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One of the most incredible places in the world, Milford Sound should be on everyone's New Zealand bucket list. Here are our top things to do and see.
Mount Ruapehu in New Zealand has one of the biggest ski resorts in the country, and you can work there on BUNAC's Ski New Zealand programme!
Anna started her Summer Camp USA application, got interviewed and got her dream job at an American camp two weeks later! Be like Anna and get to camp.
As a Camp Counsellor at Summer Camp USA, a fifteen minute nap is deemed acceptable at one in the afternoon, and no wacky attire is ever too wacky...
Roo, the creator behind Summer Camp Secrets, explains how her American Summers as a Camp Counsellor changed her outlook on life.
BUNAC Work Abroad Expert and native Kiwi Jen ranks her top New Zealand travel destinations for your bucket list in New Zealand.
Work an ordinary job in an extraordinary location in the USA this summer. We will sort out your seasonal J-1 visa and summer job!
From bagging the perfect seasonal job in the USA to organising your flights and accommodation, we’ve got your back!
Lucy jumped into the Summer Camp USA experience at Camp Allen, a Special Needs camp in New Hampshire, and she never looked back!
Jia craved an American adventure last summer, and boy did she get it! Check out her candy-filled blog.
Conor's life changed forever when he spent a summer at Camp Vega in Maine as a Tennis Instructor on BUNAC's Summer Camp USA programme.
Lifeguarding and amusement park-ing, Harvey is our Work America veteran. Check out his blog!
Meet Roo, the star behind the popular Summer Camp Secrets Blog. She's returning to BUNAC's Summer Camp USA with Camp Sloane for her 8th summer!
Our Work America champ Emily spent three summers working in the idyllic Cape Cod. Check out her experiences!
Emily knows what's up. She jumped on a plane and had the time of her life working in New York on our Work America programme. Simple!
Timea spent her summer working at a country club in New York on BUNAC's Work America programme! Check out her blog.
Edvinas was West Coast livin' last summer, working at Yosemite National Park on our Work America programme! Check out his blog.
Old school BUNAC alumni Phillip reminisces on his adventures from two summers spent in New Hampshire, USA on Summer Camp USA with BUNAC.
Top travel tips, traditional Kiwi delicacies and adjusting to life in another country. Jade answers all your New Zealand questions.
BUNAC'er Holly loved and left the UK to work at Four Seasons Resort, just outside Vancouver, on Work Canada Ultimate. Where's home? The mountains!
Steve left the UK to work a ski season at Blue Mountain Resort in Ontario, Canada, and the experience changed his life. Read all about it.
From awesome road trips and outdoor adventures to the most lively bars, Jenny's got your New Zealand adventure planned out.
BUNAC's first Work Canada Ultimate Job Fair is on 11th and 12th August 2017. Here's why YOU should come and get the best seasonal ski resort job EVER.
BUNAC'er Charlotte worked a ski season at one of Canada's top ski resorts: Panorama Mountain in British Columbia! Read about her epic experience here.
We've got the ultimate guide to living in Australia, from BUNAC's fave Aussie, Liz!
Sam gives us an inside look into life working at one of America's oldest theme parks on our Work America programme.
BUNAC's Junior Marketing Executive Sophie writes about her experience backpacking beautiful destinations in Vietnam.
Think Canada is all about hockey and snow? Think again. Canada comes alive in the summer and these are our top ways to make the most of it!
Debating the big move to Australia? Amanda waited 13 years, booked her ticket and never looked back!
Find out about the recent tax changes to Working Holiday makers in Australia and all the job and visa updates from the Australia government.
Canada is a natural beauty and truly one of a kind. The BUNAC team have comprised five reasons why you'll fall in love with Canada and never look back
BUNACer Chris reveals all about his year and a half of bungee jumping, snorkeling, showering in waterfalls and laughing every minute in Kiwi-land
Say hi to Steve. With a head full of wanderlust, he quit his job in the UK to move to Canada on BUNAC's Work Canada programme. Prepare to be inspired.
