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

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.
When I took a job that would move me every 3-6 months to a different country, I knew I would gain a lot of skills in emerging markets, sales, management, and market entry, but I didn't expect to gain so many skills in, well, packing. True story: I was in Istanbul, packed for a 3...
If you're a Canadian citizen dreaming of a work and travel in Australia, this is the ultimate resource for you. Here's everything you need to know to get a working holiday job in Australia.
Being in places that are beautiful, whether they’re home to abundant natural beauty, cities with inspiring architecture, or picturesque landscapes, has a major impact on our general feelings of positivity and well-being.
These days, there's no shortage of agencies who will arrange an internship overseas for a handsome price tag. But if you're not a trust fund baby or don't want to spare that $10,000 (or more!), you're much better off arranging an opportunity for yourself. The logistics may be...
There’s an anonymous quote that goes, “if traveling were free, you’d never see me again.” While it would be beyond amazing if this were the case, the unfortunate reality is that some amount of money is required to travel. As a traveler on a budget, you can skimp on comfort in a...
Voluntourism and volunteer travel can be tricky and often controversial subjects to touch on, as they're part of an industry that gets perhaps more flack than it deserves. Here on Go Overseas, we've explored many questions from the perspective of a volunteer, such as the...

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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