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19Oct2021
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How to learn any language fast while travelling & volunteering

Total immersion is always the best way to learn anything, and that's why travel-volunteering is the best way to pick up a foreign language! Are you ready to swap those expensive language lessons and boring books for a backpack?

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10Oct2021
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Travelling on a shoestring: Workawaying v.s. Backpacking

With really little savings, we started researching all the possible options we had to be able to travel on a shoestring budget, and finally we came ...

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01Oct2021
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Travel photography - "Holiday on Horseback" (Otavi, Namibia)

What's on your Workaway bucket list? September 2021's travel photography features our next dream destinations and we can't wait to hop right on them!

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27Sep2021
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Meet the Workawayer who quit her Silicon Valley job to volunteer with dogs!

Viviane decided years ago that 2020 would be the year she’d quit her job as an exec at a Silicon Valley startup and adventure around the world. While ...

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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 in force we spend so much more time alone or in a closed bubble. Over time this isolation can become a great strain... but ...

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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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