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20May2024
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The revolution won't be televised: How traveling can create world peace

Small acts of revolution happen when we allow others to expand our view of what it means to be human. It happens thousands of times through experiences like Workaway. When we practice connecting to someone else’s reality by intentionally permitting ...

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16May2024
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Is Workaway right for you?

“The organisation Workaway connects potential volunteers with host families across the world for a meaningful travel, work and cultural exchange. ...

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13May2024
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A Solo Female Traveller's Quest for Self-Discovery and Growth

Meet Wing, a beautiful, free-spirited solo female traveller from Hong Kong who has been exploring the world through Workaway for just over 2 years ...

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09May2024
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5 Fascinating things travel does to your brain

There’s a feeling that you get when you arrive in a new place: the adrenaline buzzes through your body, and everyday things that usually pass you by ...

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Solo, single and in your 30s: Travellers, isn’t it time you settle down?

Single? Travelling alone? Hitting your 30s or getting well into it? Isn’t it time you settle down? Don’t you ever get lonely without a partner or ...

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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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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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Volunteering & Van life: How to Make the Most of This Travel Trend

Following the pandemic, the soaring popularity of van life shows no signs of slowing down and there are many reasons why we've hopped onboard this ...

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Volunteering & Working Opportunities: Crew / sail around the world for free

Mention sailing and the chances are most of us will conjure up romantic images of wind in the hair freedom on the waves. If you are eager to discover ...

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6 Ways Sustainable Travel Can Help With The Planet’s Health and Yours

Instead of counting countries, absorb each city fully. Instead of hostel hopping, dive deep into conversations with locals. Travel in your own ...

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The Beginner’s Guide to Workawaying with Animals

Looking after animals while travelling is definitely on many workawayers' bucket list. But there's a lot more to those fuzzy cuddly moments with cute ...

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8 reasons why house sitting is the way to see the world

Want to stay in an idyllic house for free at your dream destination? Grab all these wins with one of the many house sitting projects on Workaway. ...

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The Whole World in Two Tiny Hands: Homeschooling with Workaway

Kids are the best teachers of life and to teach kids is both a challenge and an adventure. We have homeschooled our children for six years. During ...

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