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Top Tips For Finding J1 Accommodation

Posted 5 months ago in J1

Jetting off this summer to live your best life in the USA? You should probably start thinking about where you’re going to be living. Have a look at our top tips to finding your J1 accommodation! 1. Do your Research  Start sooner, rather than later and spend a bit of time researching potential accommodation. Once …

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10 Tips For Getting Hired At Camp USA Hiring Fairs 2019

January 16th, 18th and 25th – follow these golden rules and one of these will be the day your Camp USA dream becomes a reailty. 1. Prepare yourself Before the fair, we will send you the list of camps attending. Take the time to read through the camp profiles, have a look at their website and …

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Amazing April Sale – Our Top Picks!

Posted a year ago in Asia

Summer is fast approaching and it’s probably time to start thinking about booking your next big adventure. Lucky for you guys our April Sale has landed and we’ve literally got hundreds of unbelievable adventure package deals to chose from. We’ve picked just a handful of deals that we think will be hard to beat so …

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

Update: 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 – Released …

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Luis Vargas’ TED Talk On Travel Is Everything You Need To Hear Today

If ever there was an idea worth spreading…     Luis Vargas is a Mexican immigrant, moving to the US with his parents at the age of just 5. Struggling to find his own identity and heritage between two different cultures made Luis feel like ‘a citizen of nowhere’. That sounds like something negative right? …

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How To Take A Bite Out Of The Big Apple On A Budget

New York is probably close to number one, if not number one on every Irish person’s travel bucket list, and it doesn’t have to cost you your life saving to get there! Check out these tips on how to do New York to the full on a smaller budget. Couponing Is Huge Business In NYC …

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The Art Of Pura Vida – Costa Rica’s Infectious, Joyous Way Of Life

“Pura Vida amigo!”, beams our local bus driver as we’re dropped off into the scorching heat and gleaming beaches of mid-March in Quepos.

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8 Ways How Travelling Is The Key To Long Term Happiness

Today, 20th March 2017, is International Happiness Day. It does beg the question, why the hell shouldn’t we celebrate every day like it’s IHD but we’re not shy in spreading the joy (especially on a post-Paddy’s Day Monday!). Happiness means different things to different people and can look even more contrasting but, for us at …

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