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Work, Stay, and Play in Cambodia

CAMBODIA | Thursday, 17 May 2012 | Views [6218] | Comments [2]

Photo by christianhaugen This article is brought to you by Ingrid Chang , Team Member at Go Overseas . Because Cambodia is between Vietnam and Thailand, it is often overshadowed in terms of tourism. With its deep history and unique locations ... Read more >

Tags: cambodia, travel tips, volunteering, working holiday

Work, Stay, and Play in Chile

CHILE | Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | Views [4408]

Explore Easter Island - Photo by worldwide-souvenirs As the country that takes over most of South America, Chile offers limitless benefits for the well-rounded traveler: beaches, volcanoes, lakes, rivers, welcoming natives, excellent wine, ... Read more >

Tags: chile, easter island, play, south america, stay, travel, volunteer, work

Expat Life: the Good, the Bad & the Adventure

WORLDWIDE | Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | Views [7861] | Comments [1]

The dreamer imagines expat life to be a new world full of possibilities and romance, where they will feed off of the hum of a new city and encounter excitement around every corner. The realist knows that the challenges of setting up life in another ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, challenges, expats, lifestyle, living, locals, travel

Working Holidays in France: Embracing the Work-Life Balance

FRANCE | Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | Views [8788] | Comments [2]

My commute was a five-minute walk through the narrow streets of Vieux Nice , past le boucher and le boulangerie , winding under brightly-colored shutters and sun-bleached laundry hung between buildings. My coworkers were a friendly mix: an ... Read more >

Tags: europe, food, france, nice, opportunities, travel, wine, work, working holiday

Career or Travel: How To Do it All

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | Views [7114]

In our society retirement is the Holy Grail. We work a lifetime to save away money for retirement so we can FINALLY do all of the things we’ve been waiting to do.   Sounds perfect – right?   Not so fast; this ‘American dream’ is quickly changing ... Read more >

Tags: career breaks, jobs, leave, meet plan go, professions, travel, travel tips, work and holiday

An Insiders Guide to Studying Abroad

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | Views [13327] | Comments [4]

So you’ve made one of the best choices possible: to study abroad. Wonderful! You won’t regret it. I certainly haven’t. But what are the next steps? What are the most important things to know when embarking on this remarkable endeavor? I'm an American ... Read more >

Tags: australia, internships, student visa, study, study holidays, studying abroad, travel, usa

Know Before You Go: Professional Working Holidays

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | Views [4448]

Many of the millions of expats living and working overseas are professionals who have packed up their extensive skills and taken them abroad gaining invaluable career and life experience. They can be found working in multinationals, aid agencies, ... Read more >

Tags: aid work, professionals, transport, travel, travellers, visas, work, working abroad, working holidays

Taking a Gap Year: 5 Ideas for First Timers

WORLDWIDE | Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | Views [5660]

Taking a year off after school to embark on an international escapade is a fantastic way to throw off the cobwebs before leaping into a career or more study. Whether you decide to spend the time working, volunteering or just exploring, a gap year ... Read more >

Tags: au pair, study abroad, tefl, tesol, travel, volunteering, working

10 Reasons Why Taking a Working Holiday is a Good Idea

WORLDWIDE | Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | Views [45392] | Comments [1]

A working holiday is when you spend a significant amount of time in another country and have the working rights to back it up.   With this setup, you are able to pick up a job or two (or 6) and break that arrangement up by traveling or moving ... Read more >

Tags: expats, itinerary, jobs, travel, working abroad, working holidays

Why Students Liking Their ESL Teacher Does Matter

WORLDWIDE | Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | Views [5391] | Comments [1]

What happens if you and your ESL students don't get along? That's a good question, and I believe it is a topic that should be analyzed a bit further because – although teaching is still teaching – there are generally a few more negatives ... Read more >

Tags: education, esl, teaching abroad, travel, work and holiday

10 Ways to Make Money on the Road

WORLDWIDE | Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | Views [24559] | Comments [1]

