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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:


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.


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.


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.


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.


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…


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.


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.


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…


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.