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Australia
The Global Work and Travel Co. gave me the opportunity to have the experience of a lifetime. With the help of GWTC I got to see some of the most amazing places and meet a lot of incredible people from all over the world, including some from my own country. My friend and I while being guided by GWTC...
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New Zealand
Kia Ora Global Whanau!! So I've been in Canada for 5 months now and been busy as can be. Working hard and enjoying the beautiful Rocky Mountains! This place is amazing! In the time I've been here, I've done a few hikes, climbed Devil's Thumb, gotten sun burnt, and woken up in the morning to have to...
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Australia
My name is Kim, I am 26 and I am from Sydney Australia. I decided that I wanted to move to Canada to live in the snow and experience a new culture and now thanks to The Global Work and Travel company, I am here living that dream. Canada has been the most amazing experience I have had in my life. I...
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Australia
I have a quite a few stories, this is one that stands out to me..   The apartment I moved into is right across the road from Robinson, a big shopping centre in Trang. I go there almost everyday to get my dinner and I walk around looking at the different shops (even if i've been in them every...
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Australia
I have been here now for just over one month.  I never thought I would do something like this and go out on my own. The team at Global have been so supportive and contactable before I left Australia and even now while I am in another country. I was matched quite well with my host family as we...
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United Kingdom
Even though I have been back for nearly 3 weeks I have only now got round to uploading pictures. I just wanted to message you to day thank you for organizing my trip for me and being so helpful. I had a fantastic time and the staff out in Bali were brilliant and made us feel so welcome. I have...
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Australia
Hey - Global Work & Travel Co is awesome. Hands down the best experience ever, I went to America as an au pair. Who knew being a nanny in another country would be so much fun. I travel all over USA, I meet a lot of awesome people and I have done so much in 1 year. I will never ever forget this...
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United Kingdom
The Global Work & Travel Co. is amazing! I would definitely go with them again. I'm 19 years old and I was so scared to come out to Australia by myself. However, it's really nice to know that Global is there for you. If you ever get stuck or have any questions, you can just ask. I was a...
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United Kingdom
Traveling with Global has opened my eyes to a world bigger than I originally imagined. I set off from London to work in Australia thinking it was going to be all sun, sea and a lot of sun tan lotion. However the amazing team at Global found me a once in a lifetime job at Hotham Ski Mountain....
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Canada
Hello from Marlow, UK! Today marks the 7-month anniversary of when I began my Global Work & Travel Co working holiday. I am the bar supervisor of small, independently owned pub. Since working here I have met some amazing customers that have since become pub regulars and friends, great staff...
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Australia
You start with an idea, one idea leads to a plan. The Global Work & Travel Co. made my plan into a reality. My name is Yasmin and I’m from the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. I started my voyage to Thailand in February 2014. I was very apprehensive, and it was the first time I...
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New Zealand
I was surprised at how quickly I connected with the students and how nice natured they all are. My students range in ages from 3 to 6 years old and I work from a provided curriculum given by my school.  Since starting one month ago I have thoroughly enjoyed teaching. I'm not saying there...
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Australia
Being a full time student I wanted to go somewhere amazing on my summer holiday while volunteering, I had never volunteered in a foreign country before but going to South Africa and volunteering was one of the best decisions I have made ! I have met the most amazing people who I will stay friends...
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United Kingdom
A big thank you to Global Work and Travel Co for helping me get started with my Canadian adventures. From the first day I arrived at the Vancouver airport, its been go go go. I wanted to see the city of Vancouver, however it was time to get down to business and get myself sorted for my Canadian...
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Australia
Hey All, I'm Jess, from Queensland Australia. I have had the most AMAZING experience of my life by choosing to go through The Global Work & Travel Co to do my working holiday, I was able to work and save money right up until the point I had to leave for CANADA! Canada is amazing, I am currently...
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Australia
At first I was skeptical of what my experience would be like being placed in a lesser known town in Canada. Jasper has completely annihilated that skepticism. I work at Lake Maligne in Jasper, Alberta and I am absolutely loving it. I love the town, my work, the people I work with, the pubs and all...
