Get Up and Go!

In honour of Verge Magazine's annual Go Global Expos in Toronto, Montréal and Boston, this month's #travelwithpurpose Twitter chat is all about making your travel dreams a reality.

Join Verge, along with Hostels International Boston, Go Global Expo and International TEFL Academy, for our next #travelwithpurpose Twitter chat on Wednesday, September 16 at 3:30 EST.

Here's what we'll be discussing:

Q1. Why do you want to "get up and go?"

Q2. What would you like to know about finding work overseas? 

Q3. What would you like to know about volunteering overseas? 

Q4. What would you like to know about studying overseas? 

Q5. What are the best (online or offline) resources you’ve found for preparing to #travelwithpurpose?

Q6. Who or what has inspired you to #travelwithpurpose?

We hope you can join us—either online or at one of the Go Global Expos.

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Jessica Lockhart

Contributing Editor

Although Jessica has travelled to more than 30 countries, her favorite place to throw down her bag is still her hometown of Cold Lake, Alberta. A freelance journalist, Jess has worked for international development organizations and tour operators. She’s conducted workshops in Vanuatu, perfected the use of a satellite phone in the jungles of Guyana and supervised teenage pool parties in the Dominican Republic. Although she's based in Toronto, Jess works remotely from all around the world.


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