Prices can rise as high as a ski lift once the tourist hordes ascend onto small mountain villages for the winter, but if you are prepared to roll up your sleeves you can ski or snowboard for a lot cheaper by hooking up with these three work exchange hosts in Japan, Chile and Italy.
If you are willing and able to get out in front of the students and teach your own language, several governments around the world will welcome you with open arms to their country and put some money in your pocket too. We’ve picked out three varied countries where you could soon find yourself spending up to a year as an English language assistant.
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.
Though we still have a lot more projects and organisations to add to our new website, Free or Cheap Volunteer Work Abroad, we have included four more inexpensive ways for travellers to combine staying away for longer with helping people around the world.
A photo of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
Whether cuddly or creepy crawly everyone has a favourite animal. From bats in Australia to Wolves in America, here are 11 opportunities to work with animals and one chance to work for them (cats).
Hello. We have left Cusco for the last time and made it to La Paz. So goodbye and good luck to Fiona, Shawn, Marlo, Guillerme and Jane at South American Explorers, Andy and Tatiana of Cusco Weekly, the bar staff at Paddy's, the Irish pub, and Gary, our landlord in many guises.