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

Get excited, to-be study abroaders. Allianz Global Assistance (AGA) has just announced the launch of their 2015 Study Abroad Scholarship, ScholarTrips.
Picking host family for au pairing abroad is not easy. In fact, I'd say it's even more difficult than doing the actual job! The pool is so large with families from all over the world looking for the perfect person to care for their children that the task of finding one that works...
Now several months have passed since you graduated college. All your classmates and friends are applying for jobs and starting their careers, but you're still searching. So whether you're feeling trapped by the American Dream, or you're panicking because you haven't found a job...
The Himalayan massif Annapurna is a familiar sight to Brad Hurvitz, founder of the non-profit Trek to Teach , which places teachers in rural villages in Nepal. However, when he arrived at the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC for short) in the spring of 2015, what he saw was far from...
The idea of living and working overseas is exciting, but ultimately pretty terrifying, and it often seems like an impossible notion. From the age of 12 I dreamed of living abroad in Australia, but to be quite honest I never thought I would actually have the opportunity -- or the...
Deciding you want to learn Portuguese is an important first step, but now the most important question is: where to do it? Should you learn Portuguese in Brazil, or in Portugal? Choosing the country where you learn Portuguese is incredibly important, as it will affect your...
To get the maximum experience out of your gap year, both in quality and quantity, you’re going to need to plan your gap year travel itinerary. This isn’t to say that you have to stick to it like your life depends on it -- you should never let plans get in the way of following...

Writing Team

Elaina Giolando
Professional Development Expert
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Teach Abroad & China Expert
Lauren Salisbury
Gap Year & Study Abroad Expert
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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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