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Hostel Volunteer Work in Albania

Expecting the Unexpected as a Hostel Volunteer

Volunteering in exchange for a bed and food has become a common means for young people to travel the world on a budget, the two dominant trends being in agriculture (WWOOFing) and hostel work (Helpx and Workaway), which are constantly in need of cheap young labor. My experience revolves around the latter sector.Read More
Bad Working Abroad Experiences

3onFriday: 3 Bad Working Abroad Experiences

Travel blogs and websites tend to make travelling out as an always great experience, emphasising the wonders of the world and neglecting the negative. We are no less guilty in our working abroad niche so here are some horror stories for Friday the 13th. Read More
Reddit Hostel Job Answers

13 Tips from Redditors on Finding a Job and Working in a Hostel

Reddit is a great source for getting answers, There is even a dedicated AMA – Ask Me Anything – subreddit for learning more about other people’s lives. Just today, experts, or those with just far too much time on their hands, are providing insights into topics as diverse as working at Walmart, serving in the US 101st Airborne Division, delivering pizza, getting stabbed repeatedly, accidently sleeping with a ladyboy and being constipated. Read More
Backpacker hostel work exchange bar jobs

Hostel Jobs Worldwide: 347 Hostels & Guest Houses Open to Volunteer Work Exchanges – Part 2: North and South America, Australia and New Zealand

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.Read More
Work exchange volunteer jobs in backpacker hostels

Hostel Jobs Worldwide: 347 Hostels & Guest Houses Open to Volunteer Work Exchanges – Part 1: Europe, Asia and Africa

Working for your keep in a hostel is a good way of cutting down on expensive accommodation costs and circumventing local employment visa requirements. Though it can be a grey area many hostels are willing to provide unpaid work in countries where avenues for paid employment are closed.Read More
Hostel work in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Work 3 Hours at a Paddywagon Hostel in Ireland and Stay for Free

Belfast was another place that we attempted to trade advertising for a room and we are glad we did. We didn’t know what to expect when we pitched up late to Paddy’s Palace, just in time before Emma left for the night, but it wasn’t the lovely two room apartment they had waiting for us.Read More
Volunteer work in a hostel in Sukhothai, Thailand

Volunteering At Home in Sukhothai

One of the things we do to keep our accommodation costs down is to trade our advertising space for a place to stay for a few nights. The offer is attractive to hoteliers and hostel owners who pay for ad space with what might otherwise be an empty room, while we can invest the money we saved in to our twin passions of beer and jewel encrusted fridge magnets.Read More
Hostel jobs in Kuala Lumpur

Occasional Hostel Work in Kuala Lumpur

We saw numerous Jobs Offered signs - written in English - in Kuala Lumpur. At first we thought there are so many opportunities for working travellers looking to earn a few ringgits to keep them on the road longer in the region but quickly came to realise that the signs are in my language because our colonial past here provides a ready-made means of communication in a country with considerable ethnic diversity.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
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #4

Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.Read More