Go Overseas Articles

Stories, advice, and inspiration to plan your next trip overseas.

Thailand is a popular volunteer destination, with a variety of cultural, social, and environmental causes where you can lend your support. Learn more about the top-rated volunteer opportunities in Thailand, according to the Go Overseas community.
Is Sweden your ideal study abroad destination, but you're on the fence about what classes to take? Learn about some of the subjects Sweden is best known for -- and which subjects you'll really enjoy while studying abroad in Sweden.
Starting today, you'll see a new "Topic Expert" tag on articles across Go Overseas. Learn more about this tag and what it means when you see it on an article you're reading.
Looking for an affordable destination to get your TEFL certification? Consider Nicaragua! Learn about program options and costs, the cost of living, and other financial issues to keep in mind if you decide to get your TEFL in Nicaragua.
Ready to start a career teaching English abroad? Here are 10 things you should know before you hop on that plane -- provided by a fellow teaching alum who's traveled the world.
Want a semester abroad filled with German culture, pretzels and currywurst, and everything else that German culture entails? If you're curious about the total cost of studying abroad in Germany, learn more in this article, including tuition and cost of living estimates.
Ready to improve your Spanish language skills and give back while you do? Consider volunteering abroad in a Spanish-speaking country -- these top volunteer opportunities will give you a language immersion too.
If you're uncertain when you want to study abroad -- and are open to the idea of studying abroad as a freshman -- you might be surprised how much you'll experience. Learn more about the pros and cons of studying abroad in your first year of college.
Considering which type of TEFL certification to get? Learn more about CELTA, what it entails, and the main differences between a TEFL and CELTA certification when it comes to teaching English abroad.
While some refugee crises are always in the headlines, there are opportunities to support refugee relief all over the world. Learn about 10 countries where refugees face the most urgent need this year, and programs to help you get involved as a volunteer.

Writing Team

Elaina Giolando
Go Overseas Writer
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Teach Abroad & China Expert
Lauren Salisbury
Go Overseas Writer
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Volunteer Abroad & Middle East Expert
Olivia Christine Perez
Gap Year & Personal Wellness Expert
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Managing Editor at Go Overseas
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Study Abroad & Sustainable Tourism Expert