Vang-Vieng

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Vang Vieng, Laos

Vang Vieng is essentially the ultimate tourist trap in Laos.  Expats and backpackers are lured by the infamous idea of floating down a river in a tube, bringing only a bottle of whiskey as their companion to accompany them until they reach the first bar along the Mekong River.  Read More

5 Things You Can't Miss in Ukraine

Since ancient times, Ukraine was located in the center of the trade routes crossing and was at the center of all the wars and confrontations that hampered its development and prosperity. Nevertheless, this land is impregnable and go-ahead. Read More

Free Trip to Taiwan: Fly n’ Bike Contest

Taiwan is considered by many to be a cyclist’s paradise with its picturesque bike trails through the island-nation’s awe-inspiring scenery. Thanks to extensive funding in the past decade, Taiwan now boasts thousands of miles of bike roads that wrap around the 14,000 square-mile island.
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Snap Gap Contest Winner Announcement

According to GapYear.com, 230,000 young travelers in the UK take a Gap Year each year and have been doing so since the 1960’s; meanwhile, the concept started to gain ground amongst US students in the last few years in tandem with rising College tuition costs. The announcement that Malia Obama plans to take a Gap Year before she attends Harvard in 2017 is proof that it is not only the concept, but the term, that is gaining a foothold in the US market.

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Internship Abroad vs. Study Abroad

UNESCO has recently reported about the rise of internationally-mobile students across the globe. One driving force behind the trend is the aggressive recruitment strategies of college and universities to attract the best and brightest students. In 2013, more than 4.1 million students pursued their college degrees abroad, up from 2 million in 2000.

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