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The Olympics as a Cross-Cultural Incubator

The World’s Attention Was on Sochi, Russia. Ironically, while the polar vortex had a freezing grip on most of the U.S., the Olympics in Sochi, Russia was experiencing a warm…

Guidebooks

How To: Make the Most of Your Abroad Experience

So you’re going abroad! That’s awesome! I’m going to go ahead and assume that you are excited, but there must be a million things going through your head and that…

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5 Reasons Everyone Should Live with a Host Family While Traveling

My host mom in Spain often provided my roommate and I with great words of wisdom. “Un poquito fuego”, a small flame, is what my host mom referred to while…

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A Memorable Part of A Grand South American Tour

Our Country Coordinator in Chile, Paul, wrote up this blog post on behalf of Mike and Shirley, a couple who participated in an English Teaching Quest for two weeks during…

8 Ways to Fall in Love With the World

8 Ways to Fall in Love with the World

The world is an expansive place with plenty of terrains to explore, skylines to view, foods to try, and many photo-worthy moments. Here are 8 Ways to Fall in Love…