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Helpful Tips For A Stress-Free Trip To The UK

Meet Our Guest Blogger, Jennifer Ranking, Freelance Writer from the UKJennifer Ranking is an aspiring travel writer from the UK. Currently studying at University she loves to write about all things travel and recreation. When she’s not writing or studying, she likes to go shopping, read and...

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Trending International Volunteer Programs 2018

There are countless opportunities to volunteer abroad, and without a specific location or project type in mind you may find yourself a little lost and unsure of where to start. To get you thinking about the direction you might like to head we have profiled the top trending volunteer projects...

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The Ultimate Solo Female Travel Guide

Traveling as a solo female is an amazing experience! The freedom of following your own schedule, making decisions and walking to your own beat is absolutely liberating. Not to mention, you will be encouraged to build relationships with local communities, put yourself out there and embrace your...

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Guest Blog⎢Top Tech Tips for Traveling Abroad

Meet Our Guest Blogger, Ali Bozzuto, Marketing Manager at KeynectUpKeynectUp creates safety resources tailored to the way students prefer to communicate. Their solutions range from text-to-download emergency resource cards to emergency messaging platforms that require no app to use. KeynectUp is...

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An Insight Into My Time Volunteering In Costa Rica - Student Interview

Global Travel Academy Alum, Siera, volunteered on the sandy beaches of Costa Rica in 2017 and prepared herself pre-departure by completing the Certificate in International Volunteering. Margarete caught up with her after her epic travels through South America to pick her brain about all things...

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How To Be An Effective And Responsible International Volunteer

Are you volunteering abroad, or thinking about it? If that’s a yes, you’ve probably at some stage asked yourself, or have been asked by others, whether it's responsible and if it actually benefits the local community in which you have chosen to volunteer. This can be a tricky question and the...

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QUIZ: How Prepared Are You To Travel Abroad?

How prepared you are for an international adventure will ultimately define the experience that you have abroad. So, how prepared are you REALLY? Take our quiz to find out...

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Eight Gap Year Travel Hacks

Traveling can be tricky, so anything you can do to make your life on the road easier is welcomed with open arms, right? Right. Well lucky for you we have put together our top travel hacks for Gap Year experiences (or any travel experience for that matter). We've tested these travel hacks and...

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Guest Blog⎢How To Manage Your Expectations When Volunteering Abroad

Meet Our Guest Blogger, Rob!Rob Stiles is traveler, writer, video editor and Dodgeball enthusiast. He and his wife Kari are the masterminds behind travelinstiles.com. They’ve been traveling since 2012, visited over 60 countries exploring, working, volunteering and squeezing the sweet nectar out...

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How To Use Your Experience Abroad To Boost Your Résumé⎢*With Examples*

Studying, volunteering or gap-yearing abroad can leave an awkward blank space on your résumé... but it’s not like you were doing nothing, right!? Fortunately for you, traveling abroad nurtures the development of skills that are directly transferable to the working world and are looked upon...

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