Read About These 168 Travellers That Have Worked and Volunteered Abroad

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When Sherrill started travelling in her sixties she found volunteering to be her main source of lodging, food, and new friends. Chris quit a job with STA Travel for a life on the road, working as a surf instructor in Ecuador and appearing in a nudist movie, while Leif worked aboard a Caribbean sailing yacht. They are just some of the 168 travellers we have listed in our updated Workers of the World Profiles in the Jobs Abroad Bulletin.

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The Vaping Traveller

This can be an emotive topic so if you don’t smoke, don’t like smoking, and you do not need help with giving up smoking, this short post and infographic aren’t for you.

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Kanchanaburi Bus Timetables

We could have had to take an inconvenient detour and add time to an already long journey to the Laos border had we not taken photos of these timetables at Kanchanaburi bus station. Hopefully, they will be helpful to anyone getting else looking to get a bus from Kanchanaburi.

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Bus Timetable: Kanchanaburi to Erawan

We spotted this sign when we arrived at Kanchanaburi bus station and thought it might be useful for anyone searching in advance for the bus times to Erawan, or from Erawan to Kanchanaburi.

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Win a Summer Job With Generator Hostels

Generator’s Summer of Festivals is back for a second year. They are offering the chance to win a job as their Summer of Festivals Reporter and spend the summer travelling around Europe covering music festivals and documenting them on Generator’s blog and social channels.

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Learn to be an Entrepreneur in Lithuania: Sovereign Academy Applications are Open for 2015

Described as a crash course in reality, a ‘how to’ guide for breaking free and becoming successful, the four day camp is aimed at young entrepreneurs and held each summer beside a lake in Trakai, Lithiania.

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Americans Encouraged to Take a Career Break

Last week we linked to an article in the Telegraph that reported that in Britain the heyday of the gap year is behind us. However in the USA the idea of taking a year out from work or study is still seen as a little suspect, un-American even.

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Gap Years in the Spotlight

This past week is traditionally when the mainstream media in the UK pays attention to gap years. Students receive their exam results and start deciding which universities to attend or whether to defer for a year and take a gap year.

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Volunteer With Big Cats in Thailand

The Safari Park Volunteer Initiative where we spent a few days last year helping out as volunteers has begun a new programme focused on training the adolescent lions, tigers and leopards in its care.

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