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Stereotypical Study Abroad: 3 Films That Get It Wrong

Feature - Monday, 3 February 2014 - 0 Comments

Persepolis Movie Cover

There are three films that have become go to’s on what it is like to study abroad, worrying parents and students alike. All of these films are wrong. Read more to find out which ones and which film got it right.


8 Must See Summer Festivals in Europe

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 30 January 2014 - 2 Comments

Glastonbury Festival

Are you studying, teaching, or interning abroad in Europe this summer? Along with thousands of attractions, museums, and stunning landscapes there are tons of unique and fun festivals all over Europe during the summer that you can’t miss!


Beyond the Classroom: Career Benefits of Studying Abroad

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Wednesday, 29 January 2014 - 0 Comments

Career Benefits of Study Abroad

Finding a job after graduation is daunting for any college student. In this current economy, you want to do your best to stand out in the job market. Sure, good grades are important and that summer internship you did in NYC is also a plus, but if you are looking to stand out even more, you should study abroad!


Top 6 Reasons to Live With a Host Family While Studying in Spain

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Tuesday, 28 January 2014 - 2 Comments

Kelly Holland in Spain with Friends

Nothing that I read in my textbooks could have prepared me for the immersion experience I had in Granada. Living with a host family added an extra dimension to every day, and I fell hard for the country and this family in one fell swoop. Here are the top six reasons I recommend living with a host family while studying in Spain:


Announcing the 2014 GoAbroad Innovation Awards!

Feature, News - Monday, 27 January 2014 - 0 Comments

GoAbroad Innovation Awards 2013 Reception is thrilled to announce the nomination form for the 2014 Innovation Awards is live, and we encourage you to send in your submissions for these prestigious awards! The form will accept responses through Friday, April 4, 2014.


Salina’s Weekend: Horse Trekking in Africa

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Friday, 24 January 2014 - 0 Comments

Lesotho Landscape

After two hair-raising hours trekkers will finally arrive at God Help Me Pass, a mountain pass in western Lesotho, a country entirely surrounded by South Africa. The trip will likely include a score of souls, a dozen discontented insults, and a bus driver whose animated hands regularly leave the steering wheel to gesticulate at the young women he was chatting up.


What Exactly is Half and Half? Mastering Study Abroad in the United States

Girl's Guide to Study Abroad - Thursday, 23 January 2014 - 1 Comment

Tulane University

I arrived in New Orleans at 11pm local time on 19th August 2010. I had nowhere to live, no mobile phone, no bank account and no one to meet me at the airport. What I did have was a huge suitcase I could hardly lift, a student visa, an acceptance letter from Tulane University, a room booked at a guesthouse uptown and some cash for a taxi.


Where Music Meets Travel: An Interview with Bryan & Neil from Koo Koo Kanga Roo

Feature, Where Music Meets Travel - Wednesday, 22 January 2014 - 1 Comment

Koo Koo Kanga Roo with Unicorn Horns

Today we have the joy of speaking with both Bryan and Neil, from Koo Koo Kanga Roo, a kid’s band for adults too. It’s tough to imagine how one can accomplish this feat, but Koo Koo Kanga Roo creates original music surrounding fond childhood conversation topics, then develops an inarguably stimulating performance, whether you are into it or not.


Eat Like a Local: Five Restaurant Resources for the Frequent Traveler

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Wednesday, 15 January 2014 - 2 Comments

Dining Out, Braised Lamb Shank

Finding a new restaurant in a strange city does not have to be a guessing game even when there are so many options available. Frequent travelers save time and money by finding venues quickly through a number of methods including local recommendation, media, apps or directories and review sites.


The 10 Most Unique Places to Visit in Europe

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Tuesday, 14 January 2014 - 0 Comments

Ice Hotel in Sweden

We’ve all seen pictures of the Cinque Terre architecture, the Berlin Wall artwork, and the “Love Lock” bridge in Paris, but what about the path less traveled? If you are looking for unique European adventures, look no further!