Our Vision

To accelerate the dreams and careers of global professionals through authentic engagement with knowledgeable locals, experiential learning, and personal exploration.

Dreams Abroad is now a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded to empower, inspire, and encourage global professionals who dream to work, study, and live abroad.

About Us

Dreams Abroad is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers, connects, and supports global professionals with dreams to work, study, or live abroad. Through our website, social media, local events, and scholarship and sponsorship programs, we provide professionals with vital resources to inspire and guide them through the vast opportunities available overseas.

Our Mission:
To inspire students and global professionals to pursue their dreams to work, study, and live abroad through events, expert-written resources, and sponsored programs.

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Meet Joyce of Joyce Gold History Tours of NY
Meet Joyce of Joyce Gold History Tours of NYOne thing leads to another. For Joyce Gold, a New York City walking tour guide with a wealth of knowledge, that’s especially true. After finishing her undergraduate degree, Gold began her first career as an English teacher for the city school system. She then got into computers and became an analyst for the Federal Reserve […] Read more
12 Most Unique Best Restaurants in Denver
12 Most Unique Best Restaurants in DenverAlthough Denver was long dismissed as a culinary cow town, in more recent years the Mile High City has re-emerged as far more than a glorified steak joint on the way up to the greener pastures of Aspen. Those who graze the city’s food scene will now find an open range of unique choices—in and […] Read more
Things to See at Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris
Things to See at Musée des Arts Décoratifs in ParisCentral Paris is a canvas colored by centuries of artistic development and cultural revolution. Time has etched its mark on the center of the French capital. This shows that Paris is as substantial as it is flamboyant, as refined as it is functional. Where better to learn about that interplay than at the Musée des […] Read more
Hakkōda: the Heart and Hearth of Japan
Hakkōda: the Heart and Hearth of JapanIn October 2023, I embarked on a journey to Hakkōda, Japan that was tinged with both solemnity and the promise of discovery. This trip was to attend the isshuki, the first-year death anniversary, of Antonio Inoki—an old friend, a legendary figure, and a man of many facets. Inoki was a towering figure in the worlds […] Read more
What I Know Now After My Adult Study Abroad Experience
What I Know Now After My Adult Study Abroad ExperienceOne night in 2019, I was once again feeling restless and stalled in my career. I’ve been a full-time freelance writer and editor for a decade. Though I love what I do, freelancing is unstable and tricky to navigate. Not to mention I’m a freelance journalist, a profession that has been going extinct for decades. […] Read more
Meet Julien Fournié Haute Couture Designer
Meet Julien Fournié Haute Couture DesignerHaute couture designer Julien Fournié founded Maison Julien Fournié in 2009. It stands out as one of 16 houses in the world to have been awarded the prestigious haute couture label. His house specializes in crafting custom-made haute couture garments and dresses for its customers, alongside offering an exquisite range of luxury bags and accessories.  […] Read more
Enjoy One Day in London
Enjoy One Day in LondonYou’ve booked your flights and you’re ready to go. But then you check out your trip itinerary and see an extended stop or layover in The Big Smoke–London, England’s capital. What to do with one day in London?  Decisions, Decisions, Decisions  You could spend the time exploring Heathrow, whiling away the hours at a Starbucks […] Read more
Meet Adam and Devin of Santa Barbara Whale Watch
Meet Adam and Devin of Santa Barbara Whale WatchSanta Barbara Whale Watch started as two friends dreaming. Devin Hunt and Adam Ernster met in 2018 during a whale-watching excursion with the Condor Express. They now serve as the captain and marketing manager for the company.  “I first came out as a passenger when [Devin] was working as a deckhand,” says Ernster. “I soon […] Read more
How to Live Like a Local in Mallorca, Spain
How to Live Like a Local in Mallorca, SpainThis is your guide to living like a local in Mallorca, Spain, from a previous resident. I lived in Mallorca, Spain from 2018 to 2021. During my time in Barcelona, my Lizzie McGuire movie moment happened—I fell in love with a Spaniard from Mallorca. With almost six years of living in Spain, I was fortunate […] Read more
10 Chinese Snacks That Vegetarians Will Love
10 Chinese Snacks That Vegetarians Will Love“Have you tried this food before? You have to try it!” I heard some variation of these words so many times during the five years I spent living in China. Having lived in China as both a college student and as a teacher, I had classmates, bosses, friends, and students who were eager to teach […] Read more

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Your travel, relocation, and career goals are uniquely yours. And no matter what your goals look like, navigating a trip to a new country, a move overseas, or discovering a new global career path can be overwhelming. That's why we have a team of experts equipped with resources and first-hand stories of their adventures to help you every step of the way. No matter what you aspire to achieve, Dreams Abroad can help you get there.

Meet the Locals

Are you an entrepreneur, small business owner, or nonprofit organization that supports your community? Are you willing to share your story and wisdom with the Dreams Abroad community? If so, we'd love for you to be a part of our Meet the Locals team.

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