Teacher Treks is an innovative program that recognizes the importance of travel and cross-cultural experiences as a critical teaching contribution. If you are a teacher or know one, the application deadline is March 15, 2013.
Guest blogger Michael Flatt, co-founder of StudentsGoneGlobal.com, shares how he started his own website to enable students to share and learn from each others’ study abroad stories before, during and after the experience.
Following up on my last blog, Studying Spanish Along the Pan-American Highway, this piece will explore some the volunteerism options I’m considering for Spanish-language immersion learning in Central America next year. Volunteering is a great, inexpensive way to study a language and also learn about the local culture. And since cultural knowledge and understanding (gestures, [...]
Originally appeared in the Huffington Post on July 25. My family and I just returned from a few weeks traveling through Central America. Originally, we planned on going to Greece and Turkey, but the economic strife, strikes and riots in Greece had us changing our minds – and scrambling for a Plan B. I wanted [...]
Guest Blogger Leslie Forman describes why teaching English in China is the best way to launch your job in China.
Although I speak and write often about the professional benefits of working abroad, an international career also offers a great deal of fun! One of the best perks for me comes in the form of travel. During the course of my three years in Hong Kong, my husband and I managed to visit most every [...]
One of the most important prerequisites for a successful globetrotting experience is to establish a comprehensive partnership with a truly global bank.
Swimming with the whale sharks, the gentle giants of the sea known as “butanding” in Donsol, Philippines, was an amazing experience. We took advantage of a business trip of Stacie’s to Hong Kong (and one we brought our daughters along for the international experience) to add a stop-over in Manila to see a friend. He recommended swimming with the whale sharks and off we went on an eco-adventure of a lifetime.
Guest blogger Kelly Loughlin, a recent graduate now living and working in San Francisco, advises students on the ins and outs of the important study abroad experience.