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    Greenheart Travel
    Can't Study Abroad for the Year? Try a 3 Month Adventure Instead!
    Can't Study Abroad for the Year? Try a 3 Month Adventure Instead!
    http://greenhearttravel.wordpress.com/2013/08...
    by Olivia Hutsler, Greenheart Travel Summer Intern Studying abroad is a very big and influential step in your life, so it’s completely natural to examine every detail about your Greenheart Travel high school program. Usually the first concern among…
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    Greenheart Travel
    Make your life a wonderful adventure... #iwilltravel
    Travel The World, Live in Other Cities, Learn Cultures
    http://www.thecoolhunter.net/article/detail/2...
    Get off your butt and go already! As we said in our long-ago post “It’s time to do your own thing” You need to trust your gut and go. But to do your own thing, you also need perspective. Pretty much everything can be improved, and the solution is often on the other side. The second look, the ups...
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    Greenheart Travel
    Who is planning on traveling in the fall? Where are you headed?
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    Greenheart Travel
    "You have nightmares about travel being the one that got away."

    Who's got a bad case of the travel itch this week?

    via Matador Network
    23 signs you need to start traveling again
    http://bit.ly/18KTL6R
    Responsibilities are piling up around you faster than you can say, "Noch ein Bier, bitte."
    Facebook 30 July 2013    Like · Comment
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    Greenheart Travel
    Have you applied for your study abroad program in #Ireland? There are only 2 spots left for a Spring 2014 program.
    High School Exchange in Ireland: High School Abroad | Greenheart Travel
    http://www.cci-exchange.com/travelabroad/prog...
    Study high school in Ireland with Greenheart Travel High School Exchange! Study in Ireland for three months, a semester or an academic year during high school. Call Greenheart Travel to apply today and see our other high school abroad programs.
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    Greenheart Travel
    Our participant, Sarah, is moving to Seoul in just a few weeks to teach English! She has successfully managed the (sometimes complicated) application process and has some tips for those applying this round! http://greenhearttravel.wordpress.com/2013/07/29/so-you-wanna-live-in-korea-preparing-for-the-jump/
    So You Wanna Live in Korea: Preparing for the Jump
    http://greenhearttravel.wordpress.com/2013/07...
    If you’re reading this, you’ve probably been considering plunging head first into an adventure abroad, living in South K...
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    Greenheart Travel
    5 Tips for Making Your Language School Experience a Success
    5 Tips for Making Your Language School Experience a Success
    http://greenhearttravel.wordpress.com/2013/07...
    Ariela shares her five tips on making the most of your language school program experience. Continue reading »
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    Greenheart Travel
    Save $500 on your TEFL certification in Costa Rica and apply by July 30th!
    Costa Rica TEFL Course Certification | Greenheart Travel
    http://www.cci-exchange.com/travelabroad/prog...
    CCI Greenheart Cultural Exchange Programs. Host an exchange student, hire J-1 Work Travel seasonal staff, become an intern in the US, teach or study abroad with Greenheart Travel.
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    Greenheart Travel
    Life is Like Group Travel (Full of Twists and Turns)
    Life is Like Group Travel (Full of Twists and Turns)
    http://greenhearttravel.wordpress.com/2013/07...
    My earliest memories of traveling with a group were loosely-planned family vacations. We often visited relatives in Detroit, and then traveled farther north to the Upper Peninsula where the weather in the summer is cool and pleasant. As one of five…
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    Greenheart Travel
    The Busy LIfe of a Student Studying in Japan
    The Busy Life of a Student Studying in Japan
    http://greenhearttravel.wordpress.com/2013/07...
    Before realizing it, I have actually been sudying in Japan for nearly 4 months. My stay in Japan so far has been wonderful, exciting, busy, tiring, yet amazing. I feel that Japanese high school life is most intriguing, so this post is mainly commenting on…
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    Greenheart Travel
    5 Best Destinations for Volunteering Abroad this Autumn
    5 Best Destinations for Volunteering Abroad this Autumn
    http://greenhearttravel.wordpress.com/2013/07...
    Volunteering alongside of travel plans will enhance your journey abroad. Become a part of the local life while exploring what a country has to offer. Going abroad as a tourist is fun, but truly experiencing what it means to be a part of another culture is…
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    Greenheart Travel
    Greenheart Travel has fall internship opportunities! We're located in Chicago and will expose you to the world of international, cultural exchange. Build your resume and help others experience their own travel adventures. Apply now!http://www.cci-exchange.com/jobs.aspx
    Jobs in Cultural Exchange | Work with Foreign Exchange Students | CCI Greenheart
    http://www.cci-exchange.com/jobs.aspx
    Looking for a job in cultural exchange? Check out our available positions.
