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Top 5 Destination Cities for Your Trip to Canada

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Tuesday, 11 November 2014 - Comments Off on Top 5 Destination Cities for Your Trip to Canada

Vancouver Royal Yacht Club

Canada is known for its spectacular scenery and international cities that provide a wide range of activities for travelers of all tastes


Visa Restrictions and Updates in Thailand

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 4 Comments

Thailand Longboat

All sorts of changes are going on in Thailand at present. Since the unsurprising coup on May 22nd, the new military junta have actually become quite popular for cracking down on a burgeoning litany of vice and lax law enforcement. Everything, it seems, is being cleaned up; from the Phuket…


Top Four Reasons to Add Toronto to Your Vacation List

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 15 May 2014 - Comments Off on Top Four Reasons to Add Toronto to Your Vacation List

Toronto Yonge-Dundas Square

Today’s Toronto is an intriguing eclectic blend of city, country, high tech, low tech, and downright bohemian influences and activities to experience.


5 Careers To Travel the World and Get Paid at the Same Time

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Wednesday, 7 May 2014 - 3 Comments

5 Careers That Will Allow You to See the Sites and Get Paid at the Same Time

Although many people do it, some do not wish to sit in front of a computer and punch in a time clock every day. Luckily, there are plenty of options for work if you want to get out and see the sites or travel the world. You might think it is too difficult to see the world and get paid at the same time, but it’s all a matter of finding the right job.


Returning to our Roots to Build the Future: Ecotourism in Colombia

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Wednesday, 26 February 2014 - Comments Off on Returning to our Roots to Build the Future: Ecotourism in Colombia

Sasaima, Colombia

A newly-released documentary called Gringo Trails is taking a stab at critiquing the consequences of unfettered tourism. Breathtaking panoramas of unsullied beauty are juxtaposed with depressing scapes of littering and careless consumption by privileged touristas. Economic disparities between tourists coming from a heritage of privilege and the people who live in the regions travelled are only perpetuating the exploitation of areas throughout, specifically, the global south.


6 Once-In-A-Lifetime Vacations National Geographic Says You Should Take

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 20 February 2014 - Comments Off on 6 Once-In-A-Lifetime Vacations National Geographic Says You Should Take

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.


Putting the Service into Study Abroad

Girl's Guide to Study Abroad - Tuesday, 18 February 2014 - 1 Comment

Rachel Halder with Hand Woven Peruvian Bracelets

The images our minds conjure when hearing the term “studying abroad” are often picturesque scenes of canal cruising in Amsterdam, club hopping in Barcelona, riding high on a red double-decker through London, or exuberant hiking through the lush, mountainous terrain of the El Yunque in Puerto Rico. These experiences are enriching and highly recommended by yours truly, yet there’s an important (and dare I see needed?) component to study abroad that is often over-looked: Service.


How 3 Sisters Adventure Trekking is Slowly Chipping Gender Gap of Trekking in Nepal

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 6 February 2014 - 1 Comment

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.


How To Save Money In College So You Can Study Abroad

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Wednesday, 5 February 2014 - Comments Off on How To Save Money In College So You Can Study Abroad

How to Save Money in College and Study Abroad

Studying abroad is a great opportunity to see other parts of the world on a deeper level than a simple vacation. It also looks great on a resume and gives you the chance to make friends across cultural boundaries. The benefits of studying abroad are many, but it can also be a major financial undertaking, especially if you’re not prepared. Before you apply to a study abroad program, consider these important factors and skills so you can have the best possible experience without breaking the bank.


Hiking Abroad – 5 Countries to Visit for Amazing Hikes

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Tuesday, 4 February 2014 - 1 Comment

Hiking the Grand Canyon

Hiking routes are commonplace in several countries, but it may often be hard to determine the best of the best. By examining the culture, scenery, and climate in these countries, we can determine which countries are the best to visit if you’re looking for amazing hikes. If you’re trying to plan a trip based on the best hikes, read ahead for some advice on where you can find the best hikes in the world.