Recent Posts

Nepal’s Kanchenjunga Region: A Place Where Snow Leopards Ramble

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Tuesday, 25 March 2014 - 1 Comment

Snow Leopard in the Snow

For a wild and scenic adventure, trekking in Nepal is tough to beat. This mountainous region features some of the highest peaks in the world, with a wealth of trekking options. Along with the breathtaking Himalayan scenery, you can find everything from tiny isolated villages to tropical jungles. A visit…

READ MORE

10 Tips for First Time Backpackers

GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 24 March 2014 - 1 Comment

10 Tips for First Time Backpackers, StudentUniverse

Dreaming of trekking across Europe and NOT having to bring an excess of luggage? Then you’ve come to right place to learn more about backpacking like a pro. As you start preparing and loading up your pack, check out these handy tips from StudentUniverse on what to know before you go! You’ll be an expert backpacker traveling the world in no time.

READ MORE

A Region in Turmoil: Spotlight on Crimea

Feature - Friday, 21 March 2014 - 0 Comments

Ukraine and Crimea Map

In response to the current situation in Crimea and Ukraine, GoAbroad has gathered information for students planning on studying abroad in Ukraine and Russia or are already studying in the area.

READ MORE

GoAbroad Interview: What to Know About Volunteering After a Disaster

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Friday, 21 March 2014 - 1 Comment

Volunteer Sophia Maucort bandages a small boy

GoAbroad Founder, Troy Peden, offers firsthand advice about volunteering in the aftermath of a natural disaster. His advice will help those hoping to help do it safely and responsibly. 1. You witnessed the full cycle of a natural disaster: the preparation, actual storm, immediate aftermath, and now the need for…

READ MORE

11 Reasons Every Girl Should Study Abroad: Part Two

Girl's Guide to Study Abroad - Thursday, 20 March 2014 - 3 Comments

11 Reasons Every Girl Should Study Abroad Part Two

Welcome to Part Two of “10 Reasons Every Girl Should Study Abroad,” a treatise on what studying abroad meant to me as a woman, traveler, and human being — and why you should do it.

READ MORE

Top Six Underrated Places to Study Abroad

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Wednesday, 19 March 2014 - 3 Comments

Study Abroad in Kenya

With over 100 countries offering study abroad programs, studying overseas could not be easier. College cities such as Berlin, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, London, Paris, Barcelona and Florence have traditionally topped the list of popular places to study abroad, though there many more choices beyond Western Europe.

READ MORE

An Eye Opening Experience: The Top 7 Sightseeing Cities in the United States

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Tuesday, 18 March 2014 - 1 Comment

New York City Taxi

The United States has many fascinating destinations, from natural wonders to some of the world’s most vibrant cities. If you’re looking for a city with lots of sites, you have many choices, no matter what section of the country you visit.

READ MORE

The GoAbroad and STA Travel Roadshow – Spring 2014

Feature, News - Tuesday, 18 March 2014 - 0 Comments

GoAbroad and STA Travel on the Road

It’s that time of year again! After months of planning, the GoAbroad Bus is gearing up to set out across the country next week bringing resources and meaningful travel advice directly to students’ fingertips. Our ambassadors will be answering questions, handing out materials and prizes, and giving expert advice about meaningful travel from GoAbroad.

READ MORE

Captured by Hostel Internet: Learning to Unplug & Disconnect

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 17 March 2014 - 2 Comments

Captured By A Hostel Internet

Ben Adkison learns to be more conscious of the time lost on the internet while staying at hostels. His advice to other travelers: look around you and think of the real human interaction that you are missing out on with people from all over the world.

READ MORE

Thank YOU For Helping Raise More Than $150K For Relief Efforts!

Feature, News - Wednesday, 12 March 2014 - 1 Comment

Bowling For A Better World, GoAbroad Foundation

It’s been a little over four months since Typhoon Haiyan left a wake of devastation across portions of Southeast Asia, particularly in the Philippines, and there are no words to describe how grateful the GoAbroad team and the GoAbroad Foundation is for everyone who has been a part of the numerous relief efforts.

READ MORE
.