Posts tagged with: "adventure"

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Getting Over The Post-Travel Blues: Readjusting to life back home

Coming home from a trip is hard, and even more so when it is unexpectedly cut short — let’s not beat around the bush. We’re all going through the same, and we all wish we knew how to cure those post-travel blues…

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Travel photography - "Farm life in Mongolia" (Mongolia)

Discover your next Workaway destination to add to your bucket list! While you're at it, you can also spread the wanderlust by entering our monthly photo competition (and get a chance to win our cash prize)!

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Travel photography - "Tea picking" (Hatton, Sri Lanka)

Browse through the wanderlust-inducing travel photography by hosts and workawayers, featuring exciting Workaway adventures around the world! Enter our monthly photo competition to share your travels & win our cash prize.

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Travel photography - "Diving in the clear waters of Brazil" (Goiás, Brazil)

Where will you Workaway adventures take you this year? From Brazil's dazzling waterfalls to Poland's snowy peaks, take a look at the endless possibilities offered in January 2020's travel photo competition, and get inspired to start your own too!

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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 perfect reasons for you to start packing and embark on a year-long adventure abroad!

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Travel photography - "Guitar, fire, hut: workaway evenings." (Kanchanaburi, Thailand)

There's so many ways to explore the world - start through the lens of our Workawayers & hosts for a peek into the possibilities! Here are some of our favourite travel photos for the December 2019 photo competition of workaway.info to get you inspired.

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Travel photography - "Northern lights viewing" (Hakkstabben, Norway)

Get lost in our favourite Workaway experiences, from petting goats and picking fruit, to seeing the northern lights! Enter our monthly photo competition for a chance to win the €100 cash prize.

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Travel photography - "Binding Light" (Costa Rica)

Here are some of our most wanderlust-inducing photos of October 2019, taken by our travel community. Explore some of the best images and entered into the Workaway travel photos competition for your chance to win the €100 prize!

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Travel photography - "Villa Shardana" (Pula, Italy)

September 2019's travel photography is filled with vibrant moments out in nature to capture the last moments of summer! Where have you been exploring this month? Enter next month's photo competition for a chance to win the €100 cash prize.

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Travel photography - "Natural SPA" (Iceland)

Have you dipped your toes into any new adventures this month? August 2019's travel photography features all the amazing scenery and experiences you can add to your bucket list. Get inspired and make sure to share your photos with us!

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Travel photography - "Farmlove" (Skagafjörður, Iceland)

From cuddling horses to exploring rainforests - will July 2019's travel photography inspire your next Workaway adventure? Enter workaway's monthly photo competition for a chance to win our cash prize!

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How this Workawayer built his freelance career while travelling the world

Chester from Singapore started out from going on short hiking trips while working for an ad agency, to creating a life between traveling, writing and hiking full time! We got to hear more about his journey so far around the world, the connections he had made through Workaway, and the new lifestyle he has found for himself.

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Travel photography - "A trip with the kids. India." (Mussoorie, India)

Browse through June 2019's inspiring travel photography showing a sneak peek into all the special volunteering moments around the world. Enter our next photo competition for a chance to share your travels and win a cash prize!

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Uncover paths to paradise on the stunning Mamma Mia Greek island of Skopelos

This month we talk to host Heather from the Skopelos and share a slice of magical Greek island. Come uncover the beautiful well-trodden paths of the past, while enjoying the spectacular natural backdrop of Mamma Mia’s romantic island!

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8 Workaway Projects for a Meaningful Gap Year Abroad

Call it whatever you want. Take it whenever you hear the call. Here are some of our favourite ideas for how to make your gap year abroad the most memorable and meaningful year (or two or three) yet.

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Travel photography - "Sleeping Buddha" (Montaren-et-Saint-Médiers, France)

We loved May 2019's whimsical travel snapshots and unique Workaway experiences captured by our community! Explore some of the best images this month and enter the next competition for your chance to win our €100 prize.

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How to Travel the World Without Winning the Lottery

Tips & advice about ways to travel the world including websites and other ways of saving or stretching your hard earned cash.

