USIT Work and Travel Blog

Why The Philippines Belongs On Your Bucket List!

Posted 5 months ago in Asia

The Philippines is located in South-East Asia and contains over 7,000 islands. We sat down with Marie, who’s from the Philippines, and asked her what makes her homeland so spectacular. Palawan There are so many amazing islands to choose from in the Philippines, but Palawan is the number one island to go to. Puerto Princesa’s …

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12 Year Old Ballin’ in Bali

Posted a year ago in Asia

We’ve all gotten into arguments with our parents, right? BUT have you ever been so angry after that you steal your parents’ credit card to book a 4-day solo trip to Bali?! We didn’t think so! http:// Well one unidentified ballsy Australian 12 year old boy did, and he did it in true Home Alone …

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[QUIZ] Ready to FEEL Adventure? Find Out Where Will Suit You Best!

Posted 2 years ago in Asia

Want to explore the world but not sure where to start? We’re here to help! Take the quiz and see what adventure you should take.  USIT’s January Sale is in full swing with up to 30% off selected tours, starting from just €409 for 8 days in Costa Rica! Want to chat with one of …

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James in China: Xian, Shanghai And 8,000 Uniquely Mind-Blowing Terracotta Warriors

Posted 2 years ago in Asia

“We all really felt as though Xian was what we expected from a Chinese city and initial thoughts were that we were going to enjoy it here…”. After the dense smog, the ludicrous scale of Beijing and the stunning scenery surrounding the Great Wall, it was time for @JamesOD09’s China adventure, hurtling south to Xian, …

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Ranking The Best City Stopovers On The Way East

Posted 2 years ago in Asia

Dublin to Tokyo? 9,579km. Dublin to Sydney? 17,204km. Dublin to Auckland? 18,167km. You don’t need us to tell you that’s a monster distance and unsurprisingly, you won’t be able to from A to B without a stopover. Long haul stopovers are either a painful and necessary evil or a massive opportunity to explore some incredible …

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The ‘Begpacking’ Phenomenon: It’s Not Cool So Don’t Do It

Posted 2 years ago in Asia

Backpacking is the dream, but don’t let those inevitably difficult moments as you explore the world on a shoestring cloud your judgement of how lucky you are to be on this adventure. There is something impossibly appealing about the ‘one-way ticket and let’s see what happens’ philosophy when it comes to travel. We all long …

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Discovering Bali: Just Kassi’s Week Long Visit To Paradise

Posted 2 years ago in Asia

Now that’s Paddy’s Day has been safely negotiated it’s time to really start thinking about what you want out of your next holiday. You’ve battled through a good four months or more of the dark nights, howling wind and lashing rain that is an Irish winter so let’s rule out something cold shall we? Bored …

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