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

Updated: 3/20/2014 More and more students are asking themselves whether they should study abroad or intern abroad. There are tons of reasons to intern abroad , and it is becoming a more and more beneficial way to gain practical international experience and set yourself apart from...
So you’ve made the decision. You’re going to teach English abroad . You’ve done the research, decided on the country that is right for you, and potentially committed to spending the next year or so of your life in a foreign country. Congratulations! It’s exciting, it’s scary, and...
Traveling to a new country for a couple of months comes with many things to think about and fears to overcome. Many questions pop into mind and until you’re there, some will remain unanswered. The process of going abroad will result in a lot of research about the destination, its...
One of the best ways to prepare for volunteering abroad is to educate yourself - on culture, on social issues, on local news, etc. Most volunteering projects gone wrong could have been fixed with the right knowledge. Many times, travelers underestimate the importance of preparing...
After graduating college, I decided I wanted to volunteer abroad . I finished up my summer job, spent a month at home getting my life in order and hopped on a plane to Ghana. In many ways, I had an incredible volunteer experience – going solo made me more independent, working at...
Updated September 18th, 2015 Despite a weak economy (and partly because of it), there are thousands of opportunities to find a job teaching English in Spain -- both in government schools through the North American Language and Culture Assistants program , and in private language...
So you have your suitcases packed and your guide book ready. You've triple-checked that you do indeed have both your plane tickets and your passport -- and will maybe check one more time... just in case. You're off to live in a new country for the first time in your life and you...

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