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

On my first morning in Mongolia, I stepped out of the ger to see a man knock a goat on the head with a mallet. He then did the same to a sheep, and skinned both while our group of five tourists watched, open-mouthed. “There’s a celebration tonight,” our guide explained. “A...
The benefits of spending time abroad last long after you return home, and chances are you’ll want to continue to connect with your experience in different ways to maximize those benefits. Perhaps, you want to help others interested in your program go overseas, meet others who...
If any of you have visited Europe in the past few years, you may have seen me. I was the one in the gym shorts and bright blue tanktop -- marching in front of a long line of college students as if I were a mother duckling. I occasionally had a clipboard in my hand, and at random...
“How do I go about getting a work visa for teaching abroad?” It’s one of the most common concerns I hear from people that are interested in teaching English abroad . And of course, it’s a perfectly reasonable question -- one, in fact, that you should be asking. If you are...
What a wild and wonderful thing it is to study abroad . Beyond the scenery and the cuisine and the independence, studying abroad affords you lots of time to expand your mind with a good book (what with all those long train rides and flights you'll be taking on weekend getaways)....
Internships are an absolute must these days, and doing them overseas are becoming an increased necessity to get that leg up in the after college job search. You business majors are no exception! In fact, with how globalized and interconnected the business world is these days (and...

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Elaina Giolando
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