Posts tagged with: "gap year"

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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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Should I quit my job and travel the world? Signs you're ready to take the leap

When I tell people now that I quit my job as a nurse to travel solo around the world for fourteen months, it seems kind of dramatic. In fact, I believe it’s the decision that saved my life, the one I was meant to live! Learning to trust and believe in the strong desires of your heart won’t give you all the answers. However, it will give you the courage to live your life according to your own rules.

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9 Workaway myths that stop you from travelling long term on a budget

The travellers’ circuit changes almost daily..through all your travelling stories and photos, we’re inspired to debunk some myths we’ve heard about Workaway to help you all understand exactly what we are all about.

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10 Hacks to get the most from your first Workaway adventure

It can be intimidating if you’re new to volunteering abroad (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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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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7 Workaway adventures (+BONUS) for an unforgettable summer

Summertime is officially here, calling us to give in to our inner free spirit and let the wild side of ourselves shine! And we can't think of a better way to do this than by exploring the world and getting involved with these special Workaway adventures to make it extra unforgettable...

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10 Of The Cheapest Countries In Asia For Budget Travellers

Travelling on a budget? Here are our top 10 countries in Asia where you will find unbeatable food, rich culture and unforgettable scenery for an incredible price tag. Whether you’re a student or simply trying to travel slower and cheaper, you are guaranteed a priceless experience with this travel guide.

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Meet the couple making the most of their mid-life with their Workaway adventures!

When Mike and Kara became empty nesters, these two leapt at the chance to have an epic adventure! Read on to find out more about this life-changing move, tips on how to extend a one-year trip into eight, and how they inspired their son to start travelling too...

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Travelling on a shoestring: Workawaying v.s. Backpacking

With really little savings, we started researching all the possible options we had to be able to travel on a shoestring budget, and finally we came across one of those ‘Ways To Travel For Free’ articles online…

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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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5 ways to make your Workaway profile stand out

Let’s face it, these days it seems like we’re filling out online profiles for everything. From dating apps to career networks, it can be a bit overwhelming to find one more way to describe yourself. However, your Workaway profile can be different and we’re here to help! Follow our best tips for how to create a unique profile that will unlock countless opportunities. Adventure awaits!

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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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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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