If you dream of living a nomadic existence, travelling the world for an indefinite amount of time, then the one thing that you need to figure out is money. Whilst you can travel the world on a budget living off dried noodles, at some point that ... Read more >

Tags: bartending, holidays, hospitality, hostels, photography, travel, travel blogging, working abroad, writing, wwofing

Getting TEFL Certified: Life in Front of a Thai Classroom

THAILAND | Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | Views [14172]

I decided to it was time to take my travels to another level and apply myself to something more than just serving drinks. Working as a bartender in Australia was great fun, but I felt like I needed to start giving back, although some may ... Read more >

Tags: australia, experiences, learning, living abroad, studying abroad, teaching, tefl certification, thailand, working holiday

7 Tips for Making Your Working Holiday a Success

WORLDWIDE | Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | Views [15044]

I’ve been travelling around the world working in other countries for 14 years now. I know the working holiday experience well. In that time I have seen many others walking the same path, very quickly turn around and run for the next plane home. ... Read more >

Tags: connect locally, country, culture shock, destinations, friends, locals, teaching, tefl, travel tips, work and holiday

How I Found a Job & Flat Within 2 Weeks of Arriving in Sydney

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | Views [34709] | Comments [8]

When reality steps in   What's the least fun part of the working holiday in Australia?   I would personally say it is the part where reality steps back in to that holiday and makes you aware of the fact that finding a job and a more long-term ... Read more >

Tags: apartment rentals, australia, holiday, moving, oz, sydney, travel, travelers, working, working holiday

A Reflection on Teaching in Thailand - Becoming a Better Teacher

THAILAND | Thursday, 24 Feb 2011 | Views [10349]

My high school in Bangkok had never had a native speaking English teacher before, especially one that was in stark contrast--with my blond hair, blue eyes and skirts-- to the 500 hundred boys I was soon to teach. The microphone almost ... Read more >

Tags: experiences, students, study, teach in thailand, teaching, teaching abroad, thailand, travel, working holiday, ytravelblog

Australian Working Holiday 101: Turning Inspiration into Employment

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 24 Feb 2011 | Views [11749] | Comments [1]

I was never one of the fortunate kids who travelled the world at a young age, nor was I one of the kids who was taught the value of a dollar. I think for many middle-class American families its spend, spend, spend until you’re in debt, debt, debt.... Read more >

Tags: australia, hospitality, money, skiing, tax, travel, usa, visas, working holidays

What to Do When No One Wants to Hire Working Holiday Makers

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 19 Jan 2011 | Views [11528]

When it comes to a Working Holiday, the most important part is simply finding a job.   Without it, you may not be able to stay as long as you want or have the additional money necessary to see the places you had hoped. ... Read more >

Tags: australia, expectations, itinerary, job opportunities, tips, travel, work and holiday, working abroad, working holiday, working holiday makers

A Traveller's Guide to Learning a Second Language

WORLDWIDE | Monday, 10 Jan 2011 | Views [8237] | Comments [1]

Let’s face it: if you don’t speak the language where you’re traveling then you’re living in a world of your own. Of course you can take in the architecture, observe interactions in the street by interpreting gestures and expressions but you’ll ... Read more >

Tags: foreign languages, immersion, language guides, languages, learning, practice, travel, travellers

It's not better or worse, it's just different.

USA | Wednesday, 5 Jan 2011 | Views [8123]

Starting a new life, in a new country The conference room was crowded with teachers from around the world; Ecuador, Australia, South Africa, UK, Mexico, Russia, there was not a continent that was not represented. Eagerly, ... Read more >

Tags: australia, culture shock, living abroad, teaching abroad, travel, usa, work and holiday

Working Holiday Decisions: Travel first, then work?

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 8 Dec 2010 | Views [5837]

A working holiday is a fantastic way to get in touch with a culture while also giving you the means to stay in a country for longer.  But, do you plan to hit the job scene immediately, or would it be better to travel a bit first before settling ... Read more >

Tags: australia, living abroad, travel, work and holiday, working

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