Author Archives: Ariana Ostrow

About Ariana Ostrow

Ariana Ostrow began her career in travel writing in 2008 during hertime spent living abroad in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Editor of

Life as a WorkAway Volunteer in Lanzarote

For those of you that haven’t heard of, you’re missing out. That’s the one thing I can’t emphasise enough after having just come off the back of my very first volunteer experience thanks to the site. Bridging travel and…


How to manage a property from abroad

Many of us fall prey to the travel bug when we are young. The chance to explore new places and to meet people from all corners of the world is simply addictive. For some people, the bug slowly leaves with…

The Co-operative Travel

Essential Apps for Travelling

The developments in technology in recent years are amazing. We have so many new ways of keeping in touch, keeping us on track, and keeping us amused that it is hard to remember a world before computers, a world before…


Old & Too Scared to Travel? Think Again!

Hostels and backpacks might not be the most accommodating and comfortable of places and objects for the more mature person of the world. We get that here at But still, we don’t want to discourage older people from the…

Dubai — Fit for a Student

In addition to learning about different cultures, acquiring new expertise and making lifelong relationships, studying abroad can greatly improve your job prospects too.


Summer in Paris

They say that Paris is one of the most romantic destinations in the world. But couple the French capital with the summer of love and who knows what kind of an explosion may result? Make no mistake about it. 2014…

Shop Till You Drop in Beautiful Dubai

There’s no denying the glitz and glamour of Dubai. The city’s become one of the hottest tourist destinations in recent years, thanks in part to its amazing shopping facilities. Here are some suggestions of where to shop in the majestic…