INTERNeX Through the Looking Glass -Ranchstay Program

Hey hey hey! It’s Faaaat Al…No just me. It’s Amiel again. Excuse the little excursion into childhood memories. 😀 Speaking of the past though, have a look at my post from last week concerning the Hospitality Program.ranchstayAnd here’s a fantastic quote by Leonardo da Vinci: “For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.” It describes exactly how I feel about travelling. After spending a little time living in other places, you want to keep going always anticipating your next experience in a different country.

So, let’s talk about the INTERNeX Ranchstay. The program is just as the name suggests. It involves spending your time at a ranch and experiencing the life of a farming family in the countryside of either Canada or New Zealand. While participating in this program you are treated as part of the family and will be expected to pitch in with the daily chores. Though that will only take up one part of your stay. The rest includes the cowboy/cowgirl way of life of horseback, driving tractors, taking care of animals and visiting community festivals. This enables you to learn about the local culture and mentality. Are people living in the outskirts of urban civilization really the same as they are depicted in stories Natasjaand movies? It’s definitely something worth finding out! Ranchstay is an incredible experience, especially if you love being surrounded by nature, far far away from the cities. Natasja, my partner in the INTERNeX PR department even spent a little time on some of the farms and returned wishing she could have stayed a bit longer.

So, the program works like this: Again, there will be a conversation at the beginning discussing your goals in participating after which INTERNeX will find a suitable ranch for you. Then, you just travel to your desired destination following the completion of the necessary paperwork, of course. And what awaits you at arriving at the ranch is a whole new world you had known only very little about before!

If this got you interested, check out www.internexworld.com for more information.
Next Sunday, more on INTERNeX Through the Looking Glass. A post about one of the many destinations INTERNeX is able to help you explore.

Cheers!

 

INTERNeX International Exchange – PR Coordinator

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INTERNeX Canada: Ranchstay program

Hi guys!!

Did you know you could also do a ranchstay with INTERNeX?!
Would you like to experience a totally different lifestyle? Do you like horses, cattles and tractors?
In that case this might be an awesome programme for you!

Experience the vast openness of Canadian Marlboro country and be part of a local farming family. This program is ideal for the cowboy/cowgirl at heart looking to spend some time on a ranch or farm away from all the bright lights of the big city. Ranchstay is for people looking to learn something about the community where they are placed and farming in general.

Ranchstay gives you the chance to become involved with family activities. You can use all the facilities of the farm, i.e. riding horses, driving the tractor etc. Although the program is not only about farming; it is a cultural exchange program where you gain real insight into the Canadian culture, mentality etc. The family may take you along when they visit neighbors, when they do their grocery shopping or when they go to events like rodeos or community festivals.

Ranchstay focuses on your objectives as opposed to the needs of the farm so placements are tailor built. We not only take your requirements into consideration but also try to match your personality with the personality of the farm family. Usually we can get a good grasp of a candidate’s personality by paying attention to how they write their letter of motivation, their pictures and work background. Since you are involved with the family 24/7 it is important that you both get along. Due to the personal relationships that we maintain with the farms we have a greater degree of control over your placement and thus the ultimate successful pairing between you and your host.

INTERNeX provides ongoing support.  We act as a mediator between you and the farm.  INTERNeX provides security; everything is pre-arranged prior to departure. You know where you will be staying.

Ranchstay will allow you to get in touch with your inner cowboy whilst still enjoying the comforts of living with a local farming family. Come and explore Canada’s great wide open and it will be a memory that will last you a lifetime.

In case you are interested in our INTERNeX Ranch Stay program visit our homepage for more information.

Cheers,

Your PR-Team

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200 – 211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

INTERNeX Canada: Picture of the week

This time is the Picture of the week from Alberta, more specifically from Smoky Lake.  It shows Maria in their daily work in her four week ranch stay.

She lives there with the owner family and helps with the daily work on the ranch. As you can see she has a lot of fun at work. 🙂 The farm is specialized in the train of horses, but other animals have here their home too, such as these goats.

Maria is now in Canada for seven weeks and has attended a language school in Vancouver. The free time after school she has spent with friends from school to learn more about Vancouver. After a four week course she went on her trip to Alberta. Maria is still one more week in Alberta before she flies back to Germany.

Many, many thanks for the photo Maria. Enjoy your last week in Alberta. For your time in Germany we wish you all the best.

Cheers, Maria

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200 – 211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

INTERNeX Ranchstay Program

Hey Everyone,

Do you recognize yourself in the following words? Outgoing, love animals, flexible, hard-working, curious, good communicative skills. Yes? than the INTERNeX ranchstay program is very interesting for you!

In INTERNeX ranchstay program you get the change to immerse yourself in the real Canadian life. You will be part of a local farm family, and will experience the Canadian culture.

You will be specifically matched with a family that can provide the right experience for you based on your interests, and which ranch is interested in your profile.

You are allowed to use all the facilities at the farm, for example horseback riding and driving on the tractor.

INTERNeX provides ongoing support when you are in the INTERNeX Ranchstay program. INTERNeX will act as mediator between you and the ranch. INTERNeX will arrange everything for you, so that you know exactly what to expect.

