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This couple from Brazil truly captures the beauty of "A World Without Walls"

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Renata and Aline are a Workaway couple who've been travelling together since 2017. With their project, "a world without walls", the duo is on a mission to inspire your next trip and challenge your perception of the world.
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5 ways to make your Workaway profile stand out

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Let's face it, these days it seems like we're filling out online profiles for everything. From dating apps to career networks, it can be a bit overwhelming to find one more way to describe yourself. However, your Workaway profile can be different and we're here to help! Follow our best tips for how to create a unique profile that will unlock countless opportunities. Adventure awaits!

Travel Photo Competition Winners - November 2018

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There's so much magic around the world, and so many ways for us to explore it! Start through the lens of our workawayers & hosts, and get inspired by our favourite travel photography of November 2018.

Travel Photo Competition Winners - October 2018

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See the world through Workawayer & host's eyes - discover our favourite travel photography showcasing the wonderful Workaway adventure moments around the world, and share yours for a chance to win the €100 cash prize!
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Travel Photo Competition Winners - September 2018

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Explore the wonders of the world through our community! Here are some of the best travel photography in September 2018's workaway photo competition - get some inspiration and and showcase your photography to win some travel funds too!
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Travel Photo Competition Winners - August 2018

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Where would you like your Workaway adventures to take you? From tropical paradise in Sri Lanka to the edges of Ecuador, take a look at the endless possibilities offered in August 2018's travel photo competition, and get inspired to start your own too!
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Travel Photo Competition Winners - July 2018

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A celebration of July 2018's travel photography and achievements of the Workaway community, from reaching new heights in Nepal to milking a cow for the first time! Get inspired for your own globetrotting adventure and get a chance to win the €100 cash prize.

This host in Morocco is building bridges between cultures and creating a home for world travellers

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We have the pleasure of getting to know host Musti from Morocco, who is committed to building bridges between cultures by opening his home to travellers! From diffusing cultural misconceptions to helping workawayers discover unique local experiences, Musti introduces Marrakesh to the world through language exchange, sharing amazing life stories and enjoying the benefits of argan oil!

Travel Photo Competition Winners – June 2018

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What is it like to float in the middle of the Dead Sea, or learn to drive a tractor for the first time? Explore our favourite travel photography from June 2018, and share your best travel snapshots for a chance to win the €100 cash prize.

Travel Photo Competition Winners - May 2018

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Get lost in our favourite Workaway destinations, from the Ella Bridge to the arctic! Enter the photo competition that runs every month on workaway.info for a chance to win the €100 cash prize.

Learn the simple secret to cooking authentic and delicious Greek food

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Workawayers Anna and Marcin reinvent the meaning of Greek cuisine and learn the secrets behind its magic - olive oil and herbs fresh from the doorstep! Share a taste of their adventures with this simple recipe of some wonderfully comforting Gigantes Plaki.

Travel Photo Competition Winners - April 2018

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We loved April 2018's travel photography taken by workawayers and hosts on various adventures around the world! Explore some of the best images this month and enter the next competition for your chance to win the €100 prize.

Travel Photo Competition Winners - March 2018

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See the world through workawayer and host's eyes - explore some of the best travel photography in March 2018's workaway photo competition, and share your best snaps for a chance to win the €100 prize!
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The ultimate workaway guide to visiting & protecting the world's most amazing marine conservation sites

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We've handpicked a list of Workaway hosts on exclusive locations across the globe, with amazing projects perfect for those keen to witness the beauty of the blue and play a part in marine conservation!

Travel Photo Competition Winners – February 2018

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The February 2018's travel photography taken by Workawayers and hosts, featuring this heartwarming image for this month's travel photo competition winners! Lets get inspired to start our own journeys, and explore the many ways we can give back to local communities while exploring the world..

Travel Photo Competition Winners – January 2018

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From spectacular trail running views to snapshots with your workaway family - will these travel photography from January 2018's photo competition inspire you to go on your next adventure? Enter workaway's monthly photo competition for a chance to win the €100 cash prize.
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How this creative family is using their recycled art to inspire the community to reuse & recycle

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We had the pleasure of getting to know a lovely family living in the UK. Drawing on their experiences as journalists and travellers, they told us how they’re creating a new project that moves beyond recycling toward something even better. Get out some scissors and glue and tap into your inner child for this special interview!

Why taking a gap year is the best investment you'll make in your life

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Not sure about taking the risk of going on a gap year? Think gap years are only for college students, or teenagers with no goal in life? Here are 7 perfect reasons for you to start packing and embark on a year-long adventure abroad!

Travel Photo Competition Winners – December 2017

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Browse through the beautiful travel photos submitted by workawayers and hosts in December 2017; from epic volunteer teams to magnificent waterfalls! Enter the photo competition that runs every month on workaway.info for a chance to showcase your photography across our social profiles, and to win some travel funds!

Farm of happiness: How this host in Turkey discovered a better way of life through permaculture

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This month we spoke to one of our many workaway hosts, who runs a family farm in Turkey, as we learn about their story of how they made a big career move from banking and pharmaceutical sales into permaculture, all because of this one magical potion for a good life - "happiness"!

Travel Photo Competition Winners - November 2017

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See the latest amazing travel photos taken by workawayers and hosts in November 2017; from the majestic Himalayan ranges to new workaway families! Enter the photo competition that runs every month on workaway.info for a chance to win the €100 cash prize.

Travel Photo Competition Winners – October 2017

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Here are some of the varied and interesting shots taken by workawayers and hosts. Explore some of the best images and entered into the Workaway travel photos competition for your chance to win the €100 prize.

Travel Photo Competition Winners – September 2017

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Get lost in the most amazing Workaway destinations on earth, from the Balinese paradise to the incredibly beautiful Cenote and cow cuddles in an idyllic farm! Enter the photo competition that runs every month on workaway.info for a chance to win the €100 cash prize.

Travel Photo Competition Winners - August 2017

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Winners and commended images from the photo competition in August 2017 on workaway.info - get inspired for your own journey or travel photography!

Travel Photo Competition Winners - July 2017

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See the world through Workawayer & host's eyes- explore some of the best travel photos in our monthly competition gallery, share your best travel photos for a chance to win the €100 prize.

Meet the couple who are travelling the world by bike with their dog

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We recently came across the story of workawayers Anna and Marcin, a Polish couple who are pretty much living the dream. They quit their jobs for a life of slow travel, cycled from their home country all the way to Greece – AND brought their dog along on their adventures! We just need to find out more about their awesome journey.
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7 Workaway adventures to make your Summer unforgettable

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Summertime is officially here, calling us to let the most wild and free versions of ourselves shine. It invites us to take a step back from our normal routines to discover something different. Embrace your most wild and brave self and let these Workaway adventures inspire your own. (And buy that plane ticket, already)!

What is it like to hitchhike through Southeast Asia??

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Many people would be put off by the idea of getting into a total random stranger’s car in a foreign country, asking for a free lift.. But as told by our Workaway ambassador Charlotte, hitchhiking is not only one of the best ways to get around in Southeast Asia…it also can be an ideal way to meet new people!

Travel Photo Competition Winners - June 2017

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Totally in awe with the beauty of the universe! Check out our favourite snapshots of June 2017's travel photo competition, get inspired to start your own workaway adventure and capture your journeys for a chance to win the €100 prize.

10 Hacks to get the most from your first Workaway adventure

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It can be intimidating if you’re new to it (or need to reassure your parents). Here are a few tips for your first Workaway that I’m sure will give you the confidence to go for it and have one of the best adventures of your life.