Category Volunteering

Volunteer Work in Mayrhofen at the Snowbombing Festival

Volunteer at Snowbombing Festival in Austria

Volunteer workers can save hundreds of pounds on the price of tickets to the Snowbombing Festival held in the Mayrhofen, in the Austrian Alps. Sometimes referred to as Ibiza on ice, Snowbombing is the biggest after season party in the Alps and surely the only festival to combine skiing and electronic music.Read More
Hostel work in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Work 3 Hours at a Paddywagon Hostel in Ireland and Stay for Free

Belfast was another place that we attempted to trade advertising for a room and we are glad we did. We didn’t know what to expect when we pitched up late to Paddy’s Palace, just in time before Emma left for the night, but it wasn’t the lovely two room apartment they had waiting for us.Read More
Volunteer work in a hostel in Sukhothai, Thailand

Volunteering At Home in Sukhothai

One of the things we do to keep our accommodation costs down is to trade our advertising space for a place to stay for a few nights. The offer is attractive to hoteliers and hostel owners who pay for ad space with what might otherwise be an empty room, while we can invest the money we saved in to our twin passions of beer and jewel encrusted fridge magnets.Read More
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #11

Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.Read More
Hostel jobs in Kuala Lumpur

Occasional Hostel Work in Kuala Lumpur

We saw numerous Jobs Offered signs - written in English - in Kuala Lumpur. At first we thought there are so many opportunities for working travellers looking to earn a few ringgits to keep them on the road longer in the region but quickly came to realise that the signs are in my language because our colonial past here provides a ready-made means of communication in a country with considerable ethnic diversity.Read More
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #10

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Volunteer work with wild animals in Kanchanaburi, Thailand

How to Walk a Lion

I took a lion for a walk the other week. I know, read that again - I really did say I took a lion for a walk. Taking lions (and tigers – more about that in another post) for a spot of exercise is just one of the things we did when we pitched up in Kanchanaburi, at the doors of the Safari Volunteer Initiative as two of their more incompetent volunteers.Read More
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #9

Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.Read More
Safari Park Volunteer Initiative, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

We’re Volunteering in Kanchanaburi Next Week

Deirdre is holding out a piece of food for me as if I were a seal. She says she is getting into practice for feeding animals, because this is one of the things we might be doing next week as part of our volunteer duties. Read More
Cheap Volunteer Work in Southeast Asia

Ten Free or Cheap Volunteer Projects to Join in Southeast Asia

Visitors to Southeast Asia will find many inexpensive volunteer projects in the region without having to look too hard - though they will be more limited if you hate dogs and don’t want to teach English.Read More