Work & Travel

Travel Jobs: What it's really like Becoming a Digital Nomad

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I'm not a fan of the phrase ‘digital nomad’ to be honest. Videos like this one, together with all too many cliches, have made it seem a rather idealistic and unrealistic way for people to try to drag out their travels as much as possible. However I might try and avoid it though, a digital nomad is, in fact, what I am these days - and there are a lot of us ar[...]

7 Ways To Travel as a Student

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So you’re a student and want to travel. That’s great! After all, chances are you’ll never have this much free time on your hands again, let alone the relative flexibility that comes with studying. You’re old enough to travel without parental supervision and, in most cases, young enough not to have to worry about your own kids yet – shouldering a backpack and[...]

Travel Blogger Advice - How to score a press trip

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Are you a travel blogger or aspiring to be one? Great, you've come to the right place! We at Travelettes not only want to inspire you to travel the world but advise on how to turn your passions into a career if you desire to do so. We have already shared some tips on how to become a travel writer and how to turn your blog into a business. Today I want to tel[...]

7 Easy Steps to Planning for a Vacation as a Freelancer

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If your Instagram looks even a little like mine, you most likely face pictures of palm trees and cocktails every time you open the app. It feels like the entire world is vacationing while you seem to be stuck behind your laptop, never finding the time to take time off. You know there are times when you won’t have any work coming in, and you might already be [...]

10 Things to Expect as a Seasonal Worker

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Last summer I scored my first seasonal job and I loved it!  Even though it wasn't always perfect, I loved it so much I already signed up to it again during the winter and next summer.  Seasonal job opportunities are available all over the US, especially near or in National Parks and ski resorts, which need people for tons of different jobs.  If you ever get [...]

How to Au Pair in Australia

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I wanted to live in Australia since the day I heard Steve Irwin say 'crikey mate' as he cruised around white sandy beaches searching for crocs. When I imagined life in Australia it was a glowing picture of surfers with man buns, poached egg perfection, sun-tanned skin, and days where everyone called me 'mate.' I graduated college and found myself at th[...]

Couples who travel & blog: Romy and Luke

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As you know, we have started a series introducing you to our favorite traveling couples. Next up in our spotlight are Romy and Luke of the blog “Tag Along Travellers”, a couple whose motto is "dream, believe and make it happen!" Romy & Luke: Traveling instead of wedding-planning Though Romy and Luke come from a very small country, they’ve already t[...]

Couples who travel & blog: Aimee and Paul

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As you know, we have started introducing you to our favorite traveling couples and decided to make this a series. Next up in our spotlight are Aimee and Paul of the blog “Snap Happy Travel”: an Irish girl and an English guy with a passion for backpacking and each other. Paul & Aimee: the European backpackers What I love the most about travel (and l[...]