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Gobble, Gobble! Thanksgiving Celebrations Around the World

Feature - Wednesday, 27 November 2013 - 2 Comments

African Yam Festival

Thanksgiving doesn’t just mean turkey, pilgrims and football like it does to many on the popular American holiday. The idea of bursting cornucopias and celebrating the bounty of Mother Nature transcends borders and cultures.


Keep on Trucking: When Fatigue Settles In While You’re On The Road

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Tuesday, 26 November 2013 - 0 Comments

Dealing with Fatigue on the Road

You’re jet-lagged, malnourished on gas-station food, and you can barely keep your eyes open even though you’ve got caffeine jitters. Worst of all, you’re only halfway there. If you’ve lived your life as a trucker like me, or if you favor the road for your long-distance trips, you’ve doubtlessly faced…


Five Ways to Experience the Diversity of Zululand

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 25 November 2013 - 0 Comments

Zulu Reed Dance Ceremony

If you’re wishing to visit a place where you can experience the extreme diversity South Africa has to offer, then look no further than the province of KwaZulu Natal – in particular, the northern area of Zululand. Located in the northeast corner of the country, the multitude of attractions located in such a small area of this one province are second to none.


Introducing: A Girl’s Guide to Studying Abroad

Girl's Guide to Study Abroad - Friday, 22 November 2013 - 3 Comments

Go Girl Travel and GoAbroad Partnership

Introducing “A Girl’s Guide to Studying Abroad.” You’ll read articles that will make you squirm with sympathetic embarrassment, ideas that you’ll never want to forget, and advice that will help any Go Girl through her time navigating the world.


Where Music Meets Travel: An Interview with Andrew Bennett [CAPTAIN OF THE A.M.]

Where Music Meets Travel - Thursday, 21 November 2013 - 0 Comments

Interview with Andrew Bennet, Captain of the A.M.

We’re thrilled to bring Music Meets Travel back to action, with a very special guest today. Andrew Bennett is not only a multi-faceted musician but also a study abroad alumni, and one who now works in the international education field as well. Already a triple threat and you haven’t even seen or heard him play yet!


How To Create Decorations On a Dime While Far From Home

Feature - Wednesday, 20 November 2013 - 0 Comments

Handmade Decorations

No matter how wonderful your travels, being abroad during the holiday season can leave a place inside of you longing for home. Just because you’re thousands of miles away in your dorm room, or spending a week on a hostel bunk bed, it doesn’t mean you can’t make it feel…


Styling Flyer: Five Ways Travelers Can Look Their Best

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Tuesday, 19 November 2013 - 0 Comments

Styling Flyer: Five Ways Travelers Can Look Their Best

Everyone knows that it is next to impossible to look your best while traveling. The stress involved in traveling will leave even the most-seasoned traveler looking tired and disheveled. Here are a few simple tricks that can have any traveler looking their best! Power Napping For the frequent traveler, or…


Top 5 Destinations for Experienced ESL Teachers

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 18 November 2013 - 1 Comment

Top 5 Destinations for Experienced ESL Teachers

ESL teachers come in all shapes and sizes – some will teach English for a couple of years after completing a university degree, save up some money, see the world and eventually return home to do something else. For others, teaching English abroad becomes a career and lifestyle choice, building…


After Super Typhoon Haiyan: How to Make a Difference

Feature, News - Wednesday, 13 November 2013 - 2 Comments

Cangumbang Dental Workshop

Many of you have heard about Typhoon Haiyan that impacted the Philippines this past weekend. What you may not have known is that GoAbroad’s Asia office is located in Tacloban. Today on GoAbroad we bring you a special feature outlining all that is happening to local communities in Tacloban and beyond, and how you can make a difference with relief efforts.


The Next Great Travel Writers Contest – And the Winners Are….

Feature, News - Monday, 11 November 2013 - 2 Comments

GoAbroad Writer Contest Main Graphic

Today on GoAbroad, we are pleased to announce the winners of the Next Great Travel Writers Contest! After countless hours spent pouring over the hundreds of entries that came in, we bring you our top three winners and selection of honorable mentions. This was an arduous task for our editors, as…