere was always welcoming and familiary, we met a lot of really great people t and had simply a amazing time. The work was hard, never to hard, fun and completely satisfying. If you'll ever got the chance to spend some time with these crazy and lovely people, just do it! Thank you all for a unforgettable time! Hugs, Lisa and Maximilian P.s.: Wusstest du schon, dass nacho.....
feedback left for Volunteer in Uruguay. Punta de Diablo. - 17/02/2013
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Tanya has to be one of the best people you can do workaway with! She was very kind with regards to inviting me into her home and her Family. Living conditions are nice and cozy in the caravan and the Family is fun and loving. Tanya even took the time to take me to a lot of her events. I had an amazing eight days with Tanya and her Family and I am wishing it was for longer. Great laughs and great times. I highly recommend staying with her.
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My staying with Kate & Marc was just great. They are very interesting people to talk with and always ready to help you and show you around; they have a lovely family, the place is beautiful, the food is great - not to mention the wine... What else could you desire? Thank you for having me, working at your house was a good experience and I am looking forward to seeing it finished. Good luck, and hope to see you all again!
feedback left for Maison de Maitre in beautiful Brittany. - 12/09/2011
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I had a great few weeks staying with Claire, Dennis, Fin and Jack! They're all very friendly and I immediately felt comfortable, and like part of the family. They work was varied, which kept it interesting - everything from chopping wood, clearing paddocks to plastering and painting the house. Hours were great as after lunch each day I had free to myself, either hang around the house or explore the local area. The kids were great fun, and I'll miss them both! Jack (7 years old) made me some beautiful paintings as a goodbye present which I will hang up on my wall when I get home! :)
feedback left for Volunteer with a family in Almeria Spain - 23/03/2013
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As my first workaway experience it has been a great pleasure to stay with Abdulaziz and work on his project. He is a friendly, funny and smart guy. He has been a wonderful host during the project and ever since that he's become a dear friend. He is extremely kind and generous and goes out of his way to help people. We went on many fun trips together and he showed me his country and culture. Without him my stay in Oman wouldnt have been the same. Great workaway experience!
feedback left for Help Teaching English in Oman - 05/06/2013
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Thanks Mary for this fantastic week we spent together! It's been a pleasure to help you with the preparation of the winter season and would like to come back again because it's been too short! Thanks for your hospitality, warm welcoming and your patience ;). Now we know how to prepare coffes, scones and teas!!! You're a great cook and a fantastic person, we wish you the best and you're welcome to come to Tarragona and visit us :). Thanks for make us feel like at home!! Marta and Albert.
feedback left for Help at guest house, gallery in Scotland - 07/11/2012
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I had such an amazing time at here. The people, both staff and guests, the amazing veggie food cooked by the amazing chef Jamie and he does laughter yoga as well (what a blast!!), the best yoga with Lely and Arantza in an open air studio (best ever!!), bad-ass fun doing samba reggae with Olga (not to mention she cooks amazing food as well), the 2 most fun and respectable managers- Nicola & Charlotte, our \'on top of it before you can blink\' aka superman creative maintenance guy Alistair and our fairy Louise who is faster than a bullet cleaning. Thank you all and I love you all for helping me learn and grow from the time and experiences shared together. I enjoyed every moment and unforgettable times with these wonderful people. Did i mention that you are in a beautiful part of Spain with bicycles, hot tub, sauna, pool hammocks, books, movie projector, lots of fruit, amazing people (said this one already but can\'t emphasize more) and lots of fun. Be prepared to work and play otherwise Jamie or Olga will break out the whip. If you are sensitive to noise at night bring ear plugs as the dogs can get a bit loud. What a life changing experience. I already miss it and would go back in a second. Highly recommend to anyone lucky enough to spend time here. Thank you Rosie and Jonji for allowing me to be a part of the fam. One love and much love to my beautiful family here.
