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3 Benefits of Taking a Gap Year

Have you ever imagined yourself teaching English to a classroom of Chilean children? What about helping a conservation group save elephants and jungles in Thailand? Have you ever wanted to intern with a French marketing firm? Or maybe you just want to backpack from one side of the world to another? If any of these sounds appealing to you, good! That’s the beauty of taking a gap year, there’s a nearly infinite amount of possibilities for you to explore!

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My Amazing Journey to China

Travel makes you stronger, more tolerant of others, and a much more resilient person in general. It turns out that getting to China would take time and patience, more than I ever needed before.

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12 things I learned about Jamaica

Michelle Riaz recently traveled to Jamaica to meet prospective Work and Travel participants. While there she learned about Jamaica and experienced new things. Here are 12 things she learned while in Jamaica.

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10 things: USA vs the world | The Balkans

On a recent trip to Bulgaria and Montenegro, Kelly noticed some interesting cultural differences between the US and the countries she visited. Here is what she observed.

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CHI World Explorer Makes Local French News

A young, Colombian girl made a big impact in a small town in France earlier this year. Camilla Retavizca, joined CHI’s World Explorers program in Lambersart, France this past March.

Travel Abroad

How to Apply for a US Passport

Have you always dreamed of visiting another country but just aren’t sure where to start? Don’t worry, you are not alone. You may be surprised to hear that only 36 percent of Americans actually have a passport.

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Summer Camp in Russia

Scottish born Sam Quinn is currently spending his summer as a CHI World Explorer at a camp in Vologda, Russia.

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Teach English in Japan

“I am really thankful to Cultural Homestay International. Every day I wake up here, I feel like all of this is just a dream, but it is not. My first week in Japan is just something unbelievable. My host family

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Exploring Russia with CHI World Explorers

Judith Tauber is spending one month living in Volgograd, Russia this summer as a CHI World Explorer. She is sightseeing, making friends, exploring and teaching English to her host family. Judith says: “I am having a lovely time with my host

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