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

Australia holds a very special place in my heart. It was the place where, what now feels like many moons ago, I had my first solo experience overseas. As an exchange student in Melbourne, I took to my newfound independence like a bird to flight and lapped up every minute of my...
"Are you alone?” I turned my head away from the temple to see a Thai family looking at me. "Yes, I am,” I said. They stared at me a moment longer before one of the sons spoke again. "Come with me and my family, we will show you the temple." I was stunned, taken aback by their...
Getting paid to teach abroad sounds like a dream. But, where should you go to do it? Take the quiz to find out where you should teach abroad.
Whether you’ve gone overseas for a gap year, internship, volunteer experience, or study abroad, it can be challenging to communicate the lessons you learned and the skills you gained to an employer. Not to mention the most pressing question of all: how will they evaluate my time...
We hear a lot about how a semester or year abroad will open up a whole new world of opportunity. Study abroad advisors tell us going overseas will help us be more competitive for jobs , expand our skill set and generally just make us better human beings . But sometimes it's hard...
There are around 4,700 universities in the US right now. Most of them send 1-2% of their student body abroad each year. However, there are a few extraordinary universities that either send a huge number of students abroad or their entire student body abroad! So where does your...
Ah, Buenos Aires -- the city of Evita, tango, and parillas (translation: the world’s best steak houses), where modern cosmopolitan buildings stand side by side 18th-century aristocratic palaces. Dubbed the “Paris of South America,” Argentina’s colorful capital city has long been...
The famous author Mark Twain once said, "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do." Take a look at these five stand-out travelers' stories (in no particular order) if you're hesitating on taking the plunge to...
During the spring of my sophomore year of college, I came across an opportunity to fulfill a childhood dream of working at a Disney theme park with the Disney College Program.
Whether you are planning to move to the snow-peaked caps of the Chilean Andes, the rolling desert of Saudi Arabia, or the smart city streets of Rome, there’s an important document you’ll need to help you land a coveted teaching position abroad: a resume. If you have experiences...

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