Go Overseas Articles

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

It seems that every day, we hear news of a recent terror attack. Whether it's an airport bombing in Brussels, a car bomb in Istanbul, or a hostage shooting in a Bangladesh cafe, it can feel like the world is a much more dangerous place. This can make us wonder: is it still worth...
You might think you missed the cutoff for teaching jobs if you didn't apply over the summer, but fortunately there are plenty of schools and institutes hiring right now . Some schools actually begin their academic years in January instead of August, while others offer classes...
So, you’re a certified teacher. You’re newly qualified or you've got some teaching experience under your belt. Whether you're looking for a change of pace and a new adventure or struggling to find a full-time teaching gig in your home country, you may be thinking of heading...
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...
Not everyone can make it overseas during their undergrad degree, but just because you threw that cap into the air doesn’t mean you threw away your chance to go overseas along with it. Master's degrees can also be obtained in other areas of the world, so don’t limit yourself to...
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...

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Elaina Giolando
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