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Hear Us Roar: Women Who Changed the World

To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, GoAbroad has put together a list of women from around the world who have brought about historical and landmark changes.

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Up Helly Aa, Scotland

There’s more to traveling than simply seeing the sites. Festivals offer a phenomenal way to immerse oneself in a culture; to experience its history and to see what separates it from the rest of the world.

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Ben Lloyd Jamming with Cahir O'Dougherty

Ben Lloyd, from the Sleeping Souls, sits down with GoAbroad to chat about his preferred and most valued apps, as well as his travel experiences and interests.

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Delay at Larnaca Airport, Cyprus

We’ve all experienced the stressful and overwhelming ordeal of going through airport security. However, there are some simple adjustments travelers can make to help ease the process.

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Cyclades Islands, Greece

Europe is one of the most popular destinations in the world for travelers, particularly for students, and for good reason. But with so much to do and so much to see, it’s hard to know where to start. We’re here to help; check our top five suggestions for must see locations in Europe this Summer!

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Sasaima, Colombia

A newly-released documentary called Gringo Trails is taking a stab at critiquing the consequences of unfettered tourism. Breathtaking panoramas of unsullied beauty are juxtaposed with depressing scapes of littering and careless consumption by privileged touristas. Economic disparities between tourists coming from a heritage of privilege and the people who live in the regions travelled are only perpetuating the exploitation of areas throughout, specifically, the global south.

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National Geographic Inspired Vacations

Have you ever flipped through a National Geographic magazine, looking at breath-taking photos and wishing, “I wish I could go there.” Well, you’re not the only one who wistfully reads the magazine, dreaming of exotic vacations and serene views. Luckily, National Geographic has composed a list of interesting places to visit all throughout the world, and even offer these vacations fully planned for travelers.

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Rachel Halder with Hand Woven Peruvian Bracelets

The images our minds conjure when hearing the term “studying abroad” are often picturesque scenes of canal cruising in Amsterdam, club hopping in Barcelona, riding high on a red double-decker through London, or exuberant hiking through the lush, mountainous terrain of the El Yunque in Puerto Rico. These experiences are enriching and highly recommended by yours truly, yet there’s an important (and dare I see needed?) component to study abroad that is often over-looked: Service.

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Valentine's Day Wreath

Can you feel the love? If not, don’t worry, you’ve still got a day 😉 To make this year’s Valentine’s Day more meaningful, we bring you a look at four myths and legends about love from different cultures around the world. These stories have inspired plays, movies, and poetry and are still told today. Which one will have you saying, ‘Be Mine?’

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4 Things to Know Before Traveling Abroad With Your Cellphone

Some travelers want to leave life behind and be unreachable while on vacation. But for many, traveling with a cellphone is practical and convenient, and can provide added security in unfamiliar territory, as well as making it easier to reach cab companies, airlines and the like.

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