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GoAbroad Writing Team

GoAbroad Writing Team

The GoAbroad Writing Team is a collection of international travel writers with decades of experience teaching, volunteering, interning, studying, and working abroad. The team consists of passionate travelers with diverse educational and professional backgrounds who collaborate to create essential travel tips and articles for individuals all over the world.

Articles By GoAbroad Writing Team

Paying for Study Abroad like a Boss Published 20 Jul 2017

It seemed so simple at the study abroad fair, just pick a program in your dream location and go! Right? Well…it’s not always so simple. You didn’t quite hammer out the details in your 30 second drive by at their table, but now that you’re looking throu...

[VIDEO] Black Travel Sites to Follow: GoAbroad Interviews WeGoToo Published 14 Jul 2017

GoAbroad was lucky enough to score an interview with Alishia Richardson and Randi Williams, the co-founders of WeGoToo, a website dedicated to helping black travelers find and share helpful travel tips for future international ventures.WeGoToo offers m...

Travel Scholarships? Yeah, They're Real. And They're AWESOME. Published 23 Jun 2017

Affordability is often the number one concern for people interested in travel, yet most have no idea how much financial support is available — often in the form of travel scholarships! Yes, those two magical words mean big things for you. Not only migh...

[VIDEO] Missing Home? Here’s How to Stop Feeling Homesick FOR REAL Published 22 Jun 2017

I am feeling homesick. Help me?Your first week or so abroad you’re flying high. Nothing can touch you! Everything is new and amazing. You find yourself dodging worried texts from mom and courtesy-liking every “SO JEALOUS” Instagram comment. Then, as th...

7 Hispanic Student Scholarships for Study Abroad Published 09 Jun 2017

Regardless of your identity, the decision to study abroad is daunting enough. Now factor in being an underrepresented Latinx student. Yeah. Daunting might not be a strong enough word. Now factor in the cost of study abroad? Bye-bye cuticles!Most studen...

FREE Ebook! Meaningful Travel Tips & Tales - LatinX Perspectives Published 14 Jun 2017

Young, LatinX, strong, proud, and traveled. Photo from PINC International.Download Meaningful Travel Tips & Tales: Latinx Perspectives hereOnly 8.8 percent of U.S. students studying abroad are Hispanic or Latinx (compared to nearly 73 percent of white ...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in India Published 07 Jun 2017

When you teach for India, your life will be like no other here: a magical place where rajahs once roamed in palaces made of marble, where early philosophies and religions were born, and where impenetrable cultural deutero truths were developed over th...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Quebec City Published 06 Jun 2017

Why not study abroad in a stylish town full of energy, French heritage, history, and fantastic food? Quebec City is known for its gorgeous European flair, coupled with unimaginable natural beauty. If you love French-European culture, cuisine, and lang...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Santiago Published 06 Jun 2017

Do you want to study in one of South America’s most progressive capital cities? Home to approximately seven million inhabitants, Santiago is a dynamic sprawling metropolis located in the heart of Chile’s fertile central valley at the base ...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Uganda Published 06 Jun 2017

With its magnificent lakes, Uganda has been blessed with this beautiful feature and then some. It’s a nation of true spirit and culture, left somewhat untouched amidst a world of globalization and technological innovation. Living in a country de...

How To Prepare & Deal With An Emergency Abroad Published 05 Jun 2017

Your bags are packed, tickets are in hand. Your itinerary has been checked twice, excitement is brewing, and you’re ready to dive into the trip of a lifetime. Your international internship — or other meaningful travel program — is going to open doors a...

A Guide to Internships Abroad in Togo Published 22 May 2017

With internships in Togo focusing mainly on volunteering, social work, and health care services, this country offers more than the usual business-related placements so common in more developed countries. As an intern abroad in Togo, you may get the op...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in New York City Published 19 May 2017

Horns honking. A biker zooms past. Newsstands beaming with publications hot off the press. New York City — the most populous city in the United States. Known for its vibrant diversity and limitless opportunity, this bustling city has something t...

Want to Study Abroad in English? Try These 5 Unique Countries Published 17 May 2017

Where can I study abroad in English?Language is a very important factor to consider when studying abroad. Sure, when you choose to spend a semester or two overseas, you are bound to witness a different culture, and that includes dealing with people who...

[VIDEO] Expert Advice on How to Teach English Abroad Published 10 May 2017

Whether you’re a soon-to-be graduate, recent graduate, current student, career changer, or long-time teacher looking for a change of scenery, teaching English abroad is a great option for you. Since you’ve clearly figured that out already, now you’re p...

A Guide to Adventure Travel in Uganda Published 09 May 2017

When you arrive at their village, children shout with joy and greet you with pan-fried grasshoppers, a national delicacy, which elevates you to VIP status. You can’t help but laugh out loud when you read that, let alone let that be your first im...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Guayaquil Published 09 May 2017

Guayaquil, officially called Santiago de Guayaquil, is located on the Guayas River near the Pacific Ocean and is the largest and most populous city in Ecuador with over two million inhabitants. From tasting Arroz con Menestra y Carne Asada (rice with ...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Vancouver Published 09 May 2017

Vancouver is consistently ranked as one of the world’s most livable places, and the city is a dream for urbanists and outdoor loving students alike. Filled with quirky neighborhoods, a multicultural population, and more culinary fare than you ca...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Morocco Published 09 May 2017

Morocco holds so much mystery, so much allure, even the name itself rolls off the tongue and instantly evokes exotic ideas of adventure and beauty. Something about deciding to teach English in Morocco is edgier and more exotic than other locations. Th...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Hanoi Published 09 May 2017

When walking around Vietnam’s capital, the mix of outside influences is clearly evident in the various neighbourhoods that make up the city. This shouldn’t be surprising considering Hanoi has lived through eras of Chinese and French coloni...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Zurich Published 09 May 2017

Any city that’s bursting with theatres, museums, concert halls, bars, and nightclubs is an interesting and exciting place to study abroad. Zurich has all that and more. Home to the stock market and one of Google’s largest worldwide develop...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Florence Published 09 May 2017

Florence shines as the capital and largest city in Tuscany, Italy, and home to some of the most renowned Renaissance art. As a global epicenter for both fashion and art, the city is blanketed in beauty. While nearly one-third of college students parti...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Montreal Published 09 May 2017

Dubbed “Canada’s Cultural Capital” by Monocle and “Best in Travel in 2013” by Lonely Planet, Montreal provides an intriguing blend of cultures. Originally a base for French exploration in North America, Montreal’s h...

A Guide to Study Abroad in Salzburg Published 09 May 2017

Salzburg goes by many names. Some call it “The Stage of the World,” some call it the “Golden City of High Baroque,” and others refer to it as the “Small Paradise.” Salzburg lies on the fringe of the Alp Mountain Ran...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Ireland Published 04 May 2017

The Irish take pride in their culture, sports, art, and their gorgeous natural landscapes.. From the Cliffs of Moher to Wicklow Mountains National Park, the Irish locals will always welcome international visitors with welcoming arms. Ireland is also k...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in South Africa Published 04 May 2017

South Africa is so varied and complex, you could never hope to understand it by just visiting for a week or two. To really get to know the rhythm and beating heart of this country, you have to live there. It’s fair to say that South Africa is th...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Brighton Published 04 May 2017

Looking to study in the real England, outside the glitz and glamour of London? Redirect your eyes about 45 miles south to the eclectic and artsy seaside city of Brighton that boasts a cosmopolitan culture. From its burlesque designs to its bohemian vi...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Cameroon Published 04 May 2017

Experience what it's like living in any part of Africa in just one country: Cameroon. This country situated in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea is often called “Little Africa” because it hosts all major climates, terrains, and vegetations...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in the Galapagos Islands Published 04 May 2017

One of the most enticing destinations in South America is the Galapagos Islands, a string of fascinating volcanic islands and islets off the coast of Ecuador that are enriched with culture, activities, friendly people, and astounding natural beauty an...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Belize Published 03 May 2017

For such a tiny place, Belize packs a big punch. Few countries fill so much fun into such a small area, making Belize a great all-in-one destination not only for scenery and adventure, but also for opportunities to contribute something meaningful duri...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Bangkok Published 03 May 2017

Bangkok is not a city that people fall in love with at first sight. This is a place that you need to adjust to. Crazy traffic, streets packed with people 24/7, nobody speaking English…it can be tough, but you should give it a chance because onc...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Ottawa Published 03 May 2017

Travel north to the land of hockey, maple syrup, and rolling hills — because there is so much more than that to be found! Ottawa is a blooming business and technology center filled with a dynamic culture, proud heritage, and exciting outdoor act...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Nice Published 02 May 2017

What makes a city nice? Fresh mediterranean breezes, sunny weather, belle epoch architecture, and beautiful people definitely make Nice “nice.” French by name, international by nature, there are more reasons to study abroad in this riviera...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Italy Published 02 May 2017

The name Italy brings up so many different images: art, wine, food, museums in Florence, restaurants in Rome, gondolas in Venice, picture-perfect ancient ruins, fashion runways in Milan, and majestic Mediterranean Islands. While all visitors want a ta...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Palestine Published 02 May 2017

A pickup truck drives through the town announcing watermelon for sale over a loudspeaker. The breeze carries the scent of jasmine through the summer air, and fireworks celebrate a wedding. This is the side of Palestine that isn’t seen on TV. It&...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Toronto Published 02 May 2017

Study abroad in Toronto, Canada’s largest city, and you’ll be in the midst of exciting history, a captivating skyline, and a diverse international population. From the Union Station in Old Toronto to the Distillery District and other old n...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Xi’an Published 01 May 2017

Xi’an was China’s ancient capital when the Qin Emperor first unified China in 221 BC. He built a mausoleum with an army of warriors sculpted out of terracotta to keep him company in the afterlife. Today, the Army of Terracotta Warriors is ...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Geneva Published 01 May 2017

Between the astounding Alpine peaks and the rolling hills of the Jura, at the end of Lake Geneva where the Rhone river flows out, sits the exquisite city of Geneva. From its international languages and cuisines to its neighborhood bars and chocolate s...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Venezuela Published 28 Apr 2017

Venezuela is a picture of diversity, from its varying climate to the racial mix that makes the country a veritable melting pot of humanity and culture. For many, Venezuela’s tropical location, rich history, and central location make it a natural...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Botswana Published 28 Apr 2017

Famous for its wildlife and diamonds, Botswana is a jewel. From its deltas and river valleys to its deserts and grasslands, the exceptional beauty of this destination is worth exploring. The country has began to flourish economically in more recent ye...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Jamaica Published 28 Apr 2017

When you think of Jamaica, you probably think of resorts and beaches, but this island country offers that and then some. From the hidden waterfalls to the crystalline waters, you’ll learn to appreciate life at slower pace when the surroundings a...

