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Sophie Grove

Sophie is a Creative Writer and Social Media Coordinator and is a travel lover at heart. She’s got a few stamps in that passport, but knows she’s barely scratched the surface of what's on offer in this big old world. Follow her as she continues to scratch the surface with The Global Work & Travel Co.

Recent Posts

A Day in the Life of a Medical Outreach Volunteer

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Sophie Grove posted in Volunteer

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No biggie, but you can now float around Tonga on this sweet new Medical Outreach volunteer trip! Living it up on a 120-ft yacht is an adventure of a lifetime in itself. Imagine building up medical knowledge with the surrounding Tongan communities while you’re at it too. The aim of the game is to upskill the next generation of island medics to take the reins after you’ve trained ‘em up.

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Why You Should Volunteer in Africa

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 8, 2017 9:01:05 AM / by Sophie Grove posted in Volunteer

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Picture this... Lions roaring, elephants stomping around and cheetahs lurking in the grass. A volunteer trip to Africa will be loaded with pinch-yourself-moments just like this. You’ll constantly believe you’re living a real life David Attenborough special. With prolific wildlife, iconic landscapes and 30 million km of wild lands - you’re bound to have a-frican good time all over. But if you’re still not convinced, here’s a few more reasons why you should seriously consider it.

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Global Destination Review: New Zealand Part II

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 20, 2017 5:12:49 PM / by Sophie Grove posted in Destination Reviews

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Missed all the Part 1 action? Catch up here: Global Destination Review: New Zealand Part I 

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Global Destination Review: New Zealand Part I

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 11, 2017 10:47:49 AM / by Sophie Grove posted in Destination Reviews

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What country boasts more sheep than humans and more adrenaline inducing thrills than anywhere else on the globe? Hint: it’s tucked away at the bottom of the world and at the top of our list - New Zealand! First we're diving into this sweet-as little slice of heaven known as the North Island, best known for its picture-perfect peaks and limitless supply of outdoor fun. There’s plenty of lazing on the sand and splashing in the natural hot springs to check off your list too. 

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5 Reasons to Get Goin' to Tonga

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 27, 2017 9:04:19 AM / by Sophie Grove posted in Volunteer

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Say 'Malo e lelei' to the Kingdom of Tonga - where time rolls to the rhythm of the ocean and life is lived in the slow lane. When you think of Tonga, you probably drift away to white sandy beaches and tropical lagoons. But this is just the beginning of what's on offer in this lush tropical paradise!

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Our Go-To's for REAL Reviews

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 21, 2017 11:46:48 AM / by Sophie Grove posted in Global Recommends...

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One request we get often from potential travellers is what review websites they can turn to for feedback about The Global Work & Travel Co.? Well, bear with me here because I'm about to break it down for you and make it super easy to search up as many genuine online reviews as you please! (Over 3,000 of them, actually!)

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Travel Made Easy-er with our new Infographic!

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 5, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Sophie Grove posted in Travel Advice

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So many places to go and see in this big ol' world. If you’re ready for your next adventure abroad, you’ve come to the right place! But where to go next? This can be such a tough question when there are so many epic places to choose from!

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