Posts tagged with: "career break"

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What is it like to Workaway as an older traveller?

Mention Workaway and a lot of people would imagine a backpacker in their 20s, running around tropical destinations in flip flops and partying in hostels. Almost every day we get asked, “am I too old for Workaway? Are there other workawayers my age or will I be the odd one out?” Meet Kim, a 55-year old traveller who is on her first Workaway adventure in Costa Rica!

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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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Meet the Workawayer who quit her Silicon Valley job to volunteer with dogs!

Viviane decided years ago that 2020 would be the year she’d quit her job as an exec at a Silicon Valley startup and adventure around the world. While with the pandemic things didn't go according to plan, she managed to adapt her dream and safely embarked on her simple but epic gap year as a workawayer!

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

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!

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The Truth Behind Those Stories of “I Quit My Job to Travel the World”

At Workaway we are avid travellers, worldwide wanderers and open road addicts, but there is definitely a right time to start to travel the world!

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