Category Guest Posts

The Hermitage Museum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

A Week in Amsterdam – Amsterdam: Museum City

Famous for its gorgeous canals, historic buildings, museums and liberal attitude, Amsterdam has lots to offer any visitor. And, the best part is, the city is very compact, making it ideal to explore on foot.Read More
Farm Jobs

Learning Languages When Job Hunting Abroad

Travelling is undoubtedly fun – providing a heady mix of new cultures and new experiences. However, the pressures of constantly moving from place to place can take its toll – both mentally and financially.Read More
Long haul flights

Enduring a Long Haul Flight

Long distance flights, perhaps more than anything else, have transformed the way that people take holidays. Not so long ago, a journey to south-east Asia would have cost a fortunate and taken six months, now, there are an abundance of cheap flights to Thailand and other far flung destinations through the likes of DialAFlight, but there's no getting away from the fact that long distance flights aren't fun.Read More
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