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Travel photography - "Waterfall day with our English students" (Cianjur, Indonesia)

See the world through Workawayer & host's lens - from splashing under the waterfall with your students to climbing coconut trees! Share your travel photography for a chance to win our €100 cash prize.

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Travel photography - "Bottle walls making" (Tekirdağ, Turkey)

Have a glimpse into all the meaningful Workaway projects around the world with March 2019's travel photography and get inspired for your next adventure! Be sure to enter our monthly photo competition for a chance to win the €100 prize.

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Workaway news: Inspire the world with your travels & photography skills

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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Travel photography - "Krabi Rock Cliff" (Krabi, Thailand)

Way to see the world from a different point of view! February 2019's photo competition showcases all the incredible scenery and people you can encounter while on the road... what will you discover on your next adventure?

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Travel photography - "Camping in the desert" (Namibia)

What kind of adventure would you like to start the year with? From camping in the African desert, to harvesting pumpkins with your Workaway host's hobby farm... get inspired by this month's travel photography and start your own journey too!

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Travel fit with these great practical tips from a full time nomad

Travelling gets us out of our routine (which is usually the point) but it can also make some of our healthier habits more challenging. So here are some practical tips for how to stay fit and active and still have an amazing time during your adventures abroad!

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Travel photography - "Christmas tree" (California, USA)

What's the most memorable adventures you've had in 2018? Discover our favourite travel photography showcasing the wonderful Workaway moments around the world, and share yours for a chance to win the €100 cash prize!

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Travel photography – “Tribes and smiles” (Tamil Nadu, India)

There’s so much magic around the world, and so many ways for us to explore it! Start through the lens of our workawayers & hosts, and get inspired by our favourite travel photography of November 2018.

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Travel photography – “Llama Farm” (Oberösterreich, Austria)

See the world through Workawayer & host’s eyes – discover our favourite travel photography showcasing the wonderful Workaway adventure moments around the world, and share yours for a chance to win the €100 cash prize!

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“Discovering 4000 years old megalithic construction called Nuraghe” (Sardinia, Italy)

Explore the wonders of the world through our community! Here are some of the best travel photography in September 2018’s workaway photo competition – get some inspiration and and showcase your photography to win some travel funds too!

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10 essential things to pack on your Workaway trip

Have you re-packed and re-packed your backpack, trying to squeeze one last item inside? Have you ever found yourself dazed staring at the travel aisle with all of the gear wondering what you’ll actually NEED? Well, we’re sort of experts on this and have a guide of things to pack on your Workaway trip to make it easier (Your shoulders will thank us)!

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Travel photography – “Nature pools are the best” (Sri Lanka)

Where would you like your Workaway adventures to take you? From tropical paradise in Sri Lanka to the edges of Ecuador, take a look at the endless possibilities offered in August 2018’s travel photo competition, and get inspired to start your own too!

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What is the Flyway Effect? A travelling couple charts their journey around the world

Brendon and Karson are a young travelling couple from the heart of the United States who both grew up in small towns with families who never dreamed of traveling anywhere beyond the U.S. So how did their families react when they decided to quit their jobs and adventure around the world for an entire year? They share their perspective on defying expectations and having experiences that last a lifetime.

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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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Travel photography – “Reaching the top of KYANJING RI after 5 days trekking – 4400m” (Nepal)

A celebration of July 2018’s travel photography and achievements of the Workaway community, from reaching new heights in Nepal to milking a cow for the first time! Get inspired to start your own globetrotting adventure!

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Top tips on workawaying and travelling with pets

Travelling with dogs or other pets can be easier than you think- especially for us Workawayers! Here are a few lessons we’ve learnt from Workawaying with Tarzan, our three year old Siberian Husky.

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Dating someone with wanderlust: What is it like to fall in love with a traveller/ a workawayer?

The moment you realise you’ve fallen in love with a long term traveller and workawayer, you know it’s going to be nothing like the typical relationship you already know all too well…

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Travel photography – “Floating in the Dead Sea” (Israel)

What is it like to float in the middle of the Dead Sea, or learn to drive a tractor for the first time? Explore our favourite travel photography from June 2018, and share your best travel snapshots for a chance to win the €100 cash prize.