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Australia
After finding out about The Global Work & Travel Co. through a friend I started to look into all programs. I found the perfect program for me and the perfect location which was to be an Au-Pair in London. I love children and have been to the UK before on holiday and always dreamt of returning...
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United States
Bali Indonesia is a beautiful place to volunteer.  The locals I stayed with were very hospitable and made me feel right at home.  Living local was a treat because I was instantly given the chance to immerse myself into a new culture.  One of my favorite parts of this trip was the...
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Australia
I've just completed my 2nd week of work in Lake Louise. It's all going great so far, I'm loving the scenery and meeting some great new friends. I like my job - it's a nice change from being a corporate PA :-)   I think GW&T is a fantastic organisation. When I first thought about taking an...
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Australia
Things have been very busy since I've arrived. The adjustment to South Korea has been generally good. I now have an alien registration card as well as a bank account and phone. Cid will be helping me out in getting the internet set up in my apartment.   I have been getting around Seoul on...
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United States
This has been such an amazing experience. I was a little skeptical at first, this being my first time traveling, but the staff has calmed my nerves. Now I have an amazing placement and I couldn’t be happier. We’ll see if I ever leave. Thank you! 
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Canada
I liked the cultural orientation week. I really enjoyed it. It’s good to get some background on the country. The activities are meant to get you interested in the culture, but at the same time get you to bond with your class. I thought the barbeque was really good too. I had a lot of fun....
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United States
I love the TESOL course. I absolutely love it. I think Austin’s [TESOL instructor] interactions with us are great, and it’s nice to practice all this when you have your classmates around you. I think the class environment is perfect. You have all these people critiquing you, and it...
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Australia
The orientation was great. Very informative and Chelsea was so helpful and answered all questions perfectly. Made it very easy as I was travelling on my own.  Thanks! 
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Australia
The programme has been an interesting and eye-opening experience beginning from when I arrived at the programme house. It was very beneficial to have some cultural orientation and it's always best to get the local insight in any new country. While it was just a week at the programme house, I felt...
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United Kingdom
Go for a country experience. When first heard i was getting on a train 8 hours inland from Sydney i found it a little scary. I travelled to a country town called Narrabri, to work on a cotton farm. This was organised by global work and travel so i could go and get my regional work done. I was...
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Australia
Nothing could prepare me for me for my introduction to Soi (street) dogs.  I had read websites, absorbed the information sent by Global Work & Travel Co., heard stories from friends & family about their experiences, but there was nothing to compare it to from my home town of Geelong,...
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Canada
So far I have really enjoyed the program. Most importantly, I’ve really appreciated the TESOL instructor. He takes his job very seriously, and he seems to enjoy it very much. He says what needs to be said, and I have appreciated his kicking my ass! I was stuck in vacation mode once landing in...
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Australia
In the few weeks I’ve been in Hua Hin, I’ve learnt so much - not only about the course content, but also about myself and my abilities. This is a life changing opportunity, and to be able to do it with such a friendly, well-organized company has made it so much better!   Lindsey...
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Canada
I love that people have the opportunity to do an English camp. The course has been challenging, but in a good way – they’re prepping you for the real world. I get a push when I need it, and get help when I need it. It’s not too harsh or too laid back. We’re powering through...
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United States
There’s no way in the world that you can communicate what it’s like to be in Thailand. You can’t anticipate the friendliness, openness and kindness of the people. And if you did try to write about it, nobody would believe it because it would sound like marketing crap. Thailand is...
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New Zealand
The lessons have been really good. I think it’s awesome how Austin [a TESOL instructor] goes about everything, from teaching us lessons to giving us feedback. He’s always giving us support and building on stuff we’ve done. Even if you have a good lesson, he’ll give you...
