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Stories, advice, and inspiration to plan your next trip overseas.

All set to study abroad in Ireland? Sink your teeth into the most delicious Irish foods and drinks you can find on the Emerald Isle. These eight tasty options are unique to Ireland and you should make sure to try them while studying abroad!
You volunteer abroad to give back and make a difference -- but volunteering abroad is also a deeply immersive cultural experience. Here are all the ways you can make the most of your time volunteering abroad and learn how to live like a local as you do.
Ready to head out the door and change the world? It takes more than good intentions to be a responsible volunteer abroad. Learn the questions you should answer in order to responsibly choose a volunteer abroad program and have the most impact during your time overseas.
As you plan your gap year, do you find yourself choosing only countries where you speak the language? Break free! Taking your gap year in a country where you don't speak the language is a great way to learn about yourself and the world. See all the reasons why.
As you choose how to spread precious vacation days, it's important to invest your time and money in tour companies whose business practices you agree with. Learn what to look for in a tour company, to choose one practicing ethical tourism.
Teaching abroad is a fulfilling job... but it doesn't always cover all the bills. If you want to make some extra money while teaching abroad, here are five great ideas to get you started.
All students wonder where to study abroad. As an LGBTQ student, there are special considerations to keep in mind. Learn the top questions you should ask before choosing a study abroad destination.
You went to college, you graduated... now what? If you didn't take a gap year before college (or even if you did), get inspired and explore the world through these 16 unique gap year ideas for your first year after college.
If you identify as an introvert -- this one's for you! Just because you prefer not to spend time in large, boisterous crowds or constantly surrounded by friends doesn't mean you need to stay home. Learn how you can make a difference, give back, and volunteer abroad as an...
Choosing a tour provider means confronting a lot of choices: Which tour provider should you choose? How big will the group be? How do you like to travel? Read about the seven critical things to keep in mind when selecting a tour provider for your next trip.

Writing Team

Elaina Giolando
Go Overseas Writer
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Teach Abroad & China Expert
Lauren Salisbury
Go Overseas Writer
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Volunteer Abroad & Middle East Expert
Olivia Christine Perez
Gap Year & Personal Wellness Expert
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Managing Editor at Go Overseas
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Study Abroad & Sustainable Tourism Expert