Latest Issue: Spring 2015

Jeff Minthorn, Verge Magazine

Features

Top Jobs for the Outwardly Mobile
Becoming a digital nomad is quickly becoming one of the easiest ways to work abroad. These careers may be your ticket to becoming location independent.

The Curse of Dracula
Dracula tourism makes Romania millions, but at what cost to local culture?

In All Fairness
When it comes to tipping guides and porters, crunching the numbers may not give you the right answer.

Take It and Leave It
Just how much are a couple of used mountain bikes worth in Cuba? More than you could know.

Departments

Inbound: From the Field: Editors' Choice
A round-up of Verge editorial staff’s favourite blog posts over the past few weeks.

Around the World By Thumb
42,000 kilometres later, ultra-hitchhiker Thomas Francine gives his favourite mode of transportation two thumbs up.

All in the Family
How to make sure the welcome mat stays out at your homestay.

Go With Your Gut
How could simply sticking to your diet enhance your cultural experience overseas?

Spanish Language Central
If "learn to speak Spanish" is on your to-do list, you'd best add Guatemala to your bucket list.

The Hidden Costs of Volunteering on the Cheap
A budget philanthropist gets more than she bargained for.

Healers of Lake Bunyonyi
A Ugandan traditional healer and a medical doctor are working together to tackle the evil spirit of malnutrition.

Seduced by Good Intentions
Planning to change the world? This veteran development worker says pitch the pretence and pack your humility.

Video

Reality Check: Study Abroad in London, England
The biggest challenge of studying abroad in London? There are just too many other things to do!

 

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