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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 [...]

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 [...]

30 Mar 2016

Volunteer Teach Abroad in Italy

By |March 30th, 2016|Categories: Volunteer Abroad, Volunteer Teach|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Phyllis is a retired 65 year old from Sarasota, Florida. Her love of teaching and Italy brought her to GeoVisions' Volunteer Teach Abroad In Italy program. She spends her days teaching English at an Italian elementary school, and nights with her amazing host family.  Below are two excerpts from Phyllis' journal.   Day 1:  My [...]