10 tips for Getting Sleep on a Plane

Many people are taking long-haul flights and at some stage during the flight will hopefully get some sleep, but this is not always the case. As most of us fly economy and don’t have access to first or business class seats/beds we are forced to adapt to...

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Hostel jobs | How to find a job in a Hostel

It is believed the idea of a hostel was first conceived in Germany around the beginning of the 20th Century. It was a German school teacher, Richard Schirrmann, who after numerous school trips created dormitory style accommodation for his students. This...

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Over 30 – your work and travel options

Living, working and playing abroad in your twenties is almost a rite of passage these days. You finish high school and live your dream of travelling around the globe by having a gap year, or more. And most do this by going on a working holiday. But what if...

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South American Working Holiday

A South American working holiday is high on some travellers bucket list and a number of South American countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay) have reciprocal working holiday and or work and travel visas...

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Scandinavian Working Holiday Visas

Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe that is known for its royal families, snowy winters and tall, blonde people and it provides opportunities for people to live, work, play and travel.  The Scandinavian Peninsula is the largest peninsula in Europe...

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How not to look like a tourist

Travelling to different countries is exciting. Just the thought of travelling exhilarates me as I think about the places I will see, the things I will do, the food I might eat and the culture I will experience.  But there is also a scary side to being a...

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Asia Working Holiday Visas

Asia has a number of countries that offer a working holiday visa or work and holiday visa. Check out our Working Holiday Visa page for details on the differences between these two visas. These visas are basically available to people aged 18-30 (sometimes...

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