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The couple who caught the Workaway bug BIG TIME: 14 hosts in 13 months and not ready to stop!

This couple Miguel and Mariana had been living together for 6-7 years when they suddenly decided to leave their beloved homeland behind to find a home away from home everywhere they went. Read about the epic story of how they make the transition from quitting their 9-5 jobs lives to become full-time Workawaying nomads doing a wide range of cool projects as a mean to explore the world!

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Travel photography – “Ella Bridge” (Ella, Sri Lanka)

Get lost in our favourite Workaway destinations, from the Ella Bridge to the arctic! Enter the photo competition that runs every month on workaway.info for a chance to win the €100 cash prize.

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“Catching a sunset on a slackline after a day of helping at the hostel.” (Lima, Peru)

We loved April 2018’s travel photography taken by workawayers and hosts on various adventures around the world! Explore some of the best images this month and enter the next competition for your chance to win the €100 prize.

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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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Experience a sustainable lifestyle in Sri Lanka amongst natural wildlife and local community

This big ol’ plantation-sized slice of paradise in Sri Lanka is not just a coconut estate! This month, host Tilak tells us how he created a haven of natural beauty and wildlife, while giving back to the local community and welcoming travellers to enjoy the village sustainably.

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Travel photography – “Manifestation against drilling next to the island” (Myre, Norway)

See the world through workawayer and host’s eyes – explore some of the best travel photography in March 2018’s workaway photo competition, and share your best snaps for a chance to win the €100 prize!

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The ultimate guide to visiting & protecting the world’s most amazing marine conservation sites

We’ve handpicked a list of Workaway hosts on exclusive locations across the globe, with amazing projects perfect for those keen to witness the beauty of the blue and play a part in marine conservation!

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18 ways travellers perceive the world differently

Have you ever come back home after travelling to realize you just don’t think the way you used to? Or noticed people giving you the crazy eye after sharing one of your travel stories? You’re not alone! Call it experience, perspective, or a case of incurable wanderlust…there are just a few ways travellers perceive the world differently.

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Travel photography – “Martha is getting a cool cut” (Uganda)

The February 2018’s travel photography taken by Workawayers and hosts, featuring this heartwarming image for this month’s winner! Is there a better way to explore the world while giving back to local communities?

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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 the world after retirement. Nowadays his sole possessions are in his backpack, but even after two years on the road Workawaying he has never looked back.

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Travel photography – “Chamonix Run” (France)

From spectacular trail running views to snapshots with your workaway family – will these wanderlust inducing travel photos inspire you to go on your own adventure? Enter our monthly photo competition for a chance to win a cash prize.

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How this creative family is using their recycled art to inspire the community to reuse & recycle

We had the pleasure of getting to know a lovely family living in the UK. Drawing on their experiences as journalists and travellers, they told us how they’re creating a new project that moves beyond recycling toward something even better. Get out some scissors and glue and tap into your inner child for this special interview!

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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 pass some of that courage on to you, too. Here’s what I’ve learned and advice I wish somebody told me before my first solo trip.

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“Workaweyers team / climbing the mountain after work” (Mount Roraima, Venezuela)

Browse through the beautiful travel photos submitted by workawayers and hosts in December 2017; from epic volunteer teams to magnificent waterfalls! Enter the competition that runs every month for a chance to showcase your travel photos across our social

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Farm of happiness: How this host in Turkey discovered a better way of life through permaculture

This month we spoke to one of our many workaway hosts, who runs a family farm in Turkey, as we learn about their story of how they made a big career move from banking and pharmaceutical sales into permaculture, all because of this one magical potion for a good life – “happiness”!

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Travel photography – “Workaway in The Himalayas” (Sangla, India)

See the latest amazing travel photos taken by workawayers and hosts in November 2017; from the majestic Himalayan ranges to new workaway families! Enter the photo competition that runs every month on workaway.info for a chance to win the €100 cash prize.

