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21Jun2022
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7 Workaway adventures (+BONUS) for an unforgettable summer

Summer is officially here, calling us to give in to our inner free spirit and let the wild side of ourselves shine! This year, we’re celebrating summer at Workaway with a special present for you...

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01Jun2022
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Travel photography - "Good morning sunshine!" (Bluefields, Nicaragua)

There's so many one-of-a-kind adventures we get to discover when travelling as a workawayer! Falling asleep and waking up in the Caribbean sea, dog ...

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30May2022
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Be part of the tropical island dream for a better world and greener future!

Meet our host of the month Will, who moved from Bangkok to the island of Koh Lanta to fulfil his dream of creating a better world for his community ...

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22May2022
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Workaway Giving Back: Three incredible projects making a difference

Through our Workaway Giving Back project, we launched a small campaign where we took nominations from you for hosts who’ve done incredible work to ...

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Journey with less: Woman who never travels with more than 5kg

She is taking the term travelling light to a whole new level – how Susan manages to travel with a bag weighing just 5 kilos…

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Free volunteering: How to volunteer around the world without paying ridiculous agency fees

So you want to volunteer abroad? Good on you! We love that you are looking to give back. But you’ve gone online and you’ve seen some organisations ...

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Meet the workawayer who swapped retirement for a lifetime of travel adventures!

After 52 years of employment and family life Daniel decided to sell his house, his car and all his possessions and fulfill his dream of travelling ...

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Why taking a gap year is the best investment you’ll make in your life

Not sure about taking the risk of going on a gap year? Think gap years are only for college students, or teenagers with no goal in life? Here are 7 ...

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Stop counting countries: Travel slow and travel further

Why do we travel? To meet people, to see amazing sights, to learn new languages, or purely just to get out there to see the world? Whatever the ...

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How Workaway Can Save the Day When Loneliness Strikes

With COVID restrictions still in force in many countries we spend so much more time alone or in a closed bubble. Over time this isolation can become ...

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Around the World on Two Wheels - Travel Tips for the Cycling Nomad

Ah, there’s no feeling quite as freeing and exhilarating than discovering a new place on your trusty old bicycle. Cycle touring has long been a ...

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How I got ‘rich’ from travelling around the world

We’ve heard it all before – ‘I quit my job to travel the world’, but what is it really like when you are actually doing it? When you stop earning a ...

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Things I wish somebody told me before my first solo trip

Throughout my travel adventures, I learned a lot. But I always credit my first solo trip for giving me the courage to follow my dreams. I want to ...

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