Tag Archives: Thailand

Travel Where Your Dollar Can Stretch the Furthest

Feature - Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 1 Comment

Contributed by StudentUniverse When it comes to saving money on travel, timing can be everything. While travelers often look for cheap flights, one aspect of the overall price of travel that is often overlooked is the value of the traveler’s currency in the countries they are visiting. In recent months,…


The Right Way to See Elephants in Thailand

Feature, Staff Post - Monday, 12 January 2015 - 7 Comments

visiting elephants in thailand

You don’t even need to be planning a trip to Thailand to know that riding an elephant is synonymous with visiting this charming and beautiful country in Southeast Asia. However, what you probably don’t know is that by going to an elephant show or riding an elephant you are contributing to the exploitation of elephants in Thailand. Even national parks and other “official” locations in Thailand are participating in the debilitation of these gentle giants.


Visa Restrictions and Updates in Thailand

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 4 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…


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.


5 Alternative Study Abroad Destinations To Consider

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Tuesday, 6 August 2013 - 0 Comments

Brooke Bustos

Studying abroad is an excellent opportunity that will change your life forever. It allows students to be exposed to new cultures, develop a new level of independence, and to network on a global scale. When choosing a study abroad destination, there are several hot spots such as France, England, Spain,…


Five Amazing Universities You May Have Never Heard Of

Feature - Wednesday, 24 July 2013 - 0 Comments

Edge Hill University Hub

Study abroad advisors and field reps have the unique opportunity to visit more than their share of study abroad programs and locations. Even after seeing dozens and dozens of locations, these five were still able to leave a seasoned professional fantasizing about how amazing it might have been to have…


Calling All Foodies! 10 Destinations to Tempt Your Tastebuds

Feature - Wednesday, 19 June 2013 - 5 Comments

Bento Box in Japan

Why do you travel? To explore new sites? To understand a different culture? To develop meaningful relationships? Maybe you travel because you to give your tastebuds to a new experience. I love experiencing new cultures through food! I believe that the best way to completely experience a new country by…


“Save the Whales!” 7 Volunteer Abroad Opportunities for Animal Lovers

Feature - Monday, 8 April 2013 - 0 Comments

Volunteer Abroad with Giant Pandas

You sobbed when Mufasa died. You freed the frogs on dissection day. You asked your parents for just about every pet imaginable. You are an animal lover, and it’s about time you turned your passion into action. Hundreds of wildlife conservation opportunities are available for those of you looking into…


International Romance: Valentine’s Day Around the World

Feature - Thursday, 14 February 2013 - Comments Off on International Romance: Valentine’s Day Around the World

Bright Flowers

Now that you have gotten a taste of the unromantic options the world has to offer, let’s take a look at the more sentimental ways to celebrate love around globe. Believe it or not, Valentine’s Day was not created by greeting card and chocolate companies — it actually has deep…


Calling All Foodies: 10 Countries Your Tastebuds Will Love

Feature - Monday, 26 November 2012 - 5 Comments

Sesame Chicken Chinese Food

Food. Aside from adventure, this is one of the main reasons why people travel. Treating your taste buds to flavors that may have been non-existent in the past and filling your belly with things you didn’t even realize were edible is worth a trip across the ocean. Your study, volunteer…