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HelpStay Work Exchanges

You Owe it to Yourself to ‘Find Your Calling’

Shay Gleesom found his purpose after spending six months travelling, working on farms, helping in back packer hostels and volunteering teaching, exchanging a few hours’ help for accommodation and board. Those experiences gained and people encountered guided him to his future path and into something that he genuinely wanted to do with his life.Read More
Travel photos and the Prisma app

Around the World With Prisma

One of the first apps we downloaded on our new iPod Touch is Prisma. This app that turns your photos into works of art and we have been doing exactly that with some of our own. Here are 24 of our favourites.Read More
Hostel Volunteer Work in Albania

Expecting the Unexpected as a Hostel Volunteer

Volunteering in exchange for a bed and food has become a common means for young people to travel the world on a budget, the two dominant trends being in agriculture (WWOOFing) and hostel work (Helpx and Workaway), which are constantly in need of cheap young labor. My experience revolves around the latter sector.Read More
Save Money Travelling

14 Great HelpStays Around the World to Save Money While Travelling

HelpStay connects small projects looking for a hand with independent travellers looking to save money on accommodation. For travellers there is also the opportunity to add purpose to their wanderings, get a local insight into the area, and learn new skills as well as passing on their own. We've selected 14 of our favourite current projects around the globe, offering a mix of helping in schools, hostels, eco projects, animal rescue centres and NGOs.Read More
Apps for Working Abroad

10 Apps You Need When Working Abroad

So you have just accepted a position at a company in Singapore and people are congratulating you and asking when the big move is. Your stomach drops. This is actually happening. You will actually be living in another country. Inevitably, even the most seasoned traveller is going to have an initial stomach drop at the prospect of setting up home in a land completely alien to them, however, you can breathe a sigh of relief as those tech-savvy dynamos who magic-up mobile phone apps have created 10 gems to help those living as expats, and working in foreign countries, have a hassle-free experience. Read More
Ski Resort Jobs in Courchevel

Ski Resort Chalet Jobs in Courchevel and Other Resorts in the Alps

It is little over a week since we spotted winter staff on Facebook taking a break from cleaning after the last set of guests for this season, but already ski companies will be turning their attention to finding workers for winter 2016/17.Read More
Living in Bangkok

Jesse Logister: Why I Live in Bangkok

Though a loyal, honest and hard working employee, Jesse Logister didn't always feel appreciated in his jobs as a cleaner of trains, mail man, factory worker, sales person, and airport luggage handler, so he escaped the 9 to 5 to Thailand and a job online.Read More
Merry Christmas 2015

Merry Christmas: Enjoy These Repeats 2015

Another year has passed and as usual we celebrate the birth of a baby 2000 years ago with another batch of repeats in the time honoured fashion of Christmas TV.Read More
Working Abroad Advice

Meet Our Working Abroad Experts

We often get asked questions here at TWT but to be honest we are a bit hit or miss about answering your enquiries. When we are on the ball, on top of things and have an answer quickly to hand - or, even better, in my head - we can be both helpful and quick to respond but when I have my head down and am working on a project email is something I tend to neglect. So we have done what we always do when confronted with a problem. We have got someone else to do it.Read More
Teaching and Tourism Jobs Abroad with Disney

3onFriday: 3 Jobs Abroad With Disney

The mighty mouse is prevalent on the high seas, in Europe, America and elsewhere. From selling soft toys to dressing up as the face of the company, Disney can help pay the bills racked up on a year out. Read More