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What if you could travel AND get paid to do it? You can! Whether you teach English abroad, become a travel journalist, or even a travel photographer, there are many ways to fund your travel and make your dreams a reality. Now the question is, where do you start? While…

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2015 innovation awards

Each year GoAbroad.com recognizes organizations, institutions, and colleagues that have displayed innovation in international education. The 2015 Innovation Awards event, which took place at Laugh Boston on Thursday, May 28th during the NAFSA annual conference, was the fifth annual, and had a record amount of attendees. The GoAbroad team, together…

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In early May 2015, GoAbroad chose a winner for the Win the World South America Contest in which volunteer programs in Peru, Argentina, and Brazil were included, as well as flights from STA Travel. We couldn’t be more pleased to have chosen Alicia Harris, a recent graduate of Alabama State…

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deirdre bounds volunteering

“if you create something new, customers think you did it for them. If you copy something, then customers think you did it for yourself.”

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Contributed by StudentUniverse When it comes to saving money on travel, timing can be everything. While travelers often look for cheap flights, one aspect of the overall price of travel that is often overlooked is the value of the traveler’s currency in the countries they are visiting. In recent months,…

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Contributed by StudentUniverse Backpacking has become increasingly popular among young travelers, and for good reason. It gives you the freedom to visit a handful of countries in a short amount of time, it encourages light packing (say goodbye to lugging around that roller bag), and it’s sure to land you…

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volunteer in new zealand

At the time of writing, our Product Launch Coordinator, Tonya Tooley is backpacking around New Zealand in search of adventure! Recently she came across an awesome company, Stray New Zealand, which offers a great way to see NZ – a hop-on-hop-off bus! Are you considering adventuring through New Zealand? If…

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Spring 2015 Roadshow Collage

Want to see the world? Now’s your chance to chat with the experts who can help make it happen! The Spring 2015 GoAbroad and STA Travel Roadshow will be setting out across the country starting the week of February 9, 2015 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.

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Today we bring you a feature as part of GoAbroad and STA Travel Win the World Contest, in which it could be YOU who wins the trip of a lifetime to South America to explore Peru, Brazil, and Argentina. In the interview below you can learn a bit more about what it would be…

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Get ready to once again recognize and celebrate innovation in international education! GoAbroad.com is thrilled to announce the opening of the nomination form for the 2015 Innovation Awards! This is the fifth annual GoAbroad Innovation Awards and we can’t wait to see your submissions for these prestigious awards! Nominations will…

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