A Guide to Internships Abroad in Greece Published 28 Apr 2017

Home to the highly-celebrated mythologies of gods and goddesses, Greece undeniably offers inspiration — expansive landscapes and seas dotted with thousands of islands. Overflowing with a legendary ancient heritage, the country contains sun-bleac...

A Guide to Internships Abroad in Russia Published 28 Apr 2017

Russia — the world’s largest country by area that offers ancient-walled fortresses, plentiful skiing, and charming villages. You’ll quickly come to understand how this country produced legendary philosophers along the way. With a rap...

A Guide to Internships Abroad in Turkey Published 28 Apr 2017

Lodged between the Middle East and Europe, Turkey is, in some ways, at odds with itself. While continuously attempting to gain membership in the European Union, characteristics of Middle Eastern culture remain prevalent in Turkey, which is inevitable ...

Rock Your Resume: 10 Awesome International Internships Published 18 Jul 2017

It’s never too early to start planning ahead for your career. Even if you are still studying, you should consider signing up for awesome international internships to get a competitive edge in the most fun way possible. Over your next spring or summer b...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in the Philippines Published 27 Apr 2017

Thousands of islands filled with vibrant culture, optimism, and mother nature’s beauty. The flowing waterfalls of Biliran, white sand beaches of Boracay, and all of the beauty of rural Filipino villages will astonish any curious intern. The Phil...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Puerto Rico Published 27 Apr 2017

Birthplace of the world-renowned and well-loved piña colada, Puerto Rico is more than just a rum-producing country that’s bagged five Miss Universe titles and won eight Olympic medals. Home to over 15 man-made lakes and nearly 300 miles o...

A Guide to Internships Abroad in Egypt Published 27 Apr 2017

Egypt is a melting pot of cultures and civilizations. Since time immemorial, the country has captured the world's fascination with its evoking images of pyramids, temples, and mummies. However, people seem to know more about ancient Egypt than its mod...

A Guide to Internships Abroad in Dominican Republic Published 27 Apr 2017

The initial wave of heat will hit you as you walk out of the doors of the Cibao Airport in Santiago. Your first thought will probably be — “I’m definitely overdressed.” Your second thought — “Blend in. Don’t b...

A Guide to Internships Abroad in India Published 27 Apr 2017

India is one of the oldest civilizations in the world — a colorful culture, prismatic landscapes, and innumerable destinations that showcase the country’s incredible diversity. From the Himalayan Mountains to the Taj Mahal, India has so ma...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Singapore Published 26 Apr 2017

Singapore is a cutting-edge cosmopolitan center with a world-class educational system and a city-state where East truly meets West. Singapore offers a thriving cultural scene with its diverse populace of Malay, Indian, Chinese, and Eurasian descent. B...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Austria Published 26 Apr 2017

Austria is immaculate — pristine nature mingles with high culture to create endless opportunities for self enrichment. Mozart’s symphonies soar past alpine forests to the snowy mountain sides surrounding Salzburg, and reminders of Habsburg...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Venice Published 26 Apr 2017

With its romantic canals and unique architecture, Venice is a classic city that tourists flock to in groves to fall in love. Spend time wandering through the streets, taking in the distinct Italian culture, and savoring seafood tapas that you won&rsqu...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Morocco Published 25 Apr 2017

With incredible ruins, breathtaking architecture, and a diverse culture, the better question is — why not?! Find elements of history from Europe, Africa, and the Middle East as you take the chance to do things you’ve never done before. Rid...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Fiji Published 25 Apr 2017

A tropical adventure and a meaningful education await you when you study abroad in Fiji. Whether you’re attending the University of the South Pacific, stopping at the islands during a traveling semester at sea, or participating in a program dedi...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in the Dominican Republic Published 25 Apr 2017

The Dominican Republic’s characteristic Caribbean lure includes alluring sandy-white beaches, vibrant music and dance, and exotic food. From scuba diving to kitesurfing to riverboat fishing, you’re sure to get the blood running here &mdash...

6 Pro Tips for Traveling in Argentina Published 24 Apr 2017

Argentina is one of the most exciting countries to visit in South America, and unsurprisingly it often finds its way onto the itineraries of backpackers, travelers, and English teachers heading to the region. Some call Buenos AIres the ‘Paris of South ...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Granada Published 24 Apr 2017

Granada has a way of finding a place in your heart and staying there forever. Situated at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Granada is near the Mediterranean coast, which provides a beautiful, temperate climate. A breathtaking view of an ancien...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Bangkok Published 24 Apr 2017

Lots of international students travel to Southeast Asia to study abroad in Bangkok. And why wouldn’t they?! Bangkok’s mystical origins permeate the city — its golden temples and lively marketplaces, its glittering skyline and colorfu...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Dominica Published 21 Apr 2017

Dominica is the youngest island on the Caribbean chain, filled with dense rainforests, winding trails, volcanoes, hot springs, beautiful waterfalls, and majestic rivers — no wonder it’s called “Nature Island”! If you’re l...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Slovenia Published 21 Apr 2017

Despite of years of foreign influence and domination, Slovenia has remained a coherent nation. A distinct history and cultural heritage, emerald-green lakes, and luscious green scenery, Slovenia may be small, but it has a lot to offer. Slovenia is ble...

[VIDEO] The Lowdown on How to Volunteer Abroad for Free Published 21 Jun 2017

Tips to Volunteer Abroad for Free (Maybe?)Student, recent grad, or perennial penny pincher, we all want to save money where we can. That is especially true of anyone looking to live their dreams as a globetrotter and international volunteer.The opportu...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Trinidad & Tobago Published 20 Apr 2017

Students who are looking for an opportunity to study abroad in a country that has a top-rated university, exciting cricket and football games, and doubles sandwiches (yes, that’s a thing!) should consider the twin-island republic of Trinidad and...

Top 4 Reasons You Want to Study Abroad in Toronto Published 19 Apr 2017

Today’s Toronto is an intriguing blend of city and country, high tech and low tech, cutting edge developments and bohemian influences, making it one of the best cities in Canada for study abroad. Needless to say, there is an eclectic range of activitie...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Jordan Published 19 Apr 2017

Friendly. Welcoming. Diverse. The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan cannot be captured in a few adjectives — it must be experienced to be understood. From the bustling capital city of Amman to the quiet desert sandscapes of Wadi Rum at night, Jordan o...

How to Look British While Studying in England Published 18 Apr 2017

British Fashion Trends You Need to KnowIf you’ve ever wondered what happened to the 90’s, it went straight to England. British fashion trends are not mirrored by the country’s grey, cloudy exterior. Instead, bright colors, abstract prints, overlarge sw...

Traveling for a Change: Eco-tourism in Colombia Published 14 Apr 2017

When people travel, they tend to leave behind a lot more than footsteps. The consequences of unfettered tourism in some parts of the world are becoming apparent in the careless consumption of privileged tourists, which threatens the natural and cultura...

12 of the Best Books to Inspire Travel Published 13 Apr 2017

Are you looking for good travel inspiration books to read during your next trip abroad? Are you about to fly for 24 hours with a five hour layover right in the middle? Maybe you just want a good read as you cuddle up in your temporary bed in your count...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Ukraine Published 11 Apr 2017

Whether you’re an adventure lover, foodie maven, or history buff (or all three), the Ukrainians will welcome you with open arms and genuine hospitality. Here, you can enjoy the incredibly low cost of living, see diverse landscapes, partake in sc...

The Example Prince William and Kate Middleton Set for All Students Published 06 Apr 2017

Many in the world were captivated by the fairytale wedding of Prince William of Wales and Catherine Middleton. The romance, their kind-heartedness, Kate’s impeccable style; it’s easy to adore the royal couple. Here at GoAbroad, we’re no exception — but...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Egypt Published 05 Apr 2017

People who love ancient history, archaeology, and even pop culture should consider studying abroad in Egypt. This mystical land evokes images of ancient royalty, pyramids, and magnificent monuments (not to mention tales of mummies running amok, haunte...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Wales Published 05 Apr 2017

Lush green countrysides dotted with medieval castles and towering ocean cliffs? Sounds like a movie set for an epic blockbuster, but that’s Wales. Wales is home to more castles per square mile than any other country in the world! From the sprawl...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in the Bahamas Published 04 Apr 2017

Don’t worry — you don’t have to know how to swim to study abroad in the Bahamas! But even if your program does not require you to pack a swimsuit, let’s face it: You’re choosing to study abroad in the Bahamas, at least in...

Look Like a Local: Mastering Swiss Fashion Published 31 Mar 2017

Switzerland may not be the fashion capital of the world, but that doesn’t mean you should walk around looking like a schlub. Always keep European fashion trends in mind as you travel the region. It’s not all ski pants and hiking boots in Swiss fashion,...

[VIDEO] What Is Study Abroad? Published 21 Jun 2017

But actually?Study abroad is— well, it is— you can pretty easily define it as…Who knew it was so hard to find the perfect study abroad definition? How do you communicate what does it mean to study abroad? It’s everything! The importance and impact of s...

Top 10 Things to Do in Sydney for Students Studying in Australia Published 29 Mar 2017

Year after year, Sydney, Australia finds itself at the very top of many “best of” travel lists. Best nightlife, best sightseeing, best hotels, best beaches, you name it, and Sydney has it! Known for its incredible weather, cosmopolitan flair, and frien...

A Guide to Jobs Abroad in Australia Published 29 Mar 2017

The iconic Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, beautiful beaches, and friendly people are only a few of the many charms found in Australia. Spanning the quiet coasts of Perth, the desolate red rock of the Outback, and the pristine waters that surround...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Philippines Published 30 Mar 2017

Whether you’re looking for a volunteer trip with adventures or relaxation, the Philippines caters to both crowds from ziplining to to sunbathing. Volunteering in the Philippines not only gives you the chance to explore this world of tempting tro...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Thailand Published 30 Mar 2017

Thailand is much more than full moon parties and Buddhist monasteries. While the country is typically seen as a place for rowdy beach holidays or spiritual retreats, this kingdom (formerly called Siam) is one of the most culturally colorful locations ...

20 Kick@$$ Quotes From 20 Inspiring Women Around The World Published 24 Mar 2017

On August 18th, all the way back in 1920, the 19th amendment granted women the right to vote. Since this time in history, there has been so much growth in terms of the rights and freedoms of women around the world; however, at the same time, there is s...

How to Look Like a Local in France Published 22 Mar 2017

How to look French in FranceFrance is recognized as one of the great fashion hubs of the world. Iconic trends seem to emerge from France on a weekly basis, and French women are looked to as models of style and chic-ness. For this reason, traveling in F...

5 Amazing Study Abroad Universities You May Have Never Heard Of Published 16 Mar 2017

Why study at universities abroad?Aside from the fact that taking time to study at universities abroad during your educational career is a great way to see the world and gain new perspectives, it is an incredible way to broaden your horizons in professi...