There are many different kind of ranchstays that INTERNeX offers. For example a horse ranch, wine ranch, and husk ranch!

The Ranchstay program will allow you to get in touch with your inner cowboy whilst still enjoying the comforts of living with a local farming family. Come and explore Canada’s great wide open and it will be a memory that will last you a lifetime.

For more information visit our website!
Questions: send an e-mail

Cheers, your PR-team

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

INTERNeX Ranchstay program

Hi guys!!

Did you know you could also do a ranchstay with INTERNeX?!
Would you like to experience a totally different lifestyle? Do you like horses, cattles and tractors?
In that case this might be an awesome programme for you!

Experience the vast openness of Canadian Marlboro country and be part of a local farming family. This program is ideal for the cowboy/cowgirl at heart looking to spend some time on a ranch or farm away from all the bright lights of the big city. Ranchstay is for people looking to learn something about the community where they are placed and farming in general.

Ranchstay gives you the chance to become involved with family activities. You can use all the facilities of the farm, i.e. riding horses, driving the tractor etc. Although the program is not only about farming; it is a cultural exchange program where you gain real insight into the Canadian culture, mentality etc. The family may take you along when they visit neighbors, when they do their grocery shopping or when they go to events like rodeos or community festivals.

Ranchstay focuses on your objectives as opposed to the needs of the farm so placements are tailor built. We not only take your requirements into consideration but also try to match your personality with the personality of the farm family. Usually we can get a good grasp of a candidate’s personality by paying attention to how they write their letter of motivation, their pictures and work background. Since you are involved with the family 24/7 it is important that you both get along. Due to the personal relationships that we maintain with the farms we have a greater degree of control over your placement and thus the ultimate successful pairing between you and your host.

INTERNeX provides ongoing support.  We act as a mediator between you and the farm.  INTERNeX provides security; everything is pre-arranged prior to departure. You know where you will be staying.

Ranchstay will allow you to get in touch with your inner cowboy whilst still enjoying the comforts of living with a local farming family. Come and explore Canada’s great wide open and it will be a memory that will last you a lifetime.

In case you are interested in our INTERNeX Ranch Stay program visit our homepage for more information.

Cheers,

Your PR-Team

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

INTERNeX Ranch Stay program

Have you have ever thought about living on a Ranch or a farm for a while? Yes?! Then our Ranch stay problem is the perfect change to experience the Ranch lifestyle here in Canada.

If you like the country life, cattles, tractors and the work with horses than our INTERNeX Ranch Stay program is the right choice for you.

While working on the Ranch you will be staying with a local Canadian family. The farms are quite far from huge cities and you can experience the real countryside and the quiet and very relaxed atmosphere while staying on the Ranch.
The INTERNeX Ranch stay program gives you the perfect opportunity to learn something about the real Canadian community while working, living and eating with a great local Canadian family.
After some time on the Ranch you will figure out that Canadians are living a much more relaxed life than people from Europe or anywhere else. Everybody is just so friendly and accommodation.

While working on a Ranch you totally get involved into the everyday family life and become part of the family.
The great thing is that you can use all the facilities a farm has to offer. That means that you can drive a tractor, which already is a great experience. You can also go horseback riding pretty much every day if you want to.
You won’t be isolated on the farm because the horst family is taking you on great weekend trips, on trips to your neighbors and to special events like rodeos and community festivals, which are always great fun.

In case you are interested in our INTERNeX Ranch Stay program or also other INTERNeX programs visit our homepage for more information.

INTERNeX International Exchange
Suite 200-211 Columbia Street
Vancouver BC -V6A 2R5-
Web: http://www.internexcanada.com
Phone: +1 (604) 662 8149 8149
Email: pr@internexcanada.com

Vancouver: Real or Movieset?

Did you know that Vancouver has the largest film industry in Canada? A lot of movies and television series are made right here. The Public Library is particularly popular in the film industry. It is featured in movies and television shows such as Battlestar Galactica and X-Men: The Last Stand.

The popular television show Smallville is also shot right here in the Vancouver area. The high school exterior and the first few episodes where shot at Vancouver Technical Secondary School located on 2600 East Broadway, Vancouver. The Daily Planet building is in real life the Marine Building, located on 355 Burrard Street, in downtown Vancouver. The Luthor mansion is in real life the Hatley Park National Historic site, which houses the Royal Roads University. Even the Kent Farm exists somewhere in BC. The show itself is shot at the studio located in Burnaby.

Other popular television seriesthat are shot in Vancouver are X-files, Sliders, Stargate SG-1 and the Andromeda series.

Because there are so many movies and TV series being made here in Vancouver, you might be lucky and see a movie star. Jeff Goldblum has been seen playing piano at a downtown lounge; Robin Williams sometimes visits a Chinese restaurant on Burrard Street. Even Gwyneth Paltrow, Barbara Streisand en John Travolta have been spotted right here in Vancouver.

To see what movies or TV series are in production in Vancouver, visit the BC Film Commission Film List, for the latest news.

So keep you eyes open for anything that could like a movie set or go to one of the chic downtown hotels to where you might get lucky and see a glimpse of your favorite star! If you do happen to spot a celebrity, let us know!