Go Overseas Articles

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

Getting excited about your study abroad experience? Here are some tips to help you make the most of your experience. We've learned these first-hand on our own study abroad experiences!
Curious what life is like on a day-to-day basis during your volunteer abroad experience? Learn more about what it's like for a day in the life of a volunteer abroad from a fellow volunteer.
When Natalie began writing for us at Go Overseas five years ago, she had no idea how much she would experience. Hear her share lessons she learned from her time as one of our longest contributors.
Being a first-time teacher abroad is a learning experience for both the teacher and students. To help, here are some great lesson plan ideas you can use on your very first day as a teacher.
Is an online TEFL certification a good choice for you and your career? We answer some of your top questions about online TEFL certifications in this post, produced in partnership with BridgeTEFL.
Want to learn Spanish abroad? Here are some tips and things to consider about each of the world's most popular countries and regions for learning Spanish around the world.
When Natasha declared her first solo trip would be to Bangladesh, friends and family expressed concern. Read how she found her way – and learned to live 'local' during her time abroad.
Is graduate school abroad right for you? Take our latest quiz and ponder the important issues related to choosing to attend grad school in a foreign country.
Your gap year will be a transformative experience, and we have the resources to help you plan it all. To help you make the most of it, join us in sharing your gap year plans on Gap Year Decision Day.
If you want to work education but aren't interested in being a teacher, can you still find a job abroad? Definitely! Here are six awesome ways you can work abroad in education, plus personal experiences from a fellow educator.

Writing Team

Elaina Giolando
Professional Development Expert
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Teach Abroad & China Expert
Lauren Salisbury
Gap Year & Study Abroad Expert
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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