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Studying Abroad: Setting Off A Series of Dominoes Of Profound Change

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Jan 20, 2015 / 0 comments

Jesse Weisz is the Founder and Executive Director of Global Exploration for Educators Organization (GEEO), a 501c3 non-profit organization that has sent over 1000 teachers abroad since 2008. More information about GEEO can be found at www.geeo.org.

 

Rotary International Student Exchange to Thailand: One Global Musician's Story

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Jan 18, 2015 / 0 comments

Early exposure to languages and folk melodies instilled in global musician Shannon Heaton a love of tradition. From her first music lessons (piano with her mom, recorder from her Belgian neighbor in Nigeria), to rehearsals on Aacharn Jiraporn's porch in Suphanburi, to winters in Clare, she has been drawn to traditional music.

Rotary International Student Exchange to Sweden: I Became a Citizen of the World

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Jan 17, 2015 / 0 comments

Claudia Laroye lives in Vancouver, Canada. She was a Rotary Club Exchange Student from Canada to Sweden in 1985-1986. Claudia writes and blogs as thetravellingmom.ca, offering a modern mom's guide to family travel sanity.

Yokohama International School: It was like coming up for air

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Jan 16, 2015 / 0 comments

Jun Sekiya is a freshman currently studying Film at New York University. He is half-Japanese half Cuban-American, and was raised in Tokyo through a mix of Japanese kindergarten, international schools, and multiple read throughs of the Harry Potter series.

Satisfying Wanderlust: New Destinations and Best Values

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Jan 16, 2015 / 0 comments

Looking for ways to satisfy your wanderlust, discover new destinations, and not break the bank while doing so? Enter the world of hostels.

How to Cope with Culture Shock

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Jan 15, 2015 / 0 comments

Culture shock: if you've ever lived overseas, you know what it is. If you're about to live overseas, then it's a good idea to gather some tips to make going through it easier.

How to Befriend a Community of Travelers

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Jan 14, 2015 / 0 comments

Which do you prefer – a trip where you focus on attractions, or a trip where you interact with people, make friends, and expand your world? Yes, that’s a trick question. Who wouldn’t choose travel filled with interesting people – perhaps making memories or lifelong friendships?

Living Your Ideal Global Life Summit

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Jan 14, 2015 / 0 comments

The Living Your Ideal Global Life Summit (#GlobalLife2015) brings people together from all over the world to expand on what you already know about global living and meet others who share your passion for traveling, living and working abroad.

It’s about defining what your ideal global life looks like to you -- and then getting busy living it.

 

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Nomadic Matt's How to Travel the World on $50 a Day

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Jan 07, 2015 / 0 comments

It's a well-known fact: learn from experts, and you gain a world of experience and knowledge.

Free MOOC for English-Teaching Professionals: Shaping the Way We Teach English

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Dec 29, 2014 / 0 comments

Shaping the Way We Teach English, a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) prepared by and for English-teaching professionals, has launched for 2015 through a partnership with the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the University of Oregon and Coursera. The free program is an opportunity for c

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