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Category: Stories from Abroad (149 posts)
Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 01:00 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

Daniel went to France to expand his cultural horizons, and also to build skills for his future career back home. He is a high-functioning student and individual, always looking for a new challenge and new ways to learn. While abroad, Daniel learned about French culture but also found his career focuses shifting. How did this happen? Find out by reading his story now.

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Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 11:11 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad

Maggie spent a summer studying in the hustle and bustle of London, England. She chose England because she wanted to immerse herself in a foreign culture and meet a completely new group of people without having to become fluent in a new language. This is a great Q&A to inspire anyone thinking of heading abroad for their first cross-cultural adventure.

Check out Maggie's story here.

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Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 06:27 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad, Travel Abroad

Khanh had a personal connection with Germany and took full advantage of travel opportunities while in Europe. She spent a semester abroad at the University of Konstanz, in Germany, and added extra travel experience both before and after her courses. Via this story, you'll also be able to access her 12-minute YouTube travelogue.

Check out her story here.

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Posted on Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:05 in Stories from Abroad, Intern Abroad

While interning at the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice in Accra, Justin became familiar with West African workplace culture, and made a point of exploring the surrounding natural and cultural riches in his spare time.

Read more about Justin's internship in the Stories from Abroad section of the main MyWorldAbroad site. Been abroad? Tell us about it!

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Posted on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 11:00 in Teach Abroad, Stories from Abroad

After being inspired to travel the world and build professional international experience, Tina decided that teaching English in South Korea would be perfect for her. With focus and self-discipline, she targeted and landed a position teaching at a public school in Daejeon, and the time she spent there was life-changing!

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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 30, 2020 - 09:59 in Stories from Abroad, Teach Abroad

When Tara was approached by a South Korean recruiter, she knew the offer of a teaching position was too good to pass up. She spent a full year in Yeosu, getting to know her coworkers and students – and often being “treated like a rock star!”

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Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 07:22 in Stories from Abroad, Teach Abroad

Talk about full-blown cross-cultural immersion! A one-year teaching job in Gwangju turned into a ten-year, life-changing experience for Gary. According to Gary, a positive outlook makes a world of difference when you're making your way in a foreign land.

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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, March 12, 2020 - 11:00 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad, Language Learning

With university majors in international studies and French, it was an obvious choice for Heather to spend some time in Paris. With an eye to making the most of the opportunity to improve her French language skills, Heather chose her program's homestay option, and tried to interact with Parisians as much as possible in their own language. Read about the trip that turned Heather into a travel addict!

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