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Escape of the Week - Investment Banking Associate, Kazakhstan
Escape of the Week - Kazakhstan

Building an investment bank at the feet of Tian Shan
Are you an investment banking, financial advisory or legal 
professional and fed up with the drill, monotony and politics 
as a corporate soldier in the City? Be a part of something 
really different. 
Click here for details

Top 10 Opportunities to 'Do Something Different'...

1. Lead a new generation of outstanding entrepreneurs and drive Britain's prosperity - Here
CEO - New Entrepreneurs Foundation - London, UK

2. Catchafire is one of the hottest tech companies in NYC with a social mission! - Here
Junior Service Officer - Catchafire - New York

3. Learn to teach in the Bahamas and immerse yourself in all aspects of school life - Here
Teaching Fellowship Program - The Island School - Cape Eleuthra, Bahamas

4. Terra Viva Project at the Tlalli Farm in Brazil seeks enterprising individual - Here
Manager - Terra Viva Project - National Park of Itatiaia, Brazil

5. Outstanding business development manager needed to join new US team - Here
Business Development Manager - Spotify - New York

6. Promote reading and education to empower the poorest at-risk children - Here
Librarian/Reading Promoter - Safe Passage - Guatemala City, Guatemala

7. 7-month fellowship in New Zealand for American public policy leaders - Here
Ian Axford Fellowship in Public Policy - Fulbright New Zealand - Wellington, New Zealand
8. A fantastic new opportunity to join Gap Daemon as a Travelling Intern - Here
Travelling Intern - Gap Daemon - Global

9. Analytical gurus needed at Facebook - Here
Quantitative Business Analyst  - Facebook - Menlo Park, CA

10. Fantastic opportunity to gain research experience in tropical environments - Here
Research Assistant - Oxford University - Panama
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The Big Escape Picture - Canary Wharf (London) by Piers Calvert
The Big Escape Picture
Piers used to be an exotic equity derivatives trader at Deutsche Bank in London, but after five years he quit, leaving for South America. Today he is newly established as a photographer living in Bogotá, Colombia - Here.

Hero of the Week - Mitch Gordon
Mitch Gordon

Controlling My Own Destiny: Corporate Life to Entrepreneur
Mitch Gordon escaped corporate life at PwC for a life of
entrepreneurship. He's founder of Go Overseas, a rating & review
site for programs abroad where users can find every volunteer/study/
teach/internship abroad program in the world, and a lot more.

 Read his story (or you can Suggest a Hero)
Resource of the Week - How To Climb Mount Everest
How to Climb Everest
Want a real challenge, why not climb Everest?
This article offers a basic overview of how you might go about
climbing Mount Everest. It introduces some key terms, highlights the
likely difficulties and explains the two main routes to the summit as
well as touching on the alternatives. It also covers the basic costs.
>>> Check it out

Video of the Week - The Best in Extreme Sports 2011
Video of the Week - Extreme Sports
Courtesty of
...features the best snowboard, skateboard, ski, surf, kiteboard, BMX,
inline skate, and wakeboard videos in the world. I especially like
the flaming surfer! Site soon to be, sign up now.

Connection of the Week  - Win A Trip To South Africa
win a trip to SA
Win a trip to South Africa and star in a commercial!
Have you always wanted to earn international fame while jet setting
across the globe? South African Tourism is looking for an American
couple between the ages of 24-36, who are either married or in a
committed relationship, to star in a new commercial.
>>> Get in touch (or you can Post a Connection)

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