Browsing articles in "Travel for fun"
Jan
23
2013

Win a Volunteer Trip to Peru or Guatemala!

Enter our facebook contest to win a volunteer trip to Peru or Guatemala, offered by Developing World Connections.  The prize is valued at $2000 and includes all in-country expenses, accommodation, food etc. To enter is easy … Tell us why YOU deserve this trip! 3 easy steps to enter this contest: – Make sure you’ve LIKED our facebook page – Write in the Comments box why YOU should win this prize … – Get your […]

Nov
16
2012

A visit to the most remote islands of the world – Hawaii

Even though they are officially part of the USA, the Hawaiian islands are really nowhere near the American continent – or any other continent for that matter of fact.   These beautiful islands, located almost 3,000 km from any other landmass, are actually the peaks of an undersea mountain range caused by volcanic activity.  There are 8 major islands, of which the most known are probably the Big Island, Oahu, Maui, Kauai and Molokai. If you only have time for one island – […]

Sep
11
2012

Why YOU should attend the Study and Go Abroad Fair – by Dani Carlucci

The Study and Go Abroad Fair is Canada’s largest international university and student travel expo, which takes place twice a year in Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa, Toronto and Halifax. It’s an opportunity for Canadian students to meet with international universities and colleges who offer undergraduate, postgraduate, vocational and semester abroad programs. However, you can also visit the Travel Pavilion to learn about working, volunteering or doing an internship overseas. So whether you’re a student, or simply […]

Mar
28
2012

Congratulations to our winners …

Congratulations to our Grand Prize winners from the Spring 2012 Study and Go Abroad Fair:           Sagar Patel from Surrey, Vancouver, who won the Ipad!  Sagar was a Business Graduate from SFU and currently works for the Children’s Foundation. Katie Allen from Toronto won the Safari for two in Africa! Congratulations to both winners!      

Mar
23
2012

Spring 2012 Study and Go Abroad Fair

Did you make it to the fair?   What a great circuit!  We loved meeting all of you who made it out to Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal.  We had a great turnout and the universities really enjoyed meeting you. If you missed it .. don’t worry, you’ll have another opportunity this Fall!  The Fall circuit will be coming to the following cities: Vancouver – September 22, 2012 Calgary – September 23, 2012 Ottawa – September […]

Feb
28
2012

From Switzerland to Singapore – blog post by Maria Church

Short and sweet bio: Rachel decided to move to Singapore from her home in Switzerland when she was 20 to work for her father’s German based construction company. Her original plan, she says, was to work for two years then go back home to university. It has now been more than eight years and Rachel contintues to live overseas. After two years living in Malaysia she chose to take her university undergrad in Singapore, majoring in psychology and human resources. […]

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