Tag Archives: Thailand

Travel Where Your Dollar Can Stretch the Furthest

Feature - Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 1 Comment

Contributed by StudentUniverse When it comes to saving money on travel, timing can be everything. While travelers often look for cheap flights, one aspect of the overall price of travel that is often overlooked is the value of the traveler’s currency in the countries they are visiting. In recent months,…

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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…

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2012 Innovative Student Video Award: Rustic Pathways

Feature - Friday, 10 August 2012 - Comments Off on 2012 Innovative Student Video Award: Rustic Pathways

Innovative Student Video Award

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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2012 Innovative New Program, Volunteer Abroad Award: Rustic Pathways

Feature - Monday, 2 July 2012 - 1 Comment

Rustic Pathways 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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2012 GoAbroad Innovation Awards Finalists: Innovative New Program – Volunteer

Feature, News - Wednesday, 9 May 2012 - 1 Comment

GoAbroad 2012 Innovative New Program Award

The GoAbroad Team is  pleased to feature the 2012  GoAbroad Innovation Awards finalists in the category of Innovative New Program – Volunteer. We received many wonderful nominations and the selection committee has chosen five finalists, listed here in alphabetical order. Throughout this week, GoAbroad will highlight the finalists in each of the GoAbroad Innovation…

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Going Abroad: Can You Afford to Follow Your Bliss?

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Tuesday, 24 April 2012 - 1 Comment

Dominican Republic Truck Ride, Windblown

Have you ever dreamed of going abroad and “following your bliss?” What’s stopping you? International experiences are the dream of many, but is it possible to afford that dream? Today on the GoAbroad Blog, Featured Author David Adams of the Institute for Cultural Ecology shares his perspective and advice on why following your…

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Diving Into New Cultures & Customs with International Volunteer HQ!

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Thursday, 12 April 2012 - Comments Off on Diving Into New Cultures & Customs with International Volunteer HQ!

IVHQ Participants in Thailand

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Vietnam Rediscovered – The First 24 Hours

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Tuesday, 20 March 2012 - Comments Off on Vietnam Rediscovered – The First 24 Hours

Samsara Novel by David Adams

Today on the GoAbroad Blog, Featured Author, David Adams, of the Institute for Cultural Ecology explores first impressions of  Vietnam–within the first 24 hours of his most recent trip there. Through his powerful storytelling and appreciation of culture, David reiterates the importance of what it means to be a traveler in today’s modern…

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GoAbroad Interview: Simon Costain of International Student Volunteers

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Wednesday, 7 September 2011 - 1 Comment

ISV Logo

Today GoAbroad features an interview with Simon Costain, International Marketing Director for International Student Volunteers (ISV). International Student Volunteers (ISV) is one of the largest and most popular short-term volunteer programs in the USA and has a unique model of coupling volunteer projects with adventure travel. Is that what makes…

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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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