feedback left for Yoga Retreat Hotel in Andalucia, Spain. - 23/08/2010
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What can we say, we didn't really want to go, and were welcomed to stay on. We signed up for 2 weeks and stayed 3. Nicky, her husband Mick, daughter, and even faithful dog Mikey, were much nicer than we ever hoped for. The gardening and curtain making, plus the climb up to the chateau, left us feeling strong and satisfied. Nicky was very flexible, to allow us to enjoy the local markets. We were shown what needed to be done, and she trusted us with the tasks. The apartment was more than enough pay for our 8:30am to 12:30 pm work. Plus we had a lovely coffee/tea break each day. We leased our own car, so made extensive travels on weekends. Can't speak to public transport, but I know that Nicky helped others out with rides to get settled in. Hesitate recommending only because we are tempted to keep this stay \"a well-kept secret!\"
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Sarah, Nigel and Chris were the most fantastic hosts I could have asked for as my first Workaway family! So warm and welcoming from the moment I arrived, their beautiful little house is the perfect place to stay. I loved every moment of working in the garden, caring for the animals, checking out the beach, going to shows and festivals with Sarah and Nigel and hanging out with Chris and Emma. Missing you all a lot, can't weait to return the favour in Aus! Love Jilly
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We enjoyed our time spent with the Knight family at the farm, we learnt a lot during our stay, especially from the kids who are a very smart bunch. The whole family were very welcoming, we chose to sleep in our camper during our stay (as it was our first attempt at micro living which we plan to do full time) though we were invited to sleep within the lovely family home and Nicola ensured we remained comfortable during our nights in the camper throughout our stay. We admire the families decision to escape to the country and there determination to live a greener sustainable self sufficient life. Our stay with the Knight family gave us plenty of food for thought (as well as for our bellies). We would recommend working away at this farm to everyone (except perhaps vegetarians) ;-) Thanks again for having us we very much appreciated the experiance
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I stayed only for two weeks at John´s and Catherine´s farm, but i made so many amazing experiences and i learned a lot of new information about the land and the area. I met many nice and friendly people and also all the animals at this place were lovely, especially maxi. Thanks for this great time!
feedback left for Volunteer on an unusual farm in Ireland - 11/11/2011
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It was a great experience, everything was nice!
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I was the first helper in the new opened Lodge, I enjoyed staying with the very hospitable family, had lots of fun with the tongan people... wünsche euch allen viel Glück und Erfolg in der wunderschön gewordenen Lodge...the place is magic, especialy the sunset... Doris
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A fantastic Workaway experience! Sharon, Richard and Maia treated me oh so well for the two weeks I lived and worked with them in August 2012. They opened their home to me and made me feel sincerely welcome. For that, I can't thank them enough. I felt comfortable and at home. Sharon has great (often hilarious) stories, Dick is a very smart and hard working man, and Maia is an intelligent, budding novelist. I built raised garden beds, fixed a gate, stained/treated wood, and yes, scrubbed the floors :). Work was--of course--work, but was not backbreaking and was always a reasonable amount. Sharon's food is AMAZING. Sharon's food is AMAZING. Yes I wrote it twice, it's that good. I hope to have the chance to see Sharon, Dick and Maia again someday. Thank you guys for a great two weeks and I wish you all the best.
feedback left for Get involved with farm life in Costa Rica - 16/08/2012
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This was my first Workaway and it was a fantastic experience. Debbie and Daniel are great hosts, they really put in the effort to make sure the helpers are enjoying themselves. They are always up for a laugh, and good at clearly explaining the task at hand. The work is varied and you are left with plenty of free time. The fellow helpers are a lot of fun and very friendly. There were around 8 others whilst I was there, and you get to know people really well and have some great times! On days off you can relax in the lovely rural surroundings or take a day trip to one of the nearby towns, there is always something to do. I couldn't recommend this enough, thank you Debbie and Dan!
