Tag Archives: volunteer abroad

#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.

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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!

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A Hero in Our Midst: GoAbroad Profile with Elsa Thomasma

Feature - Tuesday, 8 July 2014 - 0 Comments

Elsa Thomasma in Tacloban City, Philippines

Volunteering, giving of our time freely, can easily sit on the back burner – the best of intentions getting left behind. They are brought to the forefront again when either inspiration or devastation reminds us.

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Celebrating African Impact: 10 Years of Leadership and Innovation

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Tuesday, 1 July 2014 - 0 Comments

GoAbroad Interview with African Impact

2014 marks the ten year anniversary of African Impact, and with more than 2,500 volunteers and interns who take part in projects each year, it’s clear that this is an organization where people matter and where innovation is never ending!

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Missing Brazil? How To Be In Russia for FIFA 2018

Feature - Monday, 30 June 2014 - 0 Comments

Russian Soccer Fans

Wishing you had known just how amazing the World Cup is and longing for a chance to be screaming in the crowd? Read on to learn about all the ways can be in Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup!

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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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Flee From Polygamy Sparks Hope for Human Traffic Victims Worldwide – Part Two

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Tuesday, 6 May 2014 - 0 Comments

Interview with Rebecca Musser, Part Two

Last week, GoAbroad.com sat down with Rebecca Musser, who shared her story of fleeing from a polygamous living environment and become a beacon of hope and strength in the fight for the rights of women around the world. Today we bring you Part Two of Rebecca’s interview  to learn more about what her life was…

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Flee From Polygamy Sparks Hope for Human Traffic Victims Worldwide – Part One

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Tuesday, 29 April 2014 - 1 Comment

International Human Rights Day

Today GoAbroad.com sits down with Rebecca Musser, who tells her story of fighting for the rights of women. In Part One of this featured interview, Rebecca shares details related to her experiences, offering hope to those suffering from similar situations. Stay tuned for Part Two of this exclusive interview, and be sure to check out Rebecca’s Foundation, a resource she hopes to expand to help women around the world.

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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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GoAbroad Interview: What to Know About Volunteering After a Disaster

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Friday, 21 March 2014 - 1 Comment

Volunteer Sophia Maucort bandages a small boy

GoAbroad Founder, Troy Peden, offers firsthand advice about volunteering in the aftermath of a natural disaster. His advice will help those hoping to help do it safely and responsibly. 1. You witnessed the full cycle of a natural disaster: the preparation, actual storm, immediate aftermath, and now the need for…

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