Browsing articles tagged with " gap year"
Jul
26
2011

TOKYO – the world’s largest metropolis

Originally founded as a small fishing village in 1457, Tokyo is now the largest metropolis in the world with almost 35m people .. but surprisingly enough, it just works!  It moves at a fast pace, with an almost obsessive energy and is a unique melting pot of old and new.  While the people embrace the latest fashion, technology and architecture – the city remains true to its roots.  Fashions come and go, cell phones and […]

May
24
2011

Christmas Down Under

A blog post from Guest Blogger Sheila Fee, who is part of the Study and Go Abroad Team. *********** A few years ago, I was lucky enough to go to Australia for Christmas. It was spectacular! We left the cold dreary drizzle of Vancouver late in the evening. On the plane, we tucked in to the usual dinner and movie, deplaned in the middle of the night in Honolulu to look wistfully at the palm […]

May
17
2011

Journey to Latin America

Journey Latin America

Listening to a busker playing the panpipes today reminded me of my many trips to South America.  I learned Spanish from an early age and I love the language, the Latin culture and the warmth and spontaneity of the people. If you are looking for a fascinating mix of culture, history, and spectacular scenery,  add South America to your ‘bucket’ list .. and let’s start with Peru .. 😉 At the time that I wanted […]

May
10
2011

Trekking in Nepal

Years ago, I managed to convince a couple of my friends, Jon and Mike, to go trekking with me in Nepal.  We left England in May bound for Kathmandu, and then jumped onto a bus to Pokhara to start the Annapurna Basecamp/Jomson Trail. My first piece of advice for readers – have an open mind when travelling in Nepal – and dispel any pre-conceived ideas you may have about public transport.  There didn’t seem to […]

May
7
2011

Travel Tuesday!

I’m a travel junkie … I admit it!   Every Tuesday, I’ll be sharing with you some of my travel experiences, and tips to help you start planning your travels.  You don’t have to be a millionaire to travel – some of my favourite trips have been back-packing trips on a budget. Travelling has always been my passion and I like to consider myself a Citizen of the World .. with a Degree in the […]

Mar
2
2011

Study and Go Abroad Spring Fairs Start This Week

Spring fairs showcase international opportunities Written by Ryan Leclaire, STUDYmagazine.com Share These fairs offer you an ideal opportunity to explore your options. In your quest for the dream job, your journey could take you overseas, whether you want to be a physician or a musician. This week a series of Study and Go Abroad Spring fairs will be rolling out across Canada, with stops in Vancouver, Montréal and Toronto. These fairs offer you an ideal opportunity […]

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