Our Brand Ambassadors come from up and down the UK to join together to celebrate Summer Camp USA and spread the word on their uni campuses!
Oli reveals all about his unforgettable summer working at a poppin' theme park in beautiful beach-resort Ocean City on BUNAC's Work America programme
25 years after his Summer Camp USA experience, BUNACer now physics teacher Matt retells his life changing summer experience ...
Meet our Camp Counsellor of the week Philip. He spent his summer working at Camp Lakota working as a Camp Counsellor & Lighting/ Sound Specialist.
Read the final part of Donna's American working adventure. Find out what she's been up to and her overall thoughts on working in the States.
Follow Donna in part two of her journey in the States. Find out her feelings on starting her new job in her new city in the grand old US of A.
Meet our Camp Counsellor of the week, Natalie. She spent two summers working at JCC of Greater Pittsburgh working as a Circus Coach & Camp Counsellor
Check out part one of Donna's whirlwind U.S adventure. Find out more about her experience on the application process and how she found BUNAC.
Meet our Camp Counsellor of the week, Samantha. She spent her summer working at Camp Arcadia in Maine working as a Dance and Gymnastics Coach
Sal was lucky enough to bag a job working on board a Super Yacht in Auckland!
Annalee let's us know what it was like bagging that elusive Canadian visa and finding a job before she departed!
Meet our Camp Counsellor of the week. She spent one summer working at Camp Chipinaw as a Lifeguard
Meet our Camp Counsellor of the week, Lee who held many variety of roles at camp!
Meet our Camp Counsellor of the week, Jamie who taught tennis sessions over in California.
Meet our Camp Counsellor of the week, Taylor. She spent her summer working at Camp Southwoods in working as a Lifeguard
Meet our Camp Counsellor of the week, Elliot. He spent 2 summers working at Camp Greenbrier & Camp Pontiac & held a variety of roles!
Meet Yvonne, who spent 3 summers at camp and fell in love with face-paint.
Meet Richard, who spent six summers of camp and loved everything about it!
Meet Taylor, who loves rugby and the friends she made while she was at summer camp.
Meet Sean, who learned that there is humor in every situation while at summer camp.
Meet Rikki, who did a summer camp program in 2012 and loved hanging by the campfire.
Meet Lee, who has some great tips for summer camp interviews and has eaten 17 slices of pizza in one sitting.
Meet Jamie, who was a life guard and tennis coordinator in Santa Cruz, CA.
Meet Emma, who's been a director and fishing teacher at summer camp and appeared on the TV show "The Weakest Link."
Meet Eileen, who attended camp in the UK and loves to chat.
Meet Bill, who was a summer camp counselor in the 80's and has fond memories of his time in the USA
Meet Andrew, who has spent 15 summers at camp and loves getting to know the campers.
Meet Aaron, who spent a summer at camp Tommy and loved sports day.
Meet our Camp Counsellor of the week. She spent two summers working for Circus of the Kids as a Circus Specialist
Meet our Camp Counsellor of the week, Katie. She spent 6 summers working at YMCA Camp Mohawk in Connecticut working as the Riding Director.
Hollies’ shares her top tips for working in the USA on our Work America programme.
Lucy shares with us her weird and wonderful jobs in Australia from her working holiday Down Under. Her first job, working on a farm.
Meet our Camp Counsellor of the week, Natalie. She spent her summer working at Camp Marimeta in Wisconsin working as a Tennis Instructor.
Emma's filled us in on her amazing New Zealand adventure, working hard, relaxing with her new housemates and paddle boarding at the weekends!
Izzy tells us all about her experience of how she got hired at our Summer Camp Recruitment Fair in London.
Meet our Camp Counsellor of the week, Lizzie. She spent her summer working at SJ Riding Camp in Connecticut working as a Land Sports Instructor.
Our very own Travel Expert Becka travels to Thailand on an awesome experience visiting all of our programmes!
