Tag Archives: sports

Winter Games 2014: A Brief History of 4 Popular Sports

Feature - Thursday, 6 February 2014 - 0 Comments

Sochi 2014 Olympics

The Winter Olympics have been a celebration of winter sports and a global athletic community since it’s creation in 1924. There are sports more popular in some countries than others and it shows; from hockey in Canada to bobsledding in Germany. Here is a brief history of some of the most popular sports in the Winter Olympics, and the countries that celebrate them:


Which Football is Best?

Feature - Thursday, 1 November 2012 - 0 Comments

Beach Soccer Abroad

Football vs. football, soccer vs. football, football vs. gridiron: However you prefer to say it, the debate between which sport is best or deserves the title of “football” is a topic that is often debated between Americans and, well, the rest of the world. Let’s not forget about rugby, a…


GoAbroad Interview: Amy Ruhter McMillan of IES Abroad

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Tuesday, 25 October 2011 - 0 Comments

IES Abroad Spain location

Today, GoAbroad features an interview with Amy Ruhter McMillan, Assistant Vice President of Marketing of Institute for the International Education of Students (IES Abroad). IES Abroad is one of the oldest, private study abroad organizations in the United States.  As a former study abroad advisor, I know IES Abroad has…


Management and Sports Internships in Australia

Feature - Thursday, 8 September 2011 - 0 Comments

Management and Sports Internships in Australia

As part of their on-going efforts to encourage students to seek opportunities abroad both inside and outside the education sector The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) has developed relationships with international and Australian organizations including KPMG, the Australian Football League, and one of Australia’s leading sports management organisations. Through these and…


Top 10 Study Abroad Destinations for 2011

Feature - Monday, 1 August 2011 - 4 Comments

World Atlas

Ever wondered what study abroad destinations travelers are searching for on GoAbroad? Today we’re featuring the top ten most popular study abroad destinations, based on how many users searched for a particular country on GoAbroad.com. Whether you’re interested in perfecting your Italian language skills, exploring the Australian Outback or studying ancient…


What a Star College Basketball Player from the USA Found in Africa

Feature - Thursday, 24 March 2011 - 1 Comment

Stephen Gray

Over the course of his college basketball career, Steven Gray has been a leading scorer and assist man as a member of Gonzaga University‘s (GU) NCAA Division I varsity basketball team in Spokane, Washington. In a post-season interview he gave to the Seattle Times this year, Gray commented, “I’ve really enjoyed being a part…


Bring Computer Skills to African Kids

Feature - Friday, 28 January 2011 - 3 Comments

African child with laptop

Within South Africa’s education policy promoting equal education to all, the area of computer technology is sadly overlooked, excluding poorer communities from becoming computer literate and further reducing employment opportunities that could allow them to escape from their poverty. Kaya is urgently recruiting volunteers with basic computer skills to join…


GoAbroad Interview: Julia Wheeler of Danish Institute for Study Abroad

Feature - Friday, 21 January 2011 - 0 Comments

Julia Wheeler

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Make a difference in Uganda this summer with PED

Feature - Wednesday, 29 December 2010 - 3 Comments

Make a difference in Uganda this summer with PED

Pangea Educational Development (PED) has a mission to create sustainable schools and to establish relationships with the people they serve. Their volunteer program is centered around projects that promote sustainable resources for schools. Volunteers work side-by-side with community members to confront challenges together with a purpose focused towards empowering those…


Cacheing in on the latest global GPS craze

Feature - Tuesday, 28 December 2010 - 1 Comment

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game being played around the world by adventure seekers. It’s an outdoor sporting activity in which the participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches”, anywhere in the world. A typical…