Being on the road certainly gives you plenty of stories to tell, here we are showing some of those travelling stories from the Workaway community

They Call Me Obruni- Finding a Sense of Belonging While Travelling

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I stand out. Like a sore thumb. Like a neon glow stick against a moonless midnight sky. Will I ever truly belong? Can I ever truly belong? I have been a foreigner many times. Yet, this is the first time being a foreigner has been so obvious to me and everyone else, too. It’s the first time I’ve felt an unshakeable sense of vulnerability and loss of anonymity.
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Discovering Real Food and Olive Oil in Puglia with Workaway

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Workawayers from the USA learning about food culture, harvesting olives and making olive oil the traditional way in the boot of Italy. Yum!

Ecotourism: lessons from our Thai jungle adventure

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Workawayer Anna & Andrea's agreement with their host was to create a website and a marketing campaign for their Ecotourism project in exchange for a place to sleep, food, and the possibility to try out the attractions they organise. They started trekking in the jungle then across the waterfalls and bamboo rafting; then the time came for camping at the mountain top, for a sunrise bath in the hot spring and, best of all, for a trip to Ratchaprapha dam, one of the most beautiful places in the world...
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How Workaway Enriched My Solo Trip to France

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What I couldn’t know then was that my first Workaway solo trip would teach me important lessons that I still rely on several years, and many Workaways later. Whether you’re considering your first solo trip with Workaway or your thirtieth, I hope you’ll find them valuable too.
Maori Workaway

Maori Workaway on Waiheke - Wandering and also Wondering

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Read about Workawayers Carissa and Danielle's experience helping out and integrating in a Maori household and community on Waiheke in New Zealand
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Chris' 5,000 Miles and 8 Months on Foot and Bicycle

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Read about an epic trip by bicycle the length of New Zealand and a hike along the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine in the USA with the ambition to use no motorised vehicles

Travelling with a Partner, the Pros and Cons

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Companion or Complainer? Whether to travel with a partner or…

Earthcircuit - How Workaway helps the traveling experience

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Our mission is now an unmission – with no clear ideas or focus; our future is as unknown as the countries before us are unfamiliar. Which is just how we like it.

Gotta Globe - Mike and Amy's Workaway Blog

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Workawaying while exploring the world - this was a great way for us to balance our over budgeted Italy trip and give back!

Michelle's Secret for Low Cost and Relaxing Traveling

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Tips on travelling on a budget, the sacrifices that sometimes have to be made before leaving and some good tactics once on the road.

30th Birthday in Thailand with Workaway

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One of my big goals for my 30th birthday was to make even the smallest bit of positive change in the world. Fortunately, I was able to accomplish my goal at a Workaway work exchange opportunity I participated in Thailand this year.