Go Overseas Articles

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

Underserved communities are in need of medical help all over the world for nearly all types of service - from vaccine provision to basic health checkups. Unfortunately, many parts of the world continue to experience a shortage of health workers and limited access to advanced...
Whether you're still in school or recently graduated, internships will be at the forefront of your mind as you start to think seriously about entering the work force. Internships are a fantastic "test run" in a potential field of work: if you have a burning desire to get your...
Doing a homestay program abroad is a fabulous idea in theory: learn a foreign language, immerse yourself in a different culture, enjoy home-made local cuisine, and even save some money. But as those of us who have had college roommates know, cohabitation can be a beast, even with...
As an ESL teacher your lesson plan will be your most important tool; with one in hand you will be able to walk into your classroom with confidence, fully aware of what your lesson entails and how you’re going to teach it. Without one, unless you’re a very experienced teacher and...
Is La Dolce Vita calling you? Does the idea of waking up surrounded by the timeless beauty of the Romans or the Renaissance make you swoon? Then studying in Italy may be the perfect place for you spend your semester (or year) abroad.
Looking to get in touch with nature whilst not leaving the comforts of the city behind? Or perhaps are you an adrenaline junkie seeking new areas to explore? If so, Oceania is the place for you. Australia and New Zealand’s cities are world renowned for their sparkling beaches,...
Many students study, volunteer, or otherwise travel abroad and return home bitten by the travel bug. Restless and filled with the desire to continue wandering, what’s a traveler to do? Ding ding ding - teach English, of course! Teaching English is a typical way to live abroad...
It’s been biting you, hasn’t it? That pernicious little travel bug has been gnawing away at your heartstrings and now you’re thinking, "Where can I go?", "What can I do?", "How can I realize my travel dreams?" I know, it’s really quite painful isn’t it? But you’re stuck. You’re...
Are you a recent empty nester looking to finally realize your dream of living and traveling overseas? Are you a senior traveler looking to teach abroad? Do you want to move abroad and discover a new pastime that enables you to interact with the local community? Whether you seek a...

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Elaina Giolando
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