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

If you’re just beginning to research for an internship overseas, you may not even be aware of the possibilities your new digs could have. Not only is it pretty much the beginning of “adulting,” it’s in a completely different country and culture! Who knows what bedrooms look like...
Where are you studying abroad ? This question is one potential study abroad students are often asked early on in the decision making process. For those looking at spending a semester overseas, this is one of the most exciting – and daunting – choices you have to make. After all,...
Hi Go Overseas! I hope all is well! I have a question that you might be able to shed some light on. I saw a post regarding teaching English in South Korea or China and they stated that housing is provided and flights are reimbursed. This is all too good to be true to me, are they...
Guide Contents Choosing Programs, Destinations, and Dates What can I do as a volunteer? For how long should I volunteer abroad? Where should I volunteer? How do I find a volunteer program? What should I be looking for? What are some good programs for families / students / older...
Many of us have been raised in a culture that intrinsically places a strong emphasis on what amounts to a "set life course": primary and secondary school, higher education, professional work, marriage, family, and retirement. This path of development is usually pursued without...
Hi Go Overseas! I've always wanted to travel and live overseas, so I thought teaching abroad would be a great idea. However, I'm worried about how this will affect my career and current lifestyle, especially when it comes to finding a job afterward. Is it stupid to take a year...
If you had to guess one thing that everybody working for Go Overseas had in common, what would you choose -- besides the fact that we're all devilishly charming, sharp as a tack, and can cook a mean soufflé, of course. Personally, I'd guess that we all love to travel, but that's...
Jump ahead to your favorite adventure: Kayaking River rafting Rock climbing and deep water soloing Scuba diving Hiking and trekking Ziplining Canyoning Surfing Sandboarding Base and bungee jumping A trip to Southeast Asia doesn't just involve eating incredible food and laying on...

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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