People in the UK are becoming more independent minded which is evident by the rising statistics of the self-employed, which has grown from 3.8 million in 2008 to 4.2 million people in 2012.
STA Travel, the world’s leading student and youth travel company, has teamed up with Tourism Australia on a global competition offering six awe-inspiring ‘Best Job in the World’ prizes including Lifestyle Photographer, Chief Funster, Wildlife Caretaker and Park Ranger.
Calling all eco-heroes and lovers of the great outdoors – if you look good in khaki and could talk the ear off an emu, you’ll be calling cooee over this Best Job in the World.
The number of young travellers taking part in volunteering and conservation projects is set to soar in 2013, according to youth travel specialists STA Travel.
First Choice has announced that it's searching the nation for a fun-loving waterpark enthusiast to take on the challenge of becoming its Slide Tester and test water slides for a living at its SplashWorld resorts.
With International Academy you can start you season in July and teach on the slopes of the Alps for the winter in Europe or North America.
If you’re looking for the best instructor programmes that lead to exciting jobs in skiing and boarding, International Academy is your number one destination.
SkiWeekends are offering budding chalet boys and girls a unique chance to hone their chalet and cooking skills before heading to the Alps for the coming winter ski season.
With an 8.9% drop in UCAS applications for 2012, many are heralding the ‘return of the gap year’ for this year’s school leavers, who are faced with the new, higher tuition fees of up to £9,000 per year.
With one in three (77%) young Brits enticed to follow their dreams abroad, and over two thirds (70%) of 16-24 year olds moving overseas to find adventure and new experiences, Queensland offers a variety of experiences to satisfy every UK backpacker.
With six million Brits heading abroad this Jubilee/half term weekend, a survey conducted by flight comparison site Skyscanner, has revealed more than a third (38%) of them will be forced to work during their time off, generating a massive £42.8m to the economy.
There are two sure ways of truly getting under the skin of a country. The first is to dismiss the bright lights of the high rise hotels and head for the homes of local communities.
The South Australian Tourism Commission, working in association with STA Travel and Tourism Australia, is offering travellers the chance to win a job as a conservation assistant on Kangaroo Island.
Swap the drudgery of the inbox for the beauty of the Outback, and ditch the 9-5 rat race for a crocodile park, as you could enjoy the experience of a lifetime working in Australia’s Northern Territory.
New for 2012, Peak Horizon is introducing International Summer Camps for young people; great for parents who can’t spend the whole summer with their kids and want them to enjoy their holidays whilst gaining some great new skills.
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