8.0 ABV Benefits of Being Sober While Studying Abroad Published 15 Mar 2017

Students only study abroad so they can have an easy class schedule and get drunk every night, duh. Is this statement offensive to you? At GoAbroad, we die a little every time we hear it. It is a reality, however, that some students treat studying abroa...

Look Like a Local: What to Wear in India Published 15 Mar 2017

India is an incredibly diverse and vibrant country that is continuously changing and growing as the years go by. From the Himalayan mountains to the Indian ocean’s coastline, the weather and the climate vary from region to region. No matter if you’re p...

You're Ghana Love It! 7 Tips to Prepare for Study Abroad in Ghana Published 09 Mar 2017

The “Gateway to Africa,” Ghana gets its name from the famed coastline that is home to the capital city of Accra, the historic Cape Coast Castle, and the lush and culturally vibrant Volta Region. If you’re planning to study abroad in Ghana, you might al...

Let’s Be REAL: 10 Things That Are Just Better Abroad Published 09 Mar 2017

Ever notice how much better everything seems to be abroad? The mango shakes are sweeter, the music gets your feet tapping just a little faster, and even mundane things like doing laundry or grocery shopping turn into an epic adventure. Maybe this is du...

Pay Me to Travel! Here are 5 Jobs Abroad Published 08 Mar 2017

How to Travel the World & Make MoneyIf you catch yourself on a split screen scrolling through Rome2Rio and online jobs abroad directories with outstretched hands saying “MONEY PLEASE,” you’re either Mona Lisa Saperstein, or a Parks and Recreation enthu...

How to Look Like a Local in China Published 08 Mar 2017

China is a fascinating country with an ancient culture, where long-held traditions still dictate many customs in modern society. In such a unique place, it can be hard to gauge norms around Chinese fashion trends (Do they wear silk everything? Are drag...

Dear Foreign Students Coming to Study in the USA... Published 07 Mar 2017

In January, Team GoAbroad marched messages of support and solidarity from friends and international educators to the capitol for the Women’s March on Washington as part of our International Educators United for Women campaign. Throughout our journey to...

Zagreb Adventure by the Horns: 5 Things to do in Zagreb Published 02 Mar 2017

Croatia is an underrated, gorgeous, mystical place that meaningful travelers dream about one day visiting. With so much to see and do, from the exotic coastlines to the picturesque cobblestone towns to the exquisite natural wonders like the falling lak...

Because Midterms: 8 Awesome Alternative Spring Breaks Published 02 Mar 2017

Take your mind off the craziness of your educational endeavors (ugh, midterms) and envision alternative spring break 2018 filled with meaningful experiences! From the forests and jungles in Central America to the mountains and valleys in East Asia, alt...

How to Look Like a Local in Spain Published 01 Mar 2017

Planning on traveling to Spain? Make sure you keep it classy. Fashion in Spain is a big deal and there are a vast array of clothing styles and trends to keep up with. However, generally speaking, everyday typical clothing in Spain is conservative. Span...

The Truth About Travelers: 5 Traveler Stereotypes Debunked Published 28 Feb 2017

Travelers are a unique group of people that are both admired and sneered at. Almost everyone wants to travel extensively, but only a handful of people actually do. Some travelers choose to live and work abroad for years at a time. Just like we have pre...

How To Save NOW For Your Study Abroad Adventure Later Published 28 Feb 2017

Studying abroad is a great opportunity to see and experience other parts of the world on a deeper level than on just your run-of-the-mill vacation. Bonus: It also looks great on a resume and gives you the chance to make friends across cultural boundari...

10 Best Ways to Learn a New Language Published 18 Jul 2017

How to learn a new languageOy vey! We get it — learning a new language is challenging, frustrating, and sometimes just downright difficult. And figuring out the best way to learn a new language? That seems nearly impossible. Different science, theories...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Asia Published 17 Feb 2017

Asia is home to nearly 4.5 billion people, constituting roughly 60 percent of the world’s population. Do you actually need any more reasons to choose Asia for your high school program abroad? High school students that are looking for an educatio...

4 Magic Tips on Working Abroad Published 16 Feb 2017

Many people feel the everyday nagging pressures of a mundane, boring, 9-to-5 work week in an office cubicle. When coupled with the aching pulse of adventure that is just beyond reach, the eight hour day can start to quickly feel more like 80.Climb the ...

Now Hiring! 8 Amazing Teaching Jobs in Europe Published 16 Feb 2017

The many benefits of English teaching jobs in Europe (or anywhere in the world) are no secret. You are immersed in new cultures, your global perspective is ever growing, and you get to witness the beauty of the world while educating young people. Wheth...

12 Mouthwatering Foodie Destinations for Studying Abroad Published 15 Feb 2017

Food, glorious food. Aside from the potential adventures students can have when studying abroad, food is one of the main reasons many want to traipse across the ocean in the first place. After all, if your heart’s in it, but your stomach isn’t, what’s ...

5 Valentine’s Day Traditions from Around the World Published 13 Feb 2017

Valentine’s Day. Single people dread it. People take to dating sites to find someone to share it with. But, above all it’s a day to show your bae that they’re before anyone else with chocolate, candy, stuffed animals, jewelry, dinner dates, and cute ca...

7 Unexpected Challenges of Working Overseas Published 10 Feb 2017

If you’re constantly imagining the things you haven’t experienced, wondering what life is like somewhere else, and picturing exquisite landscapes from around the world, then securing a job abroad sounds like a dream come true. Not only will you be livi...

10 Hilarious Surprises for International Students in America Published 09 Feb 2017

When American students study abroad, they often find that their preconceived notions of the host culture are way off, from language nuances to restaurant etiquette. They also discover new cultural traits that surprise them (both good and bad). So, what...

5 Ways to Experience the Diversity of South Africa Published 06 Feb 2017

If you’re wishing to visit a place where you can experience extreme diversity, look no further than South Africa. There are so many things to see in South Africa, from bush to beach and berg, the landscapes are breathtaking and the South African people...

8 Volunteer Adventure Trips That Make a Difference Published 03 Feb 2017

Do you crave adventure year round? Thinking you want to travel abroad AND make a tangible difference in the world? If your answer is yes, then read on to see how you can have a meaningful and wonderful adventure with volunteer trips abroad! When you vo...

5 Off the Beaten Path Ireland Destinations for Study Abroad Students Published 02 Feb 2017

While anyone studying in Ireland could (and should!) see “cover of a brochure” tourist sites like the Cliffs of Moher and the Blarney Stone, why not be a rebel and discover off the beaten path Ireland destinations? Whether you’re studying history, musi...

Make Your Summer Meaningful: 9 Reasons to Volunteer Abroad Published 01 Feb 2017

With summer quickly approaching, your lack of seasonal employment might inspire panic and no concrete summer travel plans might cause your palms to perspire. But, relax. There’s something even better on the horizon, and soon all of your worries will fa...

Lame Travel Advice You Should NOT Follow Published 23 Jan 2017

We’ve all got an Aunt Barb or Uncle Jim who think they’ve got all the best travel advice— but we all know it’s actually the worst. Maybe even the worst of the worst. You proudly told them you were planning to study, intern, or teach abroad during that ...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Hanoi Published 13 Jan 2017

Teachers from all over the world are flocking to Southeast Asia, especially Vietnam. As a non-English speaking country and one of the fastest developing economies in the region, Vietnam is pushing toward globalization by providing accessible education...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in New Zealand Published 13 Jan 2017

Too often brushed over as a smaller neighbor of the Australian continent, New Zealand is an incredibly beautiful country with a distinct culture of its own. One of the last countries on earth to be settled by humans, New Zealand offers adventure-lovin...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Portugal Published 12 Jan 2017

Tucked away in the south western corner of Europe, Portugal is an underrated, under-the-radar study abroad destination. While less-talked-about than some of its other European neighbors, this country has so much to offer. World-class education smack i...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Panama Published 12 Jan 2017

A student, a plan, a canal, Panama! Ok, this isn’t a perfect palindrome, but it is a perfect idea. Panama is a small country with big connections. This Central American country literally links the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans via the Panama C...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Bolivia Published 10 Jan 2017

From the Andes to the Amazon to the Atacama Desert, Bolivia is A-ok. The heart of South America, this is a country thrumming with internship opportunities. Landlocked and unfortunately burdened by poverty, Bolivia doesn’t seem like an obvious ch...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in the Czech Republic Published 06 Jan 2017

A small landlocked country in the heart of the continent, the Czech Republic has throughout history been a driving force in Central Europe. Now considered the most successful country to emerge from the former Soviet Union, earning your degree abroad i...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Chile Published 04 Jan 2017

The list of internships in Chile is almost as long as its coastline. Sandwiched between the Andes and the Pacific, this long, slender, coastal country is an excellent place for internships abroad, because of its welcoming attitude toward foreigners an...

A Guide to Working Abroad in Singapore Published 31 Dec 2016

An island city-state, Singapore is a small but perfectly formed haven for anyone looking for a job abroad. Expats from all over the world choose to work and live in Singapore because life here is considered by many to be life at its best. As an effici...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Zimbabwe Published 29 Dec 2016

If you want to spot the Big Five, stand in awe in front of Victoria Falls (one of the natural wonders of the world), and discover ancient World Heritage sites, consider interning abroad in Zimbabwe. After changing names and governments multiple times,...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Salamanca Published 29 Dec 2016

Imagine an ancient city made from ornate sandstone, with spires that blush pink in the afternoon sun, and plazas that hum with students feasting on tapas and wine. Now imagine yourself in this scene, strolling through streets of Romanesque, Moorish, a...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Jakarta Published 29 Dec 2016

Jakarta, the economic and commercial center of Indonesia, is home to international and big companies and one of the populated cities in Asia. It is a home of historic mix of cultures with Javanese, Malay, Arab, Indian, and European Influence. The city...

Happy Holidays! Celebrating December Holidays Around the World Published 23 Dec 2016

Happy…I mean Merry…I mean Mazel Tov…I mean, where am I? “Happy Holidays” in December is an all-encompassing term that covers many special days, from many different cultures. So, depending on where you are during this holiday-saturated time, you may be ...

5 Jaw-Dropping Photos to Inspire You to Volunteer in Africa in 2017 Published 21 Dec 2016

The festive season is a magical time, but we’d like to argue that gifting your loved ones with volunteer opportunities in Africa – and subsequently the chance to give back to local communities and engage with people who have very little – will make you...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Russia Published 16 Dec 2016

Like Russian dolls, the world’s biggest country is made up of many layers. Studying in Russia is the best way to peel back these layers of history, culture, and intrigue and get to the core of the nation. Though many have tried to conquer it, th...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Norway Published 15 Dec 2016

“No pencil can draw it, no colors can paint it, and no words can describe it in all its magnificence.” Explorer Julius von Payer might have been talking about the Aurora Borealis, but his words could equally be describing Norway. Known for...