Our very own BUNACer Becka went away on TEFL Thailand adventure and loved every minute! Here is here experience in her own words... be inspired today!
BUNAC Placement Coordinator Terri shares her experiences of volunteering in Cambodia, and her reasons for why she thinks everyone should do it.
Travel Intern Elena travelled to Ecuador to get a taster of our Multi Project volunteering project in Ecuador. Check out her experience...
Our travel intern Elena went to see how two of our BUNACers were getting on working in an American Yacht Club just outside of NYC.
Travel Intern Elena fills us in on her TrekAmerica Western Wonder tour from LA to San Francisco.
Here is an awesome video recapping a BUNAC TEFL experience in Thailand.
Watch this BUNACer touch down in Thailand for the first time as he brings you accounts on his first thoughts.
This is an awesome video showing you what life is like on a TEFL internship in Thailand with BUNAC.
Travel Intern Elena landed at LAX and took the ferry over to Catalina Island to catch up with our Work America participants Hannah & Emily.
Our travel intern Elena takes a little look at Catalina island where some of our BUNACers are spending their summer.
See how Elena has found her first week working in the BUNAC Head office!
A little introduction to our global Travel Intern Elena, heading to the USA, South America and Canada - check back soon for updates on her travels!
Work Abroad Expert Becka speaks from experience and tells us about the top 5 things to see in Hong Kong so you don't miss out whilst you're there.
Check out BUNACer Emily's Work Australia and Group Flight experience in this awesome blog!
After Alex had finished his summer working as a lifeguard in Maine, USA, we caught up with him to hear about what he got up to in his spare time!
Sam has taken the steps to spend her summer in the States with BUNAC. Check out how he's getting on with the planning for his epic summer!
Make your 2015 different and head to Western Australia. Take part in our Ultimate Work Australia programme and it could be you that gets to go here.
Victoria was up in the mountains in Canada for Christmas and New Year and she said it was one that she'll never forget!
The wait is over for BUNACer Victoria who has started her Work Canada adventure in Vancouver, she's not even been there a month but done so much!
We caught up with our Work Canada blogger Samantha for an update, now that the time is here to finally start her Canadian adventure! Check it out...
BUNACer Katie gives us the low-down on some essential items that you'll need for camp... there may be some items included that you wouldn't expect.
Did you think that a typical day as a lifeguard at summer camp would see you sitting in a chair by the lake all day? You couldn't be more wrong!
Sophie couldn't wait to share her amazing time on BUNAC's Work America programme with us. She worked as a waitress in a restaurant at Myrtle Beach.
Samantha shares her thoughts and feelings about her big move to Canada to live and work in Blue Mountain on BUNAC'S Work Canada programme.
Sarah couldn't wait to share her amazing time on Work America with BUNAC. She spent her summer living and working in Maryland in the USA.
Lauren worked as a lifeguard at an amusement park in Ocean City through BUNAC's Work America programme and shares her experience with us.
We caught up with George who worked as a kayak activity specialist at summer camp, he fills us what he learnt at summer camp along with his highlights
Check out Alex's unforgettable experience working as a swimming instructor for a summer camp in Maine.
Jules says goodbye to the UK and Aloha to BUNAC's Work America programme, working as a receptionist on the Island of Oahu.
Read all about Rachel's adventures travelling around the USA after her experience on BUNAC's Summer Camp Exchange USA programme.
Find out about Harriet's amazing Summer Camp experience at Brown Ledge Camp, Vermont as part of BUNAC's Summer Camp Exchange USA programme.
An excited and nervous Maria travelled to Che-Na-Wah camp and hit the ground running conquering her fear of heights and having fun with the campers!
A past BUNACer Leoni shares her top tips for interning abroad, from her personal experience interning in America with BUNAC.
We caught up with Jade after her Work Australia programme with BUNAC, it sounds like she has had an amazing time. Find out how she got on...
