Opting to spend a year or two working and traveling abroad can be a life-changing decision. It could also be one of the best decisions you ever make! Here is a quick overview of what to expect when spending a year living and traveling in a foreign country.


what to expect from a year abroad


Different Cultures

Spending time in a different country will undoubtedly expose you to new and different cultures, even when visiting countries that are similar to yours.


Personal Growth And Development

Traveling abroad allows us to grow and understand a way of life that is different from our own. It broadens our perceptions and stirs our desire to travel and learn new things about ourselves and the world around us.


what to expect from a year abroad


The Adventure Of a Lifetime

We couldn’t think of an adventure more fun! Not only is it a chance to make life-long memories, meet new friends and dive into a new, exciting chapter of your life, but it is also a chance to come out the other side having experienced something entirely new and challenging.


It might even push you to do and try things you might not normally have considered, such as learning a new language or learning how to scuba dive or rock climb. A change in scenery and lifestyle really can bring out the best in us. There’s no other feeling like arriving home after spending time living abroad and realizing how much it has changed your outlook on the world around you, for the better.


what to expect from a year abroad

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Whether you choose to spend a year abroad in Canada, Australia, New Zealand or Japan you’re bound to have an experience like no other. You’ll learn new skills, try new things and learn invaluable life lessons that will come in useful in your personal life and future career.

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