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8 ways travelling on a budget can improve your trip

Let’s face it- there’s something romantic and almost nostalgic about being poor. Think about all of the crazy adventures that begin by trying to save a little cash. Penny pinching may not sound glamorous, but the memories made while travelling on a shoestring budget will definitely be worth retelling. If you’re not convinced, here are 8 ways travelling on a budget can improve your trip and definitely earn you some backpacker badges of honour.

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Travel photography – “We looked for the concrete, we found the unreal” (Laguna Pirquinco, Chile)

Here are some of the varied and interesting shots taken by workawayers and hosts. Explore some of the best images and entered into the Workaway travel photos competition for your chance to win the €100 prize.

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8 inspirational Workaway locations which nurture the artist in us!

From circus and theatre, to decorative painting, sculpture, music and dance – check out our hosts which offer creative opportunities across the world and nurture your inner artist!

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Travel photography – “Follow your Dreams” (Bali, Indonesia)

Get lost in the most amazing Workaway destinations on earth, from the Balinese paradise to the incredibly beautiful Cenote and cow cuddles in an idyllic farm! Enter our photo competition that runs every month for a chance to win the €100 cash prize.

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6 fun ways to take risks while travelling

Will you answer the call? Will you say yes to adventure? Will you dive head first into the deep waters of discovery? Here are six ways you can answer YES and take a risk while traveling. Read on if you’re ready to throw caution to the wind and learn to soar!

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Travel photography – “Someone Loves the Pom Pom” (Greenland)

Winners and commended images from the photo competition in August 2017 on workaway.info – get inspired for your own journey or travel photography!

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Van life: Meet the nomadic couple who built their own mobile home

Since we dare to bet that you have daydreamed about leaving your day-to-day life behind and driving off into the sunset at least once, we couldn’t wait to share Workawayers Norbert and Dóra‘s story with you. This young, adventurous architect-journalist pairing from Hungary didn’t just hit the road, they decided to do so in a mobile home that they built themselves! We caught up with the couple for a peek into their van life.

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How travelling & workawaying taught me to be happy living with less

I was in my mid twenties, living in a hip part of the city in a comfortable, one bedroom apartment with a backyard and a front porch. I had a respectable job – one that paid well and helped others. I was right on track, doing everything I was supposed to be doing. Yet, I had a growing sense of emptiness, an unshakable anxiety that told me there was more to life than this.

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Travel photography – “Post Work Ritual” (Strängnäs, Sweden)

See the world through Workawayer & host’s eyes- explore some of the best travel photos in our monthly competition gallery, share your best travel photos for a chance to win the €100 prize.

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Meet the couple who are travelling the world by bike with their dog

We recently came across the story of workawayers Anna and Marcin, a Polish couple who are pretty much living the dream. They quit their jobs for a life of slow travel, cycled from their home country all the way to Greece – AND brought their dog along on their adventures! We just need to find out more about their awesome journey.

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7 Workaway adventures to make your Summer unforgettable

Summertime is officially here, calling us to let the most wild and free versions of ourselves shine. It invites us to take a step back from our normal routines to discover something different. Embrace your most wild and brave self and let these Workaway adventures inspire your own. (And buy that plane ticket, already)!

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What is it like to hitchhike through Southeast Asia??

Many people would be put off by the idea of getting into a total random stranger’s car in a foreign country, asking for a free lift.. But as told by our Workaway ambassador Charlotte, hitchhiking is not only one of the best ways to get around in Southeast Asia…it also can be an ideal way to meet new people!

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Travel photography – “Milky Way Above Jetty” (New South Wales, Australia)

Totally in awe with the beauty of the universe! Check out our favourite snapshots of June 2017’s travel photo competition, get inspired to start your own workaway adventure and capture your journeys for a chance to win the €100 prize.

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Dance and kitesurf with locals at one of the most beautiful beaches in Ecuador

This month, we talk with Juan who helps run a guest house in Ecuador on a remote beach in Santa Marianita. Drawing on his experience hosting over 100 Workaway volunteers (!), he shared valuable wisdom and his compassion for helping others. We’re already imagining the beautiful breeze coming off the waves and know you’ll be wanting to book a flight ASAP!

