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Here you’ll find top tips for working holidaymakers, our picks for this year’s best tourist destinations, business travel advice & much more

Top Things To Do In Laos

Known for its vast mountainous landscapes, ancient temples, unspoiled jungles and authentic cuisine, Laos is definitely a destination worth adding to your bucket list. A lesser-known spot for tourists in comparison to its more popular neighbours, Thailand and Vietnam, the natural beauty and charming rural villages of Laos will mean you fall in love with […]

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What You Need To Know Before Travelling To Kenya

Planning your next big trip? Well, why not travel to stunning Kenya in East Africa! Located on the tropical Indian Ocean coastline, Kenya is bursting with diversity including a wide range of attractions for tourists to come and visit. From exploring the capital city Nairobi or going deep into the desert on safaris, there’s plenty […]

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Ethiopia Travel Tips: Visa Application, Sightseeing & Travel Advice

Ethiopia – a country filled with cultural diversity and incredible landscapes. Here you will discover delightful landscapes, tasty food, interesting history and the world’s most sensational coffee. With 80 ethnic groups who speak more than 80 languages and practice different religions, Ethiopia’s cultural diversity is huge. The capital city Addis Ababa is particularly popular with […]

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Canadian IEC Program Accepting New Visa Applications From 1 March

The Canadian IEC program has just announced that they will be accepting new visa applications on 1 March, albeit with some restrictions. Typically, the program opens every November. However, this was pushed back due to Covid-19 However, the program – which offers visas to working holidaymakers, young professionals and interns – will be reopening its […]

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Тhings I Wish I Knew Before Visiting New Zealand

New Zealand is an incredible destination to discover. In terms of natural scenery, it is definitely one of the most beautiful countries in the world. With its English-speaking residents and laid back culture, it has long been a popular destination for travellers. In 2019, 3,8 million tourists and other travellers visited New Zealand. For such […]

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UK Skilled Worker Visa (Tier 2) – All you Need to Know

Are you planning to go to the UK for a long-term employment opportunity? If so, a Skilled Worker visa could be an option for you! You can apply for a Skilled Worker visa if you have a job opportunity with an approved employer. The visa will allow you to go to the UK to work […]

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How to Apply for a UK Work Visa as an International Employee

In order to travel to the UK as an international employee, you must have a job offer from an employer who has been granted a sponsor licence. Then, an employer can assign a Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) to an international employee when they have a role to offer them. TABLE OF CONTENTS UK Tier Visa […]

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