Tag Archives: Mexico

Be My Valentine? 9 Most Unromantic Sites in the World!

Feature - Thursday, 14 February 2013 - 1 Comment

Catacombs in Lima, Peru

Does the amount of pink hearts, cupid arrows, and talk of love have you about ready to hide, rather than make vows? Have no fear! The romantic holiday has not crawled into every nook and cranny of the world just yet. If you’re  looking for ways to get away from…

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Why We’re Jealous of Olympic Athletes

Feature - Tuesday, 14 August 2012 - Comments Off on Why We’re Jealous of Olympic Athletes

Olympians are strong, athletic and adored by millions. Icons such as Prince Harry and Kate Middleton cheer for them. Stars such as Justin Bieber tweet them. They are glorified. They are honored. They are Tivoed. But here at GoAbroad, we aren’t envious of any of that. We’d actually prefer not…

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2012 Innovation in Access & Equity Award: Center for Global Education, Augsburg College

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Augsburg College logo

During the 2012 NAFSA Conference and Expo, the GoAbroad Team was pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 Innovation Awards. As part of a continued effort to recognize the hard work and dedication this year’s nominees, GoAbroad will be sharing individual features of the 2012 GoAbroad Innovation Awards finalists over the coming weeks. This week, we…

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Blog of the Week: De San Diego à Paris

Blog of the Week - Friday, 3 February 2012 - Comments Off on Blog of the Week: De San Diego à Paris

De San Diego à Paris blog screenshot

It’s Friday — and time for GoAbroad’s Blog of the Week! This week’s selection is: De San Diego à Paris This week on the GoAbroad Blog, we are pleased to feature De San Diego à Paris from Laura De Soto as the Blog of the Week. As Laura notes on…

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Unique High School Abroad Destinations to Explore

Feature - Tuesday, 30 August 2011 - 2 Comments

High School Students Abroad

Are you interested in studying abroad during high school? This international experience allows secondary school students to become more independent, increases confidence and gives a competitive edge in applying to universities — and when getting a job.Today we feature some unique study abroad destinations for upper school students. Have you ever…

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2011 GoAbroad Innovation Awards Finalists: Innovative Use of Technology

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2011 GoAbroad Innovation Award Finalist: Innovative Use of Technology

We’re pleased to announce the 2011 GoAbroad Innovation Awards finalists in the category of Innovative Use of Technology. We received many wonderful nominations and the selection committee has chosen five finalists, listed here in alphabetical order. Athena Study Abroad Ask Athena Athena Study Abroad’s Ask Athena program wizard is both efficient…

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2011 GoAbroad Innovation Awards Finalists: Innovation in Sustainability

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2011 GoAbroad Innovation Award Finalist: Innovation in Sustainability

We’re pleased to announce the 2011 GoAbroad Innovation Awards finalists in the category of Innovation in Sustainability. We received many wonderful nominations and the selection committee has chosen five finalists, listed here in alphabetical order. Augsburg College Center for Global Education Sustainability Initiatives In working towards a just and sustainable world,…

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JourneySong: I’ve Been Everywhere by Hank Snow

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JourneySong: I’ve Been Everywhere by Hank Snow

Lots of folks know the Johnny Cash version of “I’ve Been Everywhere“, but this one by Hank Snow is a keeper. And I love the video — with a picture for every place named in the song! It’s an ultimate road song, that’s for sure. And while he may not…

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Loud, proud and passionate

Feature - Friday, 14 January 2011 - 1 Comment

Loud, proud and passionate

At Mobility International USA‘s Fifth International Women’s Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD), disabled women from 43 countries celebrated their strength and solidarity, while generating plans to revolutionize the status of women with disabilities around the world in education, employment, HIV/AIDS, violence prevention, legal rights and political power. MIUSA’s goal…

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GoAbroad Interview: Richard Walton of Global Vision International

Feature - Friday, 7 January 2011 - 1 Comment

Richard Walton, founder of Global Vision International

GoAbroad interviews the founder of Global Vision International, Richard Walton. GVI has become a leader in quality volunteer abroad programs. What makes GVI different? There are a lot of reasons but, for me, the number one reason would be that we have always taken a long-term view. This means that our…

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