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A Girl’s Guide to Study Abroad in Greece

Girl's Guide to Study Abroad - Wednesday, 21 May 2014 - 0 Comments

A Girl's Guide to Study Abroad in Greece

Greece is situated at a crossroads: it borders the Mediterranean to the South, the Balkans to the North and Turkey to the East. When I studied abroad in Greece in 2011, I found it to be equal parts chaotic, unpredictable, laidback and beautiful. Though it’s not often thought of as a study abroad destination, Greece is a place where you will really begin to understand the meaning of the phrase ‘living the good life’.


Staying Healthy While Studying Abroad

Feature - Tuesday, 20 May 2014 - 0 Comments

Staying Healthy While Studying Abroad

When studying abroad, it’s important to remain healthy. Some study abroad locations require getting shots or taking medications beforehand, but what about those several months when you’re in country? Here are some tips to stay physically and emotionally healthy on a study abroad trip!


Top Four Reasons to Add Toronto to Your Vacation List

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 15 May 2014 - 0 Comments

Toronto Yonge-Dundas Square

Today’s Toronto is an intriguing eclectic blend of city, country, high tech, low tech, and downright bohemian influences and activities to experience.


Tackling The Elephant In The Room

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 12 May 2014 - 0 Comments

Tackling the Elephant in the Room

There’s no question about it, Thailand is an amazing country, that we should all get the chance to experience at some point in life. It is difficult to find a place with such kind people; with a rich and diverse culture as well as amazing landscapes and an abundance of animal wildlife. These are just a few of the reasons why Thailand is one of the most popular backpacking destinations in the world, with thousands of young people choosing to enrich their lives by visiting every year.


5 Careers To Travel the World and Get Paid at the Same Time

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Wednesday, 7 May 2014 - 3 Comments

5 Careers That Will Allow You to See the Sites and Get Paid at the Same Time

Although many people do it, some do not wish to sit in front of a computer and punch in a time clock every day. Luckily, there are plenty of options for work if you want to get out and see the sites or travel the world. You might think it is too difficult to see the world and get paid at the same time, but it’s all a matter of finding the right job.


Flee From Polygamy Sparks Hope for Human Traffic Victims Worldwide – Part Two

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Interview with Rebecca Musser, Part Two

Last week, sat down with Rebecca Musser, who shared her story of fleeing from a polygamous living environment and become a beacon of hope and strength in the fight for the rights of women around the world. Today we bring you Part Two of Rebecca’s interview  to learn more about what her life was…


GoAbroad Welcomes Ashley Houston as Special Projects Coordinator

Feature, News - Friday, 2 May 2014 - 2 Comments

Ashley Houston and GoAbroad Team

On behalf of the entire team, we are very pleased to announce that Ashley Houston has joined as the Special Projects Coordinator. Working closely with the rest of the GoAbroad team, Ashley will coordinate across divisions on various projects for the site including article development, outreach, and social media support.


Flee From Polygamy Sparks Hope for Human Traffic Victims Worldwide – Part One

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Tuesday, 29 April 2014 - 1 Comment

International Human Rights Day

Today sits down with Rebecca Musser, who tells her story of fighting for the rights of women. In Part One of this featured interview, Rebecca shares details related to her experiences, offering hope to those suffering from similar situations. Stay tuned for Part Two of this exclusive interview, and be sure to check out Rebecca’s Foundation, a resource she hopes to expand to help women around the world.


10 Tips for a Successful Homestay Abroad

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 1 Comment

10 Tips for a Successful Homestay

Remember in high school when you would go over to your friend’s house and you had to talk to their parents? Now imagine that, but hundreds of miles away from home and with people who 1) probably don’t speak the same language as you and 2) have no relation to you whatsoever. That is what moving in to your host family’s house is like upon arrival for a Greenheart Travel language homestay program.


12 Reason Volunteers Are The Best People In The World

Feature - Friday, 11 April 2014 - 3 Comments

12 Reason Volunteers Are The Best People In The World

What’s not to love about a group of people who choose to spend their time helping others? National Volunteer Week 2014 started April 6th and is coming to a close. We wanted to give a shout out to all the amazing people that take action and work together to make a difference all while asking nothing in return. Give yourself a pat on the back from GoAbroad; you make the world a better place.