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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
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