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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 [...]

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 [...]

16 Jan 2017

Au Pair Australia: Fear is Part of the Adventure of Living Abroad

By |January 16th, 2017|Categories: Au Pair Abroad|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“A lot of things in your life will be a jumbled mess from here on out and things you thought would happen will go completely opposite at times, and you’ll start to feel like you’re losing it. But be encouraged and know that none of this world is how we think it should or could [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

20 Oct 2016

A Year Abroad: Discoveries As an Au Pair in Ireland

By |October 20th, 2016|Categories: Au Pair Abroad|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

My name is Avana Garza. I am 24 years old, (I actually just celebrated my birthday here in Ireland with my host family!) I am an Au Pair in Ireland and I will be here for a year. I wanted to become an Au Pair because I love children, I have my bachelors’ degree in [...]

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 [...]

6 Oct 2016

Feeling Right at Home: Tutoring Abroad in France

By |October 6th, 2016|Categories: Tutor English|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

My name is Andrew and I was lucky enough to travel to the Bretagne region of France where I stayed with a family in a small town for a month. I owe a lot of this luck to the GeoVisions program, who helped me through each step of the application and gave me all the [...]