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

You know your mission is to pass education to students through teaching abroad. Did you know you also have the ability to build peace around the world as you do? Learn how from a fellow teacher.
While study abroad is an opportunity to experience other cultures and expand your education, it can also be an opportunity to build peace in a world where peace can be hard to find. Read how studying abroad can help you cultivate peace anywhere in the world.
The pace at which we travel has a deep and real impact on how we perceive each destination we visit -- and the locals who call it home. By embracing slow travel, one traveler shows how we can all cultivate peace in the world.
Considering a graduate degree? Put New Zealand on your list as a destination to pursue your graduate degree! One Ph.D. candidate in New Zealand shares her own story of choosing New Zealand, and why you should too.
Curious why we think New Zealand is one of the best destinations to study abroad? We'll give you one great reason -- our 2017 New Zealand Study Abroad Scholarship! Read more about this year's giveaway...
If you love literature, you may be eager to study abroad in cities that support literature and literacy. Here are some of the top destinations where literature is celebrated and studied around the world.
Volunteering in Marine Conservation is a popular choice for those who want to support nature through volunteer efforts. Here are some of the important lessons you'll learn if you choose to save the oceans on your volunteer experience.
It's tough to do an internship abroad, even when you love your work and everything goes well. What happens when things go wrong or you're facing a challenging situation during your internship abroad? Here are some lessons you can learn from the experience.
Tokyo is a popular destination for students who study abroad in Asia. While there, consider planning these popular day and weekend trips to explore the whole country of Japan.
Are you ready to volunteer abroad? How can you be sure? We've collected a list of signs you might not be ready to volunteer abroad -- and how you can work to ready yourself for the experience.

Writing Team

Elaina Giolando
Professional Development Expert
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Teach Abroad & China Expert
Lauren Salisbury
Gap Year & Study Abroad Expert
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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