Category Guest Posts

Working and Holidaying in Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is one of the prettiest places in the world, and as such has no shortage of visitors. There are so many things to do and see in this small island, that a weekend really doesn’t do it justice. That’s why it can be a perfect place to have a working holiday. You can enjoy more time in this paradise, while making money at the same time. Here are just a few of the many pastimes to do in Gran Canaria, along with working opportunities to help pay for all those activities.Read More
Fund Your Travels

Funding Your Life Abroad

After all the planning and dreaming while enduring the monotony of your humdrum job, it’s finally time to dive in to book your diving course or upload the webpage that will see you hiking up a mountain. But not so fast! You’ve saved up a little cash for the tickets and perhaps some initial accommodation, but you don’t want to come back to Blighty that early.Read More
Gap years

How To Fund Your Gap Year Experience

A gap year can be a life changing experience: you meet new people, taste new food and immerse yourself in new cultures. However, you won’t get anything for free on your year off so it is important that you have enough money before you leave. In this article we explain how you can fund your gap year.Read More
Jobs abroad for expats

The Best Jobs for English-Speaking Expats Abroad

So you’ve finally done it. You’re retired overseas, living the dream in some exotic locale. You’ve done a good bit of kicking back, perhaps indulged in your hobby or hobbies, maybe made some new friends. Things are going well (although who couldn’t use a little bit of extra cash). Then, you are hit by a realization that’s been slowly creeping up on you: you’re bored.Read More
Live and work in Montreal, Canada.

4 Reasons Why You Should Consider Montreal

According to Statistics Canada’s 2006 figures, about 15% of non-permanent resident workers in Canada had settled down in Montreal that year. Although this percentage is less than half that of Toronto – Canada’s largest city –, Montreal remains Canada’s second most coveted destination. The reasons that explain the popularity of the world’s second largest French speaking city among foreign temporary workers are numerous. Read More
Getting a holiday rep job

Landing a Holiday Rep Job

A career as a holiday rep is one of the most desirable roles in the travel industry. If you want to see the world, and get paid for it, there are few jobs where you can do so in such an outgoing, social environment. Read More
Working in Croatia

Work Your Way to Croatia

If the lure of the dazzling Dalmatian coast is too much for you, then there’s no time like the present to start thinking about a trip to Croatia. So what’s stopping you? Ah yes, finances. With a heady Mediterranean climate, endless sandy beaches and a lively culture, Croatia is a popular summer hotspot… But it doesn’t come cheap. If you’re not the best at scrimping and saving, then consider working a few easy-as jobs to help you earn your bread and beer.Read More
Working in Tenerife or Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain

The Ins and Outs of Finding Work on Tenerife and Lanzarote

The Canary Islands were once known as the Fortunate Islands; they earned the name for good reason. They are a winter free Nirvana boasting an almost perfect climate which attracts nearly 10 million visitors each year.Read More
Gap year tips

Tips on How to Plan the Best Gap or Sabbatical Year Out

Taking a year out before university or a much-needed break in your career can refresh, revitalize and give you a new outlook. But what kind of year out should you take? There are three main options each with several subcategories from which to pick your ideal year out. We have made this step-by-step guide on how to organize and choose the right trip to suit your needs.Read More
Learn French in Paris on your gap year

5 Amazing Language Courses for Your Gap Year

Taking a gap year and looking to do something productive? If this is the case, taking a language course is a great way of having fun, experiencing something new and learning too. In this guide you’ll find 5 language suggestions, including courses in Japan, India, France, China and Spain.Read More