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Update on 2020 and Summer 2021 Dates

Due to the events happening globally, our Summer 2020 workshops will be postponed until Summer 2021. We hope by Summer 2021 the situation across the world will have improved and [...]

Italian Design Workshop Italy

Italian Design Workshop In Florence Italy 2020

Calling all lovers of interior design and architecture! Are you looking to be inspired? Go no farther than Go Inspired's Italian Design workshop taking place this summer in a truly [...]

Mask Making Workshop in Florence Italy 2020

Are you an actor? A mask maker? A theatre student? All are welcome in our Mask Making Workshop in Florence, Italy this summer from July 6-17, 2020. This workshop will [...]

Commedia Workshop Italy

2020 dates for Commedia dell’Arte Workshop in Florence Italy

It's official. Now that our new website has launched, we can let you know about the dates for those of you who have been checking the dates on the old [...]

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Go Inspired launches its new website!

It's Here!!! After blood, sweat and tears (all worth it, of course), we are SUPER EXCITED to launch our new and improved Go Inspired webpage. It's been in the making [...]

2019 Summer in Florence dates!

We  wrapped up a fabulous summer in Florence and are just getting back on our feet. We were lucky to have a wide range of ages and countries represented this […]

Commedia dell’Arte Workshop Adds Dates

Calling all actors and mask makers!!! We have the perfect way to spend 2 weeks this summer. Combine your love for traveling and exploring with your desire to improve your […]

Historical Dance Workshop-New dates in July

Our Historical Dance workshop will now take place from Saturday July 8th-Wednesday July 12th. This is perfect for all of you who want to stay the full week and use […]

Italian Design Course this Summer

Spend July learning more about about Italian architecture and design. New visits planned to various important places around Florence. Three weeks of learning, fun and living Italian life. June 3-21, […]

Un Verano en EEUU para niños/niñas

Estas buscando un programa para tu hijo/a este verano?? Un programa donde puede descubrir EEUU? Vive con una familia? Habla ingles todo el día? Tenemos un programa para ti! Fechas: […]

2017 Italy Workshop Dates are Here!!

We know you are still enjoying the relaxing time that summer brings but it is time to make plans to have an even cooler summer next year in Florence, Italy! […]

Mask Making and Commedia workshop creates amazing masks

A combined Mask Making and Commedia workshop run by Roberto Andrioli brought participants from the the UK, Canada and the US. They spent 2 weeks in Florence learning about the […]

Mask Making and Commedia dell’Arte Workshop in Italy

This year we have amazing participants from the UK, USA and Canada who are learning to make leather masks as well as discovering and growing their acting skills. Although the […]

Summer 2015 Host Family Experience Video

One of our host siblings put together this fabulous video of her experience with a Spanish exchange student the summer of 2015. Long lasting friendships were made and new experiences took […]

A summer in Benicasim, Spain. An interview with Alex from Connecticut

Two years ago, Go Inspired started a program in Bethel, Connecticut. The goal was to begin an exchange program between Spain and Bethel, CT teenagers. The first year, there were […]

2016 Dates

Here at Go Inspired, we are always working to make sure our fabulous programs grow each year. So far, we have our 2016 dates for our workshops that take place […]

Summer 2015 Commedia dell’Arte workshop in Florence, Italy

Six participants from different countries descended upon Florence, Italy and spent the summer learning about Commedia dell’Arte from 2 talented Italian actors. The workshop, in its 5th year, brought a […]

Day 23: Bye Bethel. Way to New York!

July 22th:  We left Bethel at 9:00 in the morning. Worst part of the trip, we had to say goodbye to all our host families. It was a very emotional […]

Day 22: Last pool party!

July 21st: Nuestro último día en Bethel… Esto va a ser triste, muy triste. Hemos tenido la mañana libre con nuestras familias, pero sobre las 5 de la tarde hemos […]

Day 21: Cinema and mall!

July 20th: Hoy ha sido un día bastante relajado. Hemos visto la película “Unbroken” de 9 a 12 en el Municipal Center y después de eso hemos ido al centro […]

Day 19 and 20: Last weekend with host families!

July 18th and 19th: ¡Feliz fin de semana con nuestras “host families”! Cada uno hizo una actividad diferente con su respectiva familia, así que no nos vimos. Pedí a los […]

Day 18: Club Getaway!

July 17th: Hoy hemos pasado todo el día en el Club Getaway. Es como una especie de parque de atracciones en medio del bosque, con un lago gigantesco con colchonetas […]

Day 17: Be kind!

July 16th:  ¡Día de trabajo! Desde las 9:00 hasta las 13:00 hicimos un taller sobre relaciones públicas. Por ejemplo, teníamos que debatir sobre empresas de publicidad o sobre los medios […]

Day 16: New York, New York!

