Author: Emma Power

How to Use Your Writing Skills to Travel for Free

Being able to write has its uses. Reaching the word count in college assignments isn’t as draining for writers as it is for the more visually-geared classmates (well, most of the time, anyway). Sending a difficult email to the boss? Stress level reduced approximately 40% when you know how to communicate your thoughts in a compelling, polite way. And sometimes – Read More

Meet the Team: Teresa

Teresa is GoCambio’s digital marketing executive, resident PR guru and social media nerd. When she’s not glued to her popular Twitter feed, Teresa’s busy attending gigs, running, watching sports and advocating for mental health. What made you decide to work for GoCambio? I decided to work for GoCambio as I loved their mission – that it was a company striving Read More

Happy Feet: Travel Shoes 101

Shoes can make or break your travels. (Trust me – I worked in footwear retail for four years. I know my shoes). You don’t want to be limping down the Champs-Élysées in Paris from a pair of poorly chosen ballet pumps, or sweating in a clammy pair of hiking boots at a temple in Southeast Read More

Meet the Team: Shirley

Shirley Ji in the house! Shirley joins the GoCambio team as our China Country Manager, coming to us with an MSc in International Management & Global Business, a very real sweet tooth, and a new appreciation for Western cheese culture. What made you decide to work for GoCambio? The special office culture is really attractive, and Read More

Meet our Team: Ciara

Ciara is our designer/development girl from Cork. Having graduated with a BA Honours Degree in Visual Communications and spending 2 years living in Scotland, she came to GoCambio to offer her Adobe wizardry. When not at her desk drinking endless cups of coffee and whizzing up incredible digital design work, she can be found Photoshopping her colleagues, Read More

Meet the Team: Jerome

Jerome is a new copywriter recruit in GoCambio for the summer. The final year journalism student has experience working freelance, co-hosted a radio show in college and even spent five months studying in Utrecht, Netherlands. Affectionately compared to the Muppet character Beaker, Jerome brings a fresh energy, young energy to the team and is always willing to Read More

You’re My Cup of Tea: Tea Culture Around the World

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ― C.S. Lewis I’m not sure I’ve ever said ‘no’ to an offer of a cup of tea in my life. (The guys in the GoCambio office can vouch for this. Thanks, by the way!). I love Read More

GoCambio Stories: Dawn’s Cambio in Madrid

Meet Dawn: she’s a travel blogger who writes about the sharing economy on She enjoyed a three-week cambio with a Spanish family, where she shared her English skills and explored the capital city of Madrid in a unique cultural exchange. A sharing economy expert, Dawn is now a cambio convert too! What made you decide Read More

60 Things To Do in Cork City: An Insider’s Guide

Known as the ‘real’ capital of Ireland, Cork did its residents proud when it was featured in Lonely Planet’s 2010 Top 10 ‘Best in Travel’. It meant the whole world knew at last what we’d been saying for years; there’s no place quite like The People’s Republic of Cork. As well earning the title European Read More

On the Trail of le Tour de France: 5 Sights to See on the Route

The world’s premier cycling event, the Tour de France, visits some of the most iconic places and landmark locations in France. Like any good advert, the race shows off the best the country has to offer you. The annual bike race runs for three weeks finishing in Paris every year, but if you think watching Read More

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