Shockproof Tips to Overcome Reverse Culture Shock Published 13 Dec 2016

Learn to balance your life at home with your life abroad!When you first prepare to go abroad, you probably have a few ways in mind to deal with potential culture shock. If you’re traveling abroad as a student, chances are likely that you’ll attend a se...

A Guide to Internships in New Zealand Published 21 Nov 2016

Kia ora! What’s so great about doing an internship in New Zealand? The country is known to be safe for travelers and staggeringly beautiful — with remarkable vistas, welcoming people (who proudly call themselves Kiwis), a fascinating cultu...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Brazil Published 18 Nov 2016

From the tropical regions of the north to the quaint German towns of the south to the tourist hub of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is as diverse a country as one can find in South America. If you’re thinking about studying abroad in Brazil, prepare you...

International Etiquette Guide: The Top 10 Worst Tourists Published 17 Nov 2016

It doesn’t matter if you’re a casual traveler, a global explorer, or someone who’s only dreamed of going someplace new; everyone has witnessed obnoxious tourists. Whether in your home country or abroad, you’re bound to run into tourists who will make y...

Living with Strangers: Homestays 101 Published 14 Nov 2016

For those that want the highest level of cultural and language immersion while studying abroad, homestays are the cherry on top of what will soon turn to be more beneficial and tasty than the rest of the sundae. Living with a host family is a great way...

Top 3 of EVERYTHING About Studying Abroad in the UK Published 09 Nov 2016

Studying abroad in the UK sounds simple enough, but don’t be fooled by the English speaking universities in the UK; it’s still a completely different country! There’s new lingo, shortened opening times, foreign practices, and a different grading system...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Ukraine Published 20 Oct 2016

Ласкаво просимо! (Welcome!) Despite being a huge country, most people know little about Ukraine. Three facts, however, are relatively well known: Ukraine is famous for their vodka; potatoes and borsch (beet soup) are their staples; and Ukraine was the site of the infamous Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986. However, there is SO much more to Ukraine than this, from the beaches in ...

A Guide to Political Science Internships Abroad Published 28 Sep 2016

A core component of the study of political science is diplomacy, how different nations bargain their interests and ideals to work toward a state of peaceful global relations. Landing a political science internship abroad is your opportunity to gain va...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Edinburgh Published 19 Sep 2016

Edinburgh is a major political, economic, and political capital of Western Europe; respectively, it is home to the Scottish parliament and monarchy, is the second largest financial center in the U.K. after London, and hosts the National Museum of Scot...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Brisbane Published 19 Sep 2016

Sitting pristinely near the mouth of the Brisbane River flowing into Moreton Bay, Australia’s third largest city is an exciting destination for high school students of all different interests to embark upon an adventure abroad. A high school pro...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in San Jose Published 19 Sep 2016

Settled in the heart of Central America, Costa Rica’s capital of San Jose is one of the most influential and fastest growing cities in the subcontinent. With over 2 million people living in the metropolitan area (constituting nearly half of Cost...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Buenos Aires Published 19 Sep 2016

With lavish culture, top-notch architecture, and beautiful people, it’s no wonder Buenos Aires is commonly referred to as the ‘Paris of Latin America’. The capital and largest city in Argentina is also the second largest metropolitan...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Cyprus Published 15 Sep 2016

With a blazing warm sun, sparkling sapphire sea, breathtaking scenery, and wonderful people, Cyprus is an amazing country; the country is teeming with stunning sights, memorable experiences, exquisite Mediterranean cuisine, and a magnificent dose of a...

10 Reasons Every Girl Should Study Abroad  Published 14 Sep 2016

Venturing to a foreign land for a summer, semester, or year might seem a daunting undertaking; college can be challenging enough without putting a few thousand miles between yourself and your comfort zone. But, studying abroad can be one of the most ex...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Costa Rica Published 14 Sep 2016

Pura Vida! Teach English abroad in one of the oldest democracies in the world, and the most developed, politically stable, and peaceful nation in Central America. With the tourism industry at almost $2 billion a year, Costa Ricans are looking to speak...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Turkey Published 09 Sep 2016

For thousands of years, the land which is now called Turkey has sat at the heart of some of the greatest European and Middle Eastern civilizations ever known. Alternately ruled by the Persians, Greeks, Romans, and Ottomans before finally consolidating...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Amsterdam Published 08 Sep 2016

Tucked away in the northwestern provinces of the Netherlands straddling the banks of the scenic river Amstel, Amsterdam is one of the most influential and popularly visited cities on the European continent. A major financial center and global city, ea...

A Guide to TEFL Courses in Melbourne Published 30 Aug 2016

Settled pristinely on Australia’s southern coastline, Melbourne has perennially ranked as the most livable city in the world because of its high quality of life, scenic beauty, and cultural richness. Australia’s second-largest city can off...

A Guide to TEFL Courses in Dublin Published 30 Aug 2016

If you’re planning to begin your journey into international education by earning a TEFL certificate abroad, then there’s hardly a more fun, innovative, and exciting city to go than Dublin. As an English-speaking global city, many teachers ...

A Guide to TEFL Courses in Austria Published 25 Aug 2016

The need for English teachers in Austria is robust and continues to grow, making it a great place to earn TEFL certification and then seek out an ESL teaching job. Have you ever heard of Sigmund Freud, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, o...

A Guide to TEFL Courses in Cape Town Published 23 Aug 2016

Established in the 17th century on the southern tip of the African continent by Dutch traders, Cape Town has been at the heart of South Africa’s historical development and its struggle through colonization and apartheid toward freedom. Today Cap...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Milan Published 23 Aug 2016

Italy’s leading global city and the third largest economic center in the EU behind Paris and London, you’ll be hard pressed to find a more dynamic destination in southern Europe where to study than in Milan. Established during Roman times,...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Berlin Published 22 Aug 2016

With a storied past that is central to some of the brightest and darkest chapters in European history, today Berlin is one of the most influential cities in Europe and an enriching place for young people from all over the world to study abroad in Germ...

A Guide to Adventure Travel in Chile Published 17 Aug 2016

From the vast deserts of the north to the sweeping forests, lakes, and grazing lands of the south, Chile boasts some of the most beautiful and unique landscapes it is possible to see in the Americas. Currently the most developed country in all of Lati...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Israel Published 17 Aug 2016

For such a small country, Israel makes a big splash in the international education community. Home to several of the most highly touted universities in the world and a major hub of innovation and technology which is a motor to the global economy, Isra...

A Guide to High School Programs in Australia Published 16 Aug 2016

The world’s only country which is also its own continent, Australia is widely regarded both for its immense natural beauty and the high quality of life enjoyed by its citizens. Embarking on a high school program in Australia will give you a rare...

A Guide to TEFL Courses in London Published 16 Aug 2016

Where better to begin your TEFL career than in the most multicultural, multilingual city in the world? Along with New York across the Atlantic, London is considered to be one of two premier global cities on earth, with a fusion of peoples from all ove...

A Guide to Adventure Travel in China Published 10 Aug 2016

China is the world’s most populous nation, second largest country by land area, and one of the oldest continuous civilizations on earth. Furthermore, in just a few short decades, China has managed to push forward from a country in the early stag...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Lithuania Published 09 Aug 2016

It may be easy to overlook the small country of Lithuania but there are many reasons to study in one of Europe’s best kept secrets. Lithuania offers medieval castles and towns, blue lakes, and national forests.

A Guide to Adventure Travel in Canada Published 08 Aug 2016

The adventure of a lifetime awaits you in the Great White North. Canada is not only the second largest country in the world, but with a population of only 36 million citizens, it is one of the most sparsely populated as well, making it a haven for nat...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Singapore Published 08 Aug 2016

Over the past several decades, Singapore has become a model for countries and cities all over the world as a place of diversity, equal opportunity, and ease of doing business. The world’s only island city-state is considered to be a leading glob...

Why We’re Jealous of Olympic Athletes Published 04 Aug 2016

Olympians are strong, athletic, and adored by millions. Icons such as Prince Harry and Kate Middleton cheer for them. Stars like Justin Bieber tweet them. Influencers like Grumpy Cat turn their frowns upside down at them. They are glorified. They are h...

A Guide to Adventure Travel Abroad in Iceland Published 03 Aug 2016

Magnificent fjords, mountainous landscapes, harrowing lava fields, and stunning glacial rivers all make the Nordic country of Iceland a dreamlike environment to travel for adventure seekers from across the planet. From the cold, uninhabitable interior...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Thailand Published 03 Aug 2016

As it continues to grow and develop, Thailand has become one of the most influential and popularly visited countries in all of Asia. Its rich cultural history, Buddhist temple complexes, and pristine sprawling coastlines make the country a wonder to e...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Cape Town Published 29 Jul 2016

Sitting pristinely on the southern tip of Africa, Cape Town is widely hailed as one of the most beautiful, influential, and multicultural cities on the continent. South Africa’s second largest city has for centuries been a top destination for im...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Seoul Published 28 Jul 2016

Are you ready to teach abroad in the big time? With some 25 million people living in Seoul’s metropolitan area, comprising over half of South Korea’s population at large, Seoul has emerged in recent decades as one of the most important glo...

A Guide to Jobs Abroad in Tokyo Published 28 Jul 2016

Think you’re up to working abroad in the largest city on earth? With nearly 40 million people living in its metropolitan area, and with a local culture which is impressively unique relative to other leading global cities, Tokyo can often seem li...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Italy Published 27 Jul 2016

The European Union’s third most populous country and the eighth most powerful economy in the world, Italy is a great place to get your foot in the door to the global job force through an internship abroad. With roots spanning thousands of years ...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Madrid Published 26 Jul 2016

Not many people realize that after London and Paris, Madrid is the third largest city in the European Union, with the third largest GDP as well. Spain’s capital is a majorly influential hub of finance, politics, and culture within the European l...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Florence Published 25 Jul 2016

A major home to the Renaissance movement which revolutionized Europe, Florence has never lost touch with its early roots as a continental leader in art, culture, and thought. Earning your degree abroad in Florence is the opportunity to immerse yoursel...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Croatia Published 22 Jul 2016

Croatia offers a marvelous fusion of old-fashioned authenticity and modern glamor. Age-old folk traditions, ancient architecture, splendid beaches, and fine weather make the country an idyllic destination for study abroad. While Croatia is known for i...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Cuba Published 22 Jul 2016

The Caribbean island of Cuba is a mysterious and exciting place to study abroad! Since Cuba reopened its doors to the U.S. in the 1990’s, thousands of students have chosen to study abroad in Cuba. Those who study abroad in Cuba will find that th...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Barcelona Published 19 Jul 2016

Sitting pristinely on Spain’s northeast coastline looking out over the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona has long been one of Europe’s most influential centers of economic and cultural activity. Before the recession, in fact, Barcelona was rank...

