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Working Abroad Black Friday Deals

Working Abroad Black Friday Offers

Some of our advertisers and affiliates are running Black Friday offers today, providing a great opportunity to invest both in your travelling future while at the same time keeping some of your hard won travel budget back for important things like booze buckets and bedbug free dorm beds. Read More
Teaching English in Japan

An Expat’s Advice on Teaching English in Japan

From preparing for the move abroad and choosing the right type of visa to becoming a qualified language teacher and applying for jobs, Shaun, a British expat working as an Assistant Language Teacher, offers his advice and useful tips to help us decide which route is best for becoming a language teacher in Japan.Read More
Teaching English in China

The Ultimate Guide to Teaching English in China

We've turned over The Working Traveller once again to Cez and Agness of eTramping, asking them to share their first hand expertise on teaching English in China.Read More
Taking a Gap Year

Taking a Gap Year Mini Mag

We recently relaunched one of our old neglected sites into a gap year mini mag. Every three months we will present some ideas for your year out - regardless of how long that may be.Read More
Penguins at the Polar Ice Caps

Polar Ice Caps Melting! How to Plan Your Cool Trip

With the polar ice caps melting, you should hurry to the Arctic and the icy South. Key facts about the melting ice caps and travel locations included!Read More
Digital Nomad Volunteering

The Volunteering Entrepreneur

Nelson Santos discovered a passion for volunteering in his mid-20’s but financial reality brought his plans to a halt until he figured out how to travel the world without saving up first.Read More
Bus timetables from Kanchanaburi, Thailand

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.Read More
HelpStay Work Exchanges

You Owe it to Yourself to ‘Find Your Calling’

Shay Gleesom found his purpose after spending six months travelling, working on farms, helping in back packer hostels and volunteering teaching, exchanging a few hours’ help for accommodation and board. Those experiences gained and people encountered guided him to his future path and into something that he genuinely wanted to do with his life.Read More
Kanchanaburi to Erawan bus timetables

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.Read More
The Working Traveller is back in Thailand

TWT in 2017: A New Trip Begins

A little later than usual we begin our look forward to the year ahead by casting our minds back, scratching our heads and wondering just what the hell did we do with our time in the year past. We also discuss leaving Turkey and our latest travels in Southeast Asia (again).Read More