Travel Articles

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Travel Insurance: How Do I Know My Credit Card Coverage is Enough?

Got a job teaching English overseas? It’s time for you to be the student!

By: Kathleen O’Hagan, Ingle International

Many credit cards provide travel insurance for free, or as part of the annual fee, as an added benefit to customers. The bad news is that credit card coverage is designed as a “one size fits all” option for the general population. This means it hasn’t been customized to meet your unique travel needs... Read More »


Got a job teaching English overseas? It’s time for you to be the student!

Got a job teaching English overseas? It’s time for you to be the student!

By: Kathleen O’Hagan, Ingle International

A shy four-year old child can be as cute as a kitten. Add five noisy kids to the mix and you’ve got yourself a handful. But add another ten—who don’t speak your language—and it can feel like your worst nightmare. The first time you realize this, you might be sitting amongst a group of children… Read More »


8 Tips for Staying Safe this Spring Break

8 Tips for Staying Safe this Spring Break

By: Kathleen O’Hagan, Ingle International

When the winter seems like it will never end… when your assignments seem to be piling one on top of the other… suddenly Spring Break sneaks up on you – just when you need it most! If you plan to spend Spring Break somewhere more summer-like… Read More »


Culture Shock Doesn’t Have to be a Shock!

Culture Shock Doesn’t Have to be a Shock!

By: Kathleen O’Hagan, Ingle International

Whether you’re spending a semester studying abroad or planning to teach English overseas for a year or so after graduation, it is likely that, for you, living in another country means tropical weather, foreign foods, vibrant colours, and lovely aromas! For people born with an innate cultural curiosity, the idea of… Read More »


Travel Tips: What’s "normal" anyway?

Travel Tips: What’s "normal" anyway?

By: Fahima Gibrel, Ingle International

So you’ve booked your trip, have your list of places to visit, and are on the way to your next big adventure. With all this border-hopping, have you thought about how customs will change from one country to the next? And what about social norms… Read More »


Backpacking Through Europe

Backpacking Through Europe

By: Kathleen O’Hagan, Ingle International

You’ve packed your bags, and are soon going to backpack through Europe… But are you really ready to go? Are you eagerly planning a gap year in Europe after four long years of high school? Or are you treating yourself to a few months abroad before entering the working world for good? Whether your plan… Read More »


Backpacking: What to Pack

Backpacking: What to Pack

By: Kathleen O’Hagan, Ingle International

To Pack or Not to Pack? If you’ve pondered the pros and cons of backpacking, and aren’t fazed by the challenges both you and your backpack will face, the suggestions below might make packing for your trip just a little bit easier… Read More »


Managing Your Time – The Key to Successfully Studying Abroad

Managing Your Time – The Key to Successfully Studying Abroad

By: Kathleen O’Hagan, Ingle International

Studying abroad. What does it mean to you? Weekend road trips? Cross-cultural romance? Updating your Facebook status every hour on the hour? Updating your wardrobe? Studying abroad can encompass all of those things – to a certain extent… Read More »