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Culinary Travel in Berlin by Bike and on Foot

A Culinary Tour of Berlin’s Most Vibrant and Diverse Neighborhoods<p>Sampling Eclectic Foods by Bike and on Foot<p>A restaurant in a restored courtyard in …

Slow Travel in Bucharest

Soaking up the Good Vibes in the Capital of Romania<p>A confluence of many architectural styles in Bucharest.<p>Bucharest is a city with many faces.<p>In the …

Travel

Sacred Festivals in Sicily, Italy

Connecting to Culture through Community Events<p>Sicilian <i>Sagre</i><p><b>Article and photos by Amy E. Robertson</b> <br>Connected Traveler Contributing Editor<br>9/22/2015<p>Luca …

Cooking Lessons in Italy

Mamma Knows Best<p><b>By Amy E. Robertson</b> <br>Connected Traveler Contributing Editor<br>3/18/2017<p>Some of the fresh ingredients used to prepare a home cooked …

Andy Steves’ Europe: City-Hopping on a Budget

Review by Linda Lappin and an interview with Andy Steves<p>Avalon Travel <br>Paperback, 376 pages<br>June 2016<br>$19.99<br>ISBN-13: 978-1631212505<br>Available as an eBook.<p>…

Travel

Travel Guide to Guanajuato, Mexico: Love at First Sight

Guanajuato, Mexico: Love at First Sight<p>The city of Guanajuato, built on hill slopes.<p>Imagine a picturesque, narrow valley, with houses and churches …

Guide to Ecuador’s Authentic Haciendas and Hotels

The Best from North to South<p><b>Story and photos by Sandra Kennedy</b><br>Resources updated 2/2017 by Transitions Abroad<p>Hacienda Zuleta with a typically colorful …

A Journey in Otherworldly Ladakh

Monastic Festivals, Remote Villages, and Majestic Wilderness<p>Monks performing choreographed ritual dances wearing paper maché masks during a festival …

Ladakh

An Interview with Darrin DuFord: Breakfast for Alligators

An Interview with Darrin DuFord: Breakfast for Alligators and the Speed of the Shoe<p><b>By Ted Campbell</b> <b><br>Photos by Darrin DuFord</b> <br>1/5/2017<p>A cuerda (group) of …

How to Find Your First Paid Job Overseas

Five Proven Strategies to Find International Work<p><b>By Zahara Heckscher</b><br>Updated by Transitions Abroad 6/2016<p>Setting off to find a paid job overseas can …

How to Find Jobs Guiding Bike Tours Abroad

<i>By Leslie Walters <br>Resources updated by Transitions Abroad 8/2014</i><p>DuVine tour guides in Gordes, France. Photo courtesy of DuVine.<p>A growing adventure …

Summer Jobs and Programs Leading Nature Trips Abroad

Summer Jobs Leading Nature Trips Abroad<p>Programs Seek Experienced Instructors<p><b>Article and photo by Erica Rounsefell</b><p>Hiking is a popular summer camp …

How to Find Summer Jobs Leading High School Programs Abroad

Summer Jobs Leading International Programs for High School Students<p><b>Article and photo by John B. Linsley</b><p>The author (seated at bottom) leading a High …

The Guide to Volunteer Work on Farms While You Travel

<b>Article and photos by Jonathon Engels</b> <i><br>Living Abroad Contributing Editor and A Life Abroad Columnist</i><br>7/19/2015<p>Volunteer work on a farm and can involve …

Teaching Assistant Program in France

A Unique Opportuntity for Americans to Work in France<p><b>By Kelby Hartson Carr</b><br>Resources updated 2/2016 byTransitions Abroad<p>Teach English throughout …

Teaching English in China: Choose the Right School

<b>Kindergartens:</b> These can be mind-numbingly boring, and if you hate singing don’t apply. However, working with children is extremely rewarding. The …

How to Teach ESL and Live in Mexico as a Freelancer

<b>Article and photo by Ted Campbell</b><br>1/2013<p>The author and friend Froy in Mexico.<p>I am sitting in a lawn chair on my rooftop with my laptop on my lap. …

Education

Teaching English as a Foreign Language in Guadalajara, Mexico

A Challenging But Important Experience<p><b>Article and photos by Emily Miner</b><p>It was spring break of my sophomore year of college, and I was panicking.<p>I had …

Jobs Abroad - Student and Seasonal Work Overseas

Jobs Abroad Advisor<p><b>An Introduction to Short-Term Paid Work Programs for Students and Recent Graduates</b> by William Nolting<br>A concise overview for …

Permaculture Jobs, Sustainable Living, and Endless Travel Abroad

Permaculture Jobs, Sustainable Living and Endless Travel<p>How Vagabonders' Dreams Can Become Reality<p><b>Article by Jonathon Engels, photos by Emma …

How to Work and Travel on a Small Cruise Ship

<b>Article and Photos by Becky Timbers</b><br>12/2012<p>Small cruise ship in Alaska.<p>If I had a dollar every time I heard somebody exclaim “that’s my dream job!” …

How to Work Around the World on a Sailboat or Yacht

Around the World by Sailboat<p>How to Find Life-Changing Work and Travel<p><b>Article and photos by Andy Schell</b><p>Sailing fast and hard aboard the yawl …

Work as a Freelance Foreign Correspondent

Opportunities for Enterprising Would-Be Journalists Have Expanded<p><b>By Jason Motlagh</b><p>Foreign freelance journalists often write, take photos, and film …

Work in Europe: Finding Jobs in the EU

How to Find Work in Europe<p>A Practical Overview of Job Opportunities in the EU<p><i>By Volker Poelzl</i><br>Updated by Transitions Abroad 8/2016<p>Piccadilly Circus in …

7 Keys to a Great Au Pair Work Experience Abroad

<b>Article and photos by Janine Sobeck</b><p>Janine overlooking Florence, where she enjoyed her work and life as an au pair.<p>One simple question turned out to …

Travel

Work Abroad Leading Adventure Tours

How to Make Your Trips Pay<p><b>Article and photo by Tariq El Kashef</b> <br>Resources updated 2/2017 by Transitions Abroad<p>Leading a tour in Machu Picchu.<p>When I …

Travel

Paid Internships in India

The workplace at <b>Infosys Limited</b>.<br>Photo courtesy of Infosys Limited.<p>India, the mystical land! It continues to be a hot spot not only for backpackers, …

Internship Abroad at the United Nations in Switzerland

<b>Story and photos by Mary Ware</b><br>6/2014<p>United Nations building covered by a snowfall in Geneva, Switzerland.<p>The day after returning home from my first …

Life on an Internship Abroad in Madrid, Spain

<i>No Pasa Nada</i>: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the City<p><b>Article and photos by Shannon Kiang</b><p>With friends in front of El Palacio de …

An Internship with an Environmental NGO in China

Working with an Environmental NGO in China<p>An Internship that Makes a Positive Difference<p><b>By Shaked Atia</b><br>11/2015<p>Lanterns illuminate this city …