Posts tagged with: "sabbatical"

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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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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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10 Hacks to get the most from your first Workaway adventure

It can be intimidating if you’re new to it (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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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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