Starting in 2020, we asked people we know from within Dreams Abroad and without to team up on a #WinningWednesday project. The brief was simple: this is a chance for you to expound some #WednesdayWisdom about life, work, whatever floats your boat. We shared the videos on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter, and on our YouTube channel.
Perhaps you want your visit to a foreign country to be more long-term. If you want to work abroad, Lamon Chapman, a musician as well as a teacher, offers some useful advice. For example, you need to recruit the services of a notary to boost your employment prospects.
Do you own a bandana? Dreams Abroad editor Jim Murty owns many. This has earned him the nickname Bandanaman and he describes their appeal, which appears to have a lot to do with their infinite versatility.
Is it possible to travel fearlessly during a pandemic? Yes, insists acclaimed author and journalist Lizzie Enfield. She reveals the books she has been reading which allows her to explore foreign shores vicariously.
When we can physically travel safely again as well as via literature, the Greek Islands await. Crete-based Heidi Fuller-Love wants to help you get the most out of your visit. Heading to Greece’s islands out of season and leaving the resorts behind are two of the top tips from The Greece Alternatively podcast host.
Whatever the time of the year, it is never too early (or indeed too late) to spring-clean your life and reassess your career. Dreams Abroad writer Sarah Perkins Guebert is a teacher, translator, and writer in Madrid. She preaches the need to focus on personal growth and professional development.
Living in Tenerife, the South-Africa-born-and-bred John Dale Beckley is well aware of the effect tourism can have on an island. He founded Canary Green to encourage visitors to open their eyes to the impact their footprints make on the Canary Islands. A welcome guest to the Canaries is a responsible one.
Ian Rutter has a voice for radio. A freelance radio presenter and voiceover artist, he broadcasts shows from a home studio. Ian also co-owns Casa Higueras, a boutique B&B with amazing Andalucian views.
Co-founder and director of ANIMONDIAL, Daniel Turner has applied his scientific education to raising awareness of the steps needed to protect animals. Advising both politicians and tourism professionals, he has affected a switch in policy to a less exploitative approach. While there is still some way to go, Daniel knows we have come some distance in recognizing cruelty to animals while on our travels.
We look forward to future collaborations with like-minded professionals. Dreams Abroad has been about introducing our readers to inspiring individuals. Check out our YouTube channel to meet more.