Posts tagged with: "host families"

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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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10 unexpected perks of being a Workaway host

We all know how great it is to have an extra pair of hands around, and as hosts we often think we have a clear idea of what we’d like our volunteers to help us with. BUT, having been a Workaway host for over 15 years, there have been many unexpected benefits which I could never have envisaged!

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They Call Me Obruni- Finding a Sense of Belonging While Travelling

I stand out. Like a sore thumb. Like a neon glow stick against a moonless midnight sky. Will I ever truly belong? Can I ever truly belong? I have been a foreigner many times. Yet, this is the first time being a foreigner has been so obvious to me and everyone else, too. It’s the first time I’ve felt an unshakeable sense of vulnerability and loss of anonymity.

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