July 15th: ¿Qué podemos decir? HEMOS IDO A NUEVA YORK! ABSOLUTAMENTE LO MEJOR! Llegamos a Grand Central, la enorme estación de tren. Comimos nada más llegar, sobre las 12:00, y […]

Day 15: Busy day!! Theater, community project, tie dye,…

July 14th: Hoy ha sido uno de los días más ocupados de todo el viaje. A las 9:15 hemos empezado un taller de teatro en SparkArts (Bethel). He podido hacer […]

Day 13: More Boston!

July 12th: Good morning Boston! Hoy ha sido un día difícil para el blog. Tuve que volver a Bethel y no me he podido quedar en Boston. ¡Pero no hay […]

Day 12: Way to Boston!

July 11th: Let’s go! We woke up very early but we will take profit of the day. We took the bus at 8:30 and one minute later, some of the […]

Day 11: Last day of Camp

July 10th: Desgraciadamente, hoy es nuestro último día de “camp”… Como el otro día hicimos el taller de tradiciones españolas en Rockwell, hoy tocaba en Middle School. Ha funcionado un […]

Day 10: Dear routine

July 9th: Ya nos hemos acostumbrado por completo a la rutina del “camp”. Hoy, como siempre, hemos hecho de supervisores/monitores de los niños. Hemos jugado al fútbol, a baloncesto… Si […]

Day 9: Skyzone!

July 8th: Hoy hemos tenido una jornada de “camp” normal, pero cuando ha acabado hemos ido a SKYZONE, un parque de colchonetas bastante grande que hay en Bethel. Ahí podíamos […]

Day 8: Pool party!

July 7th:  Esta mañana ha llovido a raudales, así que hemos tenido que quedarnos en el gimnasio haciendo algunos juegos. Cuando el sol ha salido por fin, hemos salido a […]

Day 7: Tennis and water-balloons!

July 6th: ¡Primer día del campamento de tenis! Algunos de los alumnos estarán esta semana jugando a tenis en lugar de hacer el campamento normal. Mens sana in corpore sano. First […]

Day 6: Happy Sunday!

July 5th: Today we had a relaxing day with our family, we must charge the battery for tomorrow. Hoy me han llegado pocas fotos, pero sin duda las mejores las tiene […]

Day 5: Independence Day!

 July 4th: ¡Día de la Independencia! Hoy todos han pasado el día con su familia y han aprendido como celebran los americanos esta fiesta tan especial para ellos. Independence Day! […]

Day 4: Free day with the family! Indepence day’s eve

Como mañana es 4 de julio, Día de la Independencia, la mayoría de las familias americanas han decidido llevarse de vacaciones a su joven español correspondiente. Algunos de ellos me […]

Day 3: Bowling Day!

July 2nd: Ya nos empezamos a acostumbrar a esta nueva rutina americana. Hoy, la mayoría de los chavalas han ido a jugar a los bolos. Desde las 11:30 hasta las […]

Day 2: First day of camp

July 1st: Sí, ¡hoy es el primer día de campamento! Todos han empezado la mañana jugando a algunos juegos con los monitores americanos y con los chiquitines, de los cuales […]

Day 1: What a fast adaptation!

June 30th: Good morning Bethel! First day of our big adventure. The town woke up with a sunny day. Primero de todo, los estudiantes recibieron una clase de preparación para aclarar […]

Day 0: Let’s start the adventure!

June 29th: El equipo de Castellón preparado para ir a Madrid, ya que allí tomaremos nuestro laaaargo vuelo. The team from Castellón ready to go to Madrid, there we’ll take […]

BETHEL CAMP 2015!!

¡Hola Hola, familias españolas! Me llamo Jorge y seré el encargado de mantenerles informados sobre las actividades que haremos cada día, o por lo menos eso intentaré. Llegamos sanos y […]

Join us hosting a Spanish Student this summer

[av_hr class=’short’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ font=’entypo-fontello’] A friendship of a lifetime An exciting program is taking place in Bethel, CT this summer […]

Commedia dell’Arte Schedule 2015

Our 2015 Commedia dell’Arte schedule is here with a complete breakdown of the days and the instructors. We feel so lucky to have 2 talented teachers leading the workshop in […]

Don’t Make These Mistakes When Studying Abroad

We all make mistakes when we first travel abroad and that is how we learn-all part of the experience. No matter how much you prepare, you will always reflect on […]

Collect Moments Not Things

A good reminder of what is important in life!

