Blog posts by Ellie

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Why Travelling Solo is the Best Way to Make Meaningful Friendships

It’s all too easy to rely on pre-established friendships and so it’s nice just to remind yourself what you can achieve on your own too. Some of my closest friends today are those I’ve met while travelling solo, which just goes to show that being alone can really help you make long-lasting and meaningful connections!

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How Long-Term Solo Travelling Helped Me Gain Confidence

Embarking on a journey into the unknown, with nothing but a backpack and a heart full of curiosity can be a life-changing experience. Long-term solo traveling not only gifts you with passport stamps and breathtaking landscapes; it also allows you to find a newfound sense of confidence! Read more about Ellie's story

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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 puppies! Over to Workaway Ambassador Ellie, who’s volunteered with all sorts of animals during the past two years, and has some top tips on how to begin your animal volunteering adventure…

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How to travel and Workaway around the world as a vegan

As a vegan workawayer, people often wonder how easy it is to get by in different countries. After all, visiting a new place means exploring new food cultures, sharing food with different people and, perhaps most importantly, having your Workaway hosts prepare and provide your daily meals. But I’m currently staying with my 12th Workaway host, and want to assure you that being vegan should not hold you back!

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