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10 Hacks to get the most from your first Workaway adventure

It can be intimidating if you’re new to it (or need to reassure your parents). Here are a few tips for your first Workaway that I’m sure will give you the confidence to go for it and have one of the best adventures of your life.

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Travel photography – “All volunteers are sitting in one boat” (Talara, Peru)

There’s so many ways to explore the world – start through the lens of our Workawayers & hosts! Here are some of our favourite travel photos for the May 2017 photo competition of workaway.info

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This honeymoon couple quit their office jobs to live their dream of living off the land

When we were planning our honeymoon, we thought we can make the best of our round-the-world trip by experiencing the rural lifestyle as a farmer via workaway, as a test to make sure we weren’t just romanticizing the idea of living on a farm (especially because we were both working office jobs in New York City)! We were also hoping that the new skill set we would gain can really carry us through our big retirement plan of living on a ranch or a farm.

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Travel photography – “Sunrise at Pulpit Rock” (Forsand, Norway)

Explore spectacular spots and volunteer adventures through April 2017’s Workaway travel photo competition – and get inspired to embark on your own!

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5 Irresistible workaway experiences to give back to the world

You all know by now how Workaway works and the benefits of volunteering compared to aimless travel, so we won’t go on about that again, but sometimes it’s just nice to highlight some of the 28,000+ hosts in over 155 countries we now have online – especially the ones that are really making a difference to our planet and are giving back to the local communities.

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Travel photography – “Traveling from one host to another” (Portugal)

Here are some of the varied and interesting shots taken by workawayers and hosts. Explore some of the best images and entered into the Workaway.info travel photos competition for your chance to win the €100 prize.

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Live and teach among the indigenous Achuar deep inside the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest

This month, we talk to Samira and Alan with this school project in a Ecuadorian Amazon village. Dedicated to helping protect indigenous culture in the heart of the Amazon, they need volunteers like you and me to help teach English in their remote village. We’re inspired by their project and know you will be too!

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Travel photography – “Arctic Sky” (Alta, Norway)

See the world through workawayer & host’s eyes- explore some of the best travel photographies in our monthly competition gallery, share your best travel photos for a chance to win the €100 cash prize.

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Workawaying and travelling Morocco as a solo female

In the beginning I was very insecure and almost anxious but soon I simply fell in love with this miraculous, mesmerizing, beautiful country. I thought I might feel limited, as I just cannot wear whatever I want like at home or I cannot move freely because of being a girl, especially as a solo female traveller, but this turned out to be just wrong…

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Travel photography – “Give time, receive happiness” (Hsipaw, Burma)

See the latest amazing travel photos taken by workawayers and hosts; everything from the Northern Lights to natural thermal pools and a sunset on a desert! Enter our photo competition that runs every month for a chance to win the €100 cash prize.

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Travel photography – “Walking on magic” (Ausangate, Peru)

Here are some of the varied and wonderful shots taken by workawayers and hosts during their travels. Explore some of the best images and entered into the Workaway travel photos competition for your chance to win the €100 prize.

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Travel photography – “#perfectlychilled” (Baños, Ecuador)

See the winner and all the commended shots from the workaway photo competition from November 2016. Explore more inspiring travel shots from hosts and workawayers from all over the world.

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Travel photography – “The Long Way Home” (Sapa, Vietnam)

We are amazed by the wonderful travel pictures taken by our workawayers and hosts involved in different projects all over the world. And we hope that this month’s photos can inspire your wanderlust to embark on some new adventures!

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Travel photography – “Calm before the storm” (Cuba)

Take a look at the latest wanderlust inducing travel photos taken by our workawayers and hosts; everything from the mesmerising Mongolian landscape to natural thermal pools and a magical Aurora in Iceland!

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Travel photography – “Traditional costumes for tough living conditions” (Cusco, Peru)

See the world through Workawayer & host’s eyes- explore some of the best travel photos in our inspiring monthly competition gallery; from Bolivian salt flat to secret natural cave in Thailand… Share your best pictures for a chance to win the €100 prize.

