The NomadTALKS are back with their inspiring vibe and valuable tips! Get your notebook and pen ready because tips from real globetrotters who have turned their dreams into reality will be pouring in!
The magical advantage of virtual events is that you can watch them from anywhere, at any time that suits you, and all this without spending a dime!
Each event is completely FREE!
The NomadTALKS are proudly presented by International Experience Canada (Government of Canada program).
If you’re between 18 and 35 years old, this is your chance to discover one of the best-kept secrets of travellers: the Working Holiday Visa!
For Canadians who want to travel and work abroad
The Working Holiday Visa allows Canadians aged 18 to 35 to travel, live, and work in over 30 different destinations around the world for a duration of up to 1 year (and even up to 2 years in some countries).
For foreigners who want to travel and work in Canada
The Working Holiday Visa in Canada allows young individuals aged 18 to 35 (between 18 and 30 in some countries) from around 30 countries to come and travel and work in Canada for 1 or 2 years!
What are the NomadTALKS — Working Holiday Visa Edition?
The NomadTALKS are a series of conferences designed to inspire you to travel farther, longer, and more frequently!
During these seven conferences, we will discuss visas (for working abroad), money (before, during, and after your trip), jobs (how to find jobs abroad), the best tips for making friends in a foreign country, how not to feel lonely while travelling solo, and of course, travel (how to travel on a budget and maximize your experience)!
NomadTALKS: 2023 Schedule
Circle the dates of each event in your calendar. It’s FREE, so you don’t want to miss out on this!
1. Working Holiday Visa: Money Talk! (Conference in English)
Whether you’re a Canadian looking to work and travel abroad or a traveller eager to participate in a Working Holiday Visa (WHV) program in Canada, you must be curious about how much money you’ll need for your WHV adventure! During this event, we will discuss finances (before, during, and after your trip), provide tips on the cost of living abroad, budgeting for a WHV, and show you how much you should save before embarking on your journey.
BONUS: Get a chance to win a Vaude backpack among all the participants present at the event!
Date: 🗓 Thursday, November 2nd, at 12 PM (EST)
2. How to Travel on a Budget During the Working Holiday Visa (Conference in French)
Do you want to become a true expert in budget travel during your Working Holiday Visa (WHV) program? During this event, we will delve into the art of travelling smartly without emptying your wallet. We’ll share tips for cheap travel, secrets for finding the best flights, affordable accommodations, and many other lesser-known pieces of advice that will allow you to embark on exceptional adventures without sacrificing your budget.
BONUS: Because we love to spoil our community, we will have an exclusive GIVEAWAY with Black+Blum gifts to be drawn among all the participants present at the event!
Date: 🗓 Tuesday, November 7th, at 12 PM (EST)
3. Working Holiday Visa: How to Find a Job and Work Abroad (Conference in English)
If you’ve ever wondered how to find a job or how to find work while on a Working Holiday Visa (WHV), you’re in luck! We will discuss the steps to follow in order to find a job during a WHV, the types of work you can find, and the best resources to assist you in securing employment.
At the end of this event, you’ll be armed with job-hunting superpowers and ready to conquer the world (or at least the job market) during your WHV abroad!
Date: 🗓 Thursday, November 9th, at 12 PM (EST)
4. WHV in Canada: Everything You Need to Know About the Working Holiday Visa Program (Conference in French)
If you dream of participating in a Working Holiday Visa (WHV) program in Canada, this event in French is for you! Discover if your country is part of the program! 😍 There are over 30 eligible countries, including France, Belgium, and Luxembourg. If you’re between 18 and 35 years old (between 18 and 30 in some countries), you are eligible to apply for a WHV in Canada, and in Quebec as well.
In a nutshell, we will discuss everything you need: the visa process step by step, managing money before, during, and after your WHV, how to find jobs, and all the tips for travelling on a budget in Canada.
BONUS: Because we love to spoil our community, we will be hosting an exclusive GIVEAWAY with Saintlo Hostels for all participants present at the event!
Date: 🗓 Tuesday, November 14th, at 12 PM (EST)
5. Working Holiday Visa: Your First Steps Abroad (Conference in English)
Are you planning a Working Holiday Visa (WHV) adventure but feeling a bit uncertain about the initial steps when you arrive at your destination? Cast your worries aside—it’s time for the adventure of a lifetime! During this event, we will provide you with essential information about the steps to take upon your arrival in your destination country with your WHV. You will also learn how to open a bank account abroad and find accommodation during your WHV.
Date: 🗓 Thursday, November 16th, at 12 PM (EST)
6. Working Holiday Visa: Best Tips to Make Friends While Travelling Solo (Conference in English)
Here’s the event to guide you on how to make friends and overcome homesickness during a Working Holiday Visa (WHV) program. This free event will introduce you to all the tips that will help you create a dynamic social life and build meaningful connections during this incredible adventure abroad.
Get ready to dive into the best tips for making friends in a foreign country, the tools, apps, and resources to connect with others abroad! We’ll also talk about how not to feel lonely while travelling solo.
Date: 🗓 Tuesday, November 21st, at 12 PM (EST)
7. Working Holiday in Canada: Everything You Need to Know (Conference in English)
If you’re considering a Working Holiday Visa in Canada, don’t miss this event! Find out if your country is eligible among over 30 participating countries, including Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. If you’re between 18 and 35 years old (18 to 30 in some countries), you can apply for a WHV in Canada.
During this event, we will delve into the visa application process in Canada, job hunting, and tips for budget travel in Canada. Discover why Canada is the ideal destination for a WHV by listening to the experiences of travellers who have done it for real!
Date: 🗓 Thursday, November 23rd, at 12 PM (EST)
If you’re itching for a change of scenery, hungry for fresh adventures, and just can’t resist the urge to roam the globe, the NomadTALKS are for you.
It’s the perfect opportunity to discover new countries to add to your bucket list, listen to inspiring travel stories, and, on top of that, ask all your questions.
Whether you’re ready to leave right away (your backpack is by your front door) or simply curious to learn more about living abroad, the NomadTALKS will provide you with that dose of travel that you’re probably craving right now.
At the end of these free virtual conferences, you’ll be ready to plan the most beautiful experience of your life!
How to Access the Virtual Events?
Join us LIVE on the Facebook event at the scheduled time. You’ll be able to interact and ask your questions. All events are available here.
It’s never too early to plan the experience of a lifetime with a Working Holiday Visa!
- HOSTELS: If you’re backpacking in Canada (in Ontario or Quebec), don’t forget to use the promo code “NOMADJUNKIES” when booking a stay at Saintlo Hostels. You’ll receive a 10% discount on your reservation, allowing you to save money for extending your trip!
- TRAVEL INSURANCE: If you’re looking for the best travel insurance for your Working Holiday Visa program, take a look at soNomad, the most affordable travel insurance in Canada.