4 Ways to Stay Safe When Studying Overseas

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Tips for traveling: 4 ways to stay safe when studying overseas The opportunity to travel abroad as a high school or college student – whether to volunteer, to study or simply to see the world – is a great experience for shaping a student’s character and awareness early in life. But what if parents don’t have [...]


Travel, Teach, Dream: The Many Second Acts in Life

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The American novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald famously said there were no second acts in American lives. However, this quote couldn’t be further from the truth. Life is filled with new beginnings, second chances and chapters waiting to be explored. There are numerous reasons people choose to reinvent themselves. For some, the need for change is [...]


I want to ‘Go with Oh’ to Venice

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When I travel in Europe, I stay in apartments. In fact, I wrote the post Why you should stay in an apartment instead of a hostel back in 2011 to convince my readers that apartments are the way to go. Not only are they “nicer” than hostels but they can be just as affordable too. That is [...]


The Benefits of Teaching Abroad


See the World & Get Paid for Your Time: The Benefits of Teaching Abroad The reasons cited by individuals who teach school in foreign countries, or plan to do so, range from supremely logical explanations to unexplainable calls to adventure. Despite how they couch the reasons behind their departures from home, however, there are real benefits—including [...]


Choosing a Study Abroad Program

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Choosing to study abroad can actually be cheaper than choosing to study outside of your home state. This is one of the reasons why so many people study abroad. There is also the fact that some foreign institutions are better at teaching certain disciplines and subjects, and the fact that many foreign institutions have a [...]