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28 Mar 2017

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

By |March 28th, 2017|Categories: Volunteer Abroad, Work Abroad|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 may seem obvious, but I have found all of them to be incredibly true (and many other solo travelers I [...]

15 Mar 2017

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

By |March 15th, 2017|Categories: Volunteer Teach|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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. I was nervous that I was going to sabotage my own trip by trying to control everything. That may seem [...]

22 Feb 2017

Learning a Culture Through Language: Discovering the Untranslatable

By |February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Tutor English|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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. I felt inpatient to learn Italian, a fourth language for me (after Spanish, my mother language, English and Hebrew).  I [...]

17 Nov 2016

Why Six Weeks in Italy Will Change Your Life

By |November 17th, 2016|Categories: Summer Programs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 my friends get married and start to settle down, but I wasn’t ready. I wanted something more...to see the world [...]

10 Nov 2016

New Adventures: Tutoring English in Italy and Beyond

By |November 10th, 2016|Categories: Tutor English|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 recently returned from tutoring English to a host family in Italy for 2 months. For years I had craved embarking on new [...]

28 Oct 2016

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

By |October 28th, 2016|Categories: Tutor English|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 an English language teacher in Italy through 6 inspirational quotes about traveling.  It has been a few months since I [...]

28 Jul 2016

Travel Takes Courage: Going All In With GeoVisions

By |July 28th, 2016|Categories: Tutor English|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When I applied to the Tutor English to a Family in Italy program through GeoVisions, I don’t think I was in the right state of mind. I had had a rough year, and all I could think about was escaping my minuscule college town and doing something different. When one of my friends saw me [...]

21 Jul 2016

6 Quotes That Teach You About Tutoring Abroad in Italy

By |July 21st, 2016|Categories: Tutor English|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As I complete my second week tutoring abroad in Italy, I think it is important to take a break and reflect on my experience so far. My hope is not only to inspire you with the quotes and motivate you to do something new, but to give you an insight of what it’s like to be a language tutor. […]

8 May 2016

GeoVisions Returnee Reflects:
Fear of the Traveler

By |May 8th, 2016|Categories: Au Pair Abroad|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Our guest blogger extraordinaire is back!  Shanny, from Mexico, participated in GeoVisions' Walk and Talk Italy program last year.  For two months, she stayed with the Motta family and looked over their three children, while also tutoring them English. Since returning home, Shanny has written many great blogs for us.  Enjoy her latest GeoVisions blog of [...]

20 Apr 2016

Teaching Abroad in Italy

By |April 20th, 2016|Categories: Volunteer Abroad, Volunteer Teach|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ciao! My name is Leanne. I’m from Rochester, NY.  After college graduation, I wanted to go on an Italian adventure.  After some research, I decided on teaching abroad in Italy with GeoVisions and live with an Italian host family. It was an amazing decision! This program came to my attention at the perfect time. I was [...]