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Canada
The staff are all really friendly and willing to go out of their way to help. Orientation week was a great way to ease into everything. Learning the language was extremely helpful. The Thai language instructor is awesome. There was lots of bonding with the group, which was great. Adam 
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Australia
The orientation was good! It wasn’t too hard. It gradually introduced us to Thai culture. It was very layered, structured and helpful.   Good [TESOL] teachers- very friendly. They encourage us to put ourselves out there, which I appreciate. It’s good to get used to teaching in...
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Australia
My time in Canada so far has been amazing. I am really enjoying working at the Husky Ranch in Ontario and love the people I work with as some come from different countries so its a great way to get to know new people from around the world. I would strongly recommend it to anyone to organise through...
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Australia
Absolutely love the girls in the office here (in Vancouver). Orientation was amazing! Covered everything and helped confirm where I want to be. The ladies are so helpful!!   -Samuel   May 2014 
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Australia
Coming to work in Canada is definitely the most amazing thing I have ever done. I originally planned on staying here for the summer season but I already know I won’t be ready to go home.   I have an incredible job with *** (employer name removed for privacy reasons) in the middle of the...
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United Kingdom
Things are ok here, still chilly! Everyone is raving about the May Bank Holiday weekend so looking forward to that! Other than that been mostly quiet and white here, some photo's if you wanted a feel of the place... - Katie  April 2014
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Australia
It has been amazing! (Other than certain times having difficulty hearing staff over the air-con) I couldn’t say one bad word. Also, I applaud how much you guys help the community (e.g. dog feeding). It’s beautiful to see such people making a difference.   The TESOL course...
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Canada
This is an amazing place and an amazing program with great people. What you do here truly makes a difference in so many lives. It’s a fun environment. Very relaxed, and most of all, very supportive. I always felt like my needs were met, questions were answered, and doubts and fears were...
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Australia
Hi all, I am so glad that I signed up with The Global Work & Travel Co. It made coming to Canada a lot easier and more enjoyable. The staff at Global are really friendly people and go out of their way to help with any problems or issues you may have. Global made it easy coming here on a working...
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Australia
Living in Canada/the snow has been quite a remarkable experience. Canada in winter has been well worth the chill. Global made the transition over to Canada effortless. There was no stress as I had constant contact and support from the Global team. These pictures were taken on my travels to and from...
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Australia
Hey, I’m Bec. I came to Canada just over 3 months ago and have spent the vast majority of my time working and snowboarding in Sun Peaks, BC. While I was still in Australia, The Global Work & Travel Co organised an interview for me with my two incredible bosses, who are like second parents...
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Australia
Thank you for the welcoming genuine care that you have shown, for the balance of information given and opportunity for discovery. I will cherish this time and the people that I have met. -Lee   
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United Kingdom
From the moment I arrived I had a warm, welcoming, interesting, educational, insightful and useful experience. One that has added to my ever growing and blossoming shape as a human being and one that will set me up for whatever the future holds. Specifically, I loved feeling the positive passion...
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Australia
It has been a great experience! So much more than I expected. Everyone was helpful, the classes were good and fun, and the people in the group were amazing – a new family. The outings together, classes, free time with my friends were the best. These memories will stay with me all my life!!!...
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Australia
Everything looks small from here! Haha.   - Chris 
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Australia
Me and my housemates enjoying Canada's great outdoors, with sensational hikes and picturesque views much like this one at Boom Lake!   Thanks for everything Global!   -Chris      
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Australia
Hi Global :-)   Here are a few pics from our journey   1. CN Tower, Toronto Ontario - Words can not describe this experience! 360 metres in the air, hanging off the edge with a few cables keeping us from death. Worth every single dollar!     2. Amazing view on top of Tunnel...
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Australia
No other place than Lake Louise, where you can climb a 9000 ft mountain peak (Mt. Fairview) and experience views like these - absolutely priceless!     -Joy      
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Australia
I think the sign (in the picture) said it all at Marmot Basin in Jasper, AB. Thanks heaps Global!   -Cameron    
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Australia
Thank you Global so much for finding me an amazing job in such a beautiful place! I'm so happy to be here! in Lake Louise, AB.    
