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Paxos, Greek Islands

Two unspoilt Greek islands

One of the hardest things about going on holiday to Greece is deciding where to go. So many islands and so little time! But before you don a blindfold and stick a pin in an atlas, have a look at our pick of two of the most unspoilt Greek islands of them all – Skopelos and Paxos.Read More
Bondi Beach. Sydney, Australia

Sydney’s Top 5 Beaches

The top five beaches in Sydney Australia, including Bondi, Balmoral, Clovelly, Little Congwong Bay and Lady Martin's beach.Read More
Find work in backpacker hostels

Travelling & Work Opportunities in Backpacker Hostels

If you’ve gone to work in Australia hoping for a farm picking job but had no luck, you could try working in a backpackers for an extra dollar or ten, or even a bed for the night. If you’re backpacking in Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns or Byron Bay take heed of these tips.Read More
Petra, Jordan

Raiders of the Lost Note – Part 2: Petra & the Dead Sea

Its early January 2011, the Middle East is quiet, signs of unrest are rumoured but nothing that is not part of normal life in this ancient land. We head off from Egypt to Jordan via Israel excited about the few days we will spend exploring the ancient world of Petra, the weightlessness of the Dead Sea and the emptiness of the Wadi Rum desert.Read More
Jenny in Wadi rum, Jordan

Raiders of the Lost Note – Part 1: Wadi Rum

Its early January 2011, the Middle East is quiet, signs of unrest are rumoured but nothing that is not part of normal life in this ancient land. We head off from Egypt to Jordan via Israel excited about the few days we will spend exploring the ancient world of Petra, the weightlessness of the Dead Sea and the emptiness of the Wadi Rum desert.Read More
Work abroad as a translator

Working Abroad as a Linguist

Are you fluent in another language besides English? Or would you be willing to become fluent in one? Then, you have almost all you need to start carving out a career as a location independent freelance translator. Read More
Work Abroad as a Driving Instructor

Working Abroad as a Driving Instructor

Being a driving instructor is one of the few careers with very easily transferable skills. In fact, driving instructors from the UK are in a great position to work abroad as the testing and examinations required to work here are much more stringent and robust than in many other countries.Read More
London from the air

Vanishing London

London is, and always has been, a vortex of perpetual change. The 7 million people that live in the city today are presented with a volume of commercial, technological and cultural choice that dwarfs any other period in its history.Read More
Road Blocks to Working Abroad

Three Roadblocks to Working Abroad

It takes a lot of courage to decide that a job in another part of the world is what you want. If you’ve found work abroad opportunities and mastered the skills to do the job, the last thing you want is an unexpected road block to stand in the way of your dream.Read More
Teaching English as a Foreign Language

6 Reasons to Work Abroad Before You Die

Forget finding true love, climbing Everest and/or saving the world – here’s why are six reasons why working abroad should be number one on your bucket list!Read More