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Photo Credit: Greenheart Travel …you are reading this article. Just kidding! Let’s get this out of the way first: you absolutely should volunteer in South America , because 1. Volunteering is awesome, and 2. Latin America is even more awesome. However, volunteers often have with...
I always knew I wanted to teach abroad . The toughest decision was actually putting aside the thinking and starting the doing. I knew I would be quitting my job in a tough economy. I knew I would be diving into a country where the most knowledge I had of Spanish was California’s...
It’s that time of the year again! After Christmas but before New Year’s, everyone’s wondering how to close the year, frantically trying to finish up the loose ends of the year before the fresh start the new year promises, and composing some New Year’s resolutions to get rid of...
Photo Credit: Greenheart Travel Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) in groups can be extremely challenging, but can be one of the most rewarding experiences. The thought of walking into a classroom, full of unknown faces, may fill you with terror but don’t forget the...
With its biodiversity and wide range of ecosystems, Latin America is rich in opportunities for conservation volunteering . Volunteers interested in conservation can work to rehabilitate and protect wildlife, work on farms to learn about organic agriculture and permaculture, work...
Last year I left for an adventure in a far away land -- Taiwan. Ilha Formosa, or the Beautiful Island, is just off the coast of China, a tropical paradise on the other side of the world. In between munching on the succulent native fruits and enjoying biking alongside mountains, I...
Studying abroad in the United Kingdom is a truly brilliant experience. Whether you daydream about having tea with the Queen in England, finding the infamous Loch Ness monster in Scotland, frolicking with fairies in Northern Ireland, or living in castles in Wales, someone is ready...
Photo Credit: Greenheart Travel Teaching ESL to intermediate and advanced students is a rewarding experience, as you have the opportunity to watch students learn and flourish in a foreign language (and there are tons of opportunities! ). As students get closer and closer to...
Photo Credit: Greenheart Travel Whether you are looking for jobs as a teacher, researcher, or consultant, conducting an international job search can be a daunting process. However, your search can be more effective, less stressful, and even more enjoyable by embracing a few of...

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Elaina Giolando
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