Workaway works on the simple premise; “will work for food and shelter”… The twist is this work is not zzzz yawn worthy. You can work doing whatever! For example, I have used workaway to work on a llama farm in Yorkshire, a yoga retreat in Andalucia, teach children in the barrios of Nicaragua and work as a bartender/tour guide in a hostel in Guatemala. The possibilities are literally endless.
Solo travel was something for me that started as a necessity, but has changed my life forever.
Previous to this point I had never actually wanted to backpack alone, it always seemed super lonely, and to be honest a bit sad.
However, I reached the point where I realized I could spend my life waiting for someone to join me or I could brave it alone and actually achieve my goals.
I absolutely loved travelling in hostels and would recommend it to anyone. It’s a great place to meet people, to hear incredible stories, and lets be frank… meet some of the weirdest people you’ve ever met in your life… However there is a dark side… badly behaved guests!
Why being an eco-friendly backpacker is important! Only when travelling do we truly see …
“So this one time on my gap year….”. We have all heard gap year cliches… but what actually is the truth about gap years? Do you have to literally be in Burma chundering everywheeerrrrreee? Are they really worth the hype? Is it a rite of passage or is it just pissing around for a year?
I’ve written 10 honest pros and cons based on my own gap year experience…
Everything you need to know about Ericeira, the bohemian surf town just outside of …
When you imagine Thailand, you think of beautiful temples glistening in the sweltering sun, you think of drinking a cold Chang beer on a pristine beach, you think of rice paddies and water markets. You do not, however, think about being scammed on your first day out in the country.
In the summer of 2017 I took the plunge and decided to move to Nicaragua… a country I knew nothing about….in a continent I had never been…. Alone. Brave! Without doubt. Crazy? Maybe. But it was the best decision of my life.
WTF is a chicken bus and why do I keep hearing about them? Chicken buses explained…..
first heard about the infamous chicken buses my first reaction was, as I
imagine, the same as most people. I laughed.
funny, a bus with chickens! But really, how are we getting there?
Then it dawned on me… !bienvenido a la chicken bus gringa!