Workaway News

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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 make a positive change in their local communities with the help of workawayers. After some deliberation, we have selected three incredible hosts from three different parts of the world that we feel deserve a round of applause, and more importantly, an extra bit of financial support to help move their projects along!

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Workaway News: Plan your adventures with the improved favourite hosts list

How do you start planning your year-long Workaway adventure with so many different opportunities and amazing destinations to choose from? Not complaining about how we are all so spoilt for choice, but we found a great way to help you organize and plan your trips with our updated favourite hosts feature! Let us walk you through...

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Workaway News: Celebrating 20 Years of Adventures and Memories

If one Workaway adventure teaches us one life lesson, imagine two decades of them! 20 years ago, David created Workaway in a small Spanish village, with the simple idea of cultural exchange between travellers and hosts. Fast-forward to 2022, and Workaway has now grown into a well-known worldwide network of travellers that can connect with local families, projects, and all sorts of diverse communities in over 170 countries across the world!

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How to travel long term for free by inviting your friends along!

Wanna bring your friends along on your Workaway adventure? Or know someone who'd love Workaway? We’re officially introducing your unique Workaway invitation link to you, where you can invite friends into the community as workawayers OR hosts. In return? You'll get to embark on your own adventure or to extend your travel for even longer!

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Spread the wanderlust and win some funds with our #WorkawayPhotoCompetition

Huge thanks to hosts and Workawayers that has shared their adventures through their lens! These amazing snapshots are the ultimate travel inspiration that feed our wanderlust and keeps us excited for new journeys.

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Updates + Navigation Guide: Introducing Workawayer profile’s new look

If you’ve ever wondered how to show your best self to hosts and travellers, we’ve got some good news! We've updated the layout for your public profile and personal account page -- now it's easier than ever to showcase your personality and skills, as well as inspire others with your travel experiences, future plans and more!

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Find your community: Start connecting with like-minded travellers

Embarking on an adventure, however exciting it might be, can get daunting sometimes too -- so it makes a huge difference to know that there are lots of fellow travellers out there who are happy to hang out or help if we need it! We’ve launched a live TRAVEL FEED where we can catch up with our tribe in real time and stay up to date with all things Workaway...

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How to use Workaway to find your travel BFF

While most of us have been anxiously waiting to get back on the road, why not look for alternative ways to satisfy our wanderlust, and make the most of our time by preparing for our next adventure? Find out how you could use some of our new site features to connect with fellow travellers and find your future bffs -- right here on the Workaway site!

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Workaway Travel App: Discover and connect with your travel tribe with our improved app

It’s been a while since we first launched the Workaway App for travellers, and we are happy to see our users enjoy the app! Hopefully, these fixes and new features will give our workawayers an even better app experience, and make it a helpful travel tool when you guys are busy exploring...

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Workaway News: explore worldwide hosts on our new and improved site

Whenever wanderlust strikes, the first thing we do is definitely to check out all the amazing Workaway opportunities around the world! Designed with nomads like me and you in mind, we hope these new improvements will be make your search process a lot easier and faster. Lets walk you through it to get those Workaway plans rolling!

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Workaway Site Update - Navigation Guide for Workawayers

Let us walk you through the latest updates we've made on the Workaway website! Hopefully with these changes, you will now be able to navigate through the site more easily as a workawayer.

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Workaway Site Update - Navigation Guide for Hosts

Let us walk you through the latest updates we've made on the Workaway website! Hopefully with these changes, you will now be able to navigate through the site more easily as a host.

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We have some Appy news for Workawayers! 😊

*Drumroll*…our new mobile phone app is now available for Workawayers! Check out the latest features, and download the app today to start discovering and connecting.

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Workaway news: Plan your travels and explore new places with a travel buddy

Whether you are craving some companionship after a solo soul-searching journey, or you prefer to explore the world alongside somebody else…this is the perfect tool for you. Perhaps you want to find a buddy to visit hosts together with, or just to explore the local area during your days off? Either way, we hope you can find wonderful friendships through Workaway that will go beyond Workaway!

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Workaway news: Stand out from the rest with your best Workaway profile

If a photo can speak a thousand words, then a video can do more! So give a bit of personality by uploading a personal video to your workaway profile, and show off all your achievements on the site with our new badges too.

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Workaway news: Create your own Workaway map with pins

Whether you’re wanderlusting over a whole bunch of countries on your “to go” list at the same time, or already finalising your travels and ready to hop on the next flight, set your plans in motion by creating your own Workaway map with pins of your travel destinations!

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Workaway news: highlight your accomplishments in your official Workaway reference letter

So, you’ve already checked off some Workaway adventures from your list and received some feedback from hosts you have stayed with. What’s next? Well, why not highlight your amazing accomplishments to future employers by adding your Workaway adventures to you CV? 🙂

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Workaway news: Experience worldwide exchanges with Workaway TV

Happy 2018 from Workaway! Would this be the year of husky training in a Canadian cabin? Or would it be the year you build your first straw bale house with a community of earth-loving volunteers around the world? Check out our Workaway TV page to get a glimpse of what your own new year might look like, and see how you can get involved in our referral scheme to extend your subscription for free by sharing your adventures with friends!

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Workaway news: start chatting with your personal Workaway advisor

Happy autumn from the Workaway team! If you’re a regular visitor of the site, you might’ve noticed that your profile page has gone through a huge makeover! To keep the site even more user-friendly, remember we have introduced a “Help” section to your Workawayer profile page? Members can easily access tips on how to improve their profile, message hosts, as well as some extra information from the team.

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Be A Guest Writer for Workaway

Be a guest writer for workawayblog.com, share your experience or expertise and promote yourself too. We’re looking for people with stories to tell!

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