Zagreb view fom upper town

Volunteer at Funk Lounge Hostel in Zagreb

Zagreb is the city I have chosen for my second Worldpackers experience.I have lived in Zagreb before, back in 2016-2017, so it’s a familiar and friendly place which feels like home.I’ve stayed in the Funk Lounge Hostel, located less than 30 min walking from the main square, less than 15 min by tram, for 3 weeks. Funk...

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Worldpackers – volunteer and stay for free

“Slow Traveling” Have you ever think about volunteer a few hours a day of your time, in exchange of staying for free somewhere, as a Hostel or someone’s house…While you can take your time, to visit a new place, the city of your dreams, maybe somewhere you will meet new friends, etc Worldpackers is a...

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Volunteer opportunities

Here’s a list of websites I used to check, some of them for free, in some of them only after paying a 1-year membership you will be able to see all the information and contacts. WorldPackers It’s possible to check hosts and register; but to contact them is require a 1-year membership (42 euros). There...

Saint-Martin-de-Ré, Ilê-de-Ré. France

Ilê-de-Ré – a French pearl on the Atlantic

How did I end up in Ilê-de-Ré After a short story in Nottingham ending up in “looking for another destination”, the 1st plan-B was just “ending up lost in Paris” – but what a nice place to be lost in! – Where I’ve decided that staying around France, and getting a different perspective of the country, would be interesting. Paris is...

Prague, Czech Republic

Volunteer at SafeStay Hostel in Prague

Prague is the city I have chosen for my first Worldpackers experience, which was also the first time I’ve volunteered in a Hostel.I have visited Prague for a couple of days back in 2016, since that moment, I consider the Czech capital one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.I’ve stayed in SafeStay Hostel, located...

Prague, Czech Republic

Volunteer in Hostels

The first time I’ve volunteered at a hostel was in Prague, Czech Republic.It was also my first experience using Worldpackers, and it was a very fine first experience!I would recommend volunteering at a Hostel to any person who is interested in visiting and staying somewhere for a longer time, meeting other travellers and locals; and...

Dreams vs Reality

I had a dream. Aeroplane crash into the sea. I don’t even know why am I here. There are 2 more people. it was their fault. It was an accident. I was only in the wrong place at the wrong time. Doesn’t really matter now. But I can’t swim! I can’t swim. – Now you...

Hitchhiking Journey

Route Barcelona (Spain) > Marseille > Saint Tropez (France) > Genova > Padova (Italy) > Zagreb > Opatja (Croatia) > Torino (Italy) > Valence (France) > Barcelone. Duration and Distance: [13 days] [more than 3300 km] Hitchhiking: total 47 rides. Marseille (France) France.1st proper stop and visit. It’s the second biggest city in France Thanks...

UNIVERSE IS CALLING…

(deslize para ler em Português) The Universe is calling. Have you ever thought, maybe you’re not listening? And what is it saying? Well, to me, it’s often “Go! Travel!” Sometimes is more specific… “Signals” Do you believe the universe is sending signals about what you should do? Would you like to have some lights, sometimes? There are signals...

A TRAVEL RETROSPECTIVE – 2015

What have you done… have you travelled enough? I didn’t. But, is there an ‘enough’ for travelling? Spain I started the year in Villena, a small but charming village in the northwest of Spain, part of ‘Comunidad Valenciana’ district. Involved by mountains, culturally very active, pleasant places and ambience, a beautiful castle, vegan-friendly in general…...