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A Girl's Guide to Surviving Study Abroad

College Tourist | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist; Author: Zoe Radner, Vanderbilt University A smart girl's tips for traveling abroad While traveling abroad may be an equally ent...

The Very Easy Way to Live and Work Abroad Instantly

Map Happy | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Several years ago, when I was desperately searching for opportunities to work abroad, I missed the whole concept of working holiday visas entirely. Soooo easy, as long as you're under 30. All it takes is 30 minutes to fill out a form online. Seriously.

Is There Such a Thing As Too Young to Travel?

Lea Shapiro | Posted 05.09.2015 | Travel
Lea Shapiro

As a child, I didn't understand the importance of the sites I was witnessing. Now, I want to travel the world and see historical sites. I want to be Intellectually stimulated. Am I wrong? Was I an immature anomaly that was just uninterested? Or does traveling when young actually create unappreciative memories that deter you from traveling there later in life?

Not Your Average Abroad Album

Andrew Brummer | Posted 05.05.2015 | College
Andrew Brummer

I'm not sure how exactly I came up with this idea for a video, but I wanted to make something so I could remember the experience that went beyond just a photo album of pictures from my iPhone.

Why You Should Leave Home and Experience an Internship in a New Country

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.30.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Allowing for both personal and professional growth is right outside of your bubble. Make connections, immerse yourself in the culture, and find success. Once you step outside of your comfort zone, you'll grow more than you ever thought possible.

7 Tips for Networking Your Way to Success

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.29.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

This is blog post was written by a friend of the Intern Queen Network, Ariel Kendall, a 2011 graduate of the University of St. Thomas. Before embar...

Why I Can't Say I've Been to the UK Even Though I'm Studying Abroad Here

Jordyn Holman | Posted 04.19.2015 | College
Jordyn Holman

How dare I say I studied abroad in the United Kingdom without actually visiting the whole of the country? I would only expect someone visiting America to do the same before passing judgment.

8 Reasons to Be Scared of Foreign Grocery Stores

Travel Freak | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
Travel Freak

Basically every time you get a veggie or some fruit you have to bring it over to the little scale and punch in the associated number and weigh it and it'll print you a little scan out sticker. Okay, not so bad. Except there's one scale, maybe two, and a bajillion people.

Things I Wish I Knew Before I Spent a Semester Abroad

Megan Riethmiller | Posted 01.07.2015 | Travel
Megan Riethmiller

Whether you are in a city to party or to enjoy all the tourist attractions, you are not going to be spending enough time in your room to make the soaring prices of London or Paris worth the dent in your budget.

At Home in the Airport: Lessons On Belonging From an Acclaimed Global Writer

Camalo Gaskin | Posted 11.22.2014 | Books
 Camalo Gaskin

Author Brittani Sonnenberg has received high acclaim globally, including The New York Times Books Editors' Choice, for her new novel Home Leave. In it she masterfully narrates the layers of stories, anxieties, and familiarities that seep in and out of the heads of women and their family members who embody this itinerant lifestyle.

Lessons from Mbale

Maryann Akinboyewa | Posted 10.18.2014 | College
Maryann Akinboyewa

If anything, this summer taught me a thing or two about courage. The courage to follow one's own heart and intuition is what led me to go abroad in the first place. When I finally learned to move past initial discomforts, I found I really loved Uganda.

A Picture Perfect Weekend Led This Mother Of Two To Give Her Dream A Shot

Posted 03.19.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

AirBnB Makes for a More Immersive Abroad Experience

Scott Ellman | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel
Scott Ellman

For AirBnB hosts, opening their homes allows them to share in the experiences of traveling vicariously through others: through stories and advice for how best to visit a town or city.

Boutique Hotels Abroad and Bragging Rights

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 02.26.2014 | Travel
Rebecca Fannin

They're a good alternative to the five-star brands if you're willing to give up some perks that really aren't all that necessary. And you can have bragging rights that you stayed in perhaps the trendiest and most offbeat hotel in town!

Work Abroad: 5 Awesome Hostels

Off Track Planet | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Extended periods of time on the travel trail can wear you and your wallet down. One option to offset travel costs, or to settle down in one spot for longer than a minute, is to work at a hostel. We've narrowed your job-search down to five of the best hostels to call home and work.

Global Experience Isn't Just for Students: Why Professors Must Spend Time Overseas

John T. Delaney | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
John T. Delaney

Professors with strong global awareness are better equipped to help students apply lessons within an international context and to develop international content and perspective within their courses.

How To Work As A Park Ranger Abroad

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.01.2013 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Overall, no matter which country you want to park it in, plan on studying something relevant like park management, zoology or botany before or during your stay. You may also have to volunteer to get your foot in the (out)door.

Catherine New

New IRS Rules Convince Some Americans To Ditch Passports

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 11.09.2012 | Money

In 2005, Richard Morrison made a major life change. He moved from the sunny climate of San Diego to the chillier environs of London. It was a good mov...

Lisbon In Three Hours

Lori Needleman | Posted 10.22.2012 | Travel
Lori Needleman

At the top, there was an awe-inspiring panoramic view of the city including Rossio Square, the Carmo Convent, the Castle of São Jorge and the Tagus River.

Live Like A Local In Spain

Laura DiMugno | Posted 08.03.2012 | Travel
Laura DiMugno

If you're looking for a more authentic and modern experience, here are five ways to really live like a local in Spain.

How To Get The Best Cash-Paying Jobs Abroad

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.09.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

When your budget approaches the big "O" halfway across the world, everything becomes less peaches and sunshine and more hunger pangs and angry fits. Luckily, you don't need a trunk of Portuguese gold to turn the situation around.

Pardon My French: Filming A Departure...

Katie Beck | Posted 10.15.2011 | Travel
Katie Beck

A cab ride, lots of excess baggage fees, a red eye, a few buses and 12 hours later, I arrived in Nice ready to start my new life.

Expat No More? Proud to be an American Abroad

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vivian Norris

This election was an international one, and we Americans have sent a strong message to the entire planet that we not only want change, but that we can and have taken back our country.