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Amazing place, no tourists, if u want to live the real Fijian experience that\'s your place!! gorgeous beach and very friendly people working there. I have been there 2 months, and I left a piece of my heart in Qamea, learning how to fish, cooking and eating from the garden. I will recommend it for whom has gardening and/or building experience in particular and is willing to help...Bula!!
feedback left for Permaculture Pioneering in Paradise, Fiji - 10/10/2010
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Diane and Brian were fantastic hosts. Diane's food was delicious and I very much appreciate Brian sacrificing meat for the week that I stayed. Their house is lovely and it was a treat to have a bathroom and living room all to myself. It's a quiet spot but Diane and Brian made an effort to show me some of the local area during my breaks from weeding. Thanks for a lovely stay.
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Thanks a lot, Amanda and Simon for a great week. Wonderful food, and the bike was great to have. Too bad I didnt have the chance to explore the area a bit more--its right near the beautiful coast of Cataluña. Great food, and really interesting projects to work on. Hope the garden turns out great
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Laura is a wonderful host, very welcoming and I felt like a family friend, also welcomed by her delightful mother as well as her son and nephews. I really enjoyed my stay and time with this warm and caring family who go out of their way to ensure that you enjoy your time in LA. Laura has sold her house so I think that I was lucky to have time in her character house but her lovely Mum, Sarah, may continue to take workawayers so if you get the chance to stay there, grab it! Thank-you Laura, Damien, and Sarah.
feedback left for Help around are place in Los Angeles - 11/12/2012
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Andrea and Anke are great hosts who pay attention to the helpers. They always asked me if I have had everything I needed. The animals are also friendly including the sheep and chickens :) There is always something to be done and enough free time is given. In the evenings I was tired (but not worned-out) and satisfied, because I could see the good result of our work. They took me to the cities nearby, and were ready to help me with patience when I had some difficulties.
feedback left for Work at a horse farm in Germany - 31/01/2012
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I can\'t say enough good things about my stay at this Cottage so I\'m just gonna keep it simple and say only that I LOVED IT.. Loved it so much in fact that what was meant to be only a 2 to 3 week stay turned very easily into 10 months :o)) Easy going, friendly and creative, that be this family through and through and with a welcome I know for sure will be hard to beat. I\'ve left now for some new flavours but I\'ve come away knowing that I\'ve made some good friends and I\'m already looking forward to seeing them again :o)))
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Paul is such a great and interesting person!! He was so friendly and patient to me. Every weekend he took me to another trail in the National park of Cazorla by car and it was the most breathtaking nature I've ever seen. The town is so amazing, the house is so comfortable and homely. I was about to cry when I was leaving him. Paul is the ideal person to be his workawayer! Thank you for everything, I'm very appreciate all the things you did.
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I had a great experience living with Leah and Nico, and of course the babayy Jasmine. I worked the amount agreed upon and on my time off they took me all over the area: to a horse track, to their family's homes, to towns nearby. I enjoyed sharing meals with them, Nico is a great cook. Leah and Nico are very nice and accomodating. I felt quite comfortable and welcomed in their home. This was the ideal workaway experience for me.
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My friend Evan and I stayed with the Wallaces for 5 days, and it was a great way to start off our Costa Rican trip. Sharron, Dick and Maia are a great family, and very easy to work for/with. We were fed more than we could eat, although we managed to fit it in, and their knowledge of the country helped us plan our next week out a lot. Many good converstions were had around the table, and I think we solved some major world problems there. The only surprizes were good ones, and I recommend them to anyone in the area.
feedback left for Get involved with farm life in Costa Rica - 09/07/2012
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I had a lovely time staying with Janice and Derek (and the dogs!). They make you feel right at home, and will happily show you around the area. Thanks for the nice time, and the delicious food!