A Guide to Adventure Travel Abroad in Switzerland Published 14 Jul 2016

The journey of a lifetime awaits you way up in the Alps. Jetting away from home to adventure travel in Switzerland is your opportunity to trek, ski, kayak, or take any other outdoor transportation you’d dream of through one of the most breathtak...

A Guide to TEFL Courses in Africa Published 12 Jul 2016

Spanning nearly 12 million square miles and home to over 1.1 billion people, Africa is both the second-largest and second-most populated continent on the planet. It has the world’s youngest population, with a median age of under 20 years old, an...

A Guide to Studying Abroad In Canada Published 11 Jul 2016

The Great White North beckons you. The world’s second-largest country and one of its most socially responsible leaders, Canada has not surprisingly in recent decades developed into one of the most popular destinations for international students ...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Argentina Published 07 Jul 2016

Argentina has long been one of the most influential countries in the American continental landscape. Emerging successfully from a late 20th century fraught with political tension and regional turmoil, this nation of 43 million has since blossomed via ...

A Guide to Geology Degrees Abroad Published 30 Jun 2016

While studying the earth, why not travel it? Earning your geology degree abroad is the opportunity not only to explore the wide diversity of landscapes and ecosystems our planet contains, but also to immerse yourself within a new culture and push the ...

A Guide to TEFL Courses in Oceania Published 30 Jun 2016

If you’re looking to begin your international education on a high note, then enrolling in a TEFL program in Oceania is a fail-safe route. Encompassing the Australian continent and a spread of surrounding islands in the South Pacific, Oceania is ...

A Guide to A Guide to Biotechnology Degrees Abroad Published 29 Jun 2016

As we delved headfirst into the 21st century, biotechnology has become one of the most important scientific fields to the future of human prosperity. Learning how to incorporate technology efficiently and effectively within our living systems to facil...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Denmark Published 29 Jun 2016

A small Scandinavian country situated just above Germany in northern Europe, Denmark is regarded as one of the most free and equal countries in the world, with one of the highest standards of living to match. Earning your degree abroad in Denmark is t...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Australia Published 23 Jun 2016

Close your eyes and imagine travelling to one of the most wild and beautiful countries on the planet, meeting people from all around the world, and coming together to make a positive impact. Now open your eyes and realize that you have the power to ma...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in South Korea Published 22 Jun 2016

With one of the most advanced economies on the Asian continent and a national culture that has begun to garner some penetrating influence beyond its own borders (think Samsung and K-Pop), South Korea is a continuously rising country in the global aren...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Japan Published 20 Jun 2016

For much of Japan’s history it remained isolated from the outside world. In the 19th century, however, the small island country opened its doors to trade and an active foreign policy, and it has never looked back in emerging as a major global po...

A Guide to Human Rights Jobs Abroad Published 19 Jun 2016

Over the course of the past century, the world has witnessed an unprecedented effort between nations to recognize and facilitate a fundamental standard of human rights around the world. However while the blueprint for a more peaceful global order is i...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Turkey Published 19 Jun 2016

Having served as the seat of power for the mighty Byzantine and Ottoman empires over the course of the past millennium, Turkey has for long been one of the most influential nations not only in the Mediterranean region, but the entire globe. Sitting at...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Haiti Published 16 Jun 2016

Haiti is a fascinating place. At the turn of the 19th century it became the only country in the world to lead a successful slave rebellion, and subsequently the first Latin American country to declare independence from European colonial powers. Since ...

A Guide to Marine Biology Degrees Abroad Published 16 Jun 2016

To the average person, life under the sea will remain a distant mystery. In the course of everyday life we do not often pause to think that nearly three-quarters of our planet is covered by water, or that distinct ecosystems with virtually no contact ...

A Guide to TEFL Courses in Russia Published 14 Jun 2016

The largest country in the world and a perennial global power, unfortunately not many people know more about Russia than they have learned through history or read in the news. Travelling to the country itself by enrolling in a TEFL course in Russia wi...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Seville Published 10 Jun 2016

Sitting pristinely in the southern reaches of Spain’s Andalusia province and straddling the banks of the River Guadalquivir, Seville is one of the most charming and storied cities in the Mediterranean region. Founded by the Romans and then comin...

A Guide to TEFL Courses in the Middle East Published 10 Jun 2016

Encompassing the crossroad between the European, Asian, and African continents, the Middle East has throughout history been one of the most dynamic regions on the planet. Widely regarded as the cradle of civilization, the region has been home to many ...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Costa Rica Published 08 Jun 2016

Nestled in the heart of the Americas between Nicaragua to the north and Panama to the south, Costa Rica is one of the planet’s most biodiverse countries, home to several thousand species of endemic plants and animals. The Spanish-speaking nation...

A Guide to TEFL Courses Abroad in Guatemala Published 06 Jun 2016

As the largest and most populous country in Central America, Guatemala has for long been an influential force within the subcontinent. A fascinating history, vibrant culture, and impressive amount of biodiversity all make this Latin American country a...

A Guide to Physics Degrees Abroad Published 06 Jun 2016

Students of physics seek to understand the fundamental laws of nature. Whereas concepts like matter, energy, space, and time form a background to many other scientific disciplines, physics breaks them down to drive directly to the heart of the questio...

A Guide to Social Sciences Jobs Abroad Published 02 Jun 2016

The social sciences encompasses a broad range of academic disciplines which focus on how human beings interact, organize themselves, and build institutions within societies. Under this far-reaching scope, the tremendous value of finding a social scien...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Greece Published 02 Jun 2016

Being one of the world’s oldest civilizations and the birthplace of Western education, the vast benefits of earning your degree abroad in Greece speak for themselves. Dating back thousands of years to the reign of Alexander the Great, this cultu...

A Guide to Jobs Abroad in North America Published 25 May 2016

As arguably the most politically influential, economically advanced, and culturally diverse continent on the planet, North America is a top destination where to land a job abroad for workers from all over the world. In whatever field your global caree...

A Guide to Ecology Jobs Abroad Published 25 May 2016

Ecology encompasses the scientific study of all types of ecosystems around the world. In understanding how different organisms interact with their environment and with each other, we can hope to learn more about our own changing habitats and about the...

A Guide to Sustainable Development Jobs Abroad Published 25 May 2016

As we push forward into the 21st century, sustainable development has become a field of increasing importance to the future wellbeing of people everywhere and of the planet on which we reside. We are already beginning to witness the harmful side-effec...

A Guide to Jobs Abroad in Africa Published 25 May 2016

A continent of over 1 billion people sitting squarely in the geographical center of world affairs, Africa has long been a global beacon of cultural, ethnic, and linguistic diversity. Finding a job abroad in Africa is your opportunity to join efforts w...

8 Essential “To-Do’s” Before You Travel Abroad  Published 23 May 2016

Think you’re ready for that trip of a lifetime? Whether it’s study abroad, an international internship, work experience overseas, or just a well-deserved beach session on some exotic island, the amount of preparation you do before getting on the plane ...

A Guide to Working Abroad in Indonesia Published 22 May 2016

With over 250 million citizens living across the archipelago, Indonesia has for a time long been a dominant influence in the Southeast Asian landscape. Indonesia not only has one of the world’s most diverse populations in terms of culture, langu...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Scotland Published 22 May 2016

Encompassing the northernmost region of the island of Great Britain, Scotland has long held onto a distinct national identity and culture. As you might also expect from a land that was the origin of the Scottish Enlightenment, it has also been a major...

A Guide to Law Degrees Abroad Published 18 May 2016

In today’s landscape of intricately connected global marketplaces, political alliances, and other networks of communication, it only makes sense to consider earning your law degree abroad. Delving into the study of law within a different country...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Costa Rica Published 18 May 2016

One of the most prosperous and progressive nations in all Latin America, Costa Rica can be a rewarding destination to pursue any number of different academic degrees. Costa Rica famously has no standing military, and therefore has more money to invest...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Eastern Europe Published 17 May 2016

For a large part of the 20th century, Eastern European countries were largely secluded from the West, embracing their own cultures and beliefs while within the sphere of Soviet influence. Since the downfall of the Soviet Union, however, things have be...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in the Middle East Published 17 May 2016

Although the Middle East has been a region in turmoil for much of the past few decades, this should not stop you from looking beyond the unrest projected by media, into the deeply-rooted and enriching culture which lays beneath. Earning your degree ab...

A Guide to Biomedical Sciences Jobs Abroad Published 14 May 2016

Finding a biomedical sciences job abroad is the opportunity to begin applying your knowledge-base toward helping people live healthier and happier lives all over the world. Biomedical scientists work in a diverse array of sectors within the industry, ...

A Guide to Jobs Abroad in Cyprus Published 14 May 2016

Sitting pristinely in the eastern Mediterranean Sea near the shores of Turkey, the small island nation of Cyprus boasts both a highly developed modern infrastructure and a long history of regional influence. Today a member state of the European Union ...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Africa Published 11 May 2016

With a population of over 1.1 billion people, Africa is the second largest continent on earth, and is home to some of its oldest and most influential civilizations. However in wake of centuries of colonization and exploitation, many African countries ...

A Guide to Web Design Degrees Abroad Published 10 May 2016

As the internet becomes increasingly vital for businesses, communications, and media across the world, earning a degree abroad in web design is one of the most valuable steps you can choose to take in your career. Whatever your area of professional in...

A Guide to Human Resource Internships Abroad Published 10 May 2016

Are you a people person? Then human resources might just be the perfect field to make a cozy home in. Human resources professionals are becoming indispensable within companies all over the world, as they grow and seek out new ways to keep employees ha...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in the Caribbean Published 10 May 2016

The Caribbean Sea, encompassing some 30 countries and dependencies in the eastern reaches of the Atlantic Ocean between North and South America, is a developing region of the world where interns of all professional interests can find promising work. W...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Central America Published 05 May 2016

Central America is one of the most culturally and ecologically diverse regions of the planet, and can be a tremendously enriching place where to earn your degree abroad. While the region as a whole remains in the fairly young stages of development, th...

A Guide to Jobs Abroad in Ukraine Published 29 Apr 2016

Straddling a crossroads between Europe to the west and Russia to the east, Ukraine has long been a fascinating and diverse country because of this hybrid identity. While Ukrainians differ on where their allegiances lie, the fact does not change that t...

A Guide to Electrical Engineering Internships Abroad Published 27 Apr 2016

As our world becomes more fundamentally dependent upon the use of electronic and computing power, the work of electrical engineers has never been more important. They are the builders and custodians of a new infrastructure, one which continues to evol...

A Guide to Environmental Management Jobs Abroad Published 27 Apr 2016

As societies all around the world continue to develop and our planet has begun to feel the effects of industrialization, environmental managers are coming into high demand to help companies and organizations everywhere comply with emerging standards o...