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Australia
Had a fantastic orientation today :-) a lot easier talking to your guys in person. All the worrying for nothing :-)  Thanks again team for all your help we really appreciate all your effort and hard work! We can't wait for our new experience here :-)   May 2012      ...
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Australia
Settling into living in Banff, it's a pretty beautiful place! The hotel job with ***** is going well and has a lot of added benefits like tours and buses for free. Thanks for your reply to my accommodation email, I have actually found an amazing property and will be moving in on the 1st June ready...
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Australia
There's still so much snow here its amazing. I have had so much fun here already and I love the people I work with and I can't wait for spring to start for more adventures!     April 2012 - in Sun Peaks       
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Australia
Just wanted to say thanks for getting me my 1st job in banff, its been a great 2 years here in Canada, flying back home to Gold Coast on tuesday, with my amazing fiancee that I would not have met if u guys had not got me my 1st job up in banff so I thankyou so much for that. Canada has been the...
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Australia
I left the end of July for Abbotsford Canada. It has been amazing. I have been homesick but I believe that is normal. I have been to Whistler twice both for a holiday and both experiences were great. First I went in the summer and I went last week in the winter both times were gorgeous. I was lucky...
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Australia
We are backpacking around Europe while based in London for a working holiday through The Global Work & Travel Co. and been to some amazing places. Our travels have also included South Africa, Mauritius, Thailand, Finland and Australia (our Home country). We have cuddled tigers & done Scuba...
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Australia
So far I have had the pleasure of travelling all through Morocco, Spain and Croatia! The Global Work & Travel Co. helped me find work in central London and helped me get settled in. Living in the UK makes it easy to travel anywhere throughout Europe and having a live in job means you make lots...
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Australia
My husband and I have just recently returned from spending two FANTASTIC years in Jasper, Alberta Canada. In this time we took part in many adventures, but the two that stick out the most for us was our wedding day in Lake Louise. Thanks to our staff discount we got our dream wedding for under $500...
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Australia
Despite a few hiccups organizing a job here in Canada when I first arrived I have had an amazing time. I have been travelling around Alberta and BC for almost a year now and have no intention of going home anytime soon. I am living and working 53km south of Jasper along The Icefields Parkway. 
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Mexico
Amazing experience!!! We learn, share, respect and understand Nepali traditions and people! Loved it!          
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China
I have been in Australia for 9 months, first in the beginning I landed in Melbourne and I couldn't find a job. After spending much time online, I found The Global Work & Travel Co. Global did a lot of help for work traveller like me, since I am a typical Asian, English is not first language but...
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Australia
I spent four months in Canada from May-September working in picturesque Lake Louise housekeeping. I met so many incredible people and had many amazing experiences, I got to see bears a little too close for comfort, go on the Olympic zip line in Calgary and share a house with my fellow housekeepers...
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Australia
I had a GREAT experience through The Global Work & Travel Co.! Snowboarding and working in Canada's finest ski resort - Big White. I met some wonderful people and got to see and live in a place I now call home. This picture is of two of my friends I met travelling. We hiked one hour to get to...
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Australia
Hi, have had the most amazing experience in Canada. This place is beautiful. Two friends and myself came over for a little adventure and it has been amazing so far. We have been skiing, shopping, nightclubbing, seen snow for the first time, been to the hot springs and best of all DOG SLEDDING!!!...
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Canada
The best experience of my life. Simple as that. -Eric
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Australia
The Global Work & Travel Co. made the transition over to Canada effortless. There was no stress as I had constant contact and support from the Global team. 
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Australia
My experience was the best thing I have ever done in my entire life. I do not know if I will ever do anything as good as this program was. I met so many extraordinary people and being able to get so personal with the animals was crazy! Every time another volunteer left I cried! This program opened...
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Australia
I have been living a little north of London for close to 3 months now, it has been the best experience of my life. I work a lot, but when I’m not I make sure I travel the UK and Europe as much as I can. I am so grateful to The Global Work & Travel Co., it has been the best experience of...
