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

Destination Reviews

Global Destination Reviews: Myanmar Travel Guide

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Sep 13, 2018
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Myanmar’s beauty is unbelievable. From snow-capped mountains, scenic fishing villages, sweeping coral reefs, 1,200 miles of white sandy coastline to an abundance of golden temples. With a temple to greet you at every turn, there are few places in the world quite as captivating as the Golden Land.

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Travel Apps We Can’t Live Without

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Sep 10, 2018
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While on the road, one of your most precious possessions is going to be your phone. It keeps you in touch with family, stores all your itinerary info, helps you find where you need to go and lets you spread the travel envy online. There are thousands of trusty apps available to help you navigate your way around new cities and regions, but we’ve found the very best for convenient travel tools & guidance at your fingertips with our travel apps we can’t live without.

Destination Reviews

Global Destination Reviews: An Insider’s Guide to Costa Rica

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Sep 6, 2018
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It’s roughly about the size of Lake Michigan and takes up only 0.035% of the earth’s landmass. But, if there was ever to be a perfect example of ‘size doesn’t matter’, Costa Rica is it.

Travel Advice

The London on-a-budget Bucket List

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Aug 30, 2018
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There is no place in the world like jolly olde London town. This beautiful, bustling city is steeped in a rich history, and it’s one of the most desired destinations in the world. Travel like a pro with our top tips for sightseeing and making the most of your trip to London on a budget!

Destination Reviews

Global Destination Reviews: Best Places to See in Germany

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Aug 23, 2018
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There aren’t many places in the world where you’ll find roads with no speed limits and where beer for breakfast isn’t frowned upon. But Germany is one of them! Not to mention its mystical forests and cities brimming with history, culture, food and nightlife like you wouldn’t believe. Come with us as we explore the best places to see in Germany.

Travel Advice

The Complete A-Z of Gap Year Travels

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Aug 20, 2018
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Are you all booked and ready to head off on a big gap year adventure abroad? Perhaps you’re still in the daydreaming stage? Either way, we’ve compiled the A-Z essentials you’ll need to make the most of your gap year travels.

Destination Reviews

Global Destination Reviews: South Korea Bucket List

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Jul 26, 2018
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South Korea used to be overlooked as a travel destination in favour of its neighbours Japan & China. However, more and more travellers are discovering its delightful combo of new tech, ancient traditions, vibrant & quirky culture and amazing eats. From the streets of Seoul to the subtropical beaches of Jeju Island, here's our South Korea Bucket List…

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The Pros & Cons of Volunteering Abroad

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Jul 23, 2018
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Gone are the days when Greenpeace was your only option of a decent volunteer experience. Today, it’s easier than ever to find well run, organised programs. However, while it is an admirable task, it’s worth discussing the potential pitfalls and the positives before you dive in. After all, the better you understand the risks and rewards, the better prepared you’ll be! Here are the pros and cons of volunteering abroad.

Destination Reviews

Global Destination Reviews: China Checklist

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Jul 16, 2018
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At 9,596,960 square kms, China is huge. It’s just behind Russia, Canada and the US in terms of size. With its thriving population of over 1.4 billion people, and its thousand-year-old traditions there is so much to see and do in China. Come with as we explore one of the four great ancient civilizations and some of the world’s greatest treasures with our China Checklist.