Go Overseas Articles

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

Study abroad is supposed to be an unforgettable chapter in your life -- but not because you come back with extra student loans and huge credit card bills! If you're savvy enough to know you want to study abroad but want to keep it budget-friendly too, here are tips to make that...
Japan is a small country jam-packed with unforgettable experiences -- and surprising opportunities to volunteer abroad. If you want to visit Japan and give back during your travels, here are five reasons that will convince you why Japan is a great volunteer abroad destination.
As we travel this world, our actions have an impact. It's important to be "culturally sensitive" when you travel, but what does that mean? Learn more about cultural sensitivity while traveling, and how you can be a better traveler.
Costa Rica is a surprisingly popular study abroad destination, but once you learn more -- you'll understand why. As you plan your study abroad experience in Costa Rica, put these Costa Rican foods and drinks on your list to try while there!
Each year, we send members of the Go Overseas team out to explore the world with our partners. This year, we've got a new system, new destinations, and hopefully, you'll want to join us on our adventures!
Looking for an off-beat study abroad destination with culture, food, and nightlife? Consider Argentina! One study abroad alum who spent an unforgettable semester in Argentina shares her insights on everything you need to make your study abroad experience in Argentina fun and...
Studying abroad is an exciting prospect, full of adventures and new experiences. All students should keep safety issues in mind too, but as an LGBTQ student, there are some additional issues to plan ahead for. Here are tips and resources to help you have a safe study abroad...
As a budget-minded traveler, you might wonder if guided tours are really worth it: what are you paying for, after all? Learn about the major considerations in planning a guided tour that's also budget-friendly.
Travel can have an amazing impact on those who travel -- but it can also have a negative environmental impact. Learn more about how to measure your carbon travel footprint, and how you can reduce carbon footprint through sustainable travel.
When you choose to volunteer abroad, your hope is to help improve life for those you work with. Do you know how volunteering abroad will change your own life? Read one writer's perspective-changing experience volunteering with refugees in Jordan.

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