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Australia
This experience was absolutely amazing! Completely made my year and was worth the wait :-) looking after turtles and seeing the babies being born is fantastic! Staying in Ostional was awesome because it was nice and central to other beach and hitch hiking was a fun way of getting around....
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Australia
Working 80+ hours 7 days 5 weeks straight 1 week off, I needed a break! That’s where The Global Work & Travel Co. came into my life. I don’t regret one single moment, I’ve been here since May and I don’t know when I’ll be coming back, having the time of my life!...
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Australia
My trip to Africa was the trip of a lifetime. It was such an eye opening and rewarding experience. The volunteer program in Zanzibar is a perfect way to experience African culture by living in the community, getting to know the local people, learning their language and being invited into their...
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Australia
My best friend and I volunteered at a husky ranch in the Yukon, Canada for 3 months and it was the greatest experience ever!! We met some really cool fellow travellers and had an experience of a lifetime!! Getting to live and work overseas was an amazing opportunity! ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT!!! 
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Australia
I really enjoyed my time here in Kenya where I was happily welcomed and everybody treated me in a very good way, I traveled to a lot of places, met new people and it was like I had known them for a very long time because of their hospitality. It just felt like I was still at home. I happened to...
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New Zealand
I had an amazing experience being near such beautiful animals everyday was like a dream! I am so happy that I went, I was welcomed with open arms when I arrived not knowing what to expect but when I left I left with a lot of knowledge about the mistreatment of animals in Thailand. I also learnt a...
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Australia
The experience was amazing. The wildlife centre became a second home for me. The work was hard, and at times I felt like I couldn’t do another days work, but the people you are surrounded by are inspirational and help you to push on. Working with the elephants was an experience I will...
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Australia
I had the most INCREDIBLE experience I could ever have imagined. My trip exceeded all my expectations and my expectations were very high! I have not a bad word to say whatsoever. This trip changed my life in so many ways and it will never be forgotten. The elephants were absolutely amazing and it...
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Australia
Morzine is an awesome!  We have both settled into the job here and are working in the kitchen. We are working and living with Sophie from aus, who got her job through you as well.  Alan's been here for a week and is a good bloke to work for. There's a great team as well. We have taken up...
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United States
I really appreciate everything that you guys were able to do for me. Taking care of all the details, paperwork, and helping me find a job was a weight off my shoulders and allowed me to focus more on things I wanted to do in the country. Kangaroo Island itself was a good experience with a large...
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Australia
Unfortunately for myself I was very unaware that applying for a UK visa was a slightly complicated process. I had a plan, I had my flights booked and at the back of my mind I knew I had to sort out a working visa and I needed it done in a certain time frame. I chose the assistance of The Global...
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Australia
Hey everyone! At GWAT, so I’m finally stepping on a plane Canada bound, I would just like to thank everyone of you for your help getting me to this point, if I was told this is what I’ll be doing 4 months ago I wouldn’t believe it, but its been your advice that guided me in...
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Australia
Hey Global, I am doing fine and I am loving every day as they go by. I have settled in just fine made a lot of new friends and I am loving the snow and the people. Thanks, Brendan  
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Australia
Sorry, I think I must have been jumping up and down with so much excitement after your last email that I didn’t confirm that I received it!  I’m so absolutely thrilled, it seems so surreal actually being offered interviews in all these fantastic venues. All three opportunities look...
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Australia
Internship Review USA Hey guys! Thanks for the great internship! It's freezing at the moment here in the US! But I'm loving every second of being here, was a bit rough getting over jet lag and settling in, but I've got it sorted now and just working hard at the internship! The team are pretty...
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Australia
Have settled into our accommodation nicely up in Hemlock Valley Resort and are due to start work soon (when there is enough snow to open the mountain). Canada is a dream. So beautiful. And so much snow!! I've attached a few photos of mine and Patrick's travels so you can see for yourself how nice...
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Australia
I have travelled through The Global Work & Travel Co twice now and found the services fantastic both times.   On both occasions I had a job offer and permanent accommodation before I arrived to Canada, which was great because I didn't have to worry about money because I knew I was going...