A Guide to Anthropology Jobs Abroad Published 26 Apr 2016

Commonly thought of as the “science of humanity,” anthropology is a field with about as many potential career paths as the that name suggests. Anthropologists find themselves in a wide array of professions all over the world, ranging from ...

A Guide to Jobs Abroad in Bolivia Published 23 Apr 2016

A highly diverse country located in the heart of South America, Bolivia has seen steady growth in recent years on its way to becoming an attractive destination for expatriates from everywhere to work abroad. Though it remains one of the less developed...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Fiji Published 23 Apr 2016

A remote island chain in Melanesia, Fiji has developed into one of the most popular travel destinations in the South Pacific because of it’s natural beauty, laid-back culture, and relatively high level of development. Yet Fiji continues to strid...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Perth Published 19 Apr 2016

Settled pristinely on Australia’s Swan Coastal Plain, Perth is the capital of Western Australia and the fourth largest city on the continent. Also perennially ranked as one of the world’s most livable cities and home to a handful of the to...

A Guide to Scuba Jobs Abroad Published 19 Apr 2016

For those born with a sense of adventure, finding a scuba job abroad might just be your calling. Scuba diving is an immensely popular adventure travel activity, wherein working abroad as a divemaster or in a related position can be your ticket to livi...

A Guide to Business Degrees Abroad Published 19 Apr 2016

As the world marketplace continues to globalize, it has become more important than ever to gain the necessary overseas experience to match this changing state of affairs. Earning your business degree abroad will prove to be a formative adventure; one ...

A Guide to Jobs Abroad in Colombia Published 15 Apr 2016

Sitting at the crucial gateway between North and South America, Colombia has for a long time been one of the most prominent nations within the continental landscape. Gaining full independence in 1886, Colombia then proceeded to successfully industrial...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Guadeloupe Published 15 Apr 2016

A French-speaking overseas territory sitting pristinely in the Lesser Antilles of the Caribbean region, Guadeloupe is a beautiful island country where volunteers from around the world can enjoy a laid-back lifestyle while contributing their time to va...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Kenya Published 13 Apr 2016

One of the largest and most populated countries on the continent of Africa, Kenya is a majorly influential political, economic, and cultural power in the East African region. It is also widely known for its vast diversity of wildlife and natural lands...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Adelaide Published 12 Apr 2016

Already regarded as one of the most livable cities in the world, Adelaide is now making a push to be regarded as one of its educational capitals as well. Home to some 30,000 international students annually, South Australia’s capital continuously...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Sri Lanka Published 12 Apr 2016

A small island nation off the southeast shoreline of the Indian subcontinent, Sri Lanka boasts a rich cultural history which dates back thousands of years, and today is one of the most diverse and highly developed countries in South Asia. Recently end...

A Guide to Health Administration Degrees Abroad Published 07 Apr 2016

Healthcare administration can be a highly complex field of study, as you learn how to manage the interests of patients, suppliers,  medical professionals, insurance companies, and a variety of other stakeholders. By earning your health administra...

A Guide to Graphic Design Degrees Abroad Published 07 Apr 2016

Graphic design is a field that is perpetually evolving. All around the world, designers look to new creative ways to express and communicate messages across a diversity of changing new media. By earning your graphic design degree abroad you will chall...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Australia & Oceania Published 06 Apr 2016

Encompassing the continent of Australia along with many smaller island nations in the tropical Pacific Ocean, Oceania is a region that can provide an immensely rewarding experience for international educators from all over the world. Home to a wide di...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Togo Published 04 Apr 2016

One of Africa’s smallest countries by land area, Togo nonetheless holds it own as one of the more culturally diverse countries on the continent. Settled amid a small strip on the Atlantic coast, throughout history Togo has been a site of cultura...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Namibia Published 04 Apr 2016

Resting between the Namib and Kalahari deserts on Africa’s south Atlantic coast, Namibia is one of the continent’s driest and most sparsely populated countries. It also happens to be one of the few countries in the world to explicitly addr...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Micronesia Published 01 Apr 2016

As its name implies, Micronesia is one of the smallest countries in the world, but this is no reason for international volunteers to overlook this beautiful island nation in greater Oceania. Having just gained independence from the United States in 19...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Brisbane Published 01 Apr 2016

Australia’s third largest city with a population of over 2 million citizens, Brisbane is a welcoming, laid-back destination for students from all over the world to come experience Aussie culture. The capital of Queensland offers a thriving multi...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Samoa Published 01 Apr 2016

Encompassing a remote island chain in the South Pacific Ocean, Samoa is a small country with increasingly bright prospects. Formerly relying on fishing and subsistence farming as the bulk of its economic output, Samoa has taken strides in recent decad...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Myanmar Published 11 Jul 2013

Circles of white paste, or thanaka, cover the cheeks of small children. Their hands press against the glass in the Arrivals Lounge while mothers with long hair watch protectively. Darkly-patterned skirts cover the legs of fathers. Grandmothers, squatt...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Nagoya Published 29 Mar 2016

One of the largest and most prosperous cities in Japan, Nagoya has for long been an influential force within this dynamic island country. Sprawled along the Pacific coast of the central Honshu region, international students who study abroad in Nagoya ...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Israel Published 29 Mar 2016

A small yet prominent nation on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean sea, Israel boasts one of the most successful education systems not just in the Middle East, but in the entire world. Taking the journey to teach abroad in Israel can facilita...

A Guide to Sports Degrees Abroad Published 27 Mar 2016

Within the wide world of sports, there is so much more than the athletes themselves which make it one of the world’s greatest past-times. From coaching and management to physical health and administration, earning your sports degree abroad is th...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Buenos Aires Published 27 Mar 2016

As South America’s second largest city and its most visited international travel destination, it is no wonder why Buenos Aires is perennially one of the most popular places in the world to study abroad. Settled pristinely on the country’s ...

A Guide to African Studies Degrees Abroad Published 23 Mar 2016

It may seem like a bold endeavor to attempt to encapsulate the entire African continent – its history, geography, politics, economics, and culture – into one single degree track. Yet earning your African studies degree abroad is the opport...

A Guide to Jobs Abroad in Zurich Published 23 Mar 2016

One of the world’s wealthiest cities and most important financial centers, it is no surprise that Zurich perennially reigns atop most global quality of life rankings. Switzerland’s largest city is known to have been inhabited for thousands...

A Guide to Jobs Abroad in Munich Published 23 Mar 2016

A huge hub of cultural and commercial activity in the south German state of Bavaria, Munich has continued to blossom during the postwar years into one of the most desirable locations in Europe where expatriates can live and work abroad. Perennially re...

A Guide to Biology Degrees Abroad Published 18 Mar 2016

Nobody goes straight to the heart of the matter quite like biologists. The study of life itself, the chemical compounds that constitute us and the evolutionary forces which drive our existence, is universal in application. Earning your biology degree ...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Rwanda Published 17 Mar 2016

One of the smallest and most densely populated countries in Africa, Rwanda has risen from a recent history of political turmoil to become a country with rising prospects in the Great Lakes region. While many international students may recall the mass ...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Malawi Published 15 Mar 2016

Nicknamed the “Warm Heart of Africa” due to the overwhelming friendliness of local citizens, Malawi is a beautiful country in sub-Saharan Africa that beckons travelers from all over the world with open arms. As one of the least developed n...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Zambia Published 14 Mar 2016

Zambia, a large landlocked country in the heart of sub-Saharan Africa. recently earned praise from the World Bank for its rapid economic reforms. Having for long struggled through high rates of poverty and inequality, all signs are beginning to point ...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Romania Published 10 Mar 2016

Too often overshadowed by its neighbors to the West, not many workers realize that Romania is the seventh largest country in the European Union, and one of the fastest growing economies on the continent no less. Nestled between the Carpathian mountain...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in the British Virgin Islands Published 10 Mar 2016

Along with the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Spanish Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands encompass a small archipelago of overseas territories in the south Caribbean Sea. International students who aspire to study abroad in the British Virgin Isl...

A Guide to Working Abroad in Vienna Published 08 Mar 2016

Vienna, Austria’s capital and the sixth largest city in the European Union, perennially ranks as one of the most prosperous cities in the world where to find work abroad. Known as the City of Music because of its rich classical legacy, Vienna ha...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Palestine Published 08 Mar 2016

For all the international controversy stemming from Palestine’s complex relationship with Israel, we should not lose sight that this de facto Middle Eastern state is home to a thriving culture and rich historical legacy. Curious international st...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Cameroon Published 04 Mar 2016

One of the most diverse and influential countries in all of Africa, Cameroon is home to a wide array of different landscapes, languages, and cultures stemming from all across the continent. Deciding to teach abroad in Cameroon will be the beginning of...

A Guide to Environmental Studies Jobs Abroad Published 04 Mar 2016

Do you hate the environment? Do you wish polar bears would just hurry up and die already? Do you delight in the uptick of Amazonian trees cut down daily? Then working abroad in environmental studies is probably not the field for you. But, if your idea...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Slovakia Published 03 Mar 2016

With an expansive history that has always placed it at the heart of Central European affairs, Slovakia is one of the most fascinating countries on the continent where you can study abroad. From its days under the reign of the Habsburg empire to its fo...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Armenia Published 02 Mar 2016

Nestled in the beautiful southern Caucasus where the European and Asian continents collide, Armenia boasts one of the oldest continuous cultural heritages in the world spanning back several thousand years. Armenia fell on hard times in the 20th centur...

A Guide to Architecture Degrees Abroad Published 02 Mar 2016

Earning your architecture degree abroad can be the first step on a lifelong adventure of designing and building your signature constructions all over the planet. Architecture is a highly unique field wherein the discipline itself may be universal, but...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Slovenia Published 02 Mar 2016

Slovenia is a small, diverse country with cultural influences stemming from all across central and southern Europe. Formerly a part of the nation of Yugoslavia, Slovenia escaped communist rule in 1991 and over the past few decades has benefited from s...

A Guide to Physics Internships Abroad Published 24 Feb 2016

Physics is a scientific discipline that seeks to explain phenomena such as matter, energy, space, and time at their most fundamental levels. But what professional applications does this broad reaching scientific field hold once you graduate into the j...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Kazakhstan Published 23 Feb 2016

Kazakhstan is the world’s largest landlocked country and the prevailing economic power of Central Europe. Having only recently gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, Kazakhstan has gained footing as it’s own nation but still ha...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Paraguay Published 23 Feb 2016

Commonly referred to as the “Heart of South America” (or Corzazon de Sudamerica), Paraguay is a small landlocked country which sits squarely in the center of the continent. Like many other South American countries, Paraguay had faced gener...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Namibia Published 18 Feb 2016

Located on the southwestern corner of the African continent, Namibia is both one of the world’s largest and most sparsely populated countries. Encompassing a large portion of the Namib Desert, there are only about 2 million citizens who live in ...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Panama Published 17 Feb 2016

Located in the heart of the Americas, Panama has long been one of the most influential nations in the western hemisphere. Ever since the construction of the Panama Canal in the early 20th century it has developed steadily into a diverse and multicultu...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Bulgaria Published 17 Feb 2016

Sitting at the gateway between western Asia and southeastern Europe, Bulgaria has long been a country of cultural diversity and geopolitical importance. After the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, Bulgaria joined the European Union and has seen its gl...

