Browsing articles from "May, 2011"
May
31
2011

Cool Jobs : Get Paid to Travel! Work on a Cruise Ship

Panama Canal

Dive the clear, warm Caribbean Seas. Go up to the Ship’s Bridge in your PJs to watch the Northern Lights in Alaska. Get up at the crack of dawn to watch the ship docking next to the impressive Opera House in Sydney. Waterski in Acapulco – and then dance until 6am – shower and start work! Go through the Panama Canal. You can do all of this and more – and get paid for it. […]

May
24
2011

Christmas Down Under

Lorikeet

A blog post from Guest Blogger Sheila Fee, who is part of the Study and Go Abroad Team. *********** A few years ago, I was lucky enough to go to Australia for Christmas. It was spectacular! We left the cold dreary drizzle of Vancouver late in the evening. On the plane, we tucked in to the usual dinner and movie, deplaned in the middle of the night in Honolulu to look wistfully at the palm […]

May
17
2011

Journey to Latin America

Journey Latin America

Listening to a busker playing the panpipes today reminded me of my many trips to South America.  I learned Spanish from an early age and I love the language, the Latin culture and the warmth and spontaneity of the people. If you are looking for a fascinating mix of culture, history, and spectacular scenery,  add South America to your ‘bucket’ list .. and let’s start with Peru .. At the time that I wanted to […]

May
10
2011

Trekking in Nepal

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Years ago, I managed to convince a couple of my friends, Jon and Mike, to go trekking with me in Nepal.  We left England in May bound for Kathmandu, and then jumped onto a bus to Pokhara to start the Annapurna Basecamp/Jomson Trail. My first piece of advice for readers – have an open mind when travelling in Nepal – and dispel any pre-conceived ideas you may have about public transport.  There didn’t seem to […]

May
7
2011

Travel Tuesday!

Katie Idle

I’m a travel junkie … I admit it!   Every Tuesday, I’ll be sharing with you some of my travel experiences, and tips to help you start planning your travels.  You don’t have to be a millionaire to travel – some of my favourite trips have been back-packing trips on a budget. Travelling has always been my passion and I like to consider myself a Citizen of the World .. with a Degree in the […]