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Elisabeth Tuck

Elisabeth Tuck

"It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters, in the end." - Ursula K. Le Guin

UK born, Liz has been addicted to travel since her late teens when she flew to Tanzania to volunteer as an English teacher. Since graduating with a master’s degree in international development and education, she has been managing volunteer programmes to support community development around the world in Ghana, South Africa, México, and Cambodia.

Articles By Elisabeth Tuck

9 Best Places to Teach English in Europe in 2018-2019 Published 09 Oct 2017

Teaching English abroad, not only a fulfilling career choice, but also an ideal way to earn some dollars whilst exploring new countries. Working abroad is an experience unlike any other meaningful travel you will undertake, and these amazing English te...

A Guide to Internships Abroad in Hamburg Published 17 Sep 2017

As Germany’s second city, Hamburg has so much more to offer than enormous tankards of beer and delicious schnitzl. The city is awash with booming businesses, which span the famed German industries of technology, engineering, and innovative scien...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Leeds Published 15 Sep 2017

To most, England means tea, and Leeds, in the heart of Yorkshire, is the ideal place to find what Brit’s would describe as “a proper ‘cuppa.” A fantastic city for a study abroad program, surrounded by the beautiful Yorkshire Da...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Cairo Published 14 Sep 2017

Cairo, Egypt’s booming capital, is one of those cities that, despite rapid modernization and development, just can’t seem to shake off its deep-rooted connections with traditional culture. For real, though — the Pyramids of Giza, a w...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Santiago de Cuba Published 13 Sep 2017

Santiago de Cuba — streets roamed by classic cars and lined by awe-inspiring architecture, rum by the litre and cigars by the kilo. It’s as if time halted many years ago in this intriguing city. The country’s recent re-opening to Ame...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Lisbon Published 24 Aug 2017

Lisbon is renowned as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, if not the entire world, and deservedly so. The winding cobbled streets of the city’s Alfama neighborhood, lined by intricately patterned, tiled buildings will mesmerize you from ...

A Guide to Internships Abroad in Chicago Published 23 Aug 2017

Chicago might be famous for deep-dish pizza and...wind?... but don’t let that put you off searching for an internship in the city — in fact, there is so much more to this exciting metropolis than it’s stereotypes suggest! The mind-bl...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Dubrovnik Published 22 Aug 2017

Postcard-perfect Dubrovnik, famous for its charmingly rustic Old Town, oozes history and culture from every (somehow perfect) crack and crevice. You’ll have to remind yourself daily that you’re not — in fact — living a fairytal...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Salvador Published 24 Jul 2017

Salvador city should certainly be on everyone’s bucket list, although it is often overshadowed by better-known Brazilian travel hotspots. The city has effortlessly maintained a level of colonial charm and beauty that will blow even the most intr...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Cordoba Published 21 Jul 2017

Voted the “Cultural Capital” of the America’s back in 2006, Cordoba is the perfect blend of traditional cultures and thrilling, youthful development. An ideal location for a volunteer abroad placement, the city offers a culturally im...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Kuala Lumpur Published 08 Jun 2017

Malaysia’s capital city, Kuala Lumpur, or “KL” if you wish to fit in with the locals, is a thriving urban center, where an array of Asian cultures meet in an energetic and rapidly developing atmosphere. Kuala Lumpur oozes modernity w...

A Guide to High School Programs in Milan Published 07 Jun 2017

Milan, where it’s not just the devil that wears Prada — it’s a fashion capital, brimming with cosmopolitan elegance and all the romance that makes Italy so fierce. If you want to catch a glimpse of da Vinci’s “Last Supper...

A Guide to Learning Japanese in Tokyo Published 30 May 2017

Whether it’s summiting Mount Fuji, getting cultured at Kyoto’s seventeen world heritage sites, or scrubbing up in a traditional outdoor hot spring bath, Japan certainly earns a place on any bucket list. Learning Japanese in Tokyo might als...

A Guide to Summer Language Immersion Programs for High School Published 18 May 2017

You won’t find a more fun or effective way to learn a language than to throw yourself into a country full of its native speakers! Whether you’re looking to bump your college application to the top of the enrollment officer’s pile, br...

A Guide to Summer Exchange Programs for High School Students Published 16 May 2017

Summer: 500 days of blissful freedom, hiking in the mountains, watching the sunset over the ocean with your best friends...it’s a thing of beauty in your dreams. In reality, if you want to get ahead with your studies and college applications, it...

A Guide to Asian Studies Degrees Abroad Published 20 Mar 2017

Completing an Asian studies degrees is a culturally-immersive, theoretical adventure in itself. And doing so abroad? Well, that’s having your Chinese moon cake and eating it too (with an extra serving of bubble tea on the side!). Home to two-thi...

A Guide to Engineering Degrees Abroad Published 02 Feb 2017

As a prospective engineering student, you shouldn’t feel any pressure to study in your home country. If you feel driven to complete an engineering degree abroad, overcome the resistance, apply some force, and get in motion. The benefits of a deg...

A Guide to Learning Hindi in India Published 26 Jan 2017

Learning Hindi won’t make you a knock-out Bollywood dancer or enable your taste buds to cope with the number of chilis in a “real” Indian curry — at least, not immediately. It will, however, allow you to practice with locals ou...

A Guide to Learning Turkish in Turkey Published 25 Jan 2017

Learning Turkish is much more than getting to know your “marhaba” from “gobble-gobble.” It’s for those who dream of hot-air ballooning over Cappadocia or lying on a Mediterranean beach eating a plate of köfte. Get re...

A Guide to Biochemistry Degrees Abroad Published 19 Jan 2017

Biochemistry — the compound baby where elements of biology and chemistry bond together in a unique way. Pursuing biochemistry degrees internationally increases your understanding its global importance while allowing you to experiment with the de...

A Guide to Biomedical Science Degrees Abroad Published 19 Jan 2017

If you take away all the cultural and environmental influences and distill it to pure biology, people are the same all over the world. By pursuing a biomedical science degrees abroad, you will expand your learning opportunities with access to a more d...

A Guide to Sailing Adventures Abroad Published 06 Dec 2016

Whether it’s Johnny Depp (minus the pirating tendencies) or Leo in “The Beach” that springs to mind when you think world sailing, landing on pristine beaches, and swimming in crystal blue waters, you’ll be able to fulfill...

A Guide to Language Programs in Nicaragua Published 01 Dec 2016

Whether you conjure up images of dancing all night to the irresistible tones of Enrique Iglesias or sipping some Flor de Caña with views across the ocean when you think of studying languages in Nicaragua, there’s certainly an ideal locati...

A Guide to Summer Camps Abroad Published 17 Nov 2016

With more options for your summer camp adventure than gelato flavors in Rome, you’ll find plenty of ways to add check marks to your bucket list. Offering the perfect amalgamation of adult-oriented adrenaline-fueled adventures, exotic cultures, a...

Published 08 Nov 2016

Let’s be honest, working in the medical field is possibly one of the most rewarding and meaningful careers anyone can choose. International medical jobs open up a world of opportunities for assisting with global development. After all, health is...

Published 19 Sep 2016

You don’t have to be the next Bel Hooks to want to work in women’s studies (though that passion and experience certainly doesn’t hurt!). Building a brighter future for girls around the world is important to all of us, and if it&rsquo...