Spread the wanderlust and win some funds with our #WorkawayPhotoCompetition

So many places to go, so many people to meet and so many experiences to dip our hands (and feet and heart) into… where do we even start to pick our next destinations? And, once we’ve been on a life-changing adventure, how do we keep our favourite memories safe, and perhaps spread some wanderlust too?

Here at Workaway there’s so many travel moments our community wants to celebrate, which is why we have a travel photo competition and gallery for travellers and hosts to discover and share a slice of their adventures with us!

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Seek inspiration from the community’s Workaway adventures

From haircut sessions in Uganda to farm life in Switzerland, these snapshots of Workaway experiences are constant reminders that there’s so much of the world we have yet to see, so many stories waiting to be shared and connections waiting to be made. ❤️ One of our favourite parts of Workaway is being able to see our members join unique and meaningful projects, especially those that give back to local communities in so many different ways. If you’re looking for ideas for what kind of Workaway projects or destinations to visit next, definitely give our travel photo gallery a browse and we’re sure you’ll find some inspiration!

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Earn some travel funds with your photography skills

We love that our website doubles as a place for our community to show off their photography skills. We also love that by joining our #WorkawayPhotoCompetition, our favourite photographers of each month get rewarded with extra travel funds to keep their (and, by extension, our) adventures going! 

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Each month a cash prize is awarded to our 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners respectively, and other commended photos will also have a ‘thumbs up’ icon on their photo. A badge will also be awarded to our top 3 winners, to show hosts that your fantastic photography skills are Workaway approved ;) 

When submitting your photos, add a caption and geotag, as well as your host’s profile too to share your own travel story behind your snapshots. Also don’t forget to drop down your social media handle so other travellers can follow your journeys for when we do feature your great shots on our platforms. 😉 Who knows – maybe your photo will be what inspires new travellers to embark on their own volunteer abroad journey!

When submitting your photos, add a caption and geotag too to share your own travel story behind your snapshots. Also don’t forget to drop down your social media handle so other travellers can follow your journeys for when we do feature your winning shots on our platforms. 😉 Who knows – maybe your photo will be what inspire new travellers to embark on their own volunteer abroad journey!

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Catalogue your favourite snapshots from your travel journey

If you’re someone who likes to look back on postcards and photos of your past adventures, your travel journey is the perfect ‘photo album’ to revisit your Workaway snapshots! Apart from our travel photo gallery and your workawayer profile (under the ‘photos’ tab), your photo competition submissions will also be shown on your travel journey page, under each destination you’ve visited.

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Tip: got amazing photos from your past Workaway adventures, that you’ve forgotten to share? You can still submit them to the #WorkawayPhotoCompetition, and they’ll be automatically added to your past travel destinations :)

Show off your amazing travel pics and photography skills ;) 

As workawayers, we know there’s so much more to travelling than posing in front of some tourist sites (duh)… but there’s so many people who are still waiting to discover the diverse and meaningful experiences the world has to offer. So we hope to pay the wanderlust forward by sharing our best Workaway snapshots with everyone!✨

As you’re looking for travel inspiration, make sure to head over to our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, where we post inspiring photos we’ve found through our #WorkawayPhotoCompetition submissions or snapshots you’ve tagged us in or sent to us. So don’t forget to share your favourite Workaway captures with us and get a chance to be featured!

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