Tag Archives: volunteer abroad

Win the World & Volunteer With Connect-123 in Buenos Aires!

News - Tuesday, 20 January 2015 - 0 Comments

Connect 123 WTW Feature

Today we bring you a feature as part of GoAbroad and STA Travel Win the World Contest, in which it could be YOU who wins the trip of a lifetime to South America to explore Peru, Brazil, and Argentina.


The Struggle is Real: 10 Summer Programs to Make You Forget How Cold You Are

Feature, Staff Post - Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 0 Comments

Photography in Brazil, Travellers Worldwide

If you’re not keen on frozen nose hairs and at least want to envision yourself somewhere warmer this summer, take a look at these ten programs to warm you right up!


The Right Way to See Elephants in Thailand

Feature, Staff Post - Monday, 12 January 2015 - 0 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.


Because Finals: 8 Volunteering Trips for Spring Break

Feature, Staff Post - Wednesday, 10 December 2014 - 0 Comments

Volunteer For the Visayans

The holiday season also means finals season. To help you get through your upcoming tests and exams, let’s think about warmer temperatures and future travel plans! If you’re looking to use next year’s week without class to explore a new part of the world while giving back, check out these 8 volunteer programs abroad that will fit into your short Spring Break schedule.


What Will You Give on #GivingTuesday 2014?

Feature, News - Tuesday, 25 November 2014 - 0 Comments

What Will You Give Campaign

The GoAbroad Foundation has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners—charities, families, businesses and individuals—to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season.


Embrace the Reason for the Season by Volunteering in Africa

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 20 October 2014 - 0 Comments

Wildlife Sanctuary South Africa

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘Christmas’? Gifts and wrapping paper? Tinsel and trees? Snowflakes and reindeer? Family togetherness and great food? The festive season is a magical time but we’d like to argue that spending it in Africa, giving back to local communities and engaging with kids who have very little, will make it even more so.


Ring In the New Year At Victoria Falls

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Tuesday, 14 October 2014 - 0 Comments

Lauren Waterfield

Spend your winter break volunteering in Africa, walking with lions and doing an incredible elephant-back safari; and make it a New Year’s Eve to remember by ringing in 2015 under the African sky!


GoAbroad Launches “Win The World: South America” Contest!

Feature, News - Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 0 Comments

Win the World South America Contest

Win the trip of a lifetime to South America and discover the sights of Peru, Brazil, and Argentina with the Win the World Contest from GoAbroad.com and STA Travel!


#TheRoadshow With GoAbroad & STA Travel – Fall 2014

Feature, News - Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 0 Comments

The Roadshow, Fall 2014

Want to see the world? Now’s your chance to chat with the experts who can help make it happen! The Fall 2014 GoAbroad and STA Travel Roadshow will be setting out across the country starting the week of September 8, 2014 bringing resources and meaningful travel advice directly to students’ fingertips. GoAbroad and STA ambassadors will be answering questions, handing out materials and prizes, and giving expert advice about meaningful travel.


Top Ten Gadgets For Your Africa Volunteering Adventure

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Wednesday, 16 July 2014 - 0 Comments

Noise Cancelling Headphones

Things like safari hats, hiking boots, and bug spray are on the most obvious things to pack list; but rarely do we remember that technology can sometimes be our best friend while traveling, especially to remote or rustic parts of the world!