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21 Jun 2017

Tutoring English in Germany: Ben’s Story

By |June 21st, 2017|Categories: Tutor English|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It is one thing seeing pictures of a city on the internet or on TV. It is another thing actually visiting the city in person. Growing up, traveling had always been a hot passion for me. Due to limited resources and lack of proper education, I did not pursue this passion of mine until 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 [...]

29 Dec 2016

Discovering Thai Culture in Darker Times

By |December 29th, 2016|Categories: Volunteer Abroad, Work Abroad|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 saw a country in mourning. Most of the foreign travelers and expats who reside in Thailand were respectful, but there [...]

13 Dec 2016

Taking a Leap of Faith: Au Pair in the Netherlands

By |December 13th, 2016|Categories: Au Pair Abroad|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 new home since I had never even been overseas. A million different emotions were filling my head: anxiety, anticipation, wonder, [...]

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 [...]

16 Aug 2016

Step Out of Your Comfort Zone in Brazil With GeoVisions

By |August 16th, 2016|Categories: Tutor English|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This summer I had the opportunity to step out of my comfort zone and tutor English to a family in Brazil! I am currently getting my Masters in TESOL, so I wanted to experience what teaching English abroad was like. GeoVisions made the process very easy and helped me with all of the paperwork. By May, [...]

5 Jul 2016

6 things I wish I knew before tutoring English in Austria

By |July 5th, 2016|Categories: Tutor English|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Laura – a GeoVisions participant and solo traveler reflects on a few things she wish she had known before tutoring English in Austria. Check out her helpful travel tips and honest reflections that made her struggles a worthwhile and life-changing journey.  […]

9 Apr 2016

Teaching Abroad in Thailand
for Teens

By |April 9th, 2016|Categories: Volunteer Abroad|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Calling all high schoolers! Are you looking for an amazing opportunity this summer? Something different than that part time summer job? Consider making a lasting impact by volunteering your time and English skills by teaching abroad in Thailand with GeoVisions! Your teaching abroad adventure includes time on beautiful Thai beaches Our adult group leader, [...]

31 Mar 2016

Teaching English Abroad in France

By |March 31st, 2016|Categories: Tutor English|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hi, I am Anand.   I am 21 years old, and from Aukland, New Zealand.  I recently graduated from university and felt like doing something exciting before I am stuck with responsibilities.  The first thing that came to mind was to teaching English abroad while traveling. After some research I came across a webpage called [...]