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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 [...]

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 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 [...]

27 Mar 2015

Preparing The Best Volunteer Abroad Programs

By |March 27th, 2015|Categories: Volunteer Abroad|Tags: , |0 Comments

As the Executive Director of GeoVisions, it's my job to make sure all of our programs are safe.  That is paramount.  And once we know safety issues are met, the next thing we look for to deliver the best volunteer abroad programs is uniqueness. Last week, I made my pilgrimage to the WETM / IAPA [...]

13 Jan 2015

Best Volunteer Abroad Programs For The New Year

By |January 13th, 2015|Categories: Volunteer Abroad|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Happy New Year! It is the time of New Year’s resolutions and I’m famous for them.  Things I will (and will not) do in the coming year.  I don’t know about you, but my resolutions last about 2-weeks.  By the time I get into February, I’ve forgotten all about them. A few days ago, thinking [...]