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Kelsey Haynes

Kelsey Haynes Editorial Intern, GoAbroad

“Well I’ll keep traveling until my heart finds peace, but even when it does I’ll keep moving, because there’s so much to see, ground beneath bare feet” - Nahko and Medicine for the People

Kelsey graduated in May 2016 with a degree in psychology and English literature. During her college years, she was highly involved with the CU Denver Office of Community Engagement. It was there that she became irreversibly passionate international education and community engagement/development on a global scale. Kelsey’s recent adventure to Guatemala fueled her passion for more, and she is ready to explore the rest of the world.

Articles By Kelsey Haynes

Now Hiring! 8 Amazing Teach Abroad Programs In Africa Published 13 Jun 2017

If you’re like most people in the teach abroad world, you’ll have both a passion for education and a need for international travel. Why not apply for a job that emphasizes both business and pleasure? Teaching English abroad is an incredible way to see ...

Language Immersion Programs Abroad: Facts & Tricks of the Trade Published 10 Mar 2017

Learning is language is...well, it’s hard. It takes a number of different skills to really get comfortable in a language different from your own. Patience, dedication, practice, and confidence to name a few. Therefore, whether you’re going abroad to le...

8 Things to Leave Off of Your Study Abroad Packing List for Europe Published 22 Feb 2017

What NOT to Pack For Study Abroad in EuropeWhether you’re just starting to to think a study abroad program in Europe or already deep into the planning process, it’s important to travel smart (which often begins with your study abroad packing list...

7 Unique Study Abroad Destinations for Renegade Students Published 08 Feb 2017

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably already made the choice to study abroad, which means you are more than ready to expose yourself to new cultures, to develop a new level of independence, and to network on a global scale. When choosing a location,...

20 Photos To Clue You in on Where to Travel in 2017 Published 14 Dec 2016

As if you needed another excuse to stalk your favorite travel sites and get the heck out of dodge! Winter weather brings with it an even greater sense of wanderlust, so let the new year instigate your desire to travel abroad in 2017. Here are 20 photos...

Take the Plunge & Find Divemaster Jobs Abroad Published 09 Dec 2016

The ocean is your oyster!Can you relate: just rounding a year of being in the rat race and pushing papers, you’ve been manically clawing at your cage to escape. You long for an out. You need a plan, and you need it fast – sitting alone in a cubicle is ...

Teach Abroad…Again! 5 Places for Experienced ESL Teachers Published 25 Nov 2016

Teachers, no matter where they are in the world, are the foundation for individual growth and education, and set the precedent for tomorrow’s global community. If they’re great at what they do, teachers are inspiring, motivating, and constantly pushing...

Backpacking Trips Around the World Made Easy Published 23 Nov 2016

Backpacking has become an increasingly popular journey among young travelers – and for good reason! It allows the freedom to be mobile and visit a handful of countries in a short amount of time, it encourages light packing (adios awkward, clunky bags o...

6 Endangered Animals Asking YOU to do Wildlife Volunteering Published 18 Nov 2016

You freed the frogs on dissection day. You sobbed when Mufasa died. You asked your parents for just every pet imaginable. You are an animal lover, and it’s time you turned your passion into action. Hundreds of wildlife volunteer opportunit...

Gobble Up These 7 Thanksgiving Traditions Around the World Published 05 Nov 2016

Thanksgiving doesn’t always mean turkey, pilgrims, and seemingly endless football! The idea of bursting cornucopias and celebrating the bounty of Mother Nature transcends borders and cultures across the world. Although they spring from the same ideas, ...

Travel to the Darkside: The Most Haunted Places in the World Published 28 Oct 2016

Stroll through history by way of the Highgate Cemetery, but be weary of any floating top hats!Ghouls, ghosts, and paranormal activity, oh my! Every year, brave and curious minds are drawn to the supernatural histories of the world. Tales of ghosts and ...

A Guide to Adventure Travel in Mexico Published 23 Sep 2016

From the cascading Sierra Madre Occidental and Oriental mountain ranges to the historic, bustling inland cities to the lush, gorgeous rainforests and beaches along the coastlines, Mexico is a must-see for any traveler craving a tropical adventure rich...