- A picture is worth 1000 words, find out if yours is also worth $1000! The Verge 2013 Photo Challenge is on http://t.co/Cna4ogOYKB #, 2013/05/16
- @brittanygomez Nice plan. Don't worry everyone is nervous, it's only natural. Also, warning: it won't really feel real until you're there! #, 2013/05/15
- Congrats @brittanygomez ! Your life is about to change in totally awesome ways! When do you plan on arriving? Starting in London? #, 2013/05/15
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By Mabel Lee With an increasingly globalized world and the rising demands of competitive 21st century skills in the job market, travel is actually one of the best things you can do to boost your career skills and to develop … Continue reading
Congratulations to one of our SWAPPERS Maddie who is currently working for the London 2012 Olympics! She signed up for SWAP UK last summer and is currently at the forefront of all the Olympic action. Check out some of her … Continue reading
When I was younger I always assumed I’d travel once a year and eventually see every corner of the earth. I assumed this would happen IMMEDIATELY after starting my jewellery design business (which I jumped into fresh out of art … Continue reading
Happy Australia Day, everybody! If you’re not currently on a SWAP Australia working holiday adventure, here are a few fun sites to help you celebrate from your computer: 1- Colourful Brisbane 2- Josh’s 1-minute video 3- Lauren’s awesome blog: Lateral … Continue reading
Extra extra, read all about it! Hot off the Vancouver presses, check out this travel feature about Laurinda’s SWAP experience on Straight.com!
Katie has left the Ottawa Valley to embark on a SWAP Germany adventure. Follow her hilarious blog for tips on job hunting, issues with German baking instruments, and warnings about Google translate.
Nervous (and super-excited) about your SWAP Working Holiday adventure? You’re not alone. Check out Lauren’s great blog Living it Loud as she gets ready to leave for New Zealand!
Lisez les aventures de Myriam et Marilou, deux participantes SWAP en Grande-Bretagne. Ça ne fait même pas un mois qu’elles sont arrivées et elles ont déjà vu Liverpool, Edimbourg, Stirling, Londres… Suivez leur super-beau blog ici!
Some helpful tips and hints By Richard John Hackey, Check them out here Remember, when you register with SWAP our overseas partners in your destination will help you with your resume, have up to date job postings, employers contacts and … Continue reading
Ah, life in London. This video is: “A simultaneously detached and yet somehow participatory form of voyeurism. This video of quotidian city life shot from a London bus is beautiful, meditative, and – in a way I can’t quite put … Continue reading
Check out the winners of the 2011 CIEE Internship USA Contest! There’s an awesome video about work and life in L.A. as well as a great story from our very own Cameron Shaw: first runner-up! Congratulations! All the details here.
Photo © Lonely Planet 2011 Barman, matelot, au pair, pigiste… Lonely Planet donne plein de bonnes idées d’emplois en voyage ici!
Lisez les aventures de Joannie à Londres et en Europe! Retrouvez plein d’inspiration de voyage à travers ses photos géniales ici.
Suivez les aventures SWAP de Chloé à Londres! Lisez son blogue, plein de belles photos, ici.
It only took Cynthia 2 days to find a job for Lonely Planet in London! Learn how and follow what she’s up to now here.
Follow Olivia through her adventures in London. She’s “traveling the world, or at least Europe, to experience rich history, beautiful castles, English cabbies, and a whole lot of fabulous.” More here
We do everything we can so that Canadians can find and realize the overseas experience they are after. We believe in escaping the pressures of life at home by having adventurous overseas experiences subsidized by working abroad. We don’t believe … Continue reading
For decades, the World Database of Happiness has tracked down how happy people are—not at all happy, not very happy, quite happy, or very happy. As it turns out, most of us are mostly happy, even when things aren’t going … Continue reading
Photo by Oscar E. Hey, we all know that being well-travelled makes you sexier…more
In Europe, the gap year – a year off before higher education – is an accepted, and expected, rite of passage. In North America, however, the traditional student track has long been to graduate from high school in June, and … Continue reading