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

Learning Japanese or any second language is a life-long endeavor. Perhaps you’re studying Japanese at home, in university, or as a hobby. Maybe you’re studying because your spouse is Japanese or there's a language requirement for your work in Japan. Whatever the reason, here are...
Oh the anticipation of traveling internationally for the very first time! I can still remember in acute detail the anticipation I felt before studying abroad in Australia my junior year of college. True, it wasn’t actually my first time overseas, but the furthest I’d been from...
We at Go Overseas can write an infinite amount of articles talking about study abroad - hints, lists, opinions, we have it all - and we're a pretty great source because most of us have studied abroad once or twice in our day. Sometimes it's even better to hear from more of the Go...
Want to Study Abroad in Ireland? The 3rd Annual Scholarship to Study Abroad in Ireland is back! Win a full scholarship including tuition and stipend. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 23rd, 2018. Click here to apply now! Not everyone can make it overseas during their...
Berlin is not only the capital of Germany, but also in many ways the capital of Europe, sitting at the crossroads of the East and West. Germany serves as the continent's largest economy and the world's fourth largest overall. It's a major player in industry, engineering, science,...
My flight had been delayed four hours in Paris. As I waited in line for my hotel and meal voucher, a gray-haired woman came up next to me, looking extremely worried. She said something in a language I couldn’t understand and held up a ticket. I tried speaking English, then...
Anyone who has studied abroad can tell you that you'll never have all your questions answered before you go - sometimes it's even hard to know what to ask. Thankfully, hundreds of students have already considered this for you - and then they brought those questions to our...
The great Brazilian composer and musician Tom Jobin famously said, “Brazil is not for beginners.” To be fair, I’m not sure exactly how many countries really are appropriate for beginners, but Brazil can leave a first-time visitor feeling pretty disoriented and overwhelmed. I made...
Everyone always says learning a language abroad is so much easier than studying one at home. However, even if it's easier, learning a new language abroad isn't always easy, not to mention the struggle to become fluent. Whether you're studying French, Spanish, German, Chinese, or...

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