Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating
An Interview with Nicholas D. Kristof
Nicholas D. Kristof discusses an important
new book cowritten with his wife, "A
Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating
Opportunity," with John Dwyer and TransitionsAbroad.com.
Nicholas goes on to discuss related issues
such as volunteering abroad, and other ways
individuals can make a positive impact around
the world in terms of changing lives and
tackling huge issues of inequality.
Top 10 Reasons to Volunteer for Teens, College
Students, Families, Professionals and Seniors by
An experienced volunteer, activist, teacher,
and author explores in a unique manner a
very important subject and activity.
50 and Volunteering Overseas by
Well over 50 and still volunteering overseas,
John describes his vast and unusual experience.
He offers seniors and volunteers of all ages
advice and accumulated resources John joined
the Peace Corps in 1991 at age 56 to make
to Find Your First Paid Job Overseas by
I understand the dilemma of the first time
international job seeker: You cannot get
a job overseas unless you have experience.
But how do you get experience if you cannot
get a job? I will share five proven strategies
to break out of this Catch-22..
Hadzabe of Tanzania: Visiting My Own
Ancestors by James Michael
How often are you allowed into a clan
who live as did early humanity, able
to observe and even asked to participate
in primordial rituals that represent
the essence of our existence? The author
describes the experience vividly.
Ways to Become a Better Travel Writer:
Great Storytellers are Perpetual Students by
Dr. Jessica Voigts
Jessica links travel writing, education,
and experience by showing how the greatest
storytellers learn endlessly throughout their
lives to hone their art.
Taste of Daily Life in Cuba’s Casas
Particulares (Bed and Breakfasts) by
Wandering through Cuba via its network of casas,
you can experience the incredible resiliance
of the hospitable Cuban people and the richness
of their culture, despite all that stands
in their way.
to Plan an Unforgettable Volunteer
Vacation in Latin America by
Amy E. Robertson
Prepare a turtle hatchery in Costa Rica.
Teach English in Mexico. Build a home in
Brazil. Whether you call it a volunteer vacation,
a service trip, or voluntourism, combining
travel and volunteer work is an increasingly
popular way to see the world.
and Living as an Expat in Bhutan
Catherine Joy Perkins
2014 Expatriate Writing Contest 2nd Place
A student vividly describes life studying
and living abroad in the fabled land of
Bhutan with Wheaton College.
to Stay an Expat Indefinitely: 10 Tips
from a Decade on the Move by
After 10 years living around the world, working
on a variety of jobs, Jonathon describes
his unique experiences and provides some
time-tested tips for prospective expats.
Ethnic and Cultural Diversity: Along
Yunnan’s Ancient Tea and Horse Caravan
Road by Lies Ouwerkerk
A beautifully-illustrated voyage deep into
the diverse Yunnan tea and horse caravan
road in China leads to a plethora of interesting
rituals and experiences with the many local
is the Value of an International Internship
in Today's Job Market?
In an interview with AIESEC, the
largest internship internship organization
in the world, we ask senior members key questions
and receive useful answers.
Making in Northern Italy: A Journey
to Learn a Traditional Culinary Art by
A journey to Northern Italy is highlighted
by two unique experiences where the author
learns how to make two different types of
pasta by hand, in the traditional manner,
at two different cooking schools.
Important Questions to Ask Before Accepting
a Job Abroad by Matt Scott
A practical and realistic look at what is
involved in seeking and finding rewarding
work overseas from one who is experienced
in doing so worldwide, and continues to do
so in France at this very moment...
English and Living in Vietnam: A Southeast
Asia Giant by Nathan Edgerton
The guide to teaching English and living
in Vietnam—where the options are almost
endless—by an expert and author.
Guide to Teaching English and Living
in Brazil by John Clites
There is a very high demand for English teachers
in Brazil, and that demand will only increase
in the foreseeable future. Demand is fueled
by a number of factors: flourishing tourism,
expanding international trade, a burgeoning
oil and gas industry, and the looming Olympic
in Mexico: The Why, How, and Where by
Inside tips from an experienced expat who
researched and made the move abroad happen.
Ultimate Guide to Authentic Eating
in Mexico by Ted Campbell
The author has literally eaten his way across
Mexico, and describes many of the wide variety
of delicious national and regional dishes
to be enjoyed, including where to find the
most authentic food.
English and Living in Bangkok by
Bangkok has a high demand for English teachers
in many different types of schools, from
corporate training centers to small private
schools to public schools with 50 students
per class. There are opportunities for beginning
teachers as well as those with more experience.
Programs Offering Internships Abroad by
Participating in a international internship
offers a travel experience like no other
as you are both a foreigner and live the
life of a local. Internships are the key
to gain experience and earn credibility with
Griffith, Work Abroad Contributing
Editor for Transitions
Abroad, offers a selection
of key employers for short-term
and summer jobs overseas.
Susan also provides an
overview with essential
resources for those who
are seeking work teaching
English in Asia, Latin
Europe, and Central
and Eastern Europe. Work
Abroad as an Au Pair or
a Nanny offers extensive
details and links for in-demand
jobs in Europe.
Abroad in Costa Rica
Erin Van Rheenen paints
a picture of life as an
expatriate immersed in
the lush tropical lands
of Costa Rica and the renowned
hospitality of its people.
