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Ben Lloyd Jamming with Cahir O'Dougherty

Ben Lloyd, from the Sleeping Souls, sits down with GoAbroad to chat about his preferred and most valued apps, as well as his travel experiences and interests.

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National Geographic Inspired Vacations

Have you ever flipped through a National Geographic magazine, looking at breath-taking photos and wishing, “I wish I could go there.” Well, you’re not the only one who wistfully reads the magazine, dreaming of exotic vacations and serene views. Luckily, National Geographic has composed a list of interesting places to visit all throughout the world, and even offer these vacations fully planned for travelers.

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St. Patrick's Festival 2008 Dublin Ireland, Irish Flag

To help cut through the incredible amount of information out there, we’ve put together our best tips for two Spring holidays celebrated by millions every year across the continent: St. Paddy’s in Dublin and Easter in Rome. Armed with this knowledge, you’re bound to have a life changing weekend, and en even more memorable time overseas!

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Sochi 2014 Olympics

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

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Trekking the Himalayas with 3 Sisters

In Nepal, the trekking industry continues to be a business dominated by men. There aren’t many women trekkers looking to explore the Himalayas, but in spite of that fact, three sisters didn’t think it was fair for females to be discriminated. Ergo, they decided to fund “3 Sisters Adventure Trekking”, a business that was meant to offer trips for women.

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Persepolis Movie Cover

There are three films that have become go to’s on what it is like to study abroad, worrying parents and students alike. All of these films are wrong. Read more to find out which ones and which film got it right.

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GoAbroad Innovation Awards 2013 Reception

GoAbroad.com is thrilled to announce the nomination form for the 2014 Innovation Awards is live, and we encourage you to send in your submissions for these prestigious awards! The form will accept responses through Friday, April 4, 2014.

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Lesotho Landscape

After two hair-raising hours trekkers will finally arrive at God Help Me Pass, a mountain pass in western Lesotho, a country entirely surrounded by South Africa. The trip will likely include a score of souls, a dozen discontented insults, and a bus driver whose animated hands regularly leave the steering wheel to gesticulate at the young women he was chatting up.

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Koo Koo Kanga Roo with Unicorn Horns

Today we have the joy of speaking with both Bryan and Neil, from Koo Koo Kanga Roo, a kid’s band for adults too. It’s tough to imagine how one can accomplish this feat, but Koo Koo Kanga Roo creates original music surrounding fond childhood conversation topics, then develops an inarguably stimulating performance, whether you are into it or not.

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Dining Out, Braised Lamb Shank

Finding a new restaurant in a strange city does not have to be a guessing game even when there are so many options available. Frequent travelers save time and money by finding venues quickly through a number of methods including local recommendation, media, apps or directories and review sites.

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