Category Volunteering

Living in Sapa, Vietnam

Peter Gilbert: Why I Live in… Sapa

In 2010 Peter Gilbert was just passing through Sapa, a hill town in the north of Vietnam, on the way to Laos when he heard about an organisation dedicating itself to improving the literacy of local children. Initially he volunteered for three months as an English teacher with Sapa O’Chau but after a short visit home to Sheffield, and a winter season working in Japan, he returned to continue helping with the project. Read More
Volunteer Work in Chiang Mai, Thailand

34 Places to Volunteer in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai has a reputation among digital nomads and travel bloggers as a place to get work done but those without a laptop can also find ways to be productive. Whether it be a skilled hand or just a willing hand, the following organisations all welcome a little help in achieving their goals. These NGOs, not for profits and, in some cases, businesses, can be found either in the city of Chiang Mai itself or in surrounding villages and towns.Read More
House sitter looking after a dog

House Sitting 101 Part 2 – Become a House Sitter

Rachel Martin runs Trusted Housesitters alongside her partner Andy. Running a house sitting website gives her a bird’s eye view of the world of house sitting as well as insights into what works and what doesn’t when applying for a housesit. Here’s a few of her top tips.Read More
House and pet sitting

House Sitting 101 – 3 Tips to Get Started in House Sitting

If you’re travelling – or planning to go travelling – and you haven’t heard about house sitting, where have you been hiding? This is part one of a two post series by James Cave of TrustedHousesitters.com about house sitting. Read More
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #8

Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.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
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #7

Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.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
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #6

Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.Read More
Working Abroad and Volunteer Jobs Overseas

Paid and Volunteer Work Abroad

A compilation of all our jobs abroad and volunteer work articles, plus links to useful information on our other sites.Read More