In these posts we provide news about the website, including notifications when new features are added

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Workaway news: Plan your travels and explore new places with a travel buddy

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Whether you are craving some companionship after a solo soul-searching journey, or you prefer to explore the world alongside somebody else...this is the perfect tool for you. Perhaps you want to find a buddy to visit hosts together with, or just to explore the local area during your days off? Either way, we hope you can find wonderful friendships through Workaway that will go beyond Workaway!

Workaway news: Stand out from the rest with your best Workaway profile

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If a photo can speak a thousand words, then a video can do more! So give a bit of personality by uploading a personal video to your workaway profile, and show off all your achievements on the site with our new badges too.

Workaway news: Create your own Workaway map with pins

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Whether you’re wanderlusting over a whole bunch of countries on your "to go" list at the same time, or already finalising your travels and ready to hop on the next flight, set your plans in motion by creating your own Workaway map with pins of your travel destinations!

Workaway news: highlight your accomplishments in your official Workaway reference letter

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So, you've already checked off some Workaway adventures from your list and received some feedback from hosts you have stayed with. What's next? Well, why not highlight your amazing accomplishments to future employers by adding your Workaway adventures to you CV? :)

Workaway news: Experience worldwide exchanges with Workaway TV

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Happy 2018 from Workaway! Would this be the year of husky training in a Canadian cabin? Or would it be the year you build your first straw bale house with a community of earth-loving volunteers around the world? Check out our Workaway TV page to get a glimpse of what your own new year might look like, and see how you can get involved in our referral scheme to extend your subscription for free by sharing your adventures with friends!

Workaway news: start chatting with your personal Workaway advisor

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Happy autumn from the Workaway team! If you’re a regular visitor of the site, you might’ve noticed that your profile page has gone through a huge makeover! To keep the site even more user-friendly, remember we have introduced a "Help" section to your Workawayer profile page? Members can easily access tips on how to improve their profile, message hosts, as well as some extra information from the team.

Workaway news: stay tuned to our weekly livestreams

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Did you know that we now have a weekly livestream for workawayers where you can get more support from the team personally? We are always looking for new ways to improve our site to make it as user-friendly and interactive as possible for all you lovely members out there! And we can assure you that we are not robots working behind the site!
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Meet Up with Workawayers - Save your favourites in a new list

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With our 'Meet Up' feature you can see Workawayers local to you on a map. Save them in your favourites list and contact like minded travellers.

Be A Guest Writer for Workaway

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Be a guest writer for workawayblog.com, share your experience or expertise and promote yourself too. We're looking for people with stories to tell!
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New Features on Workaway.info - Message Icon

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To make it easier to see when new messages have arrived, we've added a symbol to the top of the page for Workaway members!

Workaway Has a New Look

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

Workaway Photo Gallery & Competition

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We'd love to see your best shots of anything travel or volunteer related!

Recent features added to Workaway.info

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Check out our new feature for workawayers to find hosts more easily and organise their personal host lists!

Workaway's New Look

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We recently changed the look of the site to try and make it a bit easier to use and have the information laid out better for users. We hope that it feels fresher, more modern and is still easy to find your way around!

Workaway in Wales

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Whilst Wales might not be as exotic as some of the locations you can find on the site, there are many great hosts situated in this beautiful region, many around the famous Snowdonia National Park.

Workaway Team Visit to Portugal

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It was a lesson to us in what can be done in a short space of time with a few willing hands, lots of enthusiasm, a dream and real drive to carry out that dream and make it come true…

Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand

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A sneak peak into helping in an Elephant sanctuary along with building and art projects at a jungle in Thailand.