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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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British Passport

Some people love traveling. Some people hate it. The main reason it’s hated? Traveling can be stressful. Despite all the beautiful sights, new foods and new locations, it can be very tough to travel without worry. However, there are a few ways to make travel easier and much more fun.

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Elsa Thomasma at Cangumbang Center

With the holiday season in full swing, there is no better time to be giving the gift of support. Now more than ever, the staff at GoAbroad.com are continuing to advocate for relief support in the Philippines following the devastating effects of Typhoon Haiyan on both the people and the country. From the ongoing Causes campaign to local efforts in Colorado we’re calling “Tips for Tacloban,” there are a variety of ways to get involved and be part of making a difference.

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Customer Loyality Cards

Travel agents provide numerous benefits and services for an interested traveler. Although many consumers try to book their own vacations or travel arrangements themselves, a travel agent is the person who can protect and represent the consumer with their travel requirements and mitigating circumstances.

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Troy Peden and Family, Philippines

GoAbroad Founder, Troy Peden, his wife Mylene, and four of his children were all in Tacloban City at the time of Super Typhoon Haiyan. After the devastation, the question was never how could they get out, but how they could stay and help. His interview provides insight into why the storm caused the devastation it did, how the people prepared, and witnessing their resilient response.

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Larry and His Flask in action

An ensemble of five, with the feel of a bluegrass/folk/punk orchestra, Larry and His Flask has grown through various changes in sound and roster, but the band has maintained a tradition of toe tapping and joyful expression for ten years now. Bouncing across-country, that “can’t hold yourself still” music will soon be shared further across the globe, connecting more cultures and communities through the universal language of smile-stimulating sound.

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