Tag Archives: abroad

Celebrating Without Fireworks: How to Enjoy the Fourth of July Abroad

Feature - Wednesday, 3 July 2013 - 0 Comments

Ways to Celebrate July Fourth Abroad

It’s that time of year in the United States where it isn’t unusual for fires to be blazing across states like Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Arizona, and California. Thus, it’s no surprise that fire bans have been set within some of these Western U.S. states. Dry conditions and extreme heat…


To Buy or Not to Buy: Should You Purchase Travel Insurance?

Feature - Monday, 17 June 2013 - 0 Comments

Flight Cancellations

Ugh, travel insurance. This is the last thing you want to think about after registering to study abroad. You rarely get hurt or sick, so why dish out more money that you don’t have for a “just in case” situation? Luckily, travel insurance isn’t too expensive and it covers more…


Get the Best Deal: Haggling for Beginners

Feature - Wednesday, 12 September 2012 - 3 Comments

Street Vendor

Bargaining or haggling is something many travelers have the joy of experiencing while abroad. If you study abroad in a country such as Greece, Morocco or China, you’ll get the chance to haggle for your souvenirs, too. While it can be fun and save you money, haggling is an art…


Back to Basics: Packing for Dummies

Feature - Thursday, 19 July 2012 - 1 Comment

Map Traveler

Today’s Featured Contributor is Abby Ringiewicz, a student at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth who spent over a year studying and living in the UK. In her post, Abby shares her advice on practical packing. It’s 3 a.m. local time, and you’re functioning with the help of a questionable on-flight…


GoAbroad Interview: Jeramy Johnson of Academic Programs International

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Wednesday, 14 September 2011 - 0 Comments

API Program Participants Photo Contest

Today GoAbroad features an interview with Jeramy Johnson, Vice President of Development for Academic Programs International (API). API has become a leader in quality study abroad in recent years.  What makes API different from all the other study abroad providers with three-letter acronyms? Since our founding, API has stood for…