Go Overseas Articles

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

Want to teach English to Chinese-speaking students? Whether you decide to teach in Hong Kong, Taiwan, or mainland China, here are the important details to keep in mind.
Learning a language? Here are the stages you'll go through as you master the language -- and how to navigate each stage successfully to achieve fluency.
Taking a gap year doesn't have to break the bank. We collected some of our best tips on planning a budget-friendly gap year into one place -- plus tips to help you save even while you're traveling!
Think study abroad won't change your life? Think again! Study abroad won't just impact one semester or one year – it can change your life for decades, as one study abroad alum shares.
Teaching abroad in Spain is a popular and exciting experience! Most new teachers are unsure about how work and life balance during their time as a teacher, but this article answers all your top questions and concerns about teacher work culture in Spain.
Your internship abroad is an opportunity to gain both personal and professional experience in a new working environment. Why not step way outside your comfort zone and look for internships in one of these interesting, off-the-beaten-path destinations?
You know you want to learn a new language, but aren't sure where to start… consider one of these languages, which are among the easiest for English speakers to learn.
Taking a gap year doesn't have to interrupt your career or derail your professional goals. One traveler shares how you can make a gap year advance your career -- or at least keep you on track.
You don't need a passport to support refugee relief through volunteer work. One traveler who has seen much of the world shares her story of how volunteering close to home was equally meaningful.
As you embark on study abroad, it's important to keep an open mind and be open to opportunities and experiences as they happen. One study abroad alumni shares her own experience learning this lesson.

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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Study Abroad & Sustainable Tourism Expert