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“Northern lights and candle lights are a pure magic” (Northwest Territories, Canada)

See the amazing travel photography taken by workawayers and hosts in July 2016, from incredible Northern lights to dips in lakes and fun with new found friends! Enter our monthly photo competition for a chance to win the €100 cash prize.

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10 Easy ways you can connect with locals

What makes these ordinary moments extraordinary? Connection. To the people, the place, the culture. More than checking off a bucket list, collecting mementos, or visiting museums, connecting with locals is the best way to not only catch a glimpse into the daily life of another culture, but to become part of that daily life.

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7 Tips to travel like a local and avoid tourist traps

There’s nothing worse than getting stuck in a tourist trap. Sometimes fighting off crowds or forking out half your spending money to see a sight just isn’t worth the hype, but with these tips, you may be able to still see the sights just minus the tourists, or get some better ideas on alternatives.

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How to travel long term as a couple without killing each other

Travelling as a couple is wonderful, inspiring and romantic fun but it can also be stressful and overwhelming when you’re on a long term trip with your partner! Why can’t we all learn to be a little selfish and take the chance to spend some time apart?

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5 Reasons to do a Workaway when you are retired

Travel and volunteering have no expiry date, so here are 5 little reasons why you should consider using Workaway when you are living in the ‘golden years’ after you’ve retired.

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Ecotourism: lessons from our Thai jungle adventure

Workawayer Anna & Andrea’s agreement with their host was to create a website and a marketing campaign for their Ecotourism project in exchange for a place to sleep, food, and the possibility to try out the attractions they organise. They started trekking in the jungle then across the waterfalls and bamboo rafting; then the time came for camping at the mountain top, for a sunrise bath in the hot spring and, best of all, for a trip to Ratchaprapha dam, one of the most beautiful places in the world…

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How 19-year-old’s life changing Workaway trip gave him purpose

We talk to 19-year-old Jake who has just returned from his first life changing Workaway project in Guatemala. We loved talking to him and admire his courage and motivation! He really proves; ‘No Matter Your Age, Travel Has No Limit’!

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No Matter Your Age, Travel Has No Limit

The only limits you have are the limits you believe! These travellers will show you why you can travel the world no matter your age or ability.

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Tips for Travelling Like a Local and Blending In

Like it or not you will be identified as a newcomer when visiting a new place, but there are some tricks and tips to make you appear like a local…

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Travel photography – “Freedom! Three little girls at school in Africa” (Togo)

See the winner and all the commended shots from the Workaway.info photo competition from Feb 2016, some inspiring shots from all over the world

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Travel photography – “Counting Stars” (Qeshm, Iran)

See the world through Workawayer & host’s eyes – explore some of the best travel photography in January 2016, share your best travel snapshots for a chance to win the €100 prize.

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A Globetrotting Couple’s Story with Workaway

Meet a couple who are busy globetrotting their way around the planet using Workaway as a way to stay with locals and connect with other cultures!

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An Epic Workaway Trip to Greenland that will Inspire Your Inner Adventurer

Thanks to Workaway this year I was fortunate enough to fulfill a lifelong dream of mine: experiencing life in a far-flung and remote place like Greenland (as well as seeing icebergs and glaciers up close and in person)!

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“Taking a Short Break from Volunteer Work to Give DeeDee a Bath” (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

Here are some of the varied and interesting shots taken by workawayers and hosts. Explore some of the best images and entered into the Workaway travel photos competition for your chance to win the €100 prize.

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Travel photography – “Moving and beautiful Patagonia” (Torres de Paine, Chile)

Winners and commended images from the photo competition in September 2015 on workaway.info – get inspired for your own journey or travel photography!

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Why Travel-Volunteering is Every Language Learner’s Dream

How does volunteering help language learning? We asked Cambridge University examiner, language school owner and Workaway host Jane from U.K. for her opinion.

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Advice for Solo Travellers: Chicken Bus Ride in Guatemala

Should I even be taking this chicken bus alone? What if I got robbed? What was I getting myself into? The list of things you should be afraid of goes on…

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Travel photography – “Canada Wildlife” (Waterton, Canada)

Check out this spectacular image of Canadian wildlife, and more stunning images of August 2015’s Workaway photo competition! Share your Workaway adventures with us and get a chance to be featured in our next post.

