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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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Travel photography - "The Li river at sunset" (Yangshuo, China)

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Taken under subtle lighting at dusk, the photo has undoubtedly succeeded in capturing Yanzhou’s stunning beauty at its best. We love the picture for being so much more than merely a postcard of the oriental landscape.
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10 Festivals Around the World That Will Give You Wanderlust and Make You Smile

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Everyone smiles in the same language! There are hundreds of festivals set up all around the world for that exact reason; to make you SMILE!
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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.

10 of the most AMAZING Workaway experiences!

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These ones come from all over the globe, maybe some destinations you hadn’t even heard of, and definitely some workaway experiences you didn't know existed.

Family Travel with Workaway

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“The magic happens once you step outside the comfort zone” ! Here's why it’s worth the effort to take your family off on an adventure of a life-time...
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Finding a new way of life through Workaway

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“I am not ‘travelling’ – I’m just choosing to be alive somewhere else.” September's workawayer of the month features Trisha, a digital nomad working around the world, one Workaway project at a time!

10 Tips and Resources to Meet People While Travelling Solo

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Ironic as it may sound, to travel solo rarely means to travel alone. And you’ve been told that before right? So let us help you take that first step...

Unleash your creativity at this arthouse and B&B in Italy

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"I adore how networks like Workaway allow us to find mutually-beneficial relationships, which allow us to thrive creatively and culturally. Of course it saves travellers money, and it also allows them to really get immersed in the lifestyle of another culture, rather than just peering in at it from the outside!"

Falling In Love While Travelling

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Love and travel go hand in hand, in fact TRAVEL IS LOVE. Travel means falling in love with new places, new languages, new foods and new surroundings. And for a lot of us falling in love with a person. But is love found on the road true love? Is it sincere and will it last the test of time? Or will it be swept away like the footprints in the sand only to be replaced over and over again?

The best way to explore the world is through hands-on exchanges!

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"I personally don't want to just see the world, observe it, I want to participate in it." Jamie, first workawayer of the month, shares his unique way of travelling - by fully immersing in local experiences and making the most out of them!

Best Travel Books To Fuel Your Wanderlust

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In this crazy world full of technology, there's still one form of innocent freedom we can run to in order to escape it all - travel books.

Is Workaway right for you?

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"The organisation Workaway connects potential volunteers with host families across the world for a meaningful travel, work and cultural exchange. However, before embarking on a Workaway exchange, it is important to consider whether this type of travel is right for you."

Life Lessons From Travelling & Workawaying Around the World

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We all travel for different reasons; maybe we even travel for…

Workaway experiences: The pros & cons of volunteer exchanges

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Ilaria is the 'Girl with a suitcase' and has kindly allowed us…

Take a travel budget breather with Workaway

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James and Charlie are Workaway members travelling the world…