A photo of Foz de Iguacu, Brazil.
A relaxing life beside the sea awaits for travellers prepared to work for it. From Iran to the West Indies here are seven places where volunteers can swap their skills for a room, beach hut or ocean view tent.
There isn’t going to be a great deal of work done at The Working Traveller for the next month as the football World Cup returns to its adopted home for the first time since 1950. If watching three games a day slumped in front of the TV inspires you to a) go out and get some fresh air and b) do something football related, then there are numerous football gap years around the world that can help and where you can be of help.
A travel photo of Foz de Iguacu, Brazil.
A travel photo of Foz de Iguazu, Brazil
A travel photo of a Humming Bird at a park near Foz de Iguacu, Brazil.
We took our first major trip in 2002 when we spotted in a copy of TNT an advertisement for round the world flights. At £860 the idea of flying to Peru and making our way overland to Argentina, crossing the Pacific Ocean to New Zealand and Australia before exploring Southeast Asia, seemed a bargain too good to miss.
Nine years ago today I was snoring face down in my lunch in preparation for boarding the flight home to the UK. After 364 days on the road our trip ended in a drunken slumber outside a Bangkok restaurant.
Ancient or modern, film, books, arts, religious, comedy, beer or music, today is festival day. Somewhere in the world a town or city is celebrating one of the many thousands of events that make up the social fabric of the varied communities that inhabit this planet.
As we demonstrated in the last MBTP, good photographs can sometimes be made by getting the angle just right.