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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 …

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 …

Travel

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 …

Hotels

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 …

Travel

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 …

Employment

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 …

Travel

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 …

Travel

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 …

Education

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 …

Travel

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 …

France

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 …

Education

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. …

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 …

Education

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 …

Travel

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 …

Permaculture

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!” …

Cruise Ships

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 …

Boating

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 …

Journalism

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 …

Employment

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 …

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, …

India

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 …

United Nations

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 …

China

Internships Abroad: A Great Way to Build Your Resume

<i>By Volker Poelzl</i> <i><br>Updated 3/2016 by Transitions Abroad</i><p>Internships are available worldwide, and are very popular in London and the U.K. in …

Employment

Teach English Overseas

A Stepping Stone to International Careers<p>Teaching English is one of many possible job and career paths overseas, and serves as an opening with …

ESL

Teaching English and Living in Bangkok

<b>Article and photos by Nathan Edgerton</b><br>8/2012, with some resources updated 9/2014<p>Buddha statue in Bangkok.<p>Teaching English in Bangkok<p>Bangkok has a high …

Teaching English and Living in Vietnam - Southeast Asia Giant

Southeast Asia’s Unexpected ESL Giant<p>A Guide to Teaching and Living in Vietnam<p><b>By Nathan Edgerton</b> <br>10/2014<p>Da Nang coastline in Vietnam. Photo by Nathan …