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Category: Travel Abroad (12 posts)
Posted on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 11:00 in Stories from Abroad, Travel Abroad

Amy traveled some serious distances as part of her multi-month backpacking adventure. From London to Venice to Prague and beyond, she made the most of her time and money. Read her story to find out what she saw, and what she learned!

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Posted on Monday, March 23, 2020 - 08:12 in Stories from Abroad, Travel Abroad, Working Holidays

Bryan spent New Year's Day 2019 in Vietnam, and over the course of the year he traveled to no less than 12 countries! Read about his journey, backpacking through Eastern Europe and Germany, and traveling around Asia. As most of us stay a little closer to home for the next few months, we can begin planning and dreaming of our coming international adventures. Read Bryan's story to get inspired.

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Posted on Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 10:11 in Stories from Abroad, Travel Abroad

You're never too old to have a brand new adventure! Retired Mayo Clinic surgeon Gary and his wife decided to go out on a limb and travel to Vietnam for a food-infused holiday. And food is a perfect gateway to experiencing culture. Check out Gary's essay about his experience as part of a tour in Vietnam. You can read the story here.

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Posted on Friday, February 21, 2020 - 10:04 in In the News, Travel Abroad, International Skills

Making the decision to go abroad is one of the most exciting and rewarding moments in a student or young professional's life. It's easy to get carried away by your motivation to go abroad as soon as possible, but planning goes a long way. Check out our new Quick Guide about Travel Smarts. 

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Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 19:00 in Stories from Abroad, Travel Abroad

Emilia originally planned to volunteer in Europe, but when she found herself in Brazil on holiday, with an offer to extend her stay, she jumped at the chance. This is a great Q&A that shows the enriching cross-cultural experiences that await if you're willing to step out of your comfort zone and immerse yourself abroad. Check it out now.

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Posted on Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 05:24 in Working Holidays, Travel Abroad, Stories from Abroad

Bryan's story will be an inspiration to any hopeful globe-trotter! Visiting 12 countries in just a year, Bryan built a deep understanding of how to engage with cultures abroad. He also supported himself by freelancing as a digital nomad while living and traveling in Asia and Eastern Europe. Read about the joys and challenges of long-term independent travel, as Bryan traveled from Vietnam to Germany and back again, in this Story From Abroad.

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Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:00 in Travel Abroad, Stories from Abroad

Having previously volunteered with the Peace Corps in Mozambique for two years, Jimmy knew he wanted to head back to Africa to visit his friends and make new connections. Jimmy’s story illustrates the excitement of traveling alone, and the importance of venturing beyond the tourist traps.

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Posted on Friday, November 8, 2019 - 08:10 in In the News, Travel Abroad

Going abroad is an exciting adventure. You don't want to be bogged down by money troubles while abroad, instead of being able to fully immerse yourself and enjoy the experience. But the fact is, heading overseas costs money, so it's important to consider your budget before you buy your plane ticket. Check out our budget-focused Quick Guide here.

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Posted on Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 11:02 in Top Tips, Travel Abroad

Although many young people assume that they can just hop on a plane and start their trip, being prepared to travel is absolutely crucial. Preparation will save you time and money abroad. Travel Smarts is a must-read section of the main MyWorldAbroad site. It tells you how to get ready, how to stay safe and how to make the most of your time abroad.

Top Tips Prepare, prepare, prepare: The more time you can give yourself to plan before going abroad, the better. Read up: Know the history and latest news of the country you are traveling to. It will tip you off about potential danger zones... Read the full article
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Posted on Monday, July 22, 2019 - 05:33 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad, Travel Abroad

Jessica never expected that she would go abroad, but after choosing to attend university in her hometown, she wanted a change. Read her story to find out what she learned about herself and the world as she studied in Ireland, and traveled all over Europe. This is a positive and inspiring instalment of our Stories from Abroad series! Check it out. Been abroad? Tell us about it!

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