Tag Archives: Volunteering

Volunteering in Northern Ireland at the Giant’s Causeway for a Week

Selfie Volunteering in Northern Ireland at the Hungry Giant Food Truck

Volunteering in Northern Ireland at a food truck by the Giant’s Causeway was an absolute blast this summer, and a great way to get back into traveling after the world events this year. Unfortunately, I only went for a week, which wasn’t nearly enough time, especially with all the places in Northern Ireland to visit in my free time. I …

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A Guide to Volunteering with Workaway or Worldpackers When You Travel

Volunteering with Workaway or Worldpackers

I started volunteering three weeks into my travels, and I’ve been doing so ever since. Finding great hosts or projects with Workaway or Worldpackers can be extremely rewarding, but there can also be pitfalls, and there are definitely a few things you should know before you jump into volunteering. Why You Should Volunteer When You Travel Giving back to the …

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My Crazy Adventure House Sitting in Appleby, England

Selfie House Sitting in Appleby

I’ve just spent the past two weeks house sitting in Appleby, England. Between two wonderful purebred Spanish Water Dogs, snowstorms and getting locked out of the van, it was quite an adventure. My First Impression of Hilton Before I went to Appleby, I told a few people about my upcoming housesit. Many were shocked and for good reason. Appleby had …

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A Worldpackers Review and 5 Reasons It’s Better Than Workaway

Selfie with Berber Girl #1

I’ve been volunteering since my second week of traveling, but I only recently found Worldpackers. I think it’s necessary that I write a Worldpackers review since, in my opinion, they’re so much better than Workaway, the earlier platform I had been using. Worldpackers was started in February 2014 by a team down in Brazil and has already grown to over …

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Hostel Workaways in Scotland: Mostly Great Volunteer Jobs

Selfie Cleaning at the Code Court Pod Hostel

My Workaways in Scotland helping at different hostels have been some of my favorite volunteer jobs around the world. There have been a couple of rather interesting experiences, but overall it’s been a joy to volunteer in my favorite country. Why Do I Volunteer to Work in Hostels? Workaway isn’t always a fair exchange between hosts and volunteers. When you …

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