Life is busier than ever, and so your holiday leave is becoming more valuable than ever before and unfortunately there is no do-over for a vacay gone wrong. Planning an overseas expedition can be one of the most exciting, yet totally overwhelming and daunting experiences of your life.
Voluntourism (a combination of volunteering and tourism) is an increasingly popular way to travel, contribute to a cause, while having the chance to explore a new country and culture as a local. Even though millions of people ‘voluntour’ internationally each year - some shriek at the idea of pay-to-volunteer programs.
By day it’s a wild mix of glittering temples, ancient ruins, bustling cities, lush jungles and dazzling beaches. But, once the sun sets the streets completely come to life! Full of lively markets, rooftop bars and full moon parties One thing is for sure, The Land of Smiles is one destination that you will never get bored of. Welcome to Thailand!
You might have heard that internships can be key to making it in the business world. By undertaking an internship you can get hands-on experience in the field, see what aspects of a business you prefer and perhaps even which ones you don’t! All before you commit to a full-time career.
Congrats! So you’ve finally taken the leap of faith and decided to ship off overseas. With all the logistics of your trip of a lifetime covered, a new challenge awaits... making new friends once you get there.
Camera? Check. Passport? Check. Compassion? Check! One heck of a life-changing experience? Double Check!
Working Holidays are a great way to see a new country, make friends, earn some money and gain an all-round wider perspective on life. It can be daunting at first when you put your application in, but it’s pretty darn exciting when that approval comes through. Now all you have to do is book your flight, count down the days and strategically pack your life in a bag!
Travelling Southeast Asia for the first time can be daunting. You don’t know the languages, you definitely know the culture is going to be different and it’s probably at least a few hours flight away from home. Yet, the lure of those turquoise waters, lush jungles and intriguing environments is too much to pass. Southeast Asia looks amazing and it’s understandable you want your piece of it.
With more than two billion partakers joining in on the festivities each year, it’s the most celebrated holiday in the world. Christmas is typically a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ on the 25th of December. However, many countries and cultures have now jumped in on the fun with their own traditions. We’ve put together some of the more unusual ways the different nationalities celebrate…