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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 [...]

13 Oct 2016

Unexpected Gifts Found Off the Beaten Path

By |October 13th, 2016|Categories: Paid Teaching, Summer Programs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Thailand is a place that provides so many incredible gifts to someone. So many unexpected things take place when you live there. Being a teacher in Thailand has been the most rewarding thing I've ever chosen to do. I've been rewarded is so many ways. From the people I've met, the unique culture I've experienced, the [...]

22 Sep 2016

Beyond Teaching in Thailand: A Life Changing Experience

By |September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Volunteer Teach|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When I made the decision to move to Thailand through the GeoVisions Teach Abroad program, I knew it was inevitable that I was going to be pushed out of my comfort zone, I would be faced with certain challenges and that I would grow in ways I wasn’t entirely sure of. Yet, I gained so [...]

12 Jul 2016

Teach in Thailand: Embracing the Unknown

By |July 12th, 2016|Categories: Work Abroad|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

  When I decided to come to teach in Thailand through GeoVisions, it took me 6 months to fill out the application. I always came up with an excuse as to why I couldn’t apply. This was not a small decision to make, and I needed to be sure I was ready to take on the challenge. [...]

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 [...]

5 Mar 2016

Teaching English in Thailand:
Erin’s Adventures

By |March 5th, 2016|Categories: Paid Teaching|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Thailand is a really neat place to be. The culture is so rich. Traveling is easy and inexpensive. You can take a bus or plane to pretty much anywhere in Thailand without having to spend much more than $50. You can eat a delicious, filling meal for under $1.  A typical day teaching English in [...]

5 Jan 2016

Teaching English in Myanmar:
Sally’s Story

By |January 5th, 2016|Categories: Paid Teaching|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

I was teaching English in Yangon, Myanmar, for eight months, from May to December, 2014. I did my TESOL training in Australia and had very little teaching experience when I went to Myanmar through GeoVisions. I had spent the previous 20 years or so working in business and finance. After I had a vacation in [...]

18 Dec 2015

Cuba: Connecting With
People and Culture

By |December 18th, 2015|Categories: Student Exchange|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Cuba and the U.S. have agreed to people-to-people exchange as the basis  for American travel in Cuba.  That's my favorite kind of travel. Geovisions and their local partner, Jakera, provide lots of opportunity to get to know Cubans and to learn about their lives. Edith loved meeting with everyday people, while traveling in Cuba [...]

15 Nov 2015

Teach English Abroad in France: Crepes & Coffee

By |November 15th, 2015|Categories: Tutor English|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Hello, my name is Angelique! I am participating in the GeoVisions volunteer to teach English abroad program in France.  I teach English to a host family in exchange for room and board. I decided to teach English abroad in France because I want to pursue my French studies, and thought this would be an excellent [...]

3 Oct 2015

Teaching English in Thailand:
Lessons Learned

By |October 3rd, 2015|Categories: Paid Teaching|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

It's almost time for my journey of teaching English in Thailand to come to a close. I can’t believe it's already here! It seems like just yesterday,  I was picked up from the Suvarnabhumi Airport to begin my six months of teaching English in Thailand.   Where has the time gone? In these final weeks, [...]