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Megan Arzbaecher

Megan Arzbaecher Program Manager, Greenheart Travel

"I haven't been everywhere but it's on my list."

Megan is a Midwesterner living in Chicago and dreaming of the world. Her love for cheese curds and cats is only surpassed by her love for travel. At 45 countries and counting, this wandering soul is always ready to plan her next trip. You can follow her travels at traverse-blog.com, where she loves to help other plan their own travel adventures!

Articles By Megan Arzbaecher

7 Tips to Travel as a Teen with Depression Published 24 May 2018

So you’re getting ready to travel abroad as a teenager? That’s amazing! Congratulations on the adventure ahead. Travel truly is a wonderful journey that may change you and your beliefs forever. You are in a small cohort of fellow students who endeavor ...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Osaka Published 13 Mar 2018

While not as well known as Kyoto or Tokyo, Japan’s third largest city of Osaka is worth considering when looking for teach abroad opportunities. International teachers seeking English jobs in Osaka will find access to plentiful job options in on...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Havana Published 12 Mar 2018

Havana, Cuba is famed for its music, vintage cars, and oceanfront malecon. Recently, Cuba has been on the front edge of travel trends as it slowly opens to new visitors. Be one of the first to explore the amazing country as an English teacher in Havan...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Mendoza Published 12 Dec 2017

Mendoza—a cosmopolitan city synonymous with wine and landscapes—is only two hours flight from Buenos Aires, but couldn’t feel more different. Mendoza is in the heart of the Andes Mountains, making it a metropolitan area with a flair ...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Brisbane Published 11 Dec 2017

Try to imagine this as your daily routine while volunteering abroad in Brisbane. You’ll walk along turquoise blue water and pristine beaches while looking out at the skyline of Australia’s third largest city. You will be sipping on one of ...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Guanacaste Published 05 Dec 2017

Guanacaste is an ecological paradise with a pristine shoreline on Costa Rica’s northwestern “Gold Coast.” When you choose to study abroad in Guanacaste, the outdoors will be your classroom! This diverse region gives you access to end...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Dresden Published 03 Dec 2017

Teaching in Dresden, Germany will give you a unique window into life in the most dynamic nations in Europe. Once known as the “Florence of the North,” Dresden is one of Germany’s most beautiful cities, particularly after it was rebui...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Tamarindo Published 30 Oct 2017

When you study abroad in a place like Tamarindo, you will experience the best work-life balance that Costa Rica has to offer! You’ll take your academic classes in the morning, and then you can spend the rest of your day enjoying the great outdoo...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Birmingham, England Published 05 Oct 2017

If you’re feeling a little intimidated by the size of universities in London, consider studying abroad in Birmingham, England! As the United Kingdom’s second largest city, you’ll have access to big city life— exciting attractio...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad Monterrey Published 14 Sep 2017

Named the best standard of living in all of Mexico, Monterrey is a bustling powerhouse in one of the world’s most vibrant and exciting countries! Monterrey rivals Mexico City to be the most influential city here, which means there is a little bi...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Tel Aviv Published 05 Sep 2017

A cooler and more hedonistic sister city to Jerusalem, Tel Aviv has the history and culture you'd expect in this ancient region of the world, with the added flair of trendy nightlife that young people seek out. A bustling tech culture and delicious cu...