Posts tagged with: "traveller"

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Career skills I learned during my Workaways that changed my life!

We chat with Milton who’s been curious about the world since a young age. He eventually packed up his bags, quit his job and started travelling the world! Through Workaway he picked up quite a few new skills, including some that got him his current job in Italy. We’re excited to see what other journey’s he’ll be taking!

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Be a more confident traveler: How to pick up a new language in no time

As Nelson Mandela reminds us, “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” But how does one go about learning a new language while travelling, exactly?

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7 Tips to travel like a local and avoid tourist traps

There’s nothing worse than getting stuck in a tourist trap. Sometimes fighting off crowds or forking out half your spending money to see a sight just isn’t worth the hype, but with these tips, you may be able to still see the sights just minus the tourists, or get some better ideas on alternatives.

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Taking a gap year in your 50’s

Not young enough for workaway? Never! Read about our “Workawayer of the month”, Sue and Adrian’s adventure, who are in their 50’s and finally fulfilling their dream of travelling and volunteering around the world…

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Symptoms that reveal you’re turning into a backpacker

Ever thought that you might be turning into a backpacker? Better check out our 20 symptoms to diagnose yourself!

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