Archive for the ‘Working Abroad’ Category

The Top 5 Jobs on a New Zealand Working Holiday

The Top 5 Jobs on a New Zealand Working Holiday
By Candace Rardon LG Correspondant Job hunting is stressful for everyone, everywhere. But that process of applying, interviewing, and waiting for a call back can be even crazier when you’ve just moved abroad and are starting fresh. I went to New Zealand on a working holiday, looking for a year-long,...
January 10th, 2011 | Expats Abroad, New Zealand, Working Abroad | Read More

4 Ways to Earn Money While Traveling

4 Ways to Earn Money While Traveling
By Sarah Brown LG Correspondant When I got my first job at 15, just about every spare penny I made went straight into my travel fund. When I’d saved up just enough for a plane ticket to the next wish-list destination, I was off. But rather than working to save up for travel forever, the summer after...
December 20th, 2010 | Expats Abroad, Finances & Savings, Working Abroad | Read More

Working Holiday Visas: How to Get a Job in Australia, Ireland or New Zealand

Working Holiday Visas: How to Get a Job in Australia, Ireland or New Zealand
By Candace Rardon LG Correspondent Ever dreamed about working in the world of Hobbiton? Hanging out with kangaroos and koalas on your day off? Or maybe grabbing a perfectly poured Guinness at the pub after a long day at the office? The choice is yours with New Zealand, Australia, and Ireland all offering...
December 6th, 2010 | Australia/New Zealand/Pacific, Expats Abroad, Ireland, Passports & Visas, Working Abroad | Read More

UK Employment: England Border Officials Turned Me Away

UK Employment: England Border Officials Turned Me Away
Many people dream of working abroad in England. For Americans, British work visas are harder than ever to obtain, even with the promise of sponsorship from a British company. Lost Girls Maggie Parker was set to work in England–her dream country. She had a job lined up, a company to back her, and...
December 2nd, 2010 | England, Leaving & Coming Home, Solo Travel, Travel Philosophy, Working Abroad | Read More

How to Make Long-Term Travel a Reality

How to Make Long-Term Travel a Reality
Today we’re departing from our normal book review to get tips from Barbara Singer, author of Living Without Reservations: A Journey By Land and Sea in Search of Happiness about how she made her dream of travel happen. At the tender age of 44 years old, Barbara Singer decided to reinvent her life....
November 9th, 2010 | Budget Travel, City Travel, Cultural Travel, Expats Abroad, Finances & Savings, Leaving & Coming Home, Quitting & Career Management, Staying Connected, Travel Philosophy, Volunteering & Giving Back, Working Abroad | Read More

Jet Set Zero Italy Week 4: Best-Of Edition

Jet Set Zero Italy Week 4: Best-Of Edition
All the best things about Italy–local wines, lazy lakes, the countryside, the piazzas–are here in Courtney Scott’s Jet Set Zero Italy Week 4 roundup, with a few unexpected challenges and off-the-beaten-path adventures. Read on for a vicarious romp through the small town of Lanuvio,...
August 11th, 2010 | Budget Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More

Business Vacations: 7 Ways to Turn a Work Trip into a Holiday

Business Vacations: 7 Ways to Turn a Work Trip into a Holiday
by Kayleigh Minicozzi Special to Lost Girls World Life as a 20-something can be intense. You’re in the earliest stages of your career, the hours are long, the work is new and more often than not, the pay is less than spectacular. That supposed “9 to 5” existence can seem more like a...
August 9th, 2010 | Planning, Working Abroad | Read More

Sitting House: How to Get House Sitting Jobs Abroad 


Sitting House: How to Get House Sitting Jobs Abroad 

Ready to travel the world? Check out our Guide to First Time Travel! By Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor It sounds almost too good to be true: you live in someone’s home, experience a new place, pace and culture, all for the cost of a plane ticket. But house sitting can be done,...
August 4th, 2010 | Working Abroad | Read More

Sex, Drugs, and Outdoor Urinals: 6 Reasons I loved Working in Amsterdam

Sex, Drugs, and Outdoor Urinals:  6 Reasons I loved Working in Amsterdam
by Carmi Louw Special to Lost Girls World I’m not really sure why, but I’ve always had a thing for Amsterdam.  It all started at University in New Zealand, when mental images of canals, windmills and tulips made me lose my heart to the idea of stuyding in the Netherlands.  Circumstances...
August 2nd, 2010 | Europe, Holland, Working Abroad | Read More

Jet Set Zero: Risk Necessary, Money Optional

Jet Set Zero: Risk Necessary, Money Optional
by Sarah Amandolare LG Entertainment Editor Working abroad might be the most challenging yet rewarding way to experience a foreign culture. Regardless of what time of day your job begins and ends, or in which part of town it’s located, you’ll become entrenched in the local economy and way...
June 2nd, 2010 | Budget Travel, Featured, Websites and Blogs, Working Abroad | Read More