6 Months Working on a Farm in Sweden

Half a year in rural Sweden is one of many programmes arranged each year by AgriVenture, an organisation that offers young travellers, aged 18 to 30, the chance to travel and work on a farm, in agriculture, horticulture or home management in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA and Japan.

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A Downloadable Map + Google = Fruit Picking Jobs in Riverina, Australia

The Riverina tourist authorities once used to produce a handy guide to taking a working holiday in this region of NSW. While searching for it recently we came up short – the site now seems to focus on information for travellers who don’t need to break their backs harvesting crops – but we did find this downloadable PDF map that could be put to use in a job hunt in the area.

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139 Travellers That Have Worked and Volunteered Abroad

Chris quit a job for a life on the road, working as a surf instructor in Ecuador and appearing in a nudist movie, Franca and Dale took care of 600 dogs in Thailand, Kim dropped explosives out of a helicopter onto ski slopes, while Kaley went to Spain in 2009 to teach English and stayed because of a boy.

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G’day Farmstay: Farm Work Exchanges in Australia and New Zealand

Working in Australia or New Zealand on a Tourist Visa usually involves keeping one step ahead of the increasingly active men and women from the immigration department. One way to avoid all that trouble and of keeping a big black stain off of your passport (if caught) is to work for your keep.

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