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7th February 2013 StandOut Internships In Hong Kong
What are you doing this summer? Traveling? Partying? Working? Do it all and give your career prospects a boost at the same time!
3rd January 2013 Benefits Of A Gap Year Job In 2013
If you are considering taking a gap year in 2013 you may be wondering the merits of becoming employed during this period. It is our opinion that finding a job on a gap year is one of the best exposures you can give yourself to life, culture and the ways of different countries.
2nd January 2013 Avoiding Expensive Mobile Phone Charges When Abroad
There have been many stories in the press regarding the cost of mobile phone charges when travelling. The expensive charges are due to the rise in popularity of smart phones and a number of extra charges that mobile phone companies put on it when we are travelling.
20th December 2012 Gap Year Travelling – Be Careful Of Identity Theft
Many gap year travellers don’t concern themselves with the thought that identity theft may occur to them when they are travelling but it is a very real threat that they need to be aware of.
19th December 2012 Booking A Hostel – What You Need To Know
If you are backpacking alone on your gap year it can be a nervy experience but by booking a hostel you will be giving yourself the best possible opportunity to meet new people who will be in a similar situation to you.
17th December 2012 Tolerant Tanzania
Inspire Volunteer has been working in Tanzania for so long now that sometimes they forget just how special this country really is.
13th December 2012 Vaccination Advice When Travelling Abroad
It is important when planning your trip abroad to consider what vaccinations you may require when travelling to ensure your health and wellbeing.
12th December 2012 Pros and Cons of Fruit Picking in Australia
Many backpackers decide that when they travel to Australia that they will look for a job fruit picking. This is because they see fruit picking as a way to work in the sunshine, meet some new friends and earn some extra cash for their travelling.
6th December 2012 10 Reasons To Take A Gap Year
With 2013 nearly upon us you may be wondering what the year ahead will bring and you could be considering travelling and taking a gap year.