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Winter Games 2014: A Brief History of 4 Popular Sports

Feature - Thursday, 6 February 2014 - 0 Comments

Sochi 2014 Olympics

The Winter Olympics have been a celebration of winter sports and a global athletic community since it’s creation in 1924. There are sports more popular in some countries than others and it shows; from hockey in Canada to bobsledding in Germany. Here is a brief history of some of the most popular sports in the Winter Olympics, and the countries that celebrate them:


How 3 Sisters Adventure Trekking is Slowly Chipping Gender Gap of Trekking in Nepal

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 6 February 2014 - 1 Comment

Trekking the Himalayas with 3 Sisters

In Nepal, the trekking industry continues to be a business dominated by men. There aren’t many women trekkers looking to explore the Himalayas, but in spite of that fact, three sisters didn’t think it was fair for females to be discriminated. Ergo, they decided to fund “3 Sisters Adventure Trekking”, a business that was meant to offer trips for women.


How To Save Money In College So You Can Study Abroad

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Wednesday, 5 February 2014 - 0 Comments

How to Save Money in College and Study Abroad

Studying abroad is a great opportunity to see other parts of the world on a deeper level than a simple vacation. It also looks great on a resume and gives you the chance to make friends across cultural boundaries. The benefits of studying abroad are many, but it can also be a major financial undertaking, especially if you’re not prepared. Before you apply to a study abroad program, consider these important factors and skills so you can have the best possible experience without breaking the bank.


Hiking Abroad – 5 Countries to Visit for Amazing Hikes

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Tuesday, 4 February 2014 - 0 Comments

Hiking the Grand Canyon

Hiking routes are commonplace in several countries, but it may often be hard to determine the best of the best. By examining the culture, scenery, and climate in these countries, we can determine which countries are the best to visit if you’re looking for amazing hikes. If you’re trying to plan a trip based on the best hikes, read ahead for some advice on where you can find the best hikes in the world.


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 - 1 Comment

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.