There are countless beautiful towns and cities in Europe and the South of France has some exquisite options for weekend breaks or for those planning something a bit more substantial. For us we had finished a five month ski season in the French Alps and this was the start of a journey that would take … Continue reading Nîmes City Guide – ‘The Rome of France’
Buongiorno! If you love to travel and have been thinking about what kind of seasonal job is for you, we can help by explaining what being an au pair means. We have arrived in Italy to spend the summer looking after two young kids for a family on a farm in the region of Umbria. … Continue reading Seasonal Work Advice | Travel as an Au Pair
'What's this on my face?! Shining in my eyes!' 'Oh that's the sun', explains Henry knowingly. It's the end of the season and we've left the small ski resort of Sainte Foy, now we're sat with a selection of breakfast items from McDonald's waiting on a bus. Lost somewhere inside a hazy hangover my eyes … Continue reading The Season Ends.
From the Highlands to the Alps, travelling on a budget - the seasonaire diaries!
Apologies for the silence. Recently we've moved from a transient life on the road to rural living in the Highlands and ended up halfway up a mountain in the French Alps. Internet and time have become valuable assets, both hard to procure. With every move, there's a new a job and new set of skills … Continue reading A Guide to Seasonal Work & Traveling on a Budget
Our road-trip has almost come to an end but we thought it might be useful to show you some of the most scenic routes you can take.
The event staff management team we worked with this summer wanted to interview us about the good, the bad and the ugly side of seasonal work and doing a summer of festivals - 13 back to back! PARiM have put the interview up on their website which you can find here: https://parim.co/event-staffing Here's a snippet... … Continue reading Interview – The Realities of Events Work
After working a summer of festivals and totaling almost 4000 miles around the UK we thought it would be a shame not to see Ireland and drink our weight in Guinness! All before we ventured to 'The North' to live and work in the Highlands. Living mostly outside in our tent in muddy fields we … Continue reading From the Emerald Isle to the Edge of Scotland | Autumn Antics
All the bits you don't hear, real advice for prospective festival workers!
I am a free man! (almost...) As I (Jen) type up our tales from Wales we are actively looking for jobs and organising the next stage of our journey. We might be free from summer work but there are some exciting possibilities on the horizon! I say exciting but it might be better described as … Continue reading Croeso i Cymru – Falling in love with North Wales from FN6 to the Good Life Experience