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Zach Herzog

Zach Herzog

"All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware." ~Martin Buber

What started as a degree in international business, has grown to in a bona fide case of wanderlust. As an Eagle Scout, Zach's had a love for adventure. From climbing 14ers in Colorado, to studying abroad in Prague, and working in Shanghai, he likes trying new things and seeing all that the world has to offer.

Articles By Zach Herzog

The Case for Studying Abroad for an Entire Year Published 20 Dec 2015

If you’ve found the time to study abroad, the next question might be “How much time do you want to spend abroad?” You’ve probably heard all the buzzwords, that study abroad is a “once in a lifetime opportunity,” but when it comes to being away from hom...

YAHO! Check Out the Top 5 EVERYTHING for Study Abroad in Japan Published 12 Dec 2015

Are you currently suffering from a severe case of Japan-damonium?! We know we are. Its side effects apparently include motivation to create the ultimate top five list for every student drawn to study in the Land of the Rising Sun. From the best food to...

Teaching in China: 8 Tips to Succeed from a Former Teacher Published 07 Dec 2015

The most life changing part of an immersive international experience like teaching in China can be the opportunity to live like a local in a whole new culture. Not only do you get to taste exotic foods and do things no liability waiver would allow you ...

The Lowdown on Student Hostels Published 30 Nov 2015

The cliff notes for staying in hostels while studying abroadThe ability to travel frequently is an awesome perk of studying abroad…but it can also be one of the most expensive parts of your semester, especially if you identify as a “luxury traveler.” S...

10 Reasons Why You Should Intern Abroad in China Published 29 Oct 2015

Every day at noon, my supervisor’s assistant would smile at me and say, “Okay Zach. Time for lunch.” For the next hour, we’d roam the streets of Shanghai, sampling various flavors of street food as we walked (I could never eat enough xiaolongbao). As w...

5 Study Abroad Safety Myths Published 03 Feb 2015

When thinking staying safe while studying abroad, a big concern students and their parents have is safety. In our world of sensationalistic media and 24 hour cable news coverage, it is understandable that new travelers feel some fear when prepari...