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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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Trending International Volunteer Programs 2017

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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Online Learning⎢Why It’s Perfect For Nomad Travelers

Whether you are taking a gap year, a sabbatical from work, family vacay, giving back to an international community through volunteering or a work trip, it’s not a bad idea to up-skill so that you are the most prepared you can be. The beauty of online learning is that you don’t necessarily have...

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Top Tips For Reassuring Worried Parents

It’s only natural for those who love you most to worry about you heading off on an abroad adventure. Travel can be unnerving, especially if you are taking a trip to a destination that is unknown to your family and friends, or are maybe traveling solo. Traveling abroad for the first time is an...

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Our Favorite Locations To Study Online

The biggest perk of studying online has got to be the fact that you can study wherever you want! Park up with your laptop or phone, a hot coffee or cold beverage and some amazing views. Sure beats a classroom! Here are our favorite locations in the world to study online, all are epic...

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