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Travel photography – “Kids dancing in the street” (Kariba, Zimbabwe)

The right moment and perfect framing – here are some of our favourite shots taken by workawayers and hosts during their travels. Explore the snapshots of July 2015’s Workaway travel photos competition and find out how you can win the €100 prize!

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Falling In Love While Travelling

Love and travel go hand in hand, in fact TRAVEL IS LOVE. Travel means falling in love with new places, new languages, new foods and new surroundings. And for a lot of us falling in love with a person. But is love found on the road true love? Is it sincere and will it last the test of time? Or will it be swept away like the footprints in the sand only to be replaced over and over again?

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Travel photography – “Niños” (Peru)

The winner of June 2015’s photo competition on workaway.info goes to the cutest photo of all time!! Share your best travel snapshots and get a chance to win the €100 cash prize.

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Travel photography – “Geothermal springs at the top of the Copland track New Zealand” (New Zealand)

Browse through the beautiful travel photos submitted by workawayers and hosts in May 2015! Our travel photo competition runs every month on workaway.info; get a chance to showcase your photography across our social profiles, and to win some travel funds!

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Travel photography – “Sandboarding in Peru” (Peru)

See our favourite Workaway snapshots taken by volunteers and hosts in April 2015; share your best travel photos for a chance to win the €100 cash prize!

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Travel photography – “Concert for cows”

Winners and commended images from the photo competition in March 2015 on workaway.info – get inspired for your own journey or travel photography!

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Travel photography – “Cows on the beach”

Superb shots taken by Workawayers and hosts! See some of the best images entered into the Workaway.info travel photos competition in February 2015.

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Travel photography – “Who or What Guards?” (Croatia)

This is what it’s like to enjoy every moment of your life, the “Workaway” way! Check out the best shots of our travel photo competition in January 2015 and get inspired to embark on some new adventures.

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Travel photography – “Swingers in Penang” (Malaysia)

Here are some of the varied and wonderful shots taken by workawayers and hosts during their travels! Take a look at our favourite Workaway travel photos of December 2014 and see how you can get a chance to win the €100 prize.

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Travel photography – “Happy horse exercising” (BC, Canada)

There’s so many ways to experience the world – start through the lens of our Workawayers & hosts! Here are some of our picks for the November 2014 photo competition of workaway.info

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Travel photography – “Sitting on the edge of the world, Norwegian style” (Norway)

With courage and wanderlust, the whole world is yours to explore! Check out these wonderful images from October 2014’s travel photo competition for some inspiration to start your own Workaway journey.

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Travel photography – “Working hard” (Spain)

The great places you end up at on a Workaway exchange – have a sneak peak through the winners and commended images from September 2014’s travel photo competition! Showcase your photography across our social profiles, find out how to win the grand prize.

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Travel photography – “Workawayers in Sweden” (Sweden)

Happy volunteers and hosts for the win! Here are some of the varied and interesting shots taken by our community; explore some of the best images and entered into August 2014’s Workaway travel photos competition for your chance to win the €100 prize.

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Travel photography – “Future heavyweight champion”

Check out our favourite Workaway snapshots taken by volunteers and hosts in July 2014; get ready to start your own adventure and share your best travel photos for a chance to win the €100 cash prize!

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Travel Photo Competition Winners – May 2014

Take a look at the wanderlust-inducing travel photos from this month's competition taken by our workawayers and hosts; there’s nothing like a good photo that captures the happiness of travelling and meeting new friends all over the world!

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Travel photography – “Alice Spring sunset from Anzac hill” (Australia)

See the world through Workawayer & host’s eyes – explore some of the best travel photos in our monthly competition gallery, share your best travel photos for a chance to win the €100 prize.

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Travel photography – “A day off from my Workaway in Ecuador” (Ecuador)

The first Workaway travel photo competition winners! We all love a good snapshot that celebrates your favourite travel moments – check out our picks for March 2014 and find out how to share your adventures to win the grand prize.

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