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Look Like a Local: China

Feature - Wednesday, 17 April 2013 - 1 Comment

China by Dainis Matisons

China used to be a traditional, conservative country that held conformity in high regards. While tradition and uniting with some sort of group, even if it’s just family, are still valued in China, younger generations have become much more fascinated with Western culture. Today, Western trends are just as popular…

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Look Like a Local: Spain

Feature - Wednesday, 10 April 2013 - 4 Comments

Tennis Shoes

Heading to Spain? Make sure you keep it classy. Spaniards have deep roots in the Roman Catholic Church. After the Spanish converted their entire country to Catholicism, they continued to spread the religion through other Spanish-discovered lands. Spain has thousands of gorgeous, ornate churches to show they mean business when it comes…

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Living with Strangers: Host Families 101

Feature - Wednesday, 29 August 2012 - 1 Comment

Host Families Abroad

Living with a host family is one of the best ways to study abroad and truly be immersed into the culture of your host country. While living with locals is a great opportunity to pick up on a new lifestyle, it can also be a little intimidating. Here are a…

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Why We’re Jealous of Olympic Athletes

Feature - Tuesday, 14 August 2012 - 0 Comments

Olympians are strong, athletic and adored by millions. Icons such as Prince Harry and Kate Middleton cheer for them. Stars such as Justin Bieber tweet them. They are glorified. They are honored. They are Tivoed. But here at GoAbroad, we aren’t envious of any of that. We’d actually prefer not…

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Thank You for Being Naked: International Beach Etiquette

Feature - Thursday, 2 August 2012 - 0 Comments

Piha Beach, New Zealand

You brought a towel to the beach and you’re getting weird looks. Or maybe people are giving you the stink-eye because you aren’t naked. If you had researched beach etiquette before studying abroad, these awkward situations could have been avoided. When traveling abroad, blending in on the beach is just…

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Every Day is Magyar in Hungary!

Country - Tuesday, 4 October 2011 - 0 Comments

hungary map

As one of the top 15 tourist destinations, Hungary is one of the most enchanting countries in Europe. While it may be a small country, it has the largest lake in Central Europe and the largest natural grassland in Europe.   Today we feature abroad opportunities in Hungary! Here are…

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Jordan – More than Indiana Jones!

Country - Tuesday, 20 September 2011 - 0 Comments

Camp in the desert, see ancient ruins, or float in the Dead Sea when visiting Jordan. This Middle Eastern Country also has a lot of religious historical sites that visitors can learn from.   Today we feature abroad opportunities in Jordan! Here are the links to our GoAbroad listings for:…

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Israel is Real!

Country - Tuesday, 13 September 2011 - 1 Comment

Map of Israel

Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all have historical ties to the small, yet diverse, Middle Eastern country of Israel. Visitors can learn about the history of these three religions by going on hikes or visiting museums.   Today we feature abroad opportunities in Israel! Here are the links to our GoAbroad…

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The Island of Spice – Grenada!

Country - Tuesday, 6 September 2011 - 0 Comments

Map of Grenada

Today we feature abroad opportunities in Grenada! Here are the links to our GoAbroad listings for: Study Abroad Programs Degree Programs High School / Gap Year Programs Internship Programs Job / Work Listings (updated daily) Language Study Programs Teach Abroad Programs TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) Certification Programs…

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Explore El Salvador!

Country - Thursday, 25 August 2011 - 1 Comment

Map of El Salvador

The smallest country in Central America, El Salvador attracts visitors every year to surf, study Spanish, or teach English. Visitors can also learn about revolutionary and military history by visiting battle sites and museums.   Today we feature abroad opportunities in El Salvador! Here are the links to our GoAbroad…

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