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Lucas Spangher | Posted 03.04.2017 | Travel
Lucas Spangher

I had learned a lot while abroad. I had learned the incredible privilege we have speaking English as a native language, the joy of unique experiences, the wonderful, almost revolutionary joy of feeling as though the time I spent was truly and utterly my own.

Is Workaway Worth It to Travel On the Cheap?

Alexa Cress | Posted 02.23.2017 | Travel
Alexa Cress

My experience doing a workaway in Costa Rica was life-changing and really opened my eyes to another way of traveling. That being said, this type of travel is not for everyone, so before you make a decision, go over these few things.

Stop Making Excuses And Live Abroad Already

Ginny Copestake | Posted 11.30.2016 | Travel
Ginny Copestake

Living abroad is one of the most liberating, confidence boosting and downright incredible experiences everyone should experience at least once in their life, before houses, kids and reality really hits.

5 Reasons to Move to Sydney -- Or at Least Visit Before Tearing Yourself Away (PHOTOS)

Stephanie Be | Posted 10.08.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

I bought a one-way ticket to a city I'd never been to. Actually, I didn't even know anyone who had been to Sydney. Here's why I moved to Sydney, over other destinations for my expat experience.

Expat Life: The Difference Between Traveling and Moving Abroad

Stephanie Be | Posted 09.16.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Traveling is like a whimsical romance; exciting unpredictable, and passionate. But moving abroad, you strip the city an it's local culture revealing its demons and angels. You become vulnerable, dependent, and invested. The lust of wander is compromised by its imperfections and challenges.

12 Jobs You Can Do Anywhere in the World

Amanda Walkins | Posted 09.15.2014 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

The traditional 9-5 office job isn't your only option. Sure, it works for plenty of people. But if you are not in that group of plenty, fear not. Your options are endless! Here are just a few of the amazing alternatives to the traditional cubicle life that you can take with you anywhere in the world.

Go Far East, Young Man: Americans Abroad

Andrew Lam | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel
Andrew Lam

East Asia beckons. And young and now not-so-young Americans are responding (along with Australians, British and countless other Europeans). Ironically, emigration out of the United States remains a little noted phenomenon -- no federal agency has a mandate to count emigrants.

How to Travel the World for Free

Budget Travel | Posted 11.07.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

We know, we know. You can't actually travel the world without paying for something along the way. But we've got a few ideas to help cut down on costs and ensure you'll have a more authentic adventure.

How To Find Work Abroad

Next Avenue | Dinah Wisenberg Brin | Posted 09.30.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Dinah Wisenberg Brin Greg Miller spent decades in the San Francisco area, starting up businesses ranging from an aud...

Lessons From Burma

Burma Journal | Posted 09.14.2013 | Impact
Burma Journal

Until I came to Burma for the first time last month, the only thing I knew about journalism was the finished product; what I read in the papers or saw on the news.

From a College Dorm to a WWF Field Office -- My Journey Into the Land of Conservation

Katie White | Posted 05.13.2013 | College
Katie White

For me, conservation is a nod of respect to those who have not been part of development decisions but whose lives will be utterly changed because of them.

The Hardest Decision I've Ever Made

Shelley Emling | Posted 05.06.2013 | Women
Shelley Emling

At the age of 34, I was the consumer affairs reporter at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. I was happily married with an 18-month-old son. And my best friend and mother was dying.

Are You Ready for an International Job? Part I

O'Brien Browne | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Within a week of moving to Cairo, however, Marina suffered a complete mental, emotional and physical breakdown. A couple of days later, her mother flew out to pick up her up and carry her back home to the U.S. Marina's international career was over. What had gone wrong?

How I Worked My Way Around The World

Lisa Lubin | Posted 02.13.2012 | Travel
Lisa Lubin

In the summer of 2006, at the height of my career, with three Emmy-awards on my shelf, I slammed on the brakes. I quit. I gave it all up to travel the world. And I don't regret it one bit.

Going Global at UCONN: A Super CIBER Experience

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 12.26.2011 | College
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Sixty students from 15 universities -- 12 from across the U.S. and 3 international -- participated in the 8th Annual CIBER Case Challenge this past Saturday at the University of Connecticut in Storrs.

Looking for a Job? Think Globally.

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 11.29.2011 | College
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Globalization is here and now and happening, faster every year, so all of us -- especially high school, undergrad and grad students -- will need to figure out how to deal with it.

Living Abroad Has Its Challenges

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Although a stint abroad can do wonders for fast-tracking your career, a spouse's happiness is critical to your ability to do your job.

Ultimate Outsourcing: Americans Abroad

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

It's being called the ultimate outsourcing: Americans looking for jobs overseas. This role reversal may seem scary, but it reflects the future of global commerce.