Part 2 of our Q&A session with a participant on the BUNAC Sports Coaching programme in South Africa
Q&A session with a participant on the BUNAC Sports Coaching programme in South Africa
We catch up with Carl to find out how he used the skills on his sports coaching trip to South Africa to grab a place at an American summer camp...
James had the best time last summer teaching kids tennis at a camp in the States!
Read about Jim's adventures in Canada, with bears, moose and, of course, doughnuts!
Read all about Shawnice, from the University of Sunderland, summer adventure working in Ocean City, Maryland, USA.
Read how about Davida found her internship in San Francisco
Read the final part of Leoni's blog about Interning in LA
Read part 3 of our intern Leoni's experience on BUNAC's Internship USA.
Read about Part 2 of Leoni's American internship adventure with BUNAC.
Read part one of Leoni's American internship adventure.
Read Martin's post-summer camp experience.
"An American road-trip will change you, period. It will open your eyes to the sheer scale of everything.."
"Imagine waking up every morning knowing you get to be a child again. That today you may make a life size tree out..."
Read Jim's blog about being a summer camp counsellor in the USA!
Having finished my A levels I waited nervously to find out...
Although it has only been 2 months since my American adventure came to an end, it feels much longer and looking back at all the great memories...
Read former BUNACer Lucy's camp experience working in Camp Louise, in Maryland and how everyone at camp became her new family for the summer!
"I don't want to leave!". This is what I say each summer when I leave the USA....
Read about the exciting experiences of previous BUNACers!
Two twelve hour flights, three crazy days in Hong kong, absolutely no sleep, and 20 lovely new BUNAC friends, my Work Australia adventure had begun!
Q&A with a Sports Coaching South Africa Participant
Former University of Leeds student Helen shares her experience of working in a Canadian ski resort!
We landed in Sydney, still in a dream-like state, with the reality of actually being in Australia on a BUNAC Working holiday visa had yet to sink in!
After completely exhausting my Uni loan last year, I thought I had no other choice but to work during the summer. So, after discovering BUNAC and real
I found a job easily when I got to Paihia, I worked in a restaurant called Titos. I loved working there. It was a new place that had only been open
Keane Shaw, 19 from Nottingham, tells us how Work America helped kick start his dream career in fashion!
Annie, who spent this summer working in New York City, tells us her top tips for getting off the beaten track and beating the Big Apple tourist traps!
Once I arrived in Auckland I found employment almost immediately. In my position I was responsible for placing
A 2 week USA holiday is not enough! And it wasn't for Fran who, after her first taste of the States, couldn't wait to get back for a working holiday!
Four hours north of Auckland is the Bay of Islands, and Paihia is at the heart of this often overlooked, but
We arrived in Auckland and were met by Kiran from BUNAC/IEP...the most enthusiastic Kiwi I think we will ever
Leoni, 20, from Glasgow had the summer of a lifetime in LA on her all-American internship!
Scott, from Glasgow, found his first working abroad adventure a breeze with Work America.
David spent last summer on the Work America programme, living up to the 'holiday' part of a working holiday visa in vacay hot-spot Cape Cod!
I spent my summer working on a theme park in Ocean City, Maryland on BUNAC's Work America programme.
BUNAC's Aimee, who is currently based in our New York office has put together a handful of free or cheap must-dos in the Big Apple!
Zoe Ball, 21, from Essex has been living it up Stateside for the past few months on the Work America programme.
With a Whistler employer ready to interview BUNAC participants, we got the low down on working in Canada for the season.
I had always fancied visiting New York and the opportunity to live and work there for a few months sounded amazing.
Keeping it in the family, Ellie is prepping her own Work America adventure on the recommendation of her mum who also did it when she was a student!
I have been living and working in Canada for 10 months now
After what has been, without doubt, the best seven months of my life I am coming home.
After years of wanting to work in America, last summer Debbie made her dreams come true on Work America!
Already counting the days until June 1st, Daniel gives us the low-down on how he's landed his Work America summer job in the beautiful Cape Cod.
