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New Zealand

Jan. 11, 2023

Where to Travel and Work Abroad in 2023

Have you ever dreamed of taking a year off to travel and work abroad? If so, a working holiday program might be just what you're looking for – and 2023 is the year to go for it. Discover the top 7 countries to do a working holiday in 2023.

Oct. 13, 2022

10 Reasons You Should Take a Gap Year Abroad

According to Merriam-Webster, a gap year is: “a one-year hiatus from academic studies to allow for nonacademic activities.” And what better nonacademic activity than an adventure? Here are ten reasons why you should take a gap year abroad.

Sep. 29, 2022

The 7 Best Countries for Seasonal Jobs Abroad

Whether you’re a sun worshipper, winter wanderer, or appreciate the best of both worlds, discover the best places to find seasonal jobs abroad.

May 20, 2022

The 10 Best Working Holiday Destinations for Canadians

While choosing a working holiday destination is not an easy task, we list our top ten working holiday destinations for Canadians.

Jan. 25, 2022

The Best Work Abroad Programs for 2022

From Spain’s sun-kissed shores to South Korea’s futuristic nation, extreme adventures in New Zealand to perfecting your French in France, discover the top seven countries Canadians can move to in 2022.

Feb. 25, 2020

How to Find Jobs in New Zealand as a Canadian

Here we cover everything you need to know about living and working in New Zealand, from sorting out your visa to finding jobs in New Zealand and the best places to work, live and travel across the country.

Oct. 25, 2019

10 Things Your Parents Don’t Know About Taking a Gap Year

Have you been considering taking a gap year? Maybe you want to pursue an interest, learn a new language, or go and see this big world. Whatever the reason, you’re not alone! Discover 10 reasons why taking a gap year is the best decision ever.

Aug. 23, 2019

Paige’s Working Holiday Experience in New Zealand

Stepabroad participant Paige W. shares her experiences living and traveling in New Zealand on a working holiday. Watch her video and check out her Q & A!

May 16, 2019

10 Pieces of Advice We Wish We Knew Before Travelling

They have learned many lessons from their travel mistakes and now these experienced travellers are sharing their top ten pieces of advice that you should know before you travel.

Apr. 17, 2019

The Life Changing Lesson I Learned Bungee Jumping in New Zealand

Years ago, our team member, Tessa embarked on a working holiday in New Zealand. During this trip, she went bungee jumping and learned a lesson that she has held with her ever since.

Mar. 28, 2019

12 Items to Help you Survive Any Long Haul Flight

Dreading your long flight? Our travel experts can tell you what 12 items you need to pack to make any long-haul flight more enjoyable. 

Feb. 14, 2019

5 Reasons Why a Relationship Shouldn’t Stop you from Travelling

Are you in a relationship but want to travel? Here are five reasons why you can travel solo while being in a long-distance relationship.

Nov. 27, 2018

How Canadians Can Work and Travel the Globe

Ever wondered how people manage to travel for ages without going completely broke? It’s an easy 2-word answer: working holiday. In this post, we’ll explain what it takes to work and travel long-term as a Canadian.

Oct. 25, 2018

Canadian Travel Experts Share 24 Amazing Travel Apps

There are many well-known travel apps out there to help you make the most of your trip. We asked 12 Canadian travel experts for the apps they can’t travel without and compiled the list. Here are the travel apps they recommended!

Sep. 27, 2018

Why you should get over your fears and go abroad

Stepabroad participant Ian explains the barriers he faced when deciding to go abroad for work and travel, how he overcame them and why you should too.

Sep. 12, 2018

5 Ways Travel Will Change Your Life for the Better

Has travelling been clinging to the back of your mind? It's time to take the plunge, we'll help you get on your way and you can be sure you won't regret it!

Jun. 29, 2018

Three Reasons You Should Take a Working Holiday

Are you a Canadian looking to travel? Stepabroad participant Genevieve explains the amazing benefits of taking a working holiday & experiencing life abroad!

Jan. 15, 2018

How Canadians Can Apply For A New Zealand Working Holiday Visa

Are you a Canadian looking to apply for a New Zealand Working Holiday? Then you’ve come to the right place! To help out our fellow Canadians, we’ve put together a step-by-step application guide for applying for the New Zealand Working Holiday Visa!