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Gap Year

How to Make the Most of Your Gap Year Experience

Despite the economic gloom, the gap year is still seen as something of a rite of passage. Rather than simply being viewed as a hunt for the world’s best beaches, modern young people are taking the chance to combine travel with learning. And wise they are too – a recent survey by YouGov revealed that 63% of human resources professionals agreed that a constructive gap year makes a job application stand out.Read More
Backpacker Jobs Needing a Driving Licence

Backpacker Jobs You’ll Need a Driving Licence For

Backpacking can be an amazing experience, and most people return with memories and friends that they'll never forget. Although we all wish we could travel the globe for months on end without having to worry about money, the simple fact is that travel is expensive. If you're planning a backpacking trip and want to find ways to fund your adventure whilst you're out there, take a look at this guide by Izzy from PassSmart. Izzy looks at what jobs are out there and how you might be limiting your employment prospects by not holding a driving licence.Read More
Working in Australia

Start a Career in Australia

Maybe the travel bug has bitten you during a gap year; perhaps you have fallen in love with Oz during a working holiday, or you have decided to escape the influence of the Euro zone and kickstart your career in a more positive business climate… Whichever personal reasons you have, you now want to work in Australia.Read More
Learning a language on a gap year

5 Ways to Spend Your Gap Year Learning Languages

It’s a well-known fact that the best way to learn a language is to totally immerse yourself in a different culture. By travelling to the country where your chosen language is spoken frequently, you’ll give yourself the best chance of becoming fluent quickly – and what better time to do this than on a gap year?Read More
VOIP Calls from South Africa

5 Reasons to Research VoIP Before Travelling in South Africa

With so many opportunities for travellers and volunteers in South Africa, it has become one of the most popular countries for those on a career break or gap year. Opportunities exist to gain experience in human rights work, wildlife conservation, teaching, journalism, and care and community work. And there is so much to see and do – from the very civilised waterfront of Cape Town to the very wild ‘Big 5’ in the reserves, it offers adventures of a lifetime. Read More
Diving in the Maldives

Underwater Film Sites in the Maldives

Of all the places in the world to visit while on holiday, a journey to the Maldives ranks among the most beautiful, exciting, and romantic. Just a glance at the sandy beaches, the sparkling blue water and the waving palm trees is sure to leave an imprint upon your memory as you reach for your camera. You may be asking yourself: where to start?Read More
Work as a diving instructor in Sharm el Sheikh, Sinai, Egypt

Work as a Diving Instructor in Sharm el Sheikh

Over three million tourists make their way to the Sinai Peninsula every year, led by the rise in cheap holidays to Sharm el Sheikh and the region’s world-renowned scuba diving.Read More
Working in Seefeld Ski resort, Innsbruck, Austria

Working in Chalets and on the Slopes in Seefeld

The beautiful village hideaway of Seefeld is located in Innsbruck, Austria. It's the perfect place to let crisp alpine air rejuvenate the body, mind and soul. Throughout the year, there are plenty of jobs for those who want to plump up their resumes with work experience. Read More
Work in Dubai, UAE

Earning While You Explore: Popular Part Time Job Roles in Dubai for Expats

If you are travelling and working in order to fund your trip you may want to consider stopping by in Dubai. Read More
Freelance work abroad

Freelancing Abroad: Don’t Let These 4 Common Concerns Stop You From Fulfilling Your Dream

Leaving home to work overseas as a freelancer is a life-changing decision, says Connor Davies. You might be slightly nervous at the prospect of moving to a completely new country, but that’s fine: Fear is something that you can overcome, and when you succeed it makes the experience even sweeter.Read More