Posts Tagged ‘Working abroad’

November 3, 2013 @ 5:17 pm - posted by Liz
Whether you call it a career break or a sabbatical, this extended time from work is offered to millions of people around the globe and provides a lot of opportunities. While some people decide to kick back and enjoy umbrella drinks in the sun until the point of muscle atrophy, many want to work and travel simultaneously, padding their finances, gaining work experience and saving money by working abroad on their travels. [ more...]
August 22, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - posted by David Beaumont
The Cape town Cryer, South Africa's Roadside Economy - Part 4   Parking attendants take your money to park, not meters. You give them about 50p for an hour’s parking in central Cape Town and they do something with a calculator that hangs heavily around their necks. I have no idea what they do with it but I seem to have got away without a ticket so far but then again I have never seen a [ more...]
August 21, 2013 @ 2:38 pm - posted by Robert
One of the great things about taking a Career Break is that it opens your eyes to the many wonders of the world that we were always too busy to really appreciate before. Likewise, since starting CareerBreak360, both Liz and I have been so wrapped up in the world of WordPress, SEO and Google Analytics creating this blog that we thought it was time to take a breather and focus on some of the other [ more...]
August 15, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - posted by David Beaumont
Driving in South Africa   Vehicles of all types here are very expensive. One in five drivers in South Africa attempt navigation without a licence. Car insurance is amazingly not compulsory, nor are MOT’s. Speed and traffic light cameras abound but very few contain film. Traffic police are virtually non-existent and when they do lurk by the roadside with a speed camera, you are warned by [ more...]
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