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A Country of Contrasts: Study Abroad in Managua, Nicaragua

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Monday, 15 September 2014 - 0 Comments

A Country of Contrasts: Study Abroad in Managua, Nicaragua

Today on GoAbroad we bring you an interview with Fairfield University to learn more about the Managua, Nicaragua study abroad program! If you’ve ever been interested in exploring this part of the world, our feature today dives into some of the details that makes Nicaragua such an ideal and dynamic destination. From the location to the cuisine, there’s something for every student to fall in love with.


10 Surprises For International Students About The United States

Feature - Wednesday, 3 September 2014 - 0 Comments

College Students in Classroom

When American students study abroad they often find their preconceived notions of the host culture are way off. They also discover new cultural traits that surprise them. So what do international students think about the United States when they come here to study? What shocks them, what is strange about this culture, and which stereotypes are reinforced?


Thriving in Florence: 5 Rules To Enhance Your Time in Italy

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Tuesday, 2 September 2014 - 0 Comments

Florence City Skyline at Night

What I’m about to offer you is an alternative to the “typical Florence Study Abroad Experience,” and a challenge I hope you’ll rise to. You didn’t come all the way here just to follow the crowd because if that were the case, you wouldn’t have chosen to study abroad.


#TheRoadshow With GoAbroad & STA Travel – Fall 2014

Feature, News - Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 0 Comments

The Roadshow, Fall 2014

Want to see the world? Now’s your chance to chat with the experts who can help make it happen! The Fall 2014 GoAbroad and STA Travel Roadshow will be setting out across the country starting the week of September 8, 2014 bringing resources and meaningful travel advice directly to students’ fingertips. GoAbroad and STA ambassadors will be answering questions, handing out materials and prizes, and giving expert advice about meaningful travel.


20 Kick@$$ Quotes From 20 Inspiring Women Around The World

Feature - Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 1 Comment

Maya Angelou Travel Quote

As we reflect on the successes and achievements of all the amazing women around the world, we’re showing our appreciation by featuring some words of wisdom (aka: kick@$$ quotes) from those who’ve lived the fight, overcome the challenges, and inspired us all to never, ever give up on what we believe in.


GoAbroad Welcomes Carrie Herrera Niesen as Content Coordinator

Feature, News - Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 0 Comments

Carrie Herrera Niesen

On behalf of the entire team, we are very pleased to announce that Carrie Herrera Niesen has joined as the Content Coordinator. Working along with the dynamic GoAbroad team, Carrie will be curating and coordinating content for the site as well as assisting with social media support and outreach.


How To Cut the Costs of Studying Abroad

Feature - Tuesday, 12 August 2014 - 1 Comment

How to Cut the Costs of Studying Abroad

The interest in studying abroad has not wavered a bit. Most college freshmen still want to study abroad. If you are one of those students who understand what a life changing experience study abroad is, here are a few tips to turn it into reality, despite your dwindling piggy bank!


15 Lessons I Learned At The World Cup & in Brazil – Part 2

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 0 Comments

Brazil, Market Peppers

Today on GoAbroad, we bring you Part 2 of a special feature with Dominique Pellegri, who traveled to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.


15 Lessons I Learned At The World Cup & In Brazil – Part 1

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 21 July 2014 - 1 Comment

Cristo de la Concordia in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Today on GoAbroad, we bring you Part 1 of a special feature with Dominique Pellegri, who recently traveled to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.


Top Ten Gadgets For Your Africa Volunteering Adventure

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Wednesday, 16 July 2014 - 0 Comments

Noise Cancelling Headphones

Things like safari hats, hiking boots, and bug spray are on the most obvious things to pack list; but rarely do we remember that technology can sometimes be our best friend while traveling, especially to remote or rustic parts of the world!