Posts tagged with: "experiences"

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Five questions to ask yourself before your first Workaway experience!

Looking to see the northern lights in Finland or Machu Picchu in Peru? Deciding on the country we want to go to might sound like a no-brainer, but it’s also very important to keep in mind what you’re looking for long-term! Let us help with the main questions you might have before heading out to your first Workaway experience…

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We make a living by what we get, but make a life by what we give!

We want to spread the word further, to show everyone why becoming a volunteer is so rewarding. Here are 10 reasons why volunteering is the BEST FEELING in the world.

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5 Universal life lessons you’ll learn from your Workaways

A while ago we introduced you to Workawayers of the month, Shahnaz & Francois, a husband-and-wife duo who volunteered their way around the globe. Adventures like theirs aren’t just gonna become memories that will last a lifetime, but are also the best way to learn. And luckily for us, Shahnaz is willing to pass on some of the wisdom she has accumulated on her travels.

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Voluntourism: selfless or selfish?

Is it better to stay home rather than participate in voluntourism? Was I making a positive impact by volunteering abroad? Or was I simply hurting the very people I was trying to help? Was my presence an act of neo-colonialism?

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Life Lessons From Travelling & Workawaying Around the World

We all travel for different reasons; maybe we even travel for no reason, but whatever it is that inspires us to travel we never come home the same person. Your eyes have seen new things, your body has experienced new feelings and your heart has felt new emotions.

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A gap year can leave you smiling when searching for a job

How travelling can be put to good use when looking for a job. Use the skills you developed to your advantage when writing a CV and in work interviews.

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Workaway experiences: The pros & cons of volunteer exchanges

Ilaria is the ‘Girl with a suitcase’ and has kindly allowed us to repost her blogpost all about volunteer exchanges. “Not only a travel blog: there you can find travel advice, ideas, itineraries, budget holidays, original trips and a lot of wonderful pictures!”

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10 good reasons to use Workaway to travel for longer for less

Here’s a great article written by Mandie all about how Workaway has enabled her to extend her travelling and talking about some of the added benefits of travelling this way. Her blog is called RamblingMandie.com and is well worth a visit for some interesting observations and stories about travelling on a budget.

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