Sporty and active travellers can save their travel budget for something pretty by swapping their skills and muscle for food, accommodation and equipment hire. The four hosts below each offer the opportunity to get onto lakes, mountain trails or river rapids without having to spend a cent.
With Christmas on the way thoughts often turn to going somewhere hot for the winter but why not embrace the bad weather and go somewhere that does the holiday season properly? Here are a four projects to enjoy snow as it should be enjoyed and where, of course, dog lovers need only apply.
Last week we posted a big list of backpacker hostels and guesthouses where it may be possible to work for your keep. We had intended this to be one post only but Wordpress decided otherwise and we had to split it into two. In part one we listed hostel work exchanges in Europe, Asia and Africa, while today's list of work to stay possibilites can be discovered in North America, South America and Australia and New Zealand.
A camp counsellor has been described as a "cross between a teacher and a big brother or sister." Your main role will be to keep the children safe and occupied for as long as they are awake, while those that don’t want to work directly with children may be able to find work in the background in catering, cleaning or maintenance positions.
According to Statistics Canada’s 2006 figures, about 15% of non-permanent resident workers in Canada had settled down in Montreal that year. Although this percentage is less than half that of Toronto – Canada’s largest city –, Montreal remains Canada’s second most coveted destination. The reasons that explain the popularity of the world’s second largest French speaking city among foreign temporary workers are numerous.
Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.
After the exam results comes the decision what to do on a gap year. Helping to answer this question is the Big Gap Year Show held on September 10, in London, and three events in Canada over the following three weeks.
For skint travellers, with (or without) work visas, willing to work harder than I did thinking up the following pun here is our pick of the crops for summer 2010.