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    Greenheart Travel
    Start planning for Fall with these 10 reasons to do a language exchange in September/October. Oh and you will get $100 OFF your fee if you apply by Aug. 1st!
    Top 10 Reasons to Participate in a Language Exchange this Fall
    http://greenhearttravel.wordpress.com/2013/07...
    Learning a language is more than studying from a text book: it’s about immersing yourself in that language and experiencing true cultural exchange, and there is no better time to head abroad than i...
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    Greenheart Travel
    Picture yourself studying abroad in Japan. Our Greenheart Travel exchange student gives us a glimpse of life outside of the classroom.
    zapsjapanvideos's video
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    video-2013-06-15-15-16-54_zpse85b1229.mp4 Video: This Video was uploaded by zapsjapanvideos. Find other video-2013-06-15-15-16-54_zpse85b1229.mp4 pictur...
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    Greenheart Travel
    Make an impact while you travel AND when you come back home. Learn about how you can be awarded a Greenheart Grant. Deadline to apply is July 30th! http://www.cci-exchange.com/greenheart-travel-grants/
    Global Greenheart Grants | Community Service Abroad | Greenheart Travel
    http://www.cci-exchange.com/greenheart-travel...
    Global Greenheart Grants are funds awarded to Greenheart Travel participants to use for community development projects in their host country.
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    Greenheart Travel
    It's a hot one today! What are your tips for staying cool when you are traveling abroad?
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    Greenheart Travel
    10 Ways to Start Preparing for Your Program Abroad
    10 Ways to Start Preparing for Your Program Abroad
    http://greenhearttravel.wordpress.com/2013/07...
    After applying for your Greenheart Travel program, there can be a lot of anticipated time before going abroad. This is an opportunity for you to begin thinking of exciting new ways to become familiar with the country you’re visiting. Preparing for your…
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    Greenheart Travel
    Change the world one project at a time. Apply for our Global Greenheart Grant by July 30th!
    Global Greenheart Grants | Community Service Abroad | Greenheart Travel
    http://www.cci-exchange.com/greenheart-travel...
    Global Greenheart Grants are funds awarded to Greenheart Travel participants to use for community development projects in their host country.
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    Greenheart Travel
    Commit to the adventure of a lifetime. Deadlines to apply for a Teach in Thailand or Teach in China program is TODAY! http://www.cci-exchange.com/greenheart-travel/teach-abroad/?location=334
    Teach English Abroad | Paid TEFL Teaching Overseas | Greenheart Travel
    http://www.cci-exchange.com/greenheart-travel...
    Want to work your way around the world? Teach English overseas with Greenheart Travel's Teach Abroad Programs. Experience another culture while saving money and traveling the world.
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    Greenheart Travel
    What are your thoughts on quality luggage? Here are a few tips on making sure your bag makes it to your next teach destination in South Korea or volunteer project in South Africa.
    Never Leave Home Without a Roll of Duct Tape
    http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20...
    People always ask about my travel necessities. Of all the gadgets you could pack for summer travel, sometimes you need to go back to the basics: a good bag, a roll of duct tape, and a luggage
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    Greenheart Travel
    What if your job led you to Thailand? It can! Start your adventure in September and apply to teach English abroad by July 15th!
    Teach Abroad in Thailand: Paid TEFL Teaching Overseas | Greenheart Travel
    http://www.cci-exchange.com/teach-in-thailand...
    Are you interested in teaching abroad in Southeast Asia? Greenheart Travel's teach abroad in Thailand offers 6 month and 1 year programs in Thailand. Teach and travel the world.
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    Greenheart Travel
    Piedmont's "promise of Slow Food, long lunches, and bold red wines is too good to pass up."

    Learn more about the beautiful location of our Volunteer Teach in Italy Program, and consider spending three months this Fall devouring all of the delicious goodness! http://tinyurl.com/lfrw5pj
    Taste the Flavors of Piedmont
    http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/tast...
    For dedicated gastronomes, northern Italy's promise of Slow Food, long lunches, and bold red wine...
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    Greenheart Travel
    Happy Independence Day! What have your travels abroad taught/reminded you about your favorite parts of American culture?
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    Greenheart Travel
    Experiencing the Garlic Festival in Zamora
    Experiencing the Garlic Festival in Zamora
    http://greenhearttravel.wordpress.com/2013/07...