A Guide to Chemical Engineering Internships Abroad Published 16 Feb 2016

If you are debating on whether or not to intern abroad in chemical engineering, consider the vast benefits: you can choose to go almost anywhere in the world, you will undergo tremendous professional growth by working outside your comfort zone, and yo...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Singapore Published 15 Feb 2016

Commonly considered to be the most influential city in all of Asia because of its high ratings in human development and powerful ties in international trade, not many people realize that Singapore has managed to develop so rapidly after only gaining i...

A Guide to Sustainable Development Degrees Abroad Published 15 Feb 2016

As we steer head first into the 21st century, sustainable development is becoming one of the most important disciplines of study out there. Earning your sustainable development degree abroad will teach you innovative new methods in how to approach the...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Gambia Published 11 Feb 2016

Gambia may be Africa’s smallest country, but because of its central role throughout Africa’s history it has become home to one of the largest diversity of cultures and ethnicities on the continent. Volunteering abroad in Gambia will expose...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Finland Published 10 Feb 2016

Consistently topping international rankings in measures of human development such as education, equality, and economic freedom, Finland boasts an extremely successful model for high school students from everywhere to learn from. Beyond its social welf...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Haiti Published 10 Feb 2016

While many people remember the tragic earthquake that shook Haiti in 2010, not much else is generally known among the global community about this key Caribbean country. Haiti was the very first country in Latin America to gain independence from Europe...

A Guide to Volunteering in Trinidad & Tobago Published 08 Feb 2016

Encompassing two major islands just off the northern coast of South America, Trinidad & Tobago is one of the most biologically diverse and infrastructurally developed countries in the Caribbean region. A diversity of people from many different eth...

A Guide to Jobs Abroad in Guatemala Published 05 Feb 2016

Guatemala is a country that has long been a driving power in Central America. With a population hovering around 16 million citizens, it is the largest nation in the region and a majorly popular travel destination for international adventurers from all...

A Guide to Sales Internships Abroad Published 04 Feb 2016

As technology drives new forms of communication and major companies continue to transcend national borders, the field of sales seems to be changing every day to become more global in scope. Within this landscape, choosing to intern abroad in sales can...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Fiji Published 04 Feb 2016

A small island nation of under 1 million inhabitants, Fiji is internationally renowned as one of the most popular travel destinations in the South Pacific. Because of its abundant resources and booming tourism industry, Fiji is also one of the most we...

A Guide to Finance Degrees Abroad Published 04 Feb 2016

The study of finance today is impossible to separate from its global context. By earning your finance degree abroad you will have an invaluable educational experience that will not only deepen your insight into the academic concepts behind this import...

A Guide to Illustration & Animation Degrees Abroad Published 04 Feb 2016

Ever thought of combining your academic pursuits in illustration & animation with a global adventure that will boost your inspiration as a creative individual? Earning your illustration & animation degree abroad is the perfect way to maximize ...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Mombasa Published 28 Jan 2016

Sitting scenically on the southeastern coastline of Kenya, Mombasa is the country’s second largest city and a majorly popular destination where to volunteer abroad. Stemming from its rich history as a major port on the east African peninsula, Mo...

A Guide to Graphic Design Internships Abroad Published 28 Jan 2016

Graphic designers are in increasingly high demand all around the world as companies everywhere continue to expand and digitalize. Whether interested in print or web, big media or independent art, infographics or animation, there are tons of different ...

A Guide to Internships Abroad in Africa Published 28 Jan 2016

Africa is the the world’s second largest continent, both by land area and population size. A region that is as historically and culturally rich as it is infinitely complex and diverse, Africa remains a land enshrouded by mystery to most who have...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in Belgium Published 26 Jan 2016

Belgium is a small country in Western Europe that has always been an influential player throughout the history of the continent. Having undergone a very tumultuous past as a key battleground during both World Wars, today Belgium has risen to become on...

A Guide to Medical Degrees Abroad Published 25 Jan 2016

It’s common knowledge that a medical degree has the power to bring you anywhere in the world once you become a certified doctor; but have you ever thought of pursuing the degree itself overseas? Earning your medical degree abroad will give you a...

A Guide to Agriculture Jobs Abroad Published 21 Jan 2016

Leaving it all behind and travelling the world to work with the land may seem like a far away dream to many, but the opportunity has never been closer than now in making the choice to pursue an agriculture job abroad. This is your genuine chance to ge...

A Guide to High School Programs in the Caribbean Published 21 Jan 2016

Because of its beautiful island landscapes and warm tropical climate, many people think of the Caribbean as a dream travel destination to get away from it all. Embarking on a Caribbean high school program abroad however, you will come to see this oft ...

A Guide to High School Programs in Central America Published 19 Jan 2016

Nestled between the Pacific and the Atlantic and encompassing one of the most biodiverse regions in the world, Central America is the perfect destination for high school students who want to break free of routine and have an educational adventure in a...

A Guide to International Business Degrees Abroad Published 19 Jan 2016

Business is all about the connections; so if you are planning to take your business aspirations into the international arena, then there is no better place to start than earning your international business degree abroad. The global knowledge you will ...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Vienna Published 17 Jan 2016

With a long history as one of Europe’s most enriching cultural centers, and perennially ranked today as one of the world’s most livable cities, it is no wonder why so many students choose to study abroad in Vienna. ‘The City of Music...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Tel Aviv Published 15 Jan 2016

Tel Aviv, Israel’s second largest city, is one of the largest and most globally connected economic hubs in the world, making it the perfect destination for future international professionals to seek out an internship abroad. Sitting pristinely o...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Sri Lanka Published 15 Jan 2016

Sri Lanka is an island nation of over 20 million citizens located off the southeastern coast of the Indian subcontinent. It is a very diverse country that has long been an important regional player, and today is one of the most highly developed nation...

A Guide to Studying Management Abroad Published 15 Jan 2016

Management is tough work. You have to be able to exercise patient leadership at all times, maintain a positive level of energy and responsibility, and engage with people with all different personalities and backgrounds. If you study management abroad ...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Mexico Published 13 Jan 2016

One of the three major nations that comprises North America, Mexico is the largest Spanish speaking country in the world and an important emerging global power. Embarking on a high school program in Mexico is your opportunity to explore many different...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in San Jose Published 08 Jan 2016

Costa Rica is one of the most stable and dynamic countries in all of Central America, and nowhere are the prospects so bright for an internship abroad than in the capital city of San Jose. The intern abroad in San Jose will find themselves in a vibran...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Honduras Published 07 Jan 2016

Honduras is a small Central American country with a beautiful landscape, tropical climate, and population just exceeding 8 million citizens. It also remains one of the poorest countries in the world, plagued by political conflict and social inequality...

A Guide to Ranch Internships Abroad Published 07 Jan 2016

Everyone dreams of becoming a cowboy at one point or another in their life. If you’re ready to get serious, why not combine that aspiration with the opportunity to travel and to see the world? Pursuing a ranching internship abroad is the perfect...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Romania Published 07 Jan 2016

Not many people realize that Romania is the seventh most populous country in the European Union. A thriving cornerstone of southeastern Europe sprawled along the River Danube and Carpathian Mountains, the former Soviet Satellite state has managed to e...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Granada Published 06 Jan 2016

Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains in the south of Andalusia, Granada is the perfect destination for high school students who want to experience life in one of Spain’s quaint hill towns while learning all about the the count...

A Guide to Studying Marketing, Advertising and PR Abroad Published 27 Dec 2015

More and more the field of marketing is moving towards accommodating for a global audience. With modern methods in broadcasting, digital media, and social media directing the scope of the profession into the global arena, an international education in...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Nepal Published 23 Dec 2015

Nepal is not only well known for the towering Mount Everest, it is also known for its friendly people, cultural and religious pride, and simple way of life (which will prove to be a nice distraction from the general neuroses and rush of the 21st centu...

A Guide to Working Abroad in Adelaide Published 20 Dec 2015

Adelaide, Australia’s fifth largest city, is a beautiful beachfront metropolis sitting pristinely on the country’s southern peninsula. Adelaide is routinely considered one of the world’s most livable cities and is a major economic nu...

A Guide to Working Abroad in the Middle East Published 14 Dec 2015

To outsiders the Middle East might appear a region in turmoil, but to inhabitants with a deeply rooted history in the area it remains a land of immense hope and possibility. Finding work abroad in the Middle East can be the beginning of a tremendous j...

A Guide to Tourism Degrees Abroad Published 10 Dec 2015

What better way to pursue a degree in travel and tourism than by taking on the role of international adventurer yourself? Earning your tourism degree abroad will set you up to succeed in a competitive industry by giving you every chance to practice, l...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Senegal Published 10 Dec 2015

Just like an old baobab tree, Senegal stands strong and composed on a part of the world map that’s known for social and political unrest. One of the most beautiful and culturally diverse countries in Africa, it is perched on the tip of a peninsu...

A Guide to Scuba Internships Abroad Published 09 Dec 2015

Interested in becoming a Divemaster? A scuba internship abroad can be the first step towards gaining the necessary experience and making the right connections to make it happen anywhere in the world. Diving is one of the most popular adventure travel ...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Gold Coast Published 07 Dec 2015

Stunning architecture, beautiful sprawling beaches, and a year-round tropical climate all make Gold Coast one of the most enticing destinations to study abroad in for adventure-loving students from all over the world. One of Australia’s fastest ...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Colombia Published 07 Dec 2015

Located in the northwest of South America, Colombia is ethnically and ecologically diverse. From beautiful coasts to tropical rainforests, this Spanish-speaking country is a paradise for nature enthusiasts. In contrast to its beauty, Colombia has had ...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Athens Published 04 Dec 2015

With a known history spanning back well over 3,000 years, Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world. Once the nucleus to a powerful ancient empire and home to some of the most revered teachers in Western civilization (think Plato and Aristotle),...

9 Things You’ll Love About Studying Abroad in Sorrento Published 04 Dec 2015

On a sunny day, I left Knoxville, Tennessee for a half year adventure abroad. The striking Appalachian Mountains that I have been around my entire life were glistening with snow as the plane took off, and I wondered how they would compare to the Alps. ...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Tanzania Published 02 Dec 2015

Tanzania, the sixth most populous country in Africa, welcomes teachers from all over the world with open arms to help bring passion and determination to its underfunded education system. Tanzania is one of the poorest countries in the world and educat...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Nicaragua Published 18 Nov 2015

Located just north of Panama in the heart of the Americas, Nicaragua is Central America’s largest nation; home to thousands of different species of plants and animals, it is also one of the most ecologically diverse countries in the world. Nicar...

