I truly believe that international education can change the world. From studying abroad, hosting exchange students, working abroad, doing international internships, taking international classes, learning languages, taking a gap year, asking questions and learning about people’s lives, and traveling, there is a plethora of ways to learn about people, places, cultures, and
Kids today face challenges that their parents and grandparents could never imagine. There are no clear career paths for them, because the way we work and live is constantly changing and evolving. This has also created opportunities, and a lifestyle, that didn't exist a decade ago. Now, more than ever, kids can truly live their dreams. They can create
Global education - it's the most powerful tool we have to succeed in the world today. The world is getting smaller, and people that have global competence, knowledge, and skills will have a definite advantage.ShareThis
Vanessa Chiasson is a freelance writer, travel blogger, and social media strategist living based in Ottawa and her blog, TurnipseedTravel.com, focuses on getting great value around the world. You can follow her adventures on Twitter @Turnipseeds
#TravelWithPurpose is a monthly Twitter Chat dedicated to sharing and discussing ways in which travelers can create a more peaceful and understanding world. The chat is a partnership between the Boston Hostel, Verge Magazine, and the Go Global Expo. As purpose-driven travel organizations, the chat features themes that range from paying it forward to being a responsi
Martina Clark is a freelance writer (travel and memoir) and an MFA Candidate at Stony Brook University in New York City. Prior to writing full-time, she spent 20 years with the United Nations and other international organizations working on HIV awareness and education.