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

If you are interested in traveling abroad but also want to gain some professional experience, there are thousands of internships for college students you can apply for around the globe. But why spend your time in a cubicle filling out spreadsheets or going on coffee runs when you...
Teaching English as a foreign language is a job with a transitory reputation; it is more often viewed as a temporary international stint than a long-term career choice. When I taught in Costa Rica, for example, everyone from my parents, friends and even my co-teachers seemed to...
Most people who choose to volunteer internationally do so because they want to “make a positive impact” and “give back to the community.” But how often do we stop to think about what these catch phrases actually mean, or how to measure our own efficiency in achieving them? After...
Your venture into the "real world" is approaching fast and it's time to update that resume. As a recent college graduate trudging onward to the work force, standing out on paper can seem like no easy task. You may've joined clubs on clubs on clubs, aced exams, and even spent a...
Australia and New Zealand may be on the other side of the world, but they’re some of the globe’s most popular study abroad destinations. Australia, in fact, is the sixth-most-popular study abroad location for American students. Whether it’s the shared language, the stunning...
The country of Costa Rica is an ideal destination for anyone interested in volunteering abroad or perfecting their Spanish speaking skills : volunteer projects in Costa Rica range from teaching English to many conservation projects, as almost 25% of the land consists of protected...
Want to see the world and get paid to live in a foreign country (and make a handsome salary while doing it?!)? Perhaps you’ve heard that teaching English abroad offers thousands of opportunities for fluent English speakers to gain employment and live as a local in countries like...
Your semester studying abroad is bound to be one of the best times in your life. Don't mess it up! Its an unfortunate reality you may do the occasional dopey thing while studying abroad (Attempting to travel overland without your passport? Packing warm clothes for June in South...
Germany is one of the most popular countries for study abroad, and with good reason. In fact, it has been cited as one of the most supportive countries for international students.
Africa is a continent brimming with unique potential study abroad spots! Though it faces quite a few social issues and underdevelopment, the continent is still rich with culture, greenery, animals, and natural beauty. If you are a hands-on type of person, field work and close...

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