Posts tagged with: "nature"

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Going green on your Workaway: Permaculture living – Part Two

Whether the hosts are seeking input from artists, healers and educators, or extra hands to help with general work, one thing is sure, the focus will be local and ethical, and will involve communicating with people who are eager to share their ideas about alternative ways of guaranteeing a great future for the next seven generations.

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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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The workawayer who ran away from city life to live with huskies

After a two-year Workaway at a Norwegian husky farm, Marije gladly swaps city life with the companionship of 40 huskies and discovers the joys and strength it takes to go ‘back-to-basics’.

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Going green on your Workaway: Permaculture living – Part One

Workaway is a great place to find and connect to permaculture practitioners. Whether you are a permaculture practitioner seeking more experience or a curious traveller wanting to find out more, there is an incredibly diverse list of hosts waiting for your help.

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Stay on a sheep farm in South Africa “Where the land meets the sky”

This month, we caught up with Hester who lives on a sheep farm in South Africa with his family. His vivid description of the beautiful landscape and the history of the region are out of this world. After just a glimpse of seeing the farm through his eyes, we know you’ll be dreaming of visiting soon!

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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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“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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Living in a Surf Camp in Costa Rica

After flying to Costa Rica and searching for the optimal land to putting this dream into reality, all the answers were found in this little piece of jungle in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. While building the camp, and surfing together every day, we began to feel something special was on its way.

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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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This Solo Female Workawayer Bought a 1 Way Ticket to Argentina

This month we talk to a solo female traveller, Daniela from Czech Republic who quit her job after realising she wasn’t doing what made her happy, then bought a ONE WAY TICKET to Argentina to do a Workaway project all by herself!

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