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Caroline and Francis are both very interesting, intelligent and hardworking individuals. The work is fair and the accommodation and food are great! Congenies and the surrounding areas are very charming. And if you get the chance to stay in the caravan in the Aveyron with Francis - do it! It is a very peaceful experience. If I am ever in Southern France again I will let you know! Thanks again!
feedback left for Eco help needed in the south of France. - 16/10/2012
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Bernie and Isobel were such fantastic hosts! They welcomed us into their beautiful home built into the side of a mountain on their ranch, overlooking the valley and their Bison roaming in the field. We had such a great time working on the ranch, clearing the dead trees for the Bison to have a greater area to graze. We even got to see ten new born babies! On the weekends Bernie and Isobel took us sightseeing to the beautiful Loon Lake which is crystal clear, blue water and then to Nicola Lake with the fantastic views and all around Merritt. We met their wonderful family and some of their friends and even got to watch some rugby at the local school. Our trip was something we will never forget and are so grateful we got to experience! Bernie and Isobel are the most wonderful couple and you will thoroughly enjoy being around them, sharing stories and eating fantastic home cooked meals by Isobel! Thank you so much for having us, we will definitely come and see you again when we are back in Canada one day.
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This is a beautiful place to experience costa rican daily life. During my stay I worked as a mathtutor but got a lot more than that; I found a place to feel like home, visits to san jose and a sugar factory and also got the chance to look at the puriscal festival! I got to learn a lot more about riding and horsecare during my stay and the family really made me feel welcome. We created a holiday, I got to try aikido, made popcorn pie (surprisingly good!) and learned some necessary words in spanish from Abel (gum for example!). You never have to feel alone here with all the horses walking around freely, the dogs and cats with their own personalities and all the awesome volunteers that stay here. I couldn\'t have found a better place to start my travels in costa rica nor a better family to live with and atmosphere to live in. And if you feel like going for a swim, hey, there\'s a waterfall close by! I love this place and would recommend it for everyone; young, old, tall, short, inexperienced and experienced riders, animal lovers, hiking lovers or whatever. A word to describe this place is awesome. Pura vida
feedback left for Help with rebuild a driveway in Costa Rica - 16/03/2011
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If you have the chance to be a part of the lovely crew of the Posada San Francisco, do not hesitate to go there, you won’t regret it. I couldn’t have asked for a better first workaway-experience: I spent a couple of months in beautiful Old San Juan mainly helping with the late night check-in’s. As it was my very first experience of being abroad on my own I was a little anxious when I got there, but as soon as I’ve met Virginia & Christiane all my concerns were gone: they are truly awesome; the whole family is incredibly warm-hearted and I felt happy being a part of the crew for a few months. Working at the hostel was great for me as I got to know so many amazing people from all over the world of which a few became close friends, I wouldn’t want to miss. Further I had countless unforgettable memories, which make me smile. Thank you for everything, Virginia & Christiane, I will never forget you!
feedback left for Welcome to Puerto Rico in the Caribbean - 08/04/2013
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I didn\'t expect to stay more than few weeks and stayed there for 3 months in middle of winter !(unfortunately I cleaned the pool but didn\'t had the chance to use it of course... an incredible experience for ever. I met a lot of different people, discover Elisabeth\'s philosophy and learned a lot from her. I recommend here. Mature and open mind people. It\'s also a really good place for yoga practicers in the middle of the countryside surrounded by wood ... peaceful, quiet and wise. I will go back, I found there a new close friend. Cheers.
feedback left for Volunteer in central Italy - 14/04/2012
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This was my first Workaway experience and I could not have asked for a better one! John and everyone else there on the farm were all very kind and did everything they could to make the experience as fun and exciting as possible. There was always something to do and there was never a dull moment. I would love to work here again if they will have me. I miss them already. Cheers guys, and best wishes!
feedback left for Volunteer on an unusual farm in Ireland - 16/06/2013
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A crew here is very kind and made me feel comfortable, like a part of a team from the beginning. The whole project is well-made and its results are obvious and beautiful! Even though work sometimes took longer than expected, there could be always time found to take a bike and explore lovely french countryside around! It can be also a nice language experience, either French and English. This project is a good match for everyone not too difficult to accommodate but willing to meet any kind of demand in exchange to great food and nice conversations. Thank you for accepting me, guys, and hope to see the results of your effort one day!
