Latest Issue: Winter 2017

Aleksey Filippov

 

Features

Humanitarian Aid Work: Who's Helping the Helpers?
Working in disaster and conflict zones exacts a high mental toll on aid workers. Recognizing the fact would be a good first step.

6 Questions to Ask Before Becoming an Expat
A veteran expat's best advice—and some words of caution—for aspiring nomads.

How to Really Learn a Language
Six strategies to boost your language learning.

The Thorny Issue of Orphanage Volunteering
Well-founded criticisms tangle with on-the-ground realities. Should volunteers be part of the mix?

Departments

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

Andy Steves’ Guide to Planning a Weekend Excursion
Tips for organizing your ultimate study abroad weekend away.

How to Get a Teaching Job at an International School
Verge asks a veteran international teacher, recruiter and author what it takes to take your teaching career on the road.

Dear Aspiring Overseas Volunteer
Before you pack your bags, there's a few things I need you need to know.

Surviving My A Season as a Fire Tower Lookout
How a decade of international work and travel helped me survive four months alone in Alberta's boreal forest.

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