    Every year in Spain, Zamora has an annual garlic festival in honor of San Pedro. In the photo, you can see the enormity of the piles of garlic that were stacked. Hundreds of people were constantly passing through, admiring and buying garlic from the…
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    Greenheart Travel
    What do you think? Travel trumps a degree in the work place?
    Is A College Degree As Important As It Used To Be? Google Says No
    http://www.refinery29.com/2013/06/48864/googl...
    In today's competitive job market, it's easy to assume that a fancy college degree from the Princetons or the Stanfords of the world will buy you a better job than the rest of the field. And, for a while, that seemed to be true — study after study has shown that college graduates…
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    Greenheart Travel
    Meet the Greenheart Travel Staff: Hope Pavich!
    Meet the Greenheart Travel Staff: Hope Pavich!
    http://greenhearttravel.wordpress.com/2013/07...
    Hope Pavich is the Program Manager for Greenheart Travel's High School Abroad Programs. Get to know her a little better through our Meet the Staff Blog Series and check back to meet a new staff member each month this year. Continue reading »
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    Greenheart Travel
    Get $100 OFF your volunteer program when you apply by Aug. 1st for travel by the end of the year. http://www.cci-exchange.com/greenheart-travel/volunteer-abroad/?location=324
    Volunteer Abroad | Greenheart Travel
    http://www.cci-exchange.com/greenheart-travel...
    Greenheart Travel volunteer programs abroad in Argentina, Australia, Cambodia, Ecuador, India, Kenya, New Zealand, Tanzania. Volunteer with community development, with women and children, in hospitals and environmental conservation.
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    Greenheart Travel
    Taking in the View from the Top of Saqsaywaman in Peru.
    http://greenhearttravel.wordpress.com/2013/07...
    We didn't have Spanish class today, and there was a big festival in the plaza that I watched for a few hours. Afterward, I went hiking up to Saqsaywaman…some Inca ruins close to Cusco. I didn't have enough money to get in, so I went to the free attraction…
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    25 Things I Have Never Done, Until Now...
    25 Things I Have Never Done, Until Now...
    http://greenhearttravel.wordpress.com/2013/06...
    I've been in Costa Rica volunteering for over a week now! I'm already in love with everything here: the people, the scenery, the animals, and the food. Everything about Costa Rica is so laid back, it really is like paradise. I've already tried new good,…
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    Greenheart Travel
    Like if you do this one thing while traveling!
    Take Time to Sit Quietly in a Natural Setting | Environment on GOOD
    http://www.good.is/posts/take-time-to-sit-qui...
    There is a sign posted from the National Park Service for those staying in the campsites at Yosemite National Park with guidelines about limiting noise from vehicles and electronic devices—and being considerate of others in the park. The last one isn't a rule at all but a beautiful piece of advic...
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    Greenheart Travel
    When you fly overseas, do you prefer the aisle or window seat?
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    Greenheart Travel
    5 Steps to Peer-funding Your Greenheart Travel Program
    5 Steps to Peer-funding Your Greenheart Travel Program
    http://greenhearttravel.wordpress.com/2013/06...
    by Samantha Martin, Guest Blogger and Director of Partner Relations & Project Advising at Project Travel What is stopping you from traveling on a Greenheart Travel program? If your barrier starts with dollars and ends in cents, consider peer-funding! In…
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    Greenheart Travel
    We're getting hungry here in the office after hearing our volunteers in Costa Rica are learning how to make "Chorreadas" at the eco-reserve today! Buen provecho!
    How to Make “Chorreadas” (Corn Pancakes)
    http://dominicalproperty.wordpress.com/2012/1...
    The Costa Rica specialty, “Chorreada” is basically a corn pancake and a very tasty for breakfast, lunch, or mid afternoon snack with coffee on a rainy day. Corn is a staple in the Costa Rican diet...
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    Greenheart Travel
    Looking to join the Greenheart Travel family?! We have summer and fall internships available in Chicago. Build your resume while you help others experience their own travel adventures!
    Jobs in Cultural Exchange | Work with Foreign Exchange Students | CCI Greenheart
    http://www.cci-exchange.com/jobs.aspx
    Looking for a job in cultural exchange? Check out our available positions.
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    Greenheart Travel
    In honor of today's historical Supreme Court decision, we're sharing Go Overseas article listing these inspiring LGBT travelers who are making a difference in the world.
    16 Famous LGBT Folks who Studied Abroad | GoOverseas.com
    http://www.gooverseas.com/blog/famous-lgbt-st...
    Check out this inspiring list of LGBT individuals who have studied abroad throughout their lifetime. Find scholarships and resources for LGBT study abroad.
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    Greenheart Travel
    How far in advance do you start planning for your trip abroad?
