Tag Archives: GoAbroad Blogger Programs

Visa Restrictions and Updates in Thailand

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 0 Comments

Thailand Longboat

All sorts of changes are going on in Thailand at present. Since the unsurprising coup on May 22nd, the new military junta have actually become quite popular for cracking down on a burgeoning litany of vice and lax law enforcement. Everything, it seems, is being cleaned up; from the Phuket…

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Finding Balance When Studying Abroad: 5 Tips to Enjoy Life While Managing the Books

Feature, Girl's Guide to Study Abroad - Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 0 Comments

Finding Balance While Studying Abroad

When studying abroad, all sorts of new travel and cultural opportunities will open up to you. Suddenly you might find it hard to schedule studying around weekend trips, trying new food and hanging out with new friends.

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A Country of Contrasts: Study Abroad in Managua, Nicaragua

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Monday, 15 September 2014 - 0 Comments

A Country of Contrasts: Study Abroad in Managua, Nicaragua

Today on GoAbroad we bring you an interview with Fairfield University to learn more about the Managua, Nicaragua study abroad program! If you’ve ever been interested in exploring this part of the world, our feature today dives into some of the details that makes Nicaragua such an ideal and dynamic destination. From the location to the cuisine, there’s something for every student to fall in love with.

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10 Giveaway Signs That You’re an Expat in London

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 3 July 2014 - 0 Comments

Great Scotland Yard Street, London

It’s no secret that London is one of the greatest cities in the world with so much to offer its locals, so it’s certainly no surprise that people from all over the globe flock in their thousands every year to come and live here.

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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’.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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