Commedia in New York City Summer 2015

Come learn Commedia dell’Arte in New York City this summer! The course focuses on movement, gesture, history of the characters, improvisation, lazzi, mask work, mime, physical skills, prop manipulation, rhythm, […]

Sacred Dance and Yoga Workshop in Greece

Have you ever wanted to escape to a Greek island surrounded by unspoiled nature? From June 29-July 3, 2015, we are offering our Yoga and Sacred Dance retreat. This Yoga […]

Times Square 2014 Trip to the US

Last year, 24 Spanish students ages 12-17 spent the summer in a small town in Connecticut. They had the chance to live with host families who took extra good care […]

Traveling to Europe is now cheaper

For those of you who have been itching to go to Europe but the cost of the Euro has been cramping your style, now is your chance!! With the value […]

Commedia dell’Arte Day February 25, 2015

February 25th is the day the world recognizes Commedia dell’Arte. Thanks to Commedia, we have the term “slapstick”. Commedia dell’Arte began in the 16th Century in Italy when professional actors traveled […]

Traveling…

Ireland 2015 – Start making your plans for the summer

Green grass, rolling hills, black taxis, medieval castles, Dublin and full immersion in English (as well as so  much more) awaits the students who joins us in Ireland for a […]

Summer in China 2015

Is your child learning Chinese? Do they want to really speak the language? The best way for your child to improve his/her language skills is through immersion! Go Inspired has […]

Back to business

After a very busy summer, we are now heading into Fall and are revving up for our courses in 2015.  A big thanks to all of you (families, leaders, Park […]

Commedia Workshop in Florence, Italy

The students have been working on creating some classic commedia characters (Il Capitano, Pantalone, Ricciolina, and Arlequino) with the instructors, Roberto Andrioli and Marco Bendoni. They are using improvisation and […]

Final Week of Italian Design Workshop

Week Three!!! As the final week comes to a close with a celebration dinner on the hillsides of Firenze we look back at a great final week. The week began with […]

Day 23: Stew Leonard’s and Danbury mall.

Wednesday, July 23rd Two days before leaving USA. Today we spent the morning at Stew Leonard’s, a famous sumermarket well known because of its policy with clients. We took a […]

Day 22: Visiting New York, the “tiny” city

We woke up so early and we probably slept less than in Boston… But it doesn’t matter, now we’re going to see the LIBERTY STATUE! We took a boat and […]

Day 21: Start spreading the news, i’m leaving today i want to be a part of it New york, New york!

Monday, 21st July. We’re going to New  York for 2 days!  Our troop at 9:00am before taking the train to New Yorkl. Nos vamos a Nueva York 2 días! Nuestra […]

Weekend with host families.

Last weekend Spanish kids stayed with their host families, that’s why I didn’t upload any picture. Monday we started our last adventure in USA because we went to NY We […]

Matilda in NYC

A special day with Bethel and Spanish kids in the heart of NYC.

Italian Design Workshop in Italy Week 2

Week two started with a tour and tactile experience behind the scenes at one of fashions best artisans. We were able to see the many patterns and materials that go in to […]

Day 17: Broadway stars!

We’re going to New York city! Tonight we are going to see the musical “MATILDA”. Nos vamos a la ciudad de NUEVA YORK! Esta noche vamos a ver el musical […]

Day 16: Sky zone!!

Wednesday, July 16th. Today we all went to SKYZONE! This is an indoor trampoline park in Bethel. Spanish kids brought their American host brothers and sisters and we spent the […]

Day 15: Usual rainy day (but not for youth campers)

Tuesday, July 15th Young campers went to Monster minigolf, so the Spanish CITs had to stayed at the camp and look after the kids that didn’t want to go. They […]

Day 14: Monday again!

We started a new week by doing two workshops, both of them related with plastic arts.  On the one hand, at Youth camp they made a class about some art […]

Day 13: Second and last day in Boston.

Good morning! Last night we slept so well, and now we are very fresh and energetic.  (OR MAYBE NOT) ¡Buenos días! Anoche dormimos muy bien, y ahora estamos muy frescos […]

Day 12: First day in Boston.

Saturday, July 12th Today Ana and Candela are helping me taking pictures. They are taking so many good ones! It seems we didn’t sleep very much… Parece que no hayamos […]

Day 11: We are going to Boston!!

Suitcases ready! It will be a looong trip. 4hours in the bus, will we be able to do that? ¡Maletas listas! Será un viaje largo. 4 horas en el autobús, ¿Seremos […]

Day 10: Let’s play Lacrosse!

Thursday, July 10th After taking 3 masterclasses about body language, today we finish with this workshop. We are pleased for having such a good time with the teacher Tina, and […]

Day 9: Irish Dance!

Wednesday, July 9th. Today is a usual day for everybody. The CITs stayed with the kids of senior and junior camp and played lots of games. We can say that […]

Day 8: Monster minigolf/ Lake Compounce.

Tuesday, July 