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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 Sep 2016

Beyond Teaching in Thailand: A Life Changing Experience

By |September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Volunteer Teach|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When I made the decision to move to Thailand through the GeoVisions Teach Abroad program, I knew it was inevitable that I was going to be pushed out of my comfort zone, I would be faced with certain challenges and that I would grow in ways I wasn’t entirely sure of. Yet, I gained so [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

17 Aug 2015

Teaching English in Cuba:
Steve’s Story

By |August 17th, 2015|Categories: Volunteer Teach|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

I lived in Havana, Cuba for one month through GeoVisions. My assignment was teaching English to school age children with another teacher. We taught Cuban students in the afternoons. The children were eager to learn and very appreciative. We were always greeted with excited giggles, squeals and Latin cheek-kisses. Steve teaches English to students in [...]

5 Aug 2015

Teaching English Abroad:
Alumni Extraordinaire!

By |August 5th, 2015|Categories: Volunteer Teach|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Don’t ask jetsetter David Papier what his favorite country is, because the 66-year-old won’t give you a direct answer. It’s not that he doesn’t want to answer the question. The truth is he really doesn’t have a favorite country. “I find the good things in every country- whether it be the people, the food, the [...]

6 Mar 2015

Travel to Italy: Pizza, Pasta & Family

By |March 6th, 2015|Categories: Volunteer Teach|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Living with a host family in Italy and teaching in a local school is one of the best volunteer abroad programs someone can do. Dee Murray, of Philadelphia, says filling out GeoVisons’ application to be placed with a host family abroad was a bit like online dating.   But she admits GeoVisons “got it right” when [...]

6 Feb 2015

Living Off The Grid By Teaching Abroad In Jordan

By |February 6th, 2015|Categories: Volunteer Teach|Tags: , |0 Comments

A normal summer for me throughout high school and college never involved long, lazy days at the beach or weekend trips to the Appalachian Mountains. For years now, summer vacations were spent abroad with a group of American students to study and live in a foreign culture. But the summer of 2012, I decided to [...]