Travel photography - “Cows on the beach”

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Superb shots taken by Workawayers and hosts! See some of the best images entered into the Workaway.info travel photos competition in February 2015.

Matt's Workaway Experience Video in Thailand

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"We don't travel to escape life but for life not to escape us..." Workawayer Matt shares his experience in a hostel in the south of Thailand.

Symptoms that reveal you're turning into a backpacker

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

If a Volunteer Placement Does Not Go Well, What Do You Do?

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A Workaway host describes a recent problem with a volunteer who showed up ill and unable to provide any help. What advice would you give?

Workaway Has a New Look

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Welcome to Workaway's new responsive design, with added improvements to the host search section!

Travel photography - “Who or What Guards?” (Croatia)

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This is what it's like to enjoy every moment of your life, the "Workaway" way! Check out the best shots of our travel photo competition in January 2015 and get inspired to embark on some new adventures.

Travel photography - “Swingers in Penang” (Malaysia)

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Here are some of the varied and wonderful shots taken by workawayers and hosts during their travels! Take a look at our favourite Workaway travel photos of December 2014 and see how you can get a chance to win the €100 prize.

Travel photography - “Happy horse exercising” (BC, Canada)

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There's so many ways to experience the world - start through the lens of our Workawayers & hosts! Here are some of our picks for the November 2014 photo competition of workaway.info
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A gap year can leave you smiling when searching for a job

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How travelling can be put to good use when looking for a job. Use the skills you developed to your advantage when writing a CV and in work interviews.

Why Volunteering will put your CV on the top of the pile

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Being a volunteer says so much! Utilise your experiences while volunteering to embellish your CV & increase your appeal to potential employers and for extra pull when applying for courses.
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5 of the most fantastical Workaway destinations

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Horse-drawn gipsy caravan, cave dwelling in Petra, tree house, private yacht… these are what dreams are made of! Here are five inspirational Workaway destinations which speak to our “inner child” and beckon us with a story-tale appeal that's impossible to resist.