Best Places for Engineering Internships Abroad Published 16 Nov 2015

Are you an engineering student or recent college graduate seriously considering doing internship abroad in engineering? If not, you’d probably be better off navigating away from this page (all this shop-talk may bore you to tears!).Lets face it, intern...

A Guide to International Trade Internships Abroad Published 11 Nov 2015

You’ve read your economics books (sometimes painstakingly), given more than your fair share of presentations on global supply chains, and have smugly convinced your friends (and anyone who will listen) that trade relations are the secret to worl...

A Guide to Studying Hospitality Abroad Published 11 Nov 2015

Travel is a core component of the hospitality industry, so it only makes sense to take your own studies in the field overseas. By studying hospitality abroad, you can gain a world-class education while developing cross-cultural experience and communic...

A Guide to Studying Government Abroad Published 10 Nov 2015

Especially in today’s age of rapid globalization, diplomacy and international relations are vital components of governing bodies all over the world. By studying government abroad you will come to better understand the complex relationships that ...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Surat Thani Published 04 Nov 2015

Thailand is known as the Land of Smiles, so it is only fitting that the main city in this beautiful province translates to “the City of Good People”. Surat Thani is home to a number of naturally stunning islands, namely Koh Samui, Koh Pha ...

5 Tips for Owning Your Motorbike While Teaching Abroad in Asia Published 20 Oct 2015

Time and again I made the 30 minute walking journey to my ESL classroom on the far side of the university campus. Time and again my fellow international teachers whizzed by on their motorbikes, waving smugly while sweating significantly less. Over and ...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Swaziland Published 17 Sep 2015

The small country of Swaziland has some of the most interesting traditions, festivals, and friendly, laidback people in all of Africa. Home to a stable history and peaceful reputation, Swaziland is unfortunately plagued by one of the world’s hig...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Kunming Published 16 Sep 2015

Kunming is one of China’s liveliest cities, with an enormous population of students to boot. A transportation hub for the Yunnan province, Kunming is more widely recognized as a gateway to ancient China thanks to its role in the famous silk road...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Vina del Mar Published 16 Sep 2015

Chile’s fourth largest city, Vina del Mar, is located near the coast and is home to a comfortable Mediterranean climate. The city is covered with manicured boulevards lined with palm trees, elongated public beaches, and numerous parks, earning i...

A Guide to Internships Abroad in Xi'an Published 04 Sep 2015

Formerly the capital of China, Xi’an remains one of the nation’s key cities and continues to significantly contribute to the development of China as a whole. Therefore, opportunities to intern in Xi’an are limitless. Almost any indiv...

A Guide to Interning Abroad in Lima Published 03 Sep 2015

Lima is capital and largest city in Peru. It is an urbanized city combined with perfectly preserved colonial architecture and plenty of surrounding natural beauty. Home to the nation’s most influential economic market, Lima is one of the best pl...

Top 5 Countries to Study International Relations Abroad Published 22 Apr 2015

International relations is a branch of study that has a lot of uses; you may not intend to pursue a career in politics or government, but you can still use your knowledge of international relations in various careers. Studying international relations a...

Top Placements for Volunteering Abroad Published 30 Jan 2015

There are many types of volunteer placements around the globe, so choosing the right type for you can sometimes be even more difficult than choosing the location. It is important to find the right kind of placement, so you will be able to enjoy your vo...

A Guide to Studying Creative Writing Abroad Published 12 Dec 2014

Writers who decide to venture away from home to see the world, open up a sea of inspiration and potential stories, as they begin to no longer see the world through one single perspective. Traveling abroad sparks creativity beyond what many other exper...

5 Things to Do in Seoul, South Korea Published 21 Oct 2014

Lets get straight to the point, here are five things every student studying abroad in Seoul cannot miss during their time in South Korea:1. Namdaemun Market Featuring everything from hand crafted furniture to foreign foods, this market is a must see ...

When Should I Study Abroad? Published 21 Oct 2014

Studying abroad can be potentially disastrous to the four-year plan if you do not carefully integrate it into your credit requirements and four-year schedule. Whether you are just beginning school and have not declared your major, or are far along and ...

Hello Mom, Are You There!? Published 21 Oct 2014

Worried about neverending "Sorry, your call cannot be completed" responses when you try to phone home while abroad? Can you imagine yourself repeatedly saying, "Hello Mom, are you there?!" (maybe with a few more exclamation points too). Concerned you w...

9 Budget-Friendly Study Abroad Programs Published 21 Oct 2014

In tough economic times, study abroad does not have to break the budget, and it actually CAN be an economical choice for many students. Plus, international experience is something that can set you apart once you are out of college from other job seeker...

The Ultimate Guide to Italy Published 04 Jul 2014

Popularly known as the world's "living art gallery", Italy is an exotic place of both art and architectural masterpieces created throughout history, attracting hundreds of thousands of travelers each year. No visit to Italy is complete without a trip t...

Top Things to Do on the 4th of July Published 04 Jul 2014

No matter where you are in the world, if you are American (or maybe even if you aren’t) and it is July 4th, you will feel the urge to show your patriotism and celebrate the United States Independence Day. Whether you are halfway across the world studyi...

The Ultimate Guide to Spain Published 01 Jul 2014

Once a great global empire, an incredible colonial power, Spain stood strong among many countries and ruled territories in many parts of the world throughout history. However, Spain's might of the olden days is now transformed into a country with an un...

How to Teach Abroad WITHOUT a Degree Published 22 May 2014

Many people think that teaching abroad requires a degree in education. Sure, it is a plus, and it can be required if you intend to teach in highly reputable academic institutions, such as colleges and universities. However, due to the evolving educatio...

How to Choose the More Affordable Study Abroad Options Published 01 Apr 2014

If there is any impediment when it comes to studying abroad, it is the cost. Many students, and their parents, tend to think that studying abroad is too expensive to pursue. But, there are in fact a growing number of study abroad providers and organiza...

5 Questions Every American Is Asked While Working In Japan Published 06 Mar 2014

As an American working in Japan, you surely won't be blending in easily, to say the least. If your appearance doesn't skill the beans, your broken Japanese, or complete lack of, definitely will. So, you'll have to get used to answering some common ques...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Nigeria Published 05 Dec 2013

Africa provides few study abroad opportunities, mostly concentrated in a few countries, such as Egypt, Morocco, and South Africa. However, Nigeria is slowly changing the perception of opportunity in Africa, with a select number of semester and summer-...

Top Eight Weirdest Festivals in the World Published 24 Oct 2013

Every community in the world has its own way of celebrating its history and culture. But some festivals have just gone overboard when it comes to strangeness and many end up appearing outright weird. If one is caught traveling to one of these countries...

5 Tips For Dating In Japan Published 24 Oct 2013

Relationships vary by country and so do expectations for dating. However, different does not mean incompatible. Teaching and living abroad shouldn't mean putting your love life on hold. On the other hand, dating someone from another culture can be extr...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Finland Published 15 Sep 2013

Finland boasts a soulful Nordic tranquility that is just as exciting as it is peaceful. The peaceful snow blankets forests in the winter with northern lights radiating in the sky, and the midnight sunshine sparkles on terraces in the short summer mont...

Adventurous Volunteering in a Laidback Cultural Atmosphere Published 12 Sep 2013

Laos is a hidden gem situated in Southeast Asia. Where the food is always fresh and the people impeccably respectful, foreigners often comfortably fit into this Buddhist-dominated country. The tropical climate attracts travelers from around the globe a...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Nigeria Published 03 Sep 2013

Nigeria is a highly influential country in Africa, with its rich mineral resources, productive agriculture, and enterprising population. Gifted with amazing ancient sites, fascinating national parks, and miles of beautiful coastline, the country offer...

Top Things Females Need to Pack When Going to France Published 27 Aug 2013

Packing luggage for a much-awaited trip to France can be very challenging.  Going to one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, known as the “capital of romance and fashion,” is an exciting experience. The best way to truly enjoy this e...

Clean Air: Just One Reason to Study in Iceland Published 27 Aug 2013

What makes Iceland an enticing study abroad destination? Is it the prospect of studying in a sparsely populated country? Maybe it is the allure of taking a closer look at its amazing energy generation system that makes use of renewable resources. Perha...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Nicaragua Published 22 Jul 2013

Located in one of the most ecologically diverse regions in the world, Nicaragua serves study abroad students with a plate full of natural variety. Lush forests, world-famous lakes, and volcanic landscapes all make studying in Nicaragua a naturally won...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Australia Published 20 May 2013

Australia offers endless opportunities for teachers and individuals hoping to experience a diverse, exciting, and wondrous home-away-from-home. Whether you are looking to explore world-class beaches with famous surf breaks, get off the grid in the exp...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Luxembourg Published 10 Apr 2013

Studying abroad in Luxembourg sets international students in a tiny country at the heart of western Europe that’s bursting with culture and modern European charm. One of the top three richest countries in the world, Luxembourg is a growing hot-s...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Honduras Published 05 Apr 2013

Honduras is seeing revolutionary changes with its political scene stabilizing and its tourist economy expanding. When you study abroad in Honduras, you’ll enjoy and benefit from the vibrant atmosphere and affordable expenses along with its cultu...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Bulgaria Published 27 Mar 2013

Diverse natural beauty, intriguing history, and a lively nightlife are some of the many descriptors that can be used for Bulgaria. From the Black Sea beaches to the mountain ranges to the glacial lakes, you’ll quickly discover how beautiful this...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Chile Published 25 Mar 2013

Chile is a small, slender, breathtaking slice of South America with a little of everything — from the Atacama Desert in the north (the longest, driest desert on earth) to the spectacular glaciers in Patagonia in the south. Thanks to its stable e...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Vietnam Published 21 Mar 2013

From the limestone islands to the forested mountains to the cave systems, Vietnam will allure with its stunning landscapes and keep you there with its adventures. Whether you’re looking to kitesurf on tropical waters or unwind in a soothing spa,...

Study in Bolivia: Land of Extreme Beauty

Bolivia boasts an exotic beauty with many superlatives. From the highest cities in the world to the highest navigable lake, Bolivia is filled with extremes. Studying in Bolivia introduces students to a culture that’s extremely well preserved, and stark...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Taiwan

This bewitching green island will mesmerize you with its towering sea cliffs, the blue Pacific ocean, volcanic arcs, tropical forests, and ancient temples. The beef noodles, steamed dumplings, oyster omelettes, and shaved ice will delight your tastebu...