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

High school is a time of stinky gym socks, weird teachers, first loves, and emoticon abuse. It may be hard to believe, but there really is much more to the world than the next football game, your part time job at the movie theater, or wearing pink on Fridays. In fact, there's a...
That countdown app is finally flashing a zero. After months and months of planning and years and years of dreaming, the day is finally here. You're waving (perhaps teary) good-byes to Mom and Dad at customs, passport confidently in hand, 4 months of supplies rolling steadily...
Why get any ol' internship when you can intern in another country? This is your opportunity to live in some of the most interesting and exciting places in the world. Future employers will also love to see international work on your resume - it shows that you are an interesting...
Morocco has long been one of the most popular spots in Africa for intrepid backpackers and posh travelers alike, fueling the economy in bigger cities and tourist destinations. Well kept Medinas' abundance of goods and food give an impression of high affluence compared to its Sub...
While some students study abroad, come home, and feel satisfied, others are already plotting ways to return abroad the moment their plane touches down in their hometown (or even before!). While studying abroad the first time can raise concerns about money and graduating on time,...
An internship is a great way to kick-start your career. It gives you the opportunity to gain real world experience and make important connection with people in the field you're interested in. Doing an internship abroad is an even more valuable experience, because it also allows...
Regardless of who you are, studying abroad is an adventure and a challenge wrapped in an enigma. However, going overseas as an LGBT person presents its own unique set of anxieties and problems. When I went to study in Bordeaux for a semester, my transition into French life...
Does your heart break more and more with every trip that you take to the zoo? Does your heart skip a beat when you think of seeing exotic creatures in their natural African habits? Does your heart flutter at the thought of helping these beautiful animals? Good news.
If you're heading off on a study abroad adventure, you're probably already excited about all of the fun travels you'll have. While it's important to spend lots of time taking in your home city, studying abroad for a semester or a year is the perfect time to travel to other nearby...
Photo Credit: Greenheart Travel Getting a job teaching English abroad can happen quickly, or it can be a long, harrowing process. Somewhere in between gathering documents, filling out forms, and repeated trips to the post office, you should have an interview. In some cases, you...

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