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A Volunteer's Guide to Asia

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Sophie Grove posted in Volunteer

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Asia certainly packs a punch! It's the largest and most populated continent on the globe with incredible culture, plenty of countries to roam and ancient traditions to explore. If you feel like volunteering is your calling, we have a huge range of wonderful life changing experiences to tug at your humanitarian heartstrings!

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Global Destination Review: Spain

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 12, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Sophie Grove posted in Destination Reviews

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Hola España! Here siestas are the real deal, football (soccer) is a second language and there's more festivals held than there are days in a year. And we haven’t even started on the tapas yet! This place offers a world class drinking and dining scene, delightful warm weather and tons of affordable fun things to do.

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The “How-to-pack-your-life-in-a-suitcase” Guide

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

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Woohoo! You're all booked and ready for your big adventure abroad, but as time draws closer to takeoff, that one dark cloud of stress continues to loom over, doesn’t it? It’s that dreaded travel checklist. Probably something you’ll leave to the last minute and forever regret. Especially when your phone’s already dead at the airport and your treasured charger is waiting at home!

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The Best of Namibia: Global Destination Review

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 29, 2017 9:40:35 AM / by Sophie Grove posted in Destination Reviews

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You’re about to be pleasantly surprised by the diversity on offer in Namibia! Sure, it’s got ancient sweeping deserts and big game for days, but this hidden gem of Africa offers the best of both worlds. Tucked away on the Atlantic coast, there are plenty of sandy shores begging you to throw a towel down and soak up the serenity!

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6 Global Travellers to Follow Now for Travel Inspiration!

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 25, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Sophie Grove posted in Global Recommends...

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Who doesn’t head to Instagram to double tap away and daydream about what could be?! For those in desperate need of some new travel inspo, The Global Work & Travel Co. have got your back. We are blessed to be tagged in thousands of our Global Travellers’ snaps as they adventure all over the globe. - Over 11,000 now, actually.

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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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August 2017: Global Traveller on the Road

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 1, 2017 10:20:33 AM / by Hannah J posted in Global Journeys

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This super special edition features one Global Traveller in particular - Hannah J! You may well have seen her stunning snaps featured all over our Insta and she's already inspired heaps of other Global Travellers to take the leap! Now she's taking us through the highs and lows of her Teaching Trip in Thailand with The Global Work & Travel Co. Get the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth as she spills on settling into a new country and her placement abroad.  

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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.

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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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