BUNAC are specialists in working holidays and internships abroad, offering programmes where you gain professional work experience and career skills around the world while travelling in a new place. The UK is one of BUNAC’s most popular work and travel destinations and, with its vibrant multi-cultural cities full of businesses, gritty theatre and eighteenth century pubs on every street corner, it’s easy to see why. It’s also less than an hour’s flight to other European cities like Paris, Amsterdam,
Barcelona and Berlin, so don’t think that all the fun is stopping just because summer is nearly over. If you’re a festival fan, get ready to use your Taxback cash wisely on these upcoming events throughout autumn and winter 2016.
London Design Festival, London
This September festival brings together creative imagination and bizarre gadgets and inventions all in one week-long celebration. Leading the way are artistic powerhouses V&A and Somerset House, as well as some local artists from all across the capital. Rest assured – it’ll leave you wondering ‘how on Earth did they make that?’
Lost and Found Market, Barcelona
If you’re a lover of vintage and everything second-hand, this market is one of Barcelona’s real gems. The festival atmosphere and seriously cheap prices make it a great and unique place to visit.
Berlin’s world-famous beast of a beer-festival returns from 17th September to 3rd October. With more speciality German beer and an endless list of crafts and ales, it promises to be better than ever.
Pitchfork Music Festival, Paris
Alternative music website Pitchfork brings back October’s true indie bash to Paris for the fifth consecutive year. It includes M.I.A, Explosions in the Sky and Mount Kimble among a long list of fresh new talent.
Light Festival, Amsterdam
From 1st December to 22nd January, Amsterdam lights up in true winter wonderland style. Skate on frozen canals by day and see the landmarks illuminated with chandeliers and crystals for 53 bewitching nights all over the city. Cruise the festival by boat on the Water Colours Boat Tour and see views that will make you heart skip a beat.
Spend your extra pennies on lifelong memories and see 2016 out in style. There are thousands of BUNACers travelling around the world and learning new things everyday. Find out more about BUNAC’s Intern in Britain program and how you could have the experience of a lifetime – exploring Europe and enhancing your resume in one awesome trip. Visit www.bunac.org/usa/intern-abroad/professional/britain or call 00 1 (866) 220 7771. Who knows, in a few months’ time you could strolling down the Southbank in London, smiling ear to ear, on your way to your brand new Internship in Britain.
Working in the UK during a Working Holiday? If you think you may be owed some tax back Apply here to get your tax back.