Blog posts by Lauren

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The Best Workaway Experiences for Eco-Warriors

We each have a part to play in protecting our planet and here at Workaway, we have literally THOUSANDS of projects that can support your Eco-warrior ways. From animal welfare and sustainable education projects, to local marine conservation communities, here are our top Workaway picks for host projects that you can get involved in and help support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals!

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The best skills to learn before you go onto your next Workaway adventure

From DIY to dog walking, there is so much to learn -- and for once, we have some time on our hands to learn it! With this guide and the months ahead while travel plans are still on hold, why not learn something new, impress those hosts and finally get travel planning?

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From Mental Health to Minimalism, 12 Podcasts to Inspire and Inform Your Next Travel Adventure

While we all have a little time on our hands and flights firmly on the ground, there’s no reason we cannot still fuel our Wanderlust! Podcasts are the perfect pastime jam-packed with helpful hacks, hilarious mishaps and relatable stories, and we’ve rounded up a top 12 that we hope the Workaway community will enjoy.

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Why it’s never too late for a grown up gap year

Life is too precious to be wishing it away for retirement when we’ll have the “time” to travel. Now more than ever, we have the time to plan, time to find your perfect host and to research our dream destinations... so why not use this time to plan your grown up gap year?

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Digital Nomad Life: Honest secrets + Top tips from a full time traveller

It’s easy to open your laptop and decide you want to travel the world but it’s hard keeping it open when the sun is shining and you have a never ending bucket list. So this is where this guide comes in! It will ensure your digital nomad dream is not a holiday romance but a long lasting love affair as with these tips in place you will not only fall in love with this lifestyle but be successful at it too.

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10 Reasons To Travel In Your Own Country & Why You’ll Love Every Minute

While many could argue 2020 to be cursed, one thing we can be grateful for is that it has given us that time. It has forced our “one day list” to be our to do list and now more than ever there are endless reasons why we should explore more of our own country!

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8 Great Ways to Support the Travel Industry From Home

These couple of months have not been easy on anyone, and it’s no secret the travel industry has been hit hard by Coronavirus. However, there are still ways you can support the industry and these small gestures can help rebuild tourism!

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A Beginner’s Guide to Becoming A Digital Nomad: How to Travel the World AND Make Money

Travelling the world is the ultimate dream for many people, but what if I told you that it is possible to travel the world AND make money as you do so? As a digital nomad, you can work from the beaches of Bali to cafes in Canada. Heck, you can even work from your bed if you want! For those ready to swap their boss for a backpack, here’s how you too, can live your dream life as a digital nomad...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Give Off-Grid Living A Chance & Why Workaway Is The Perfect Place To Start

Living off-grid is an empowering lifestyle that means you live independently from “the system”: you get to reconnect with nature and minimise your negative impact on the planet while providing you with freedom like no other. Here are 5 reasons why you should give off-grid living a chance with Workaway and once you do – you’ll never look back!

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Why Workaway Is The Perfect Stepping Stone To Your Dream Job

Whether it’s a chef, a surf instructor, a carpenter, yoga teacher, or running a glamping site and being our own boss - here's how we can "test drive" our dream role before figuring out what our true passion is!

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Brighten Your Day With This Colourful Cold Beet Soup Recipe From Lithuania

Even though we are stuck at home, we can still explore new places in different ways… such as FOOD! Get a vibrant taste of Lithuania in the form of a bright pink summer soup, before it’s safe to travel there again.

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