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My First 3 Weeks Back in Europe, Helping on a Farm in Sweden

Working on a Farm in Sweden

I’m back in Europe! Yeay! I can’t believe it’s already been three weeks. Certainly makes a difference to slow down and go to one place at a time for a little while. Currently, that place is a farm in Sweden, near a tiny village called Sjuntorp. Never heard of it? Neither has anyone else in Sweden. Let’s back up a …

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Albania is the Cheapest Country in My Travels

In 2015, I visited 35 countries on three continents. I traveled on a budget and tried to stick to the cheaper ones. Southeast Asia was cheap, but the cheapest country was Albania! I’ve just finished getting my accounting in order for 2015. Wow. Among other things, in the three weeks I stayed in Albania I spent a whopping $210. Comparatively, the average price paid …

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My Adventure with Zanzibara Campground via Workaway

Zanzibara Campground

I recently wrote a post on volunteering with Workaway and I realized I never finished the post on one of my favorite Workaway experiences in Riga, Latvia at the Zanzibara Campground. It was my first Workaway since Albania. Traveling through thirteen countries in two months didn’t give me a lot of time to spend in one place. I tried to work for the hostel …

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Is Workaway Worth It for a Budget Traveler?

Workaway Hostel in Rotterdam

I was introduced to Workaway in my first couple weeks of international travel. In the first year, I worked for nearly a dozen hosts. While volunteering can be amazing, at other times it’s a nightmare. Here are some of the advantages and disadvantages of using Workaway. What is Workaway Workaway is a site where volunteers from around the world can …

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My First Workaway Experience in Brussels, Belgium

Burssels Main Square at Night During My FIrst Workaway

A couple weeks ago, a friend in London introduced me to Workaway. Why didn’t I find this amazing site earlier? I’ve already arrived at my first Workaway project. Workaway is a website which lists over 12,000 hosts around the world who are offering places to stay in exchange for volunteering. What type of help? Every type imaginable. Anything from training …

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