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Jodi Suckle

Jodi Suckle Writer's Academy Team Member

“The purpose of life, after all is, to live it, to taste experience to the utmost to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Originally from New York, Jodi spent last year working, exploring, and traveling around Southeast Asia. After getting her master’s degree in international affairs from the New School in New York, Jodi has been inspiring and helping students to travel abroad in a variety of ways. In addition to traveling, she loves sailing, reading, taking pictures, and wandering.

Articles By Jodi Suckle

Why Study Abroad in Israel Published 09 May 2018

Everyone has an opinion on Israel, even if they’ve never been. For such a small country (it’s the size of New Jersey), there’s a lot going on, and a lot to have an opinion on. But to truly know this complex, beautiful, and historic place, you nee...

A Guide to Internships Abroad in York Published 27 Mar 2018

Before (long before) there was New York, there was York. Just two hours north of London lies the medieval city of York, where the past and present meld into a city rich in culture and history (and a growing foodie scene, yum!).With so much history and...

Published 22 Mar 2018

Are you having trouble getting excited your 9-5, on the verge of screaming while stuck in the subway with a thousand other commuters, or just not loving your city these days? Head to the happiest place in the world (proven by science), and find ...

Published 21 Mar 2018

Australia has something to offer everyone: from perfect beaches and the biggest coral reef in the world, to unique wildlife, cool cities, and the vast outback. If you’re worried a tourist visa won’t give you enough time to see and do it al...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in San Jose Published 08 Mar 2018

Pura Vida! If you are coming to San Jose, make this phrase part of your everyday vocabulary. Translating to “pure life” or “simple life,” the phrase encapsulates the way of life in Costa Rica. Locals use the phrase to say hello...

A Guide to Teaching Abroad in Siem Reap Published 11 Dec 2017

Not just the gateway to Angkor Wat anymore, Siem Reap is growing into an exciting city all its own. Here, a smile will earn you a big one in return (in addition to the information and/or help you’re looking for!). Teach abroad in Siem Reap and l...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Strasbourg Published 22 Nov 2017

France. Germany. No, France. Germany?! If you’re having a hard time picking between these two fabulous European countries for study abroad, sweat no more. Strasbourg is definitely a French city, but with a strong German influence. When you study...

A Guide to Volunteering Abroad in Pretoria Published 24 Oct 2017

If you want to see South Africa in a different light and get to really know the place and the people—all while doing some good—then volunteering is the way to go. Pretoria and the surrounding area offers some great opportunities to have fu...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Cardiff Published 06 Oct 2017

Studying abroad in Cardiff will leave you with hiraeth: the sense of longing for the green, green grass of home. Wales’ capital will almost instantly feel like a home away from home—making it hard to leave. But why talk the end when ...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Casablanca Published 22 Sep 2017

Here’s looking at you, kid! Casablanca, made famous by Hollywood romance, perfectly embodies modern Morocco. While maybe not its most beautiful city, Casablanca is Morocco’s most populous city. Casablanca is a great location for internatio...

A Guide to High School Programs Abroad in Queenstown Published 08 Sep 2017

You might not get to take classes with hobbits, but Queenstown, New Zealand has so much more to offer to high school students. Any budding thrill seeker will feel at home in Queenstown, known as the top adventure destination amongst adrenaline-junkies...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Jerusalem Published 31 Aug 2017

Let’s play word association. What comes to mind when you hear “Jerusalem”? Do you see winding cobblestone streets and ancient temples and churches? Do you hear the call to prayer and smell shawarma and falafel? Studying abroad in Jer...

A Guide to Adventure Travel in Morocco Published 14 Feb 2017

With a blend of African, Middle Eastern, and European influence, adventures in Morocco are a world all its own. Experience the scent of warm, aromatic spices and marvel at rich beautiful colors and patterns. And hey—the landscape isn’t hal...