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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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

7 Jul 2015

Traveling Abroad: Five Reasons to Love Traveling Alone!

By |July 7th, 2015|Categories: Volunteer Abroad|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Going to a foreign country for the first time can be a little intimidating. But going alone can be downright frightening! Whether you're planning to teach abroad in Thailand, au pair in the Netherlands, teach English in Italy, or take advantage of GeoVisions' other great programs, you might be spending some time touring around by [...]

30 Jun 2015

GeoVisions’ Newest Program:
Teach English to Monks & Nuns In Myanmar

By |June 30th, 2015|Categories: Volunteer Abroad|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

“New programs are a lot of fun and full of promise. Putting together a new one gives me energy and excitement. Nothing, though, has excited me quite like our newest program of teaching English to monks and nuns in Myanmar.” --Randy LeGrant, GeoVisions' Executive Director GeoVisions and XploreAsia have joined forces to provide a VERY [...]

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 [...]