Workers of the World Weekly

Workers of the World Weekly: February 2, 2018

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

So, You Want to Teach in Asia?
Want to teach in Asia but are unsure about the decision, the qualifications needed, or how to find a job? Amy and Andrew were the same before moving to Vietnam and give their top five reasons for why they took the best decision they ever made.

8 Lessons Camp America Taught Me That Changed My Life
In the decade or so since she did it for the first time, Bogna cherishes all the memories from working a summer at camp in the USA. The photography counsellor experience gained while working in California enabled her to become a cruise ship photographer.

Why We Probably Won’t Housesit Again Any Time Soon
Sam and Zeb have successfully looked after five cats in the Netherlands and Sweden but had problems with a possibly homophobic cleaner after dog sitting in Malaysia.

Working in a School in Ethiopia: An Interview with Hannah Dillon
Hannah Dillon swapped teaching six year olds in North London for training teachers in Ethiopia in 2014 and hasn’t looked back since. After a year volunteering for an education charity, she is now heading up a free school for orphans and vulnerable children in Gondar, northern Ethiopia.

My Working Holiday: Jess from Alright Blondie
Jess spent a year travelling with her boyfriend in Australia on a Working Holiday Visa. During that time they worked in Sydney and Perth.

16 Ways to Study a Language Abroad for Free
Many of Jakob’s successes in language learning have come from going and doing and he recommends several paid and unpaid working abroad options among his suggestions.

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2 comments to Workers of the World Weekly: February 2, 2018

  • Sam  says:

    Thank you for sharing my story. It was a weird and uncomfortable situation, and even two years later, I still think about it.

    • Shane  says:

      Our pleasure. It’s a shame the fallout has put you off house sitting though. I hope that you reconsider in the future rather than yield the ground to people holding onto these out dated views. Until then we can only smile at what I do hope was a little dig at her: “…and even cleaned parts of the apartment that the cleaner missed.”
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