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Visa Restrictions and Updates in Thailand

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 4 Comments

Thailand Longboat

All sorts of changes are going on in Thailand at present. Since the unsurprising coup on May 22nd, the new military junta have actually become quite popular for cracking down on a burgeoning litany of vice and lax law enforcement. Everything, it seems, is being cleaned up; from the Phuket…


10 Giveaway Signs That You’re an Expat in London

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 3 July 2014 - 1 Comment

Great Scotland Yard Street, London

It’s no secret that London is one of the greatest cities in the world with so much to offer its locals, so it’s certainly no surprise that people from all over the globe flock in their thousands every year to come and live here.


Nepal’s Kanchenjunga Region: A Place Where Snow Leopards Ramble

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Tuesday, 25 March 2014 - 1 Comment

Snow Leopard in the Snow

For a wild and scenic adventure, trekking in Nepal is tough to beat. This mountainous region features some of the highest peaks in the world, with a wealth of trekking options. Along with the breathtaking Himalayan scenery, you can find everything from tiny isolated villages to tropical jungles. A visit…


6 Once-In-A-Lifetime Vacations National Geographic Says You Should Take

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 20 February 2014 - Comments Off on 6 Once-In-A-Lifetime Vacations National Geographic Says You Should Take

National Geographic Inspired Vacations

Have you ever flipped through a National Geographic magazine, looking at breath-taking photos and wishing, “I wish I could go there.” Well, you’re not the only one who wistfully reads the magazine, dreaming of exotic vacations and serene views. Luckily, National Geographic has composed a list of interesting places to visit all throughout the world, and even offer these vacations fully planned for travelers.


Everything You Need to Know About Spring 2014 Celebrations

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 10 February 2014 - Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About Spring 2014 Celebrations

St. Patrick's Festival 2008 Dublin Ireland, Irish Flag

To help cut through the incredible amount of information out there, we’ve put together our best tips for two Spring holidays celebrated by millions every year across the continent: St. Paddy’s in Dublin and Easter in Rome. Armed with this knowledge, you’re bound to have a life changing weekend, and en even more memorable time overseas!


How 3 Sisters Adventure Trekking is Slowly Chipping Gender Gap of Trekking in Nepal

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 6 February 2014 - 1 Comment

Trekking the Himalayas with 3 Sisters

In Nepal, the trekking industry continues to be a business dominated by men. There aren’t many women trekkers looking to explore the Himalayas, but in spite of that fact, three sisters didn’t think it was fair for females to be discriminated. Ergo, they decided to fund “3 Sisters Adventure Trekking”, a business that was meant to offer trips for women.


Salina’s Weekend: Horse Trekking in Africa

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Friday, 24 January 2014 - Comments Off on Salina’s Weekend: Horse Trekking in Africa

Lesotho Landscape

After two hair-raising hours trekkers will finally arrive at God Help Me Pass, a mountain pass in western Lesotho, a country entirely surrounded by South Africa. The trip will likely include a score of souls, a dozen discontented insults, and a bus driver whose animated hands regularly leave the steering wheel to gesticulate at the young women he was chatting up.


The 5 Travel Secrets That Make Everything Run Smoothly

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 9 January 2014 - Comments Off on The 5 Travel Secrets That Make Everything Run Smoothly

British Passport

Some people love traveling. Some people hate it. The main reason it’s hated? Traveling can be stressful. Despite all the beautiful sights, new foods and new locations, it can be very tough to travel without worry. However, there are a few ways to make travel easier and much more fun.


Agent Advice: Five Tips When Picking a Travel Agent

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 19 December 2013 - 2 Comments

Customer Loyality Cards

Travel agents provide numerous benefits and services for an interested traveler. Although many consumers try to book their own vacations or travel arrangements themselves, a travel agent is the person who can protect and represent the consumer with their travel requirements and mitigating circumstances.


Interview with Troy Peden: Tacloban Will Rise Again

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Tuesday, 17 December 2013 - Comments Off on Interview with Troy Peden: Tacloban Will Rise Again

Troy Peden and Family, Philippines

GoAbroad Founder, Troy Peden, his wife Mylene, and four of his children were all in Tacloban City at the time of Super Typhoon Haiyan. After the devastation, the question was never how could they get out, but how they could stay and help. His interview provides insight into why the storm caused the devastation it did, how the people prepared, and witnessing their resilient response.