Living abroad can be exhilarating but you can often feel lost and alone. We tell you how to navigate this place we all visit called Loneliness.
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Global Pride Parade Roundup 2021
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month in commemoration of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising. The Uprising was a turning point in the Gay Liberation Movement in the US.
8 Outstanding Women Who ‘Choose to Challenge’: International WOmen’s Day 2021
This year’s theme for International Women’s Day ‘Choose to Challenge’, could not be more apt considering the year of challenges faced globally.
LGBTQ+ Travel: One Trans Woman’s Journey to Self-Discovery
Travel for Andrea was a way to build comfort with transitioning into being the woman she had known herself to be deep inside.
Galentine’s Day – Everything you need to know
Galentine’s Day is from an episode of Parks and Recreation and is GGI at its essence – celebrating female connection and friendship.
Everything You’ve Been Dying to Know About Girl Gone International
Girl Gone International is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. So in honor of 10 years of GGI, we're offering up answers to the 10 questions most commonly asked in our communities! 1) Loneliness is what sparked Girl Gone International GGI was started by one woman's...
5 Most Common Challenges of Living Abroad and How To Overcome Them
Women move abroad for many different reasons. Some live abroad for fun, others do it for love or family and some do it their careers. But regardless of the 'why', there will always be some bumps in the road. As it it turns out, a lot of women find that the bureaucracy...
10 Years of GGI – Our Community Managers Share Their Stories
The dedication of GGI Community Managers is at the core of Girl Gone International’s success and global reach. But who are these womxn? And how did they end up helping thousands of other womxn build their home away from home?
Single Life Abroad: Dating in Paris
When it comes to finding romance overseas, there's no denying that dating in Paris is something many travelers hope to experience. In Issue 4 of our GIRLGI magazine we talked to single women dating overseas. One of those women was Lily Heiss, a Canadian freelance...
How To Find a Job Overseas
Job searches are never without their difficulties, and if you're hoping to find a job overseas in another country the task can feel even more daunting. Not only do you have to deal with the built-in stress of job hunting itself, but you also have consider the...
8 Tips for Female Solo Travel
Solo travel is often credited for being the catalyst for many GGI's decision to move abroad. But whether you intend to stay overseas long-term or are just looking to escape your daily routine for a while, when you go at it alone you need to be prepared for some...
The Many Microaggressions BIPOC Face While Living Abroad
Those pesky things called microaggressions seem to serve to remind us that not everyone experiences travel, living and moving overseas in the same way. On the one hand, there’s the issue of passport privilege. In short, passport privilege is granted to an individual...
The 10 Best YouTube Travel Channels
We have all been grounded for half a year. 6 months of cancelled trips, lost adventures and missing family and friends. The world just as quickly show signs of opening up as it shuts down again and travel restrictions change and evolve in response to second and third...
10 Tips to Help You Make Friends Abroad
Making friends abroad can be intimidating in the best of times. Fortunately Jess and Rachel have experienced all the highs and lows of living abroad - after moving to Beijing and Paris respectively - and now they're ready to share their top friend-making tips with...
5 Ways to Cure Homesickness
Moving to a new country, city or continent can be very much like breaking up a relationship. It doesn’t matter if you were the dumper or dumpee: that feeling of loss can follow you to your new home and make it difficult to settle. That heavy feeling is what is...