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

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...
Everybody loves the holidays, right? But what exactly are, “the holidays”? While here in the States, we have our own specific ideas of what constitutes them – usually Christmas, Hannukkah, Kwanzaa, and maybe Thanksgiving if we’re getting impatient – the rest of the world has...
You just spent the best months of your life living independently, learning about new cultures and exploring an entirely foreign continent, and now you find yourself packing your bags for the last time to head across the pond back home. While the holidays and seeing family are...
Many students hire a third-party provider to make their study abroad dream happen. But for those with budget considerations or the desire to fully customize their experience, there is another, attractive option: direct enrollment. More and more intrepid young travelers -- you...
Robin Pendoley is the Co-Director of the USA Gap Year Fairs , the leading national circuit of events bringing together students, gap year organizations, parents, gap year experts and high school college counselors. We sat down with him to learn more about USA Gap Year Fairs, and...
Photo Credit: Greenheart Travel So you’ve probably done the hardest part. You’ve decided to pack up your life and go teach abroad - congrats! If you have zero teaching experience, fear not. Even if you’ve never explained a phrasal verb, much less lived abroad, it’s normal to...
Gap years are practically a rite of passage for for 20-somethings from several countries around the world and it's catching on in the USA. This is your year to break away from the usual routine of life. For just one year, you can unchain yourself from classrooms and cubicles to...

Writing Team

Elaina Giolando
Go Overseas Writer
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Teach Abroad & China Expert
Lauren Salisbury
Go Overseas Writer
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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