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US Embassy Urges J1 Applicants To Get Ahead Of The Rush As Demand Soars For Limited Places

1 min readThe US Embassy has today released a statement urging 2018 J1 hopefuls to be more of a Fiona, than a Ross and get their applications in as early as they possibly can. Potential J1ers for 2018 have been urged to “be proactive and begin the application process as early as possible”, following a seven-week … Continue reading US Embassy Urges J1 Applicants To Get Ahead Of The Rush As Demand Soars For Limited Places

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New Exploration Into Blue Hole On Great Barrier Reef Brings Some Welcome News

3 min read“The Great Barrier Reef is dead”. This line has been thrown around the internet and the media over the last year. Partly to grab headlines but more significantly it points to the very serious and very real prospect that coral bleaching on the reef has killed up to 67% of the corals there. Without … Continue reading New Exploration Into Blue Hole On Great Barrier Reef Brings Some Welcome News

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Climbing Uluru Will Be Banned From October 2019 After Historic Vote

2 min readIt’s one of Australia’s most iconic wonders, visited by over 300,000 people per year but the future of Uluru will be ‘you can see but you can’t touch’ and we couldn’t agree with it more.

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US Airport Security Changes And What They Mean For Irish Passengers

2 min readAs of this morning, new security measures for international visitors coming from non-US airlines have been put into effect across the US. The additional checks are being put in place to avoid in-cabin bans on laptops (because in-flight Netflix is crucial) following the US (and shortly after the UK’s) decision to ban electronic devices … Continue reading US Airport Security Changes And What They Mean For Irish Passengers

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Embassy Friends! Irish & New Zealand Embassies To Open As Relationship Reaches New Heights

4 min readThere’s long been a strange spiritual connection between the people of Ireland and our far-flung friends of New Zealand. In fact, one-in-six Kiwi’s claim Irish lineage and despite us being over 18,500km away from each other the relationship has never felt that distance.

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APPEAL: Football Coaches Urgently Required To Save USA From Further International Embarrassment

Posted a month ago in J1

2 min readEach year, millions of young Americans gleefully take to soccer pitches all over the country hoping and dreaming to one day be competent at the beautiful game. Tragically even the very best players that the US can produce, cannot beat Trinidad & Tobago, a country with a total population smaller than San Diego.

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Weird Travel: Three Chinese Women Fly To South Korea For Plastic Surgery, Can’t Get Home Again!

Posted a month ago in Asia

1 min readThe award for most ridiculous travel story of the week goes to…these three! The three girls, all in their 20’s decided to head to South Korea together where the costs of plastic and cosmetic surgery are extremely cheap and represents a booming consumer economy. Unfortunately for the pals, they surgery left them ‘slightly’ … Continue reading Weird Travel: Three Chinese Women Fly To South Korea For Plastic Surgery, Can’t Get Home Again!

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Want Your Visa & Etihad Flights Paid For? Tell Us Why You Should Be Our #OzAmbassador

2 min readUPDATE: Thank you all so much for such brilliant applications! We have now closed any further applications and selected our shortlist. Such was the volume of entries we cannot respond directly to everybody. If you haven’t been contacted yet, I’m afraid you haven’t made our shortlist. The standard of entries has been so … Continue reading Want Your Visa & Etihad Flights Paid For? Tell Us Why You Should Be Our #OzAmbassador

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Heading to Peru in 2018? Inca Trail Permits Released Four Months Earlier Than Usual

2 min readUpdate: The Peruvian Government has now released further details of when permits throughout 2018 will be released. With only 500 permits available per day, they will be gone very, very quickly! See below: January 2018 – Released 5th Oct March 2018 – Released 6th Oct April 2018 – Released 9th Oct May 2018 … Continue reading Heading to Peru in 2018? Inca Trail Permits Released Four Months Earlier Than Usual

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Welcome, To The Real World! Best Work & Travel Options For 2017 Graduates

7 min readBring forth the silly hats! It’s time to bask in your own glory, soak up the plaudits and embrace the opportunities as graduation season in Ireland is soon to begin.

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