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8 Epic Benefits of Heading Overseas for a Gap Year

person_outline Sophie Grove
May 24, 2018
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Despite the common ideology that a gap year is all about lazing on beaches, wild parties and non-stop good times, it’s not. While it’s definitely a once in a lifetime experience, it can offer much more than just a chance to escape the daily grind.

Internship

6 Reasons Why Interning in Australia is Your Next Adventure...

person_outline Sophie Grove
May 21, 2018
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G’day mates! Internships are where education goes to meet employment. They allow students to gain experience that will set them apart from the rest and perhaps even jump start their future careers in the process.

Travel Advice

How To “Tip” Around The World

person_outline Sophie Grove
May 17, 2018
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Though you may believe that the US invented the custom of tipping, legend has it that the word ‘tip’ originated way back in the 17th century in England. While its history is not entirely clear, it’s speculated to be an acronym for "To Insure Promptitude”. So, it should be thought of first and foremost as a reward for prompt and exceptional service.

Teach

8 Top Spots For Teaching English in 2018

person_outline Tommy Walker
May 14, 2018
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If there was ever a job that doesn’t require you speaking several different languages then teaching English overseas is it. It’s arguably one of the best jobs you can do if you want to work abroad, because being an English teacher has so many rewards. Although teaching English has long been a job in demand, nowadays it’s far easier to get involved and be successful. With the world becoming more connected everyday, more flights, safe destinations and communication online, English teaching is something that is more than just an idea or a dream, it’s a full on reality!

Destination Reviews

Global Destination Reviews: Our Must Visits of Vietnam

person_outline Sophie Grove
May 10, 2018
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Xin chào! Come hitch a ride with us as we guide you through the land of the ascending dragon (yep, they love their dragons) and one of the most vibrant countries in Southeast Asia. From the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh to the beautiful beaches of Halong Bay. Ancient shrines galore, some of the best beers in the world and of course an endless supply of Pho. Where else but, Vietnam! Interested? Here are a few of our must visits.

Travel Advice

The Best Travel Hacks for Even the Most Frequent Flyers

person_outline Sophie Grove
May 7, 2018
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As epic as travelling is, it can be a slippery slope when you’re trying to navigate new environments. Sometimes it can feel like you need a holiday from your holiday. So here’s our game-changing travel hacks, guaranteed for smooth sailing, wherever you are in the world!

Travel Advice

5 Tips to Master the Art of Learning a New Language

person_outline Floor Noordanus
May 3, 2018
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Are you on the hunt for some great tips to help you learn the foreign tongue? Learning a new language can be frustrating, stressful and challenging, we get it. It’s a big scary world of puzzling grammar, impossible words and beautiful but incomprehensible accents, but you are not alone!

Travel Advice

5 Tips for Handling the Stages of Culture Shock

person_outline Sophie Grove
Apr 30, 2018
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Whether you’re on the gap year of your dreams in Canada, or a short-lived volunteer trip in Africa, sooner or later you’re going to be hit with that deep feeling of unfamiliarity after stepping foot in your new home away from home - this my friends, is culture shock.

Travel Advice

11 Things to Do Before Moving Abroad

person_outline Tommy Walker
Apr 26, 2018
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The chance to embark on a new journey with a new culture and customs is something many of us dream about. Moving abroad is always life-changing, it’s an exciting chapter in anyone’s life. Whether it’s short-term for a volunteering project, a long term like a two year working holiday, moving abroad has so many benefits that it’s no wonder more and more people are taking up the opportunity.