The Former Soviet Union
Riding the Rails Through the FSU
After four years traveling around the FSU by train, Arie Farnam has learned a thing or two. Room with shuttle traders, braid your hair, and don't drink the water! Get all the best tips for an unforgettable journey.
Volunteer Programs Directory
From working on organic farms in Australia to promoting social justice in South America, the directory lists opportunities for all ages and interests. Includes an article by Nicole Rosenleaf Ritter on how best to volunteer in Kosovo and the surrounding region.
Hear first hand from people who have been there and done that.
Find out how the scuffle between Earthwatch volunteer Tom Davis and an angry bat turned out.
Learn how Bret Scaliter experienced life in kibbutz.
Discover, as Global Volunteers participant Marilyn Lutzker did, the unexpected power of Dr. Seuss.
Internship Programs Directory
Find out about dozens of ways to gain valuable work experience abroad—whether you want to learn about politics in Poland or nonprofits in Nicaragua.
The Working Traveler
Susan Griffith describes how the teaching industry in Eastern Europe and Russia has matured.
Want to work in France? Liza Hall shares her insights.
Aaron Paulson tells all about Japan's JET Program.
Work in the Caymans by Christine Casale.
Russia on the 'Net by Daniel S. Nolan
Work Abroad: The Best Resources
The editors' annual review of the best resources and programs for overseas jobseekers. Describes essential books, websites, magazines, newsletters, and organizations.
Travel News to Use
Worldwide Travel Bargains
- France: Camping on the French Mediterranean
- Ecuador: Galapagos on a Budget
- Scotland: The Orkney Isles
Back Door Travel
Travel Responsibly and Give the World a Break By Rick Steves
The Independent Traveler
Preventing and Dealing with Emergencies By Kent St. John
Safe in Huehuetenango By Jim Skuldt
Study Abroad Adviser
Study in Cuba By Lee Zeigler
Student to Student
Solo Budget Travel By Alexa Hackbarth
Program News and Notes
Beyond the Guidebooks By Susan E. Ross