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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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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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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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