In extended excerpts from
her guidebook, which is
part of the Living
by Avalon Travel Publishing,
she offers step-by-step
details and advice on local
history, culture, geography,
working visas, moving considerations,
safety, retirement, and
and Working Abroad
Jean-Marc Hachey shares his insights
into international employment trends
and offers inspirational advice
to short- and long-term job seekers.
Abroad: Choosing a Country
That's Best For You
Experienced long-term traveler,
volunteer, expatriate, and Living
Abroad Contributing Editor Volker
Poelzl describes the lure of life
overseas for the estimated 6.3 million
Americans who have already decided
to take the plunge. In addition,
Volker provides a list of the top
twelve countries for those contemplating
a new life in another country.
William Nolting identifies and categorizes
student internship jobs overseas.
Abroad: The Recession-Proof
Michael G. Hines describes in practical
terms why teaching is one of the
most recession-proof jobs available
in these troubled economic times
as he initiates a series on this
most common form of work abroad
Abroad as a Freelance Foreign
Jason Motlagh describes the tough
but fascinating world of the freelancing
journalist abroad. He provides practical
tips on how and where to land your
first job while providing a checklist
for journalists first arriving for
Abroad as a Nurse
Caroline A. Polt, RN, describes
her experience working as a nurse
in Saudi Arabia and documents the
many jobs available overseas.
Randall Davis offers his expertise
and selected resources to help you
prepare and to find paid work overseas
as an ESL teacher.
English and Living in Mexico
as a Mex-Pat
Jonathan Clark provides inside tips
on finding work teaching English
in Mexico, and offers a variety
of perspectives from the many mex-pats
making it their new home.
An interview with an experienced expert,
Zahara Hecksher, who is a co-author of a
classic book on the subject, and Transitions
Abroad's Volunteer Abroad editor. As always,
Zahara goes to the core of the altruistic
impulse and offers very subtle and invaluable
advice for prospective volunteers.
Changing Face of International Volunteering
An overview of trends in volunteer service
and work abroad as well as short-term volunteer
vacations, with statistics to back up the
assertions, including a new emphasis on responsibility.
Your Volunteer Experience To Find Paid
Strategies and tips offered by
Zahara Heckscher on how to transform your
volunteer experience into international employment,
from aid work to working in the solar panel
Vacations: Seniors Have a Different
Alison Gardner describes the characteristics
of volunteer vacations selected by seniors,
while discussing the many volunteer
programs available for this meaningful
combination of educational travel and service
Work in Europe
Volker Poelzl explores options for volunteer
work in Europe while highlighting sample
organizations, including those which offer
volunteer vacations or work camps.
Tips for Budget Travel in Europe
Volker Poelzl provides practical
tips on how to how, when, and where to go
to Europe to save money while enjoying an
authentic cultural immersion experience.
on a Budget
Kelby Hartson Carr asserts that rewarding
travel on the cheap in France is still possible
and includes links to websites which offer
cheap accommodations, dining, and transportation.
Featured Programs and Essential Resources
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GVI has a huge range of volunteer programs
to suit the environmentally conscious
traveler who seeks adventure and new experiences
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English in Chile with InterExchange — No
Teaching Certificate Required
Teach English in Chile and discover the
breathtaking scenery, rich culture and
friendly people Chile is famous for! You
will work as a volunteer in a highly regarded
Chilean Education program to provide classroom
support, motivate students and teach English
language skills. Orientation, TEFL training,
Spanish lessons, host family accommodation
and meals are all provided.
As China rapidly expands into a world
marketplace and economic powerhouse, employers
are increasingly looking at experience
with China as an extremely valuable asset
in new applicants. An internship in China
can boost your resume, supply you with
valuable experience, and vastly improve
your cross-cultural communication skills.
ELI offers internships in Shanghai for
students in nearly every major, from engineering,
to marketing, to medicine... expand your
Work Teaching in Thailand
Join WorldTeach as a Volunteer English
Teacher in Thailand for one year, departing
“I will forever be blown away by the
people I have met in Thailand.”
in Argentina, China, Ireland, South
Africa and Spain!
Connect-123 helps you find career-related
international internships in business,
human rights, education, health care and
many other fields. From your first days
on the job, roll up your sleeves and dive
in, working on projects that make a real
contribution to local organizations and
add real-world experience to your resume.
Both start dates and durations are flexible
and all programs include 24/7 support.
English Abroad in Europe with LanguageCorps
For many, Europe is the destination of
choice and with LanguageCorps you have
a range of options including popular,
traditional destinations of Spain, Greece,
and Italy as well as the Czech Republic,
Hungary, Russia, and Turkey - some of
the hot new Eastern European countries.
There is still a high demand for English
teachers, and as one, you will be able
to live in one of these cultures instead
of just visiting!
Teacher in South Korea with Geovisions
Gain international experience while enriching
the lives of students in South Korea.
As a native speaker you can become an
asset to educational establishments by
improving the standard of English in South
Korea. Teaching can be an amazing opportunity
to make a difference in the lives of others,
while experiencing the rich culture of
the Eastern world.
International TEFL and TESOL Training
In Class courses in 30 locations worldwide
and highly practical online courses to suit
your needs. Get qualified and teach, travel,
live and work abroad.
The Language Immersion Experts
Language Vacation offers short or long term
language courses and total cultural immersion
abroad. Studying abroad, in the country a
language is spoken is the most effective
way to learn another language. Enjoy year
round language programs worldwide for Adults
and junior summer language camps and programs
for Teenagers. We will give you unbiased
help in choosing the right type of language
immersion and language course abroad to match
your needs and requirements.