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Canada
Overall, I definitely say it was one of the best experiences of my life! I’ve learned a lot of things about the country and myself. Learning Spanish has been a huge feat for me, and being able to speak to people, and just meeting a lot of amazing people on the trip has been incredible....
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United States
What an amazing experience to be here with such a great group of people who were brought together with common ideas – A hope to make things better for animals, especially cheetah, to learn about what it takes to care for such animals and have an overall sense of giving back. I know your...
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Nepal truly surpassed my expectations and leaving it today was very solemn for me. In all honesty, the success and fun I had on this project is all thanks to the project managers Gagan and Balram who both went above and beyond to make sure everything (from transport, lodging, activities,etc...)...
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Australia
Hi Guys,   Well I am very much enjoying my time here at Severn Lodge. I love the work and have made some great mates already. Global made it all very easy for me as well and I would definitely recommend you to anyone wanting this experience.   thanks,   Katie 
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United Kingdom
Be open minded, have a good time and always try to get to know some people. Just throw yourself in! Teaching in China Program showed me a lot of China and also a lot about myself. Overall it is a great experience and you see so many new things.     
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China is a unique place and impossible to explain to anyone. You have to experience it first-hand! Don't give up after the first week. You might find that you don't take to teaching as well as you expected, but don't give up. After a few weeks you'll be loving it! This has been one of the best...
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Canada
The teaching program in China is an incredible experience, you meet new people, make new friends, discover a new place, but most important of all, you learn new skills. This program offers a good balance between working and travelling, teaching Chinese students is a tough challenge but a rewarding...
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Australia
I don’t think i have come down from the amazing cloud that is China hype yet. I’ve been here for 5 months now and it has been one amazing experience after another. From the training in Beijing and the amazing history there to getting to my school and meeting all the kids for the first...
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Australia
Simply awesome! An unforgettable experience!   Interacting with such amazing animals was definitely the highlight of the programme. It is not every day that you get to hang with lions, tigers and heaps of other incredible animals.   I had such a wonderful time. You meet people from all...
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United States
My experience at the lion park has been nothing but amazing. It's hard to put into words all the adventures I've taken and people I've met that I can now call friends. Working with animals has always been a dream of mine. This program has not only made my dream come true but has opened my eyes...
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Australia
Hi there,   Not sure how long it should be but here goes….   I had the most A – MAZ-ING experience doing the Global Work and Travel Co.’s volunteer programme in the National Park Rainforest in Costa Rica. I spent three weeks living with the most beautiful family who...
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Australia
My experience has been unforgettable and valuable in more ways than I can possibly put to paper. In the short time I have been here, I have learnt about Thai culture and politics, lesson plans, and cultural understandings. I have made life-long friends spreading across all areas of the world....
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Hello, Aussie travelling Canada on a working holiday & could not say a bad word about my experience... Had absolutely no dramas with GW&T Co. They have been great from the start & have now been in Jasper, Alberta, Canada for almost 2 months & still hear from them regularly. I am...
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Australia
Hi there, I felt very privileged to be a volunteer in Rewa and as the concept [of volunteering] is still a bit cloudy there it was great to be able to talk to the managers/staff/villagers about why I chose to come, and what made their village and eco-lodge so special in my eyes.
I have never felt...
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Australia
Hi there. I did a 4 week placement which I extended to a 5 week block in Kenya on the medical and orphanage program and absolutely loved it. It was an amazing, life changing experience that I will never forget and I am actually now planning on going back to the same project on an internship that...
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Australia
Hey Global,    Volunteering at a remote little Makushi village on the opposite side of the world to where I call home has been the best decision of my life to date. The villagers are warm and welcoming, as interested in you as you are in them. Being a volunteer rather then a tourist gave...
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Hi Global,     Living in Rewa for a month was an amazing experience, it was awesome being in the jungle and seeing the strange and wonderful wildlife of the Amazon. It's a great place with a different pace of life, with time to just chill out in a hammock and get to know the people...
