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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 GoAbroad.com 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.

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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.

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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.

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Four Canadian Destinations You Have to See

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Wednesday, 9 April 2014 - 0 Comments

Four Canadian Destinations You Have to See

Oh, Canada! An expansive land mass with beautiful mountains and prairies, Canada has something for everyone. The Shaw Festival and Stratford for theatre lovers; Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise for wildlife and winter sports; the Rocky Mountain train trip just for the scenery; Montreal and Quebec City for that French experience, and so much more. Where to start? In each place, try and find something unusual, not found in the tourist literature. That’s what you’ll remember! Here are four possibilities – two towards the east coast, two on the west:

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Travel For a Change: A Glance Inside Greenheart Travel

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Monday, 7 April 2014 - 0 Comments

Travel For a Change with GreenHeart Travel

Today we sit down with Greenheart Travel Program Manager, Jennifer Salvador, who has long been passionate about international travel and cultural exchange. She shares more about what sets Greenheart apart, how to learn about a culture through its cuisine, and advice about short-term programs.

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4 Ways to Become a World Traveler on a Shoestring Budget

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 31 March 2014 - 2 Comments

4 Ways to Become a World Traveler on a Shoestring Budget

No matter where you want to visit, there are simple ways for you to travel around without breaking the bank. By planning ahead, searching relentlessly for the lowest price, and budgeting your time and money, you can be assured of a memorable vacation. Try these ideas for world travel on a minute budget.

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Where Music Meets Travel: An Interview with Nigel Powell, Drummer of the Sleeping Souls

Feature, Where Music Meets Travel - Friday, 28 March 2014 - 1 Comment

Interview with Nigel Powell of the Sleeping Souls

We are thrilled to bring another member of the Sleeping Souls into the Music Meets Travel mix today. Nigel Powell is not only the jaw-dropping percussionist for the brilliant band with Frank Turner, but also a very talented solo artist and producer.

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5 Tips To Have an Awesome Study Abroad Experience

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 27 March 2014 - 1 Comment

5 Tips for An Awesome Study Abroad Experience

Studying abroad is usually a once-in-a-lifetime experience, so it’s important to make the most of it. By taking the advice of those who have traveled before you, you can avoid unnecessary problems and enjoy your time abroad even more.

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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…

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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.

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