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Why Travelling Makes You MORE Employable

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 14, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Tommy Walker posted in Travel Advice

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Taking extended periods of time out to go travel can be seen as a risk to some. While travel is often associated with beach days, adventurous activities and having a great social life, it can often be misunderstood for what benefits it brings for your work life. Many of us study, and the majority of us all have to work, so going travelling is essentially putting a halt to that and keeping off the career ladder. You might think that is damaging to what path you take professionally, but we are now starting to discover why travelling actually makes you MORE employable.

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Chill or Thrill: 8 Reasons for Volunteering in Central America

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 7, 2017 8:30:00 AM / by Sophie Grove posted in Volunteer

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From turquoise seas to lush rainforests, this place is the kind of tropical choose-your-own-adventure where every trail leads somewhere special. Central America may only be the size of Texas, but it makes for a pretty epic playground!

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Why Volunteering Really Opens Your Eyes On The Road

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 31, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Tommy Walker posted in Volunteer

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Volunteering is an experience many of us ponder but still only the minority actually partake in. To be able to offer our skills, services and time to benefit the ones in need is a heart-warming thing, especially while travelling. However, the idea of volunteering and actually saying ‘I want to volunteer’ is very different to actually volunteering for real.

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6 More Global Travellers to Follow For the Ultimate Travel Inspiration!

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 24, 2017 9:15:21 AM / by Sophie Grove posted in Global Journeys

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The gram never sleeps, and it seems like neither do our Global Travellers! So many of these adventurous souls always seem to be on the go, livin' it up like locals and tagging us in their epic snaps.

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15 Tips To Save Money In Australia

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 17, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Tommy Walker posted in Travel Advice

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Australia is a dream destination for many travellers. Amazing weather, gorgeous beaches, perfect surf, miles of outback and unique wildlife. The ‘land down under’ is where many travellers wish to visit and with the option for a working holiday visa for many countries from ages between 18-30, it’s a place that isn’t too difficult to explore for at least 12 months.

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5 Reasons to Teach English in South Korea

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 10, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Sophie Grove posted in Global Recommends...

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If delicious food and an out of this world experience are on the top of your travel list this year, teaching English in South Korea may just be your thing. With the old ways of Asia still shining through to perfectly balance the crazy mix of technological innovation, a trip to South Korea is sure to inspire.

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Global Catch Up: The Ultimate African Volunteer Adventure

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 6, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Sophie Grove posted in Volunteer

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Although beautiful, there's more to Africa than an orange sunset and a safari. At Global we’re all about seeing the world in a meaningful way - so the aim of the game on our African Wildlife & Conservation Volunteer trip is to offer our volunteers the opportunity of an absolute lifetime. And let's face it, spending your days amongst all the famous faces in the animal kingdom ticks all the boxes for one hell of a life-changing experience.

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Vibrant Vietnam: Teach English and Make an Impact

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Sophie Grove posted in Global Recommends...

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Hell-Pho from Vietnam! Beauty and energy sweep every inch of this nation. When you drift off to Vietnam, you probably picture never-ending rice fields to frolick in and chaotic cities. When in reality, it's the home of everlasting progress, peace and tropical island bliss. Located in the South China Sea with a whopping population of 91 million, it's a bustling and vibrant country packed with 2,000 miles of coastline to explore. Surely by now you must be Vietnam dreaming?! With The Global Work & Travel Co. you can embrace the breezy Vietnamese lifestyle wherever you please. But here’s why you should head here and get your teach on today... 

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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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