My Fourth Week Interning in Bali

My Fourth Week Interning in Bali

My fourth week interning in Bali has passed at lightning speed. As always I’ve met all sorts of interesting people, made some great contacts in all types of industries, achieved some amazing things and had a fantastic time while doing it. Within weeks of arriving, I...
My Third Week Interning in the Tropics

My Third Week Interning in the Tropics

Interning in the tropics doesn’t mean that Sundays were always free. I was a busy day working on my idea which was nicely taking shape. Having finished mapping the features out and re-assessing the idea, it was time I finished the prototype and got on with the...
My Second Week Interning in Paradise

My Second Week Interning in Paradise

In my first week interning in paradise, I joked that my job title during my internship was Chief Legal Officer and Chief Operations Officer. Now I’m adding Chief Marketing Officer and In-house videographer to the list. The last week saw me continue with the marketing...
My First Working Week in Bali

My First Working Week in Bali

I’ve just finished my first week in Bali, where I’m based for the next two months interning with a startup and getting mentoring to work on my own startup idea, but more about that later. The single most eye-opening part of being at Hubud, the coworking...

Your Essential Packing List for Interning in Bali

There’s a lot to think about when you’re preparing to go abroad for the first time. We want to help you make this as easy as possible, so we’ve created this helpful checklist of things to think about before you fly. There are a few things to sort out...
Why Gap Years Aren’t Just for Rich Kids

Why Gap Years Aren’t Just for Rich Kids

“Malia Obama’s ‘Gap Year’ Is Part of a Growing (and Expensive) Trend,” said Mike Mcphate of the New York Times, after it was announced that Malia Obama, daughter of Michelle and Barack, was having a gap year before she went to Harvard. Some newspapers cited costs in...
Essential Skills for Every Startup Founder

Essential Skills for Every Startup Founder

When I was younger I assumed that business founders or entrepreneurs wore suits and had lots of money but no time. But here amongst the entrepreneurial community in Bali, where I’ve been for the past year or so, zero entrepreneurs wear suits (and most don’t even wear...
Six Signs You Should Intern Abroad

Six Signs You Should Intern Abroad

There are many reasons why interning abroad is a great idea: the chance to discover a new culture, try a new cuisine (and maybe get a tan). And with flight tickets getting cheaper and staying connected easier than ever with Skype, Snapchat and Whatsapp, there’s...