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

Moving abroad is a dream for many, but unless you have a small fortune to support yourself during your stay - you're going to have to find some way to work abroad to make it happen. This is no small task. On top of the usual stress that comes with searching for work and standing...
“It’s a man’s world.” So crooned the Hardest Working Man in Show Business, at least. This sentiment may not be true, but at very least, guys have a world of their own. Generally in these guides, I try to cast a broad net, illuminating topics that are relevant to disparate...
If you’re like most of us, learning skills (and earning credits) far, far away from home has been one of the best times of your life , and you probably don’t want it to end. You’ve built memories and expanded your mind—why would you want to come home now? While there’s no magic...
Choosing the perfect study abroad program is tough -- I know I certainly had a difficult time in choosing between my final two options! Both had a similar theme and course emphasis, but were operating in entirely different corners of the planet. I would go back and forth between...
At 22, having just graduated college, I hopped on a plane headed for Ghana to volunteer in a municipal hospital. Two years later, I traveled to the Philippines to finish my Masters and got involved with some volunteer work along the way. After which I found an NGO in Cambodia...
Photo Credit: Greenheart Travel Are you looking for a more up to date list? Then head on over to our list of unexpectedly wonderful destinations to teach abroad in 2016 . Teaching English abroad has long been a favorite way to travel the world while making decent money and often...
Learning a foreign language has quite a few obvious perks. It open doors to new opportunities and can help you integrate and make friends during your time abroad. In the months and weeks leading up to your journey abroad, and even after you've arrived, you may add brushing up on...
You may think Australia is not so different from your home country, that it will be easy to study abroad there and you really don’t need to prepare much. Sure, Australia probably won’t be as challenging as studying abroad in a developing country with a different language and no...

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