How to travel around the world almost free and with comfort
You can not imagine your life without travel? In that case you will prove useful list of organizations and resources that can help you to visit new countries, without spending all your money.
We have compiled a list of the main services that provide the opportunity to participate in various activities and projects in different countries, including volunteering, training programs and assistance to local residents for lodging and food.
This resource locals from around the world invite the travelers willing to help them on the farm or in a small business in exchange for free accommodation, meals, excursions, or sometimes even yoga classes. A great way to not only visit a new place, but also to explore the local culture. Simply select the type of work that is right for you, and contact with the owner. For example, you can join the Italian farming, spending is only two hours a day.
Here you can find ads of local people in different countries who are engaged in organic farming and in need of a free labor force. Another way to travel, working at night and food.
A charitable organization in the UK sends students linguists last two courses of universities and graduates as volunteers to Sudan to teach the Sudanese children English. It can be useful to join the cause and get a good experience. Preference is given to applicants for whom English is their native language, but if you have hands-on teaching experience, also consider your application.
On SE7EN can find volunteer program or project in almost any country. For example, to go to the Bahamas to work on an independent research facility for the study of lemon sharks.
Another international charitable organization that offers a variety of volunteer programs around the world in the fields of health, environment, economy, education and others.
This educational program of the European Union for young people (under 30 years) annually gives grants to non-profit organizations for their projects in different countries, including Macedonia, Great Britain, Turkey, Georgia, Latvia, Azerbaijan, Croatia.
«Under this program, the last two years, I visited Macedonia and the United Kingdom. The essence of the program is that it provides free training, pays 70% of the flight, visa costs, internal transport, accommodation and meals during the training and learning. Plus you always have the extra days in the country, but at their own expense. In fact, to become a member, you must submit the application form to one of the training programs. Each training is dedicated to a specific topic. For example, last year we were taught tolerance to representatives of other countries Wales. » — Inna, a participant of the program Youth in Action.
And the organization of eco-tourism lovers who dream to visit Australia or New Zealand. The purpose — the protection of nature. On the site a lot of volunteer programs in various parts of Australia and New Zealand for a short or long period.
Do not forget about it quite a popular resource where you can easily find a free housing and new friends in different countries. Personally, I often use Couchsurfing, to explore the local life and people in new places where happen. For superekonomii can be combined with hitchhiking Couchsurfing.
In addition, you can become a volunteer of the UN, if you are over 25 years old, have a university degree and knowledge of English, French or Spanish language.
International youth organization that provides a variety of training programs, exchange programs and volunteering opportunities for students and graduates in 113 countries worldwide.
Another non-profit organization accepts volunteers who love nature and are willing to take part in the preservation of heritage organizations (which is 250,000 acres of land from Maine to Georgia in the United States).
If you do not suffer from seasickness, you can be part of the cruise liner, yacht or catamaran and exchange their labor for an exciting journey across the sea (offers Oceania and Asia). Another alternative — Vagabond Sailing (Asia, Oceania, the Mediterranean).
Often, budget airlines offer very competitive rates for flights, so you can fly to another country for ridiculous money. Do not forget about Ryanair, Virgin Australia, Jetstar and other world giants of budget air travel, which, although they do not fly from Russia and Ukraine, but also significantly reduce the budget for complex or long flights.