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Hi Global,   thanks for your email with all the info. I called the hotel yesterday and had a quick chat with the deputy manager, she was very friendly and helpful. I will send you another email once I start work at southampton and let you know how everything is going.   I didn't get a...
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Hi Guys! Last Sunday i had a bbq with the philpino blokes that I work with, which was great! Monday I headed down to the beach (a strip of sand on the shore of the lake, a beach HA) we played a few rounds of volley ball when the stakes got raised, the losing side had to swim out to a buoy 30m from...
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Hey Global Work Guys!!    Hopefully you haven’t forgotten me! Things are amazing over here. I couldn’t be having a better time!!    I’m practically a pro snowboarder and I love it! Everything is fantastic. I’ll be fine, I’m going to extend my visa,...
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Hi this place is awesome my accommodation is a log cabin with a shared bath room, the bosses here are really nice very western so takes a bit to get to know them, they supply all meals and rent for $50 a week which just comes off my pay, the pay is $10 a hour to start with but will go up to $12...
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G'day Global All here is great and I am enjoying it all so far the accommodation is good, beds are soo comfy lol. the ppl are great Sebastian the manager of here is a really nice guy we have done a little sightseeing, so much more too be done. I am enjoying being soo busy and just getting thru it...
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Hi guys!   I got here safe and sound.  Rosedale on Robson was beautiful and the shopping in Vancouver was great.   Catherine is lovely and we sat up and had a few drinks with Andrew and Allan.  We are all going Whitewater rafting tomorrow. It took us about 12 hours to get...
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Hi Global,   Just wanted to let you all know that Poets Cove is going great. Im having a fabulous time. Really happy and loving it, so much fun. Had back to back appointments all day and yer, didnt think i would like getting back into Beauty Therapy after so long out, but I...
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Hi Everyone!   Banff was amazing, the deer and elk just wonder the town. It is spot the Canadian! I think there are more Aussies in Banff then there are in Sydney! Everytime someone opened there mouth, yet another Aussies voice. We didnt do anything productive in Banff cept for drinking and...
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Hey Global, Yeah I was sick for a few days but I'm almost fully recovered now. The (Employer name removed) is great. Everyone is lovely and I've made some great friends. I'm living with a guy from Latvia which is interesting. I met another Aussie who works on front desk who was sent over by you...
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Hey Global I Just wanted to let you know that im having a fantastic time at Holiday Mountain,  the work is really good and laid back and now that i have got the hang of it im really enjoying it,  Bernice and her family are very friendly, caring and understanding, the staff housing...
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To Whom it may concern,   My experiences with the Canadian office of Global Work and Travel Co has been nothing but excellent from the start. I was picked up from the airport on time and taken straight to my accommodation which made me feel comfortable and well looked after immediately. When...
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Hi Guys, Since I've arrived in Vancouver I have had a blast, just living the dream. When i first arrived in Vancouver the global work and travel people picked me up from the airport and showed me around town which was great. They then took me to get my (sin) social insurance number and a mobile...
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Hi Global, Thankkkk Youuuu for everything GWAT you are awesome! GWAT are amazingggggg!!!! I promote you guys every day in the spa when people ask me how i got here! haha See you in the not so distant future and talk to you very soon xxx Kate E.
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Hi! I was hired for the Paralympics and I'm having a pretty good time here actually =) Met a lot of interesting people from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds. Met a hippy woman who burnt all her bras in the 70's and has never bought new ones, A middle eastern guy who dances better than...
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Hi Global, I arrived in Vancouver on 27th January, and it has been the best decision of my entire life. I have loved every single minute of this journey. Although I had a lot of regrets in the first initial days of arriving in Vancouver, I soon realised what I was here for and how it had changed my...
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Hello Global Work and Travel friends! I am currently living in Southfields, which is on the District Line, next to Wimbledon (UK). I guess it is famous, because many many many people from this agency seem to be living there. Thank you for helping me when I was in Australia! If I have some big news...
