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Indonesia Spends £22,000 On Paint To Transform ‘Slum’ Village! The Result Is Glorious

Posted 6 days ago in Asia

1 min readHave you ever heard of the small Indonesian village of Kampung Pelangi? Of course you haven’t. Until now you’d be entirely justified in your ignorance as the entirely unremarkable and pretty grim looking ‘slum village’ is hardly a listed travel hotspot that can compare with Bali.

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Grad Visa Jobs: A Downtown Manhattan Dream For Any Irish Law Graduates

Posted 6 days ago in Career

1 min readWhat an unbelievable opportunity this is…and you don’t even need to perfect your ‘bend and snap’.

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British Couple Mistake “All-Inclusive” For Everything On Entire Greek Island

1 min readSeriously, how does this happen? The All-inclusive Package We’ve all seen deals nowadays for all inclusive packages sending you around the world to a resort to where you can eat and drink as much as you want and use all facilities provided by the resort for no fee other than what you pay … Continue reading British Couple Mistake “All-Inclusive” For Everything On Entire Greek Island

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Our 2017 Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship Winner, Roisín Kehoe!

1 min readLast year, we launched the Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship programme in honour of our late founder. Having trawled through hundreds of great applications we wanted to find an Irish student who stood out for holding Gordon’s core values of generosity, kindness and a passion for travel.

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CHOSEN: J1 Thailand Travel Ambassador For A Dream Assignment!

Posted a month ago in Asia

3 min readAPPLICATION UPDATE: Thank you all so much to the hundreds of brilliant applications to become our J1 Thailand Travel Ambassador. Your talent, creativity and personalities really shone through and we were genuinely amazed by the standard of entries. Unfortunately, due to volume we are not able to reply to all applicants but we … Continue reading CHOSEN: J1 Thailand Travel Ambassador For A Dream Assignment!

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New Zealand Following Oz Lead With Visa Restrictions Before Year End

2 min readThe week started with Australian PM declaring ‘Australians must have priority for Australian jobs”, as he announced a planned abolition of the two/four year sponsorship visa – the 457 visa.

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Revamped Google Earth Is The Most Beautiful Thing You’ll See All Week

1 min readStop whatever it is you’re doing. Stop doing it right now. Just look below instead…

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The Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship 2017: Nominate A Student Before April 18th 2017

1 min readThe management and staff of USIT would like to pay tribute to our original founder by running the Gordon Colleary Memorial Scholarship in his name for a second year. In 1959, Gordon helped establish ‘Union of Students in Ireland Travel Bureau’, or as it now known USIT. Two years later the first student … Continue reading The Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship 2017: Nominate A Student Before April 18th 2017

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Five Incredible Adventures You Can Save Big On This Week!

Posted 2 months ago in Asia

3 min readYou just cannot beat that feeling of getting it all booked and beginning your countdown to the next adventure. Not having something on the horizon is a form of non-lethal torture and most of the time, that torture is reserved for times when the bank balance does not compute. Being a travel addict … Continue reading Five Incredible Adventures You Can Save Big On This Week!

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This 33-Year Old From Galway Has Made $1.5m From Visiting Every Country

2 min readThis is #MondayMotivation on steroids right here. Perhaps the most impressive aspect of Johnny Ward’s travel blog is that the beginnings of his completely life-changing site OneStep4Ward.com is so relatable… Coming from modest background in the West of Ireland, Johnny quickly realised that life on the road was his passion. A first venture out into the world … Continue reading This 33-Year Old From Galway Has Made $1.5m From Visiting Every Country

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