"'Sat in a cafe in New Orleans - loving the live jazz and beignets!' Now how often do you get to boast that?" Make the most of 3 months on WorkAmerica
27-year-old Richard from Bedford tells us how his experience of Work Canada changed his life.
The winter season in New Zealand is great. Wherever you live in Queenstown you seem to have a stunning view of the mountains and Lake Wakatipu.
A graduate of the University of Strathclyde, Kirsty tells us about her Work America experience and how she found love...
Olivia Priestley, 21 from London, shares the story of her epic Work New Zealand quest to see every Lord of the Rings location that Kiwiland has to off
Carly, from the University of Leeds, found her perfect package for her all-American summer!
Liz Stokes, 23 from Stratford-Upon-Avon, tell us about her Olympic experience on Work Canada.
Sarah,31, from London embarked on a camping trip in the Great Outdoors that was anything but relaxing, but she explains why it was her trip highlight!
Nicola Clemmit, 29 from North Yorkshire, tells us why her Work New Zealand experience was so good, that once wasn't enough!
As Elizabeth Shepherd, 25 from Warwickshire, approaches the end of her Work Canada adventure, she tells us about the highlights of her trip so far.
Philip, 22, from Tyneside, has walked the set of the Lord of the Rings, climbed glaciers and been snowboarding;
Well, this will be my last group email from China... because I am coming home!
After a few days to recover from jetlag, it was time to get into the teacher training. We’re all really looking forward to starting classes!
Kianie, Teach and Travel China assistant, tells us about the first week of the programme for the new recruits!
Anjanie tells us about her mamouth journey from Zhejiang to Shanghai (and back again!) whilst on her Teach and Travel China expedition!
Congratulations to the Winter 2011 intake of Teach and Travel China participants, who have recently graduated from the teacher training programme.
If you’re about to head off on your first international adventure then one thing is certain: you will soon encounter the classic dilemma...
It's been 2 years since I jumped on a plane and arrived in Port Elizabeth, and I can honestly say it was one of the best things I have ever done!
Robert Wheatley has spent an incredible summer on Sports Coaching South Africa. He tells us what life is really like!
I remember this girl from when I was younger, she was bright and shiny, vibrant and colourful.
Louis Claydon, 23 from Leicestershire, shares his story of his time in Toronto on Work Canada.
As Charlotte begins her adventures Down-Under on Work Australia, she checks in with BUNAC HQ to tell us all how her first month has treated her!
Mark Watmough, 26 from Lancashire shares his Work Canada experience.
Our resident BUNA-Down Under, Charlotte, checks in as she hits the 3-month mark of her Aussie adventure on Work Australia!
Going on BUNAC’s Work Austraila programme is the best thing I have ever done, they took the stress out of everything.
Now that her studies are complete, have a read of what Sarah has been thinking of before she zips off to Oz with Work Australia!
Simon, 32, from Aberystwyth, went to Canada with his girlfriend on BUNAC's Work Canada programme
Natalie from Doncaster tells us about the beginning of her Work Australia adventure…
I'd just graduated and wanted to take a gap year. A friend of mine had been away through BUNAC before so she recommended them to me.
University comes to a close and the lights go down on studying, it's the real world now!
Sam tells BUNAC about his time living & working in Australia for 7 months.
Hayley Rivers, 24, from Essex loved Work Australia so much she ended up getting a visa to stay for an extra year - dedication!
Fiona, a post graduate student at the University of Warwick, recently completed BUNAC's 12 month Work Canada programme.
Hannah Summerfield, 23 from Coventry, recently returned from a gap year of a lifetime on Work Australia. Check out her story!
Check out the latest e-mail we received from Work Australia participant Tom, 23 from Buckinghamshire.
Charlie Walker, 22 from Bedford, tell us about his Work Australia adventure.
Lizzie, 23 from Ipswich shares a typical day of her Work Canada experience
Julia spent her summer after graduation working on a campground in Martha's Vineyard on Work America.