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    Greenheart Travel
    The Greenheart Shop is moving to a new location and can’t take everything with them. Check out their HUGE moving sale! Find great fair trade and eco-friendly items up to 75% off! 1911 W. Division Street!
    Eco Shopping | Eco Fair Trade Gifts | Shop Eco Green Products at Greenheart Shop
    http://www.greenheartshop.org/
    Eco Shopping and Green Gifts Ideas - Buy Recycled Gifts and improve the lives of real people. For healthy environment, do support eco Shopping. Get unique green gift ideas with us!
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    Greenheart Travel
    Tips for Living With a Host Family While Studying a Language Abroad
    Tips for Living With a Host Family While Studying a Language Abroad
    http://greenhearttravel.wordpress.com/2013/06...
    Ariela gives us advice on living with a host family while traveling abroad, and introduced us to her host mom and sister during an afternoon in Salamanca. Continue reading »
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    Greenheart Travel
    Picture Yourself in Cuzco
    Picture Yourself in Cuzco
    http://greenhearttravel.wordpress.com/2013/06...
    A few photos taken throughout the day to give you a picture of a typical day during my Language School Program in Cuzco, Peru. Continue reading »
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    Greenheart Travel
    Are you an introvert or extrovert and how does that effect your travel experience?
    Confessions of an Introverted Traveler - Features - World Hum
    http://www.worldhum.com/features/speakers-cor...
    We introverts have a different style of travel, and I?m tired of hiding it. Sophia Dembling reveals her travel secret.
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    Greenheart Travel
    The Outback is something to be experienced, and you can as a Greenheart Travel volunteer in Australia. Now soak in the sites with this awesome video.
    The story of the Outback [vid]
    http://matadornetwork.com/tv/the-story-of-the...
    I asked what the Outback meant to Don. That conversation inspired this short.
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    Greenheart Travel
    Deep in the jungle where the borders of Vietnam meet those of Laos and Cambodia is a region known as "the lost world." More material for your daydreams about traveling abroad...
    Discovering a Lost World in the Asian Jungle - GoNOMAD Travel
    http://www.gonomad.com/5153#ixzz2WdBFmxlx
    Gold Rush in the Jungle. Dan Drollette writes about a Lost World in the rarely visited jungles of Vietnam and Laos.
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    Greenheart Travel
    Happy First Day of Summer! Here's a little bit of info on the summer solstice...
    Summer Solstice 2013: Why It's the First Day of Summer
    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/...
    For Americans, the summer solstice will fall on Thursday or Friday - depending on time zone. The date has a rich history around the world.
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    Greenheart Travel
    There's still time to apply for a language exchange homestay in Spain! Need a bit of motivation? Check out these day trip opportunities that await! http://gonomad.com/5135
    Southern Spain's Andalucia - GoNOMAD Travel
    http://gonomad.com/5135
    Andalucia Spain: Gypsies, Caves and the Inquisition. Inka Piegsa-Quischotte explores her new European home.
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    Greenheart Travel
    An amazing essay on "Why We Travel" to start your morning.
    Why we travel
    http://www.salon.com/2000/03/18/why/
    It whirls you around, turns you upside down and stands everything you took for granted on its head.
    Facebook 18 June 2013    Like · Comment
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    Greenheart Travel
    What could you do with an extra $500? Apply to study abroad in 2014 and you could find yourself with some extra cash. Apply by July 1st for our early bird discount!
    High School Exchange Programs | High School Study Abroad | Greenheart Travel
    http://www.cci-exchange.com/greenheart-travel...
    High School Exchange Programs overseas. CCI offers high school abroad programs in 18 countries: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Ecuador, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan. Apply today!
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    Greenheart Travel
    A "See You Soon" Kind of Goodbye to Ireland
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    http://greenhearttravel.wordpress.com/2013/06...
    This is my last night in Ireland for a while. Saying goodbye to everyone was much harder than expected. I have done nothing but cry today and I would give anything to stay longer. I could not have asked for a more amazing country, county, community,…
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    Greenheart Travel
    Happy Monday! What does this Chicago sunshine inspire you to do today?
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    Greenheart Travel
    Teaching abroad will ruin your life!
    Teaching Abroad Will Ruin Your Life | GoOverseas.com
    http://www.gooverseas.com/blog/teaching-abroa...
    Everything you hear from ESL/EFL teachers abroad is crap. Here is the down and dirty truth about teaching abroad, and how it will ruin your life.
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    Greenheart Travel
    Happy Father's Day! Like if your dad helped inspire, encourage or support your travels abroad!
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