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An International Childhood: 12 Perks To Growing Up Abroad

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Tuesday, 13 January 2015 - 0 Comments

Emily McLaren in Sakhalin, Russia

Each and every one of us has had a different childhood – from the house we grew up in, to the traditions we held. Growing up abroad was my childhood and moving from country to country was part of the norm for me


The Right Way to See Elephants in Thailand

Feature, Staff Post - Monday, 12 January 2015 - 0 Comments

visiting elephants in thailand

You don’t even need to be planning a trip to Thailand to know that riding an elephant is synonymous with visiting this charming and beautiful country in Southeast Asia. However, what you probably don’t know is that by going to an elephant show or riding an elephant you are contributing to the exploitation of elephants in Thailand. Even national parks and other “official” locations in Thailand are participating in the debilitation of these gentle giants.


7 Apps for Fitness Minded Travelers (That You’ll Actually Use!)

Feature, Staff Post - Saturday, 10 January 2015 - 0 Comments

7 Apps for Fitness Minded Travelers

These amazing fitness and health apps are ideal for globetrotters who don’t want their waistline to serve as proof that they have tried the signature dish of over 20 countries.


Missing Study Abroad? Find a Re-entry Conference Near You!

Events, Feature, Staff Post - Wednesday, 7 January 2015 - 0 Comments

Study Abroad ReEntry Conferences 2015

Recently returned from abroad? Reverse culture shock hit hard? Looking to apply your newly acquired skills to get a job? Wanting to go abroad again? We hear you, and we understand how difficult re-entry can be!


Marriage Equality Update: The Final 15 in 2015

Feature, News - Tuesday, 6 January 2015 - 0 Comments

Marriage Equality Update

Until the Supreme Court rules, it seems that the Final 15 will remain in a race to the bottom to determine which state will be the last to embrace equality for all of its citizens. Which state will it be?


21 Photos That Will Make You Want to Travel in 2015

Feature, Staff Post - Wednesday, 31 December 2014 - 0 Comments

Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

As if you needed another excuse to get the heck out of Dodge! Winter weather brings with it an even greater sense of wanderlust. To quench your thirst for adventure and beauty, here are 21 photos that make us want to book it to the airport ASAP. Which of these from this list are your favorite?


15 New Years Traditions You Didn’t Know About

Feature, Staff Post - Wednesday, 24 December 2014 - 0 Comments

15 New Year Celebrations Around the World

If you’ll be traveling to any of these 15 countries around the world, get ready for some unexpected twists to your 2015 new years celebration!


The GoAbroad “Leave a Review, Win an iPad Air” Contest is Ending!

Feature - Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 0 Comments

Leave A GoAbroad Review

Now is your last chance to leave a review of your program on GoAbroad and still be entered to win an iPad Air! The deadline to be eligible for the contest is 12/31/14. The winner will be announced in early January.


#WHTravelBloggers Summit Recap: International Educators Ecstatic at National Attention

Feature, Staff Post - Thursday, 11 December 2014 - 0 Comments

White House Travel Bloggers Summit

Leveraging technology and connection is the next step in doubling the number of young adults abroad, and we’re right along with you, White House.


5 Things To Know Before Working In Dubai [INFOGRAPHIC]

Feature - Wednesday, 10 December 2014 - 0 Comments

Dubai Time Lapse

This infographic provides a snapshot of everything you need to know in order to prepare yourself for working in Dubai. Learn about the do’s and don’ts, every day costs, and the dress code so you’re ready for your new temporary home.