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Hi Global, I am really enjoying the city, I feel like I could live here forever! My job is going really well also, it’s funny how the brain remembers everything even if it’s a year later. They use all the same processes and computer systems that I’m used to. I started last week, so was basically in...
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Hi Global, After news on my job at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and an 11+ hour bus ride ride from Vancouver I arrived at Golden. I had no idea at the time or had never really heard of Golden but after a few days had fallen in love with the place. Golden itself is a small town of around 4000...
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 Hi there, its Ricky here.    This is just an email to say thanks for all the help that you and The Global Work and Travel Company has given me during my time here in Canada. I have a had a great time but I feel that it is now time that I returned home. My time here has been amazing...
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To everyone at Global who guided me through all the mayhem!   THANKYOU!!   I am very happy with my position here and am on my feet and surviving! The staff are great, the accommodation is great and the location is amazing! I owe you all a bottle of wine.   Thanks again and I hope you...
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Hi guys, How are you? Luke and I are having the time of our lives here in Banff. We like our jobs... although Luke's is a bit boring at the moment. (Employer name removed) staff and management have been really nice to me... they even let me come to their christmas party which involved an 'amazing...
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Hi Global, I am doing very well!   Yes, I am still in Canada - living and working in Banff at The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. I am in the middle of completing my transfer into the Reservations Department at the hotel as well after completing 9 months of continual service and completing the...
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Walking through the village of Jambiani, it was hard to comprehend that it is one of the poorest areas in the world. I was distracted by the tall palm trees and pristine coastline, and the kindness and sincerity shown by the locals. Teaching my allocated 9am English classes taken by the sometimes...
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It has been 213 days since we've been in Canada, we have done more to see Canada in those days than I have of my home, Port Macquarie, NSW. My Girlfriend Katrina asked me last year, 3 months before the flight date to come with her to Canada and see its beauty. I quickly said yes, and even...
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Hi guys!!   Thanks again for everything you helped me with when I was at home just freaking about moving 22, 266 km away from home... AND being such great staff that turned into friends when I finally arrived in Vancouver!   As you know, I moved to Banff, AB to (Employer name removed) as...
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B-yartiful day! Just walked down to and attended my orientation at the Vancouver office, got my welcome package and met the GWAT crew in person... Fantastic! The most welcoming bunch of people ever, they put this crazy mind at ease and gave me some very valuable information to keep me out of...
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Hunter R. - Cypress Mountain, BC. Canada is more than what it is in pictures, If there are anybody that know how to get you started and help you find opportunities within Canada for an international traveler, it's GWAT. They work their very best finding you the best of the country and help guide...
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I love this place! Everyone is super nice and the town is mind blowing as I am surrounded by the Rockie mountains! Thanks Global for taking the stress out of this once in a life time opportunity!   Christi H.
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I'm loving it here and having so much fun! Everyone is great here and very friendly so that makes everything so much more enjoyable! I'm still learning many of the different rules /customs here which aren't too hard. I'm getting there with some of the slang here as well! It's great, Banff is...
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This is my view from my room in Canmore, Alberta! Been here for just one month and have already met some great people and love this country! Such an experience, thank you to Global for getting me into such an amazing country!   Dimity W.      
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How was your experience overall? Amazing! Everything was so much better then I expected and my expectations where very high! Volunteering with Asian Elephants is something that I have thought about before and never thought Id get an opportunity to do. The experience has...
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I have been in Jasper now for a month and am working with the Fairmont. I would not have been in this position if it wasn't for Global. They pushed for me to get this job and I can't thank them enough for it. They made me comfortable in a new and scary environment and took the time to answer any...
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Hi Global,   I hope things are well back home!   I'm still in London, living it up with all the lights and scenes.   After only 7 months of working with several hotels, this week Im going to be working directly with a hotel, which most people don't get the opportunity to do,...
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Love seeing posts from young people experiencing or about to experience such wonderful life changing adventures! My daughter joined GWAT in July last year as her 2 year USA visa was expiring in November. She was not ready to return to Australia and thought Canada would be a good so she could remain...
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