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Volunteer Teach Abroad in Italy

Phyllis is a retired 65 year old from Sarasota, Florida.
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Teaching English in Thailand: Connecting With The Culture

Delicious Thai cuisine. Playful puppies. Exotic elephants. These are just some of the things you will experience while teaching English in Thailand. Sure, you’ll also be busy with lesson plans and students, but GeoVisions believes in having fun while learning about your new culture. We’ve worked with our friends at XploreAsia to put together some amazing field trips for you while teaching English in Thailand. We recently asked some of our participants to share memories about their favorite excursions.
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Nick Fradiani Day In Guilford

on Aug 25, 2019 12:02:00 PM By | Randy LeGrant | 0 Comments | Work Abroad
We're celebrating Nick Fradiani Day here in Guilford.  Who is Nick?  Well, he's made it into the final four of American Idol ... and he's from Guilford, just like GeoVisions.  We'll be posting photos and video all day as all the schools in Guilford celebrate with a parade up Whitfield Street and then an American Idol conference directly across the street from our office on the historic Guilford Green.  Check our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter channels to stay up to date with this really fun day in Guilford.  This photo is of some of our staff celebrating the start of a really fun day here in Guilford.
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They Stole My iPhone...Again!

on Aug 25, 2019 10:41:00 AM By | Randy LeGrant | 0 Comments | The Well Prepared Traveler Travel Safety
This post was written for GeoVisions by Brielle Sydor of Elon College.  Brie was one of our counselors in 2012 on the Italy Summer Camp program and will be returning to Italy this summer to live and work. While I was happy to find that many of the Italian stereotypes were true—amazing food, beautiful architecture, cute boys—there was one that was definitely less amusing: theft. Every guidebook and travel website out there will tell you to “guard your possessions with your life” while traveling through Rome or Naples, and I certainly wish I had listened to them. On not one, but TWO occasions, I had my iPhone 4 stolen from me and didn’t even realize at the time that it had happened. Those thieves are tricky; so if you are unlucky enough to have your smartphone swiped while living abroad, simply follow my (unfortunately tried-and-true) recovery plan to get yourself back to the cellular world. Before You Leave:
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The Ripple Effect: Terri Wingham’s Incredible Journey, Part 1

Posted by Anni on Friday, August 10th, 2012 at Journeys for Good.  This Blog Post is used with permission. GeoVisions note:  Terri Wingham started her "incredible journey" with GeoVisions in Vietnam. This post is an interview done by Journeys for Good regarding Terri's "incredible journey." Welcome back to our new interview series, The Ripple Effect. The Ripple Effect explores the emotional impact of volunteer travel and its lasting effect on people’s lives. Today we’re speaking with Terri Wingham, a truly inspirational woman. As a cancer survivor, Terri has been through one of life’s greatest challenges and has come out the other side, vibrantly alive and passionate about to helping others. She has found hope through volunteering.
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