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Is Solo Travel For You? This Pro and Con List Will Help You Decide

By |March 28th, 2017|

Over the past two months, I have had my fair share of solo travel around Europe. Throughout my trips, I have created a list of pros and cons of taking a trip alone. Some of these [...]

Six Weeks in Europe: When Things Go Wrong, Everything Can Go Right

By |March 15th, 2017|

I have to admit, before leaving to spend six weeks in Europe last summer I was nervous- not necessarily about my safety, the long flight, or the volunteer teaching program I was doing in Italy. [...]

Learning a Culture Through Language: Discovering the Untranslatable

By |February 22nd, 2017|

The famous Italian filmmaker, Federico Fellini, one said that "a different language is a different vision of life".  Over a year ago I woke up with a restless sensation that was burning inside of me. [...]

Au Pair Australia: Fear is Part of the Adventure of Living Abroad

By |January 16th, 2017|

“A lot of things in your life will be a jumbled mess from here on out and things you thought would happen will go completely opposite at times, and you’ll start to feel like you’re [...]

Discovering Thai Culture in Darker Times

By |December 29th, 2016|

Seek experiences, not things, seek culture, not just another bar serving frozen cocktails, seek human relationships, not just another good photo op and a clever hashtag. With the recent passing of Thailand's beloved King we [...]

Taking a Leap of Faith: Au Pair in the Netherlands

By |December 13th, 2016|

About a year ago I took a leap of faith and got on a plane headed toward Amsterdam to spend a year as an au pair. I had no idea what to expect of my [...]

Why Six Weeks in Italy Will Change Your Life

By |November 17th, 2016|

After graduating college and getting myself a job as a 5th grade teacher, I saw many people in my life making choices about their future that I wasn’t ready to make. I saw many of [...]

New Adventures: Tutoring English in Italy and Beyond

By |November 10th, 2016|

If you’re looking for new adventures and always dreamed of traveling and experiencing life from a different perspective, then this program might be for you! Ciao! My name is Luka, I’m from Ontario, Canada and I [...]

4 Things I Didn’t Expect When I Volunteered to Teach in Italy

By |October 28th, 2016|

This past summer, I volunteered to teach in Italy through GeoVisions and lived with my host family to help them learn English. When I was there, I wrote about what it was like to be [...]

A Year Abroad: Discoveries As an Au Pair in Ireland

By |October 20th, 2016|

My name is Avana Garza. I am 24 years old, (I actually just celebrated my birthday here in Ireland with my host family!) I am an Au Pair in Ireland and I will be here [...]