feedback left for Build a culture of beauty in the Loire Valley. - 10/08/2012
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I really enjoyed to work here, I stayed for three weeks and I felt very welcomed in their home :) i hope that I have been of some use, and that we will stay in contact :) Lenny
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Pam and mark are great hosts. They made us feel last like part the family. In a very relaxed atmosphere. We enjoyed working in the farm.pam is very motherly, our 3 year old took to her straight away. Very creative and hands on people. Mark is a great cook, who made an effort to cater for up our vegan needs. The tipping's helped us in our journey to finding our own land and inspired us with there own story. We are looking forward to becoming neighbors and exstand our family. X
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My time with the Ehret family was one of the most pleasant experiences I've had while traveling it couldn't been more enjoyable, they welcomed me with arms wide open and treated me with a lot of care and hospitality. The job is not really hard to do and the area is an oasis of relaxation and leisure. I can't recommend this Workaway experience enough. Did I say that my stay couldn't have been more enjoyable. I lied, the only thing that could've made it better was staying longer. Thank you Ehret family, I will carry you in my heart wherever I go!
feedback left for Volunteer work in the Black Forest Germany - 25/03/2013
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Volunteering at the Spicy Bungalows was one of my best travel experiences! Samart is so inspiring and has such a good heart. It was hard work but the experience was so worth it. I learned how to cook Thai food and live in the jungle ;)
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This was my first workaway and I couldn't of picked a better place. Its a beautiful and has a wonderful atmosphere. Julia is a fantastic person and very welcoming. The people I met were amazing! Such a great experience, I learnt a lot.
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We really enjoyed our time with Julia and Paul, they are a very kind and welcoming family - we couldn't of picked a better place to have our first workaway experience!! The work was fun, lots of different tasks to do. We recommend them to anyone who is looking for a great experience!! Thank you so much for having us!!!
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This place is awesome! I spent 2and a half weeks there and got treated like part of the family! I got a awesome room with own bathroom and there was always plenty of food! Jaime and Evan are great friends, easy to get along with and you can talk with them about everything, I had some interesting conversations there:) I recommend this place for everybody. I will be back next year, if all goes smoothly. If not we will see us in Germany:)) Miss u guys!
feedback left for Volunteer at a Horse Ranch in Utah. - 20/05/2013
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I had only 10 days for my first workaway experience but these days were just unique!!!!!!!!!!! All the time with Roger, Goaty, Veejay and the others was great! We had a lot of fun and it was always interesting to discover the english/french way ;) The work was straight and not so hard because there were no guest when I was there. I will never forget all the things which I have learned and I also enjoyed the sights (Mont St. Michel, hippodrome, Granville, the market in Villedieu,...) that Roger showed me. I will come back and want to say finally: Come to see.
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Jan was a warm and welcoming host. She took good care of us and made sure we felt part of the family. We worked around the unseasonaly inclement weather and had to change our plans a few times when jobs got rained off. We had a great time and on our time off Jan was generous enough to take us round and show us the sights. We met loads of Jans wonderful friends when we helped host an Easter luncheon and everyone we came into contact with made us feel very welcome. This was our first workaway experience and I would recommend it to anyone. Our grateful thanks to Jan and her friends for making our arrival in Italy so memorable. We will definitely keep in touch. Warm regards Karon and Alex :)
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feedback left for Help Develop our Eco Home near Port Macquarie - 22/06/2012
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We spent three weeks with Craig and Annemieke and it was just perfect! They are very nice, open-minded and cheerful people (and they cook so well !! ;) ). They made us feel at home from the start and prepared us a cosy bedroom. We had great evenings with them playing funny games, watching movies or having interesting debates ! It was a pleasure to help them with the lovely garden and the house though we would have liked to have the time to do more, they really diserve it. Nicolas learnt many things with Craig and he enjoyed it much. The big task you will have to do if you come is to throw a stick to the dog every 2 minutes if you dare to throw it once ! (cause she's a kind of hyperactive dog, but very nice ) And if you don't know what to do during your days off, don't worry, Annemieke is a real tourist information center ! Craig is always joking and he can make you laugh in every kind of situation. We really loved our time with you and we wish you to finish your house soon. Hope to see you again one day ! (if Nicolas gets his driving licence aha ! ;) )
