Workers of the World Weekly: August 5, 2015

Workers of the World Weekly: August 5, 2015

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

Sailing the Panama Canal
Kyle Mateo worked his passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean by taking a volunteer job on the sailboat of an 80 year old Frenchman. Previously he had subsidised his journey from Honduras by scrubbing the hull, sanding and staining wood and being the night watch while his boat sailed to Colon.

Our First Experiences of House Sitting in London
Battling to keep costs down after time spent in Southeast Asia, Amy and Andrew armed themselves with a house sit on their return to the expense of London.

Lianyungang: The Only Paleface in the Village
An Australian swaps city life in Nanjing for vine covered walks to class and widespread appreciation of his exotic beard.

10 Mistakes Auxiliares in Spain Make Again and Again
Those dumb auxiliars, they never learn. Liz puts them straight with experience gleaned from destroying electronic goods, settling for crappy accommodation and arriving too early to clubs.

Thailand vs. America: A Day in the Life of a High School Student
Only six years distant from his own high school days, Kevin Cook notes the differences between Americans and his Thai high school students.

Volunteer Envy
A Peace Corps volunteer balances the ‘fluffy experiences’ with cute kids with the realities of trying to make a real difference in Africa.

The Step-by-Step Guide to Self-Publishing
Warren and Betsy have written and published three books while following their dream of travelling the world, learning a great deal about what it takes to successfully run a business remotely and without killing each other.

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