About Us

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GoAbroad Network is a travel community that lets you connect with family, friends and travelers worldwide
through travel journals, photos, maps and other applications.

Whether you are on a study abroad trip, a volunteer stint, a business trip or a tour - GoAbroad Network will make it easy for you to share your journeys through unlimited, FREE travel journal space. Add unlimited photos and videos to your journals and send them off to family and friends as e-postcards. Your family and friends can also sign up for RSS feeds and read your journals every time you post. You can even take your journals to your Facebook profile with our Facebook Apps. Meet and make friends with other travelers on the site: send messages, share travel tips and form clubs with those who share your interests. The diverse journals on the site are valuable help on your future travel planning, and the community is a great resource for practical and experienced travel advice.

The Founder

Troy Peden

Troy is a co-founder of GoAbroad.com and is the current editor. In addition to being the former study abroad coordinator at the University of Colorado at Denver, Troy has directed several non-profit international organizations. His extensive travel has included study, work and volunteering abroad throughout Europe and Russia, Latin America, South Asia and Southeast Asia. Currently, Troy resides in Jacksonville, Florida where he is the study abroad director at Jacksonville University. Troy still works very closely with the NGO he helped found in Southeast Asia.