Need some motivation to set your ‘get up and go’ in motion? Take a look at these articles

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Top 5 Excuses not to travel and how to overcome them

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It’s the twenty first century, travel is the new movement, everyone is doing it, but we know that some of you are still out there constantly daydreaming about travelling the world one day, yet seem to find every excuse going. So we’re here to squash 5 of those excuses for you!
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Stop counting countries: Travel slow and travel further

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Why do we travel? To meet people, to see amazing sights, to learn new languages, or purely just to get out there to see the world? Whatever the reason we travel, have you noticed how we have become obsessed with counting countries?! Uploading the most Instagrams and trying to conquer every continent? Why do we travel with so much urgency now?
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Should I sign up as a host on workaway?

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Am I too old to host on workaway? Or too young? Who would want to come to my area? What if I don’t speak English that well? Too much of this, not enough of that? Here's a short list of potential self-doubts or preconceptions a new host might have with solutions to overcome them.
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5 Ways Workaway Helped me find my purpose

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I knew my purpose in life from a very young age. Or so I thought. Three years into my field and mid-way through my twenties, I realized I had lost my original sense of purpose, and myself in the meantime. I knew I had to make a change..and these are some of the lessons I learned about re-discovering my purpose after a year of volunteering with Workaway.
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How this workaway family is taking a gap year travelling the world

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Does family travel with young kids seem unrealistic to you? Have a look at the story of the Durand family, who left their home to pursue their dreams with Workaway, travelling across Asia harvesting the knowledge required to be able to build a self-sustaining farm when they get back.
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Voyager en famille au bout du monde et réaliser ses rêves

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Partir au bout du monde en famille avec des enfants en bas âge vous paraît irréaliste ? C’est pourtant l’aventure que vit en ce moment la famille Durand, partie réaliser ses rêves avec Workaway à travers l’Asie, pour récolter en chemin les connaissances nécessaires à la construction d’une ferme autosuffisante à leur retour.
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10 Ways to Connect With Locals

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What makes these ordinary moments extraordinary? Connection. To the people, the place, the culture. More than checking off a bucket list, collecting mementos, or visiting museums, connecting with locals is the best way to not only catch a glimpse into the daily life of another culture, but to become part of that daily life.
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Travelling on a shoestring: workawaying v.s. backpacking

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With really little savings, we started researching all the possible options we had to be able to travel on a shoestring budget, and finally we came across one of those ‘Ways To Travel For Free’ articles online...
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How travel teaches us tolerance and understanding

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With “eyes to serve and and hands to learn”. We travel because it opens our eyes, changes our perspective and teaches us tolerance.
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5 Reasons to do a Workaway when you are retired

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Travel and volunteering have no expiry date, so here are 5 little reasons why you should consider using Workaway when you are living in the ‘golden years’ after you've retired.
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5 Workaway experiences to give back to the world

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You all know by now how Workaway works and the benefits of volunteering compared to aimless travel, so we won’t go on about that again, but sometimes it’s just nice to highlight some of the 21,000+ hosts we now have online – especially the ones that are really making a difference to our planet and are giving back to the local communities.
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No Matter Your Age, Travel Has No Limit

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The only limits you have are the limits you believe! These travellers will show you why you can travel the world no matter your age or ability.
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The Truth Behind Those Stories of "I Quit My Job to Travel the World"

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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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Journey with less: Woman who never travels with more than 5kg

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She is taking the term travelling light to a whole new level - how Susan manages to travel with a bag weighing just 5 kilos
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Christmas Gifts for Every Travel Lover!

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Without a doubt we're the hardest people on earth to buy Christmas gifts for. We’ve found the best of the more affordable options for all you adventurers...
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Why Travel-Volunteering is Every Language Learner's Dream

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How does volunteering help language learning? We asked Cambridge University examiner, language school owner and Workaway host Jane from U.K. for her opinion
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Advice for Solo Travellers: Chicken Bus Ride in Guatemala

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Should I even be taking this chicken bus alone? What if I got robbed? What was I getting myself into? The list of things you should be afraid of goes on...
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10 of the most AMAZING Workaway experiences!

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Earlier in the year we showed you ‘5 of the most fantastical…
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We make a living by what we get, but make a life by what we give!

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We want to spread the word further, to show everyone why becoming a volunteer is so rewarding. Here are 10 reasons why volunteering is the BEST FEELING in the world.
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Falling In Love While Travelling

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Love and travel go hand in hand, in fact TRAVEL IS LOVE. Travel…
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Best Travel Books To Fuel Your Wanderlust

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In this crazy world full of technology we currently live in there…
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Life Lessons From Travelling & Workawaying Around the World

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We all travel for different reasons; maybe we even travel for…
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How Workawayers Are Being 'Teachers' to the Unschooled

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Many thanks to Lehla for letting us re-post her blog all…
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Matt's Workaway Experience Video in Thailand

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Thanks to Matt Harrison for letting us repost his great video…
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5 of the most fantastical Workaway destinations

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Whatever “rocks your boat” there is something fascinating…
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Volunteering: Your Number 1 New Year's Resolution

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Looking back and making resolutions How many times do we look…
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Soleitaliano's European Tour Awards

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We loved the food orientated nature of Jacqui's blog post about…
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Wendy on a Whim's Workaway

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"During my drive home from Birmingham I was overtaken by…
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Helping to Build Erdem's Earthship through Workaway

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We loved reading David and Austin's blog about their travels,…