Sophie Grove

Sophie Grove

Sophie is the Social Media Coordinator & Content Marketer for The Global Work & Travel Co. and a travel lover at heart. When she’s not busy double tapping and sharing all your amazing travel inspiration on our social pages, she’s busy planning her next escape! Her next big bucket list items include skydiving over Dubai and camping on the Great Wall of China.

Recent Posts by Sophie Grove


11 Not So Lovey-Dovey Valentine’s Day Traditions Around the World

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Feb 12, 2019
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Believe it or not, the lovers' holiday was not actually created by Hallmark as a sneaky way to increase sales. Much like Halloween traditions dictate, its origins are likely rooted in pagan partying.

Travel Advice

All Our Best Hacks, Tips and Resources for Solo Travellers

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Dec 27, 2018
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News flash: Travelling solo doesn’t always mean going it alone.

It's a sense of freedom, a time for you to discover yourself and it’s simpler than you think! Going it alone is a rite of passage for many youngsters, and it’s steadily on the rise with one in six (15%) choosing to opt for more ‘me time’ last year.

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Our 14 All-Time Favourite Winter Festivals To Check Off Your List

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Dec 24, 2018
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Do you feel that chill in the air? There’s something super enchanting about winter festivals that we can't get enough of. If you’re planning a snowy escape soon, get ready to pull out your winter woollies and check out our all-time favourite winter festivals you should be adding to your list, and they’re snow joke!

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15 Food Markets We’d Get on a Plane For

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Dec 6, 2018
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There are countless types of travellers out there. There are the history buffs, the outdoor adventure junkies and even the leisure seekers.

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Perfect Gift Ideas for Every Type of Traveller

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Nov 19, 2018
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Whether it’s the gift-giving season or you simply want to stock up on some travel essentials for yourself, spark wanderlust with any of these thoughtful gift ideas for every type of traveller out there!

Destination Reviews

Global Destination Reviews: The Ultimate Tanzania Itinerary

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Nov 15, 2018
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Want a destination with dreamy turquoise blue water, the highest mountains in Africa and the most ferocious creatures on the continent? Tanzania is your place. With the Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Mt Kilimanjaro alone - this country is an adventurer’s paradise. So grab your safari gear and binoculars, we’re headed to Tanzania for a real taste of Africa!

Destination Reviews

Global Destination Reviews: Exactly Where to Travel in Ecuador

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Nov 8, 2018
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Tucked between Colombia and Peru sits Ecuador, a diverse country that straddles the equator on South America's west coast. Ecuador is famous for being home to the wildlife-rich Galapagos Islands, but there is so very much more to explore in the fourth smallest nation in South America.

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5 Incredible Gap Year Ideas That Won’t Leave You Broke

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Oct 25, 2018
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The gap year. Commonly known as the blissful year taken off between school and uni, or uni and full-time work, or more commonly now for people just looking for a change of pace.


How to give the gift that keeps on giving this festive season

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Oct 8, 2018
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Okay, not quite, but the holiday season is fast approaching, and it’ll be here before you know it.