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Such a nice school with great people, I really enjoyed with you guys. I'm gonna miss Eugenia so much!!!! you might see me next year over there :P
feedback left for Volunteer in at a language school in Girona. - 25/10/2012
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Mike and Donna are a great couple. My friend Colleen and I stayed just under two weeks and it was honestly difficult to leave! We usually worked for 4 hours in the mornings, weekends off but they are very relaxed. Very helpful couple and are great at showing you around the area. We had our own bedroom and bathroom, the house is very large and has plenty of space for 6+ people. The meals were awesome, Donna is a great cook! We hope to be back again very soon but had the best experience and it would recommend it to anyone. :)
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We stayed with Rosa and Pompilio the whole month of March and what a month ! We enjoyed every bit of it; discovering the Italian way of life with them is an unforgettable experience. Rosa went out of her way to make us feel welcome and Pompilio is really keen on sharing his knowledge. We learnt so much about farming and nature, as well as cooking the Italian way ! The area is just amazing and it's very well connected if you want to travel around in your free time. If you are thinking to stay with them,just do it !
feedback left for Organic farm in Sabina (Rome) - 12/05/2013
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First of all, if workaway.info would let us give ten smiley face to a host, we would. Phil and his family are great workaway hosts and our experience with them was an unforgettable one. Phil has numerous tasks and projects going on, that he could do with some help with, so if you are a skilled craftsman or tradesman, a good cook, gardener, tutor etc, any potential workawayer will have plenty of opportunity to get stuck in, as long as you are hard working and conscientious. They are also very accommodating and very quickly we were made to feel like part of the family. We originally applied to stay or five week, but ended up staying for three months. There were enough exciting projects in the pipeline (such as building a swimming pool, installing a wood burning stove and a solar heating system to name a few) for us to stay a lot longer, but we had a travel itch that needed to be scratched. Phil and Shema are more than willing to pass on their DIY and cooking skills/knowledge to those who are interested and serious about it. We did have a great time and we were rewarded with a few trips to beautiful spots in Southern Greece (which included the highly memorable Dog Tourism Day!), so it was very difficult to leave the whole family, their two gorgeous dogs and picturesque village. We can't wait to go back!
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This was a great place to stay on our first trip to New Zealand. Marianna has beautiful horses and a wonderful farm-stay. She was very generous is showing us new experiences in her adopted country, especially the trip Matakana Island. I recommend that if you are staying try to go on the trip, you won't regret it. Lakes Ranch is also another great place to visit with Marianna; the lake is amazing, as are the hot springs, the property itself and the horses! Thank you Marianna and Brian for showing us around Katikati!
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Richard, Sue, and the girls were lovely hosts. The food was amazing, the work pleasant yet satisfying, and the surrounding area was beautiful. There was plenty to do and discuss in our off time and the casita where we stayed was new and comfortable. I would definitely recommend this family as hosts. Thanks Rick and Sue!
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Thank you Tom for a friendly hosting in beautiful Cocepcion. Tom was an excellent host. I have spent nice two weeks there working with some construction tasks and enjoying the nature. Hope that we can meet again in my way back from Chile. Saludos Zdzisław
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I stayed in December2012 two weeks at the hostel. And I had a great time!! The team you work with was really nice. and the work was simple once you understood the system. during the day I had a lot of time to discover lisbon! A BIG THANK YOU to the whole team,especially the two bosses who gave me really clear instructions. I hope I can visit you sometime again!
feedback left for Volunteer at a Hostel in the heart of Lisbon - 03/02/2013
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Maybe what makes the Smiths family more unusual is what makes them more lovely. They have taken us as a part of their family and have relied on us a lot. We think this kind of experience is what makes workaway a worthy place. We hope everyone going has as much fun as we had. Our first experience has been awesome! Thanks for everything, Nuria and Ferran

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