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Julianna Kobs

Julianna Kobs

“Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, "It might have been.” - Kurt Vonnegut

Julianna was born and raised in Minnesota and has since lived in 12 other cities in the U.S. and around the world. Highlights of her travels include studying abroad in Latin America, teaching English in Spain, working for a study abroad company in Barcelona, collecting data on commercial fishing vessels out of Hawaii, and hiking the entire state of Vermont.

Articles By Julianna Kobs

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Spain Published 05 Apr 2018

Studying abroad in Spain will intrigue each one of your senses. First, you’ll notice the sunlight. It shines on every corner, balcony, and patio. You’ll hear the staccato beat of a flamenco heel and cathedral bells. Then, you’ll take...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Spain Published 09 Aug 2016

High school is an excellent time to develop your language skills and get a taste of a new culture for the first time – there may be no better flavor than Spanish sabor! European history class is a lot more interesting when you get to see the Rom...

A Guide to Adventure Travel in Peru Published 25 Jul 2016

What are some of the most exhilarating, breathtaking, adrenaline-filled adventure activities you can think of? You’re probably imagining climbing mountains, exploring rainforests by zipline or canopy bridges, boarding down sand dunes, or touring...

A Guide to Spanish Degrees Abroad Published 19 Jul 2016

Add some excitement to life by earning a Spanish degree abroad. Not only can you enjoy the colorful culture of a Spanish-speaking country, but you can further your education and build the skills necessary to succeed in a globalized marketplace. There ...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Peru Published 12 May 2016

Teaching in Peru will not only help you gain valuable work experience, it will provide you with access to a variety of stunning sites, from the beaches of Máncora to the mountains of Cusco to the jungles of the Amazon and the glaciers over the ...

A Guide to Language Programs in Barcelona Published 03 May 2016

Forget the phrase No hablo español and take advantage of the opportunity to study Spanish or Catalan in Spain’s most visited destination. Barcelona is the beating heart and party animal of Catalonia, located in Northeastern Spain. In Barc...

A Guide to Spanish Language Programs Abroad Published 07 Apr 2016

If you’re interested in perfecting a foreign language that you can use in over 31 countries, Spanish is a language that you’ll want to learn! Studies show that the best way to learn a language is through complete immersion, and it sure hel...

Published 15 Mar 2016

Granada, nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountains, is located in the heart of Andalucia, Spain’s southernmost region. Strolling around this town will guarantee you run-ins with live musicians, artisans selling their crafts, and Moorish and Roman r...

A Guide to Language Programs in Brazil Published 02 Mar 2016

Become a fan of Bossa Nova music, futebol, and enjoy thousands of miles of beaches while learning a new language in Brazil, South America’s largest country. As a beginner or expert, language learners can take private one-on-one language classes ...

A Guide to Degrees Abroad in South America Published 11 Feb 2016

When was the last time that you saw a tango performance in the middle of the street, traveled to the Amazonian rainforest, or had the chance to try cuy (guinea pig)? Pursuing a degree in South America will get you one step closer to these experiences ...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Spain Published 20 Jan 2016

As a country with four official languages, small plates with big flavors (tapas), and one of the greatest hikes ever known (the Camino de Santiago), it is no surprise that Spain is a top destination for those interested in meaningful travel. But beyon...

A Guide to TEFL Courses in Germany Published 14 Jan 2016

Germans are known for their excellent grasp of the English language, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a multitude of opportunities to earn TESOL or TEFL certification in Germany, and enjoy life in one of nation’s many gorgeous citi...

A Guide to TEFL Courses in Brazil Published 26 Nov 2015

Due to Brazil’s rapidly-expanding economy, there is an increased demand for English teachers. Brazil is already South America’s largest country and its recent economic growth has created an even better job market. English teachers might no...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Hawaii Published 05 Nov 2015

Hawaii is an excellent destination for volunteers who crave warm temperatures, picturesque, green, jagged mountains, the sounds and feel of the ocean, and SPAM! Though hard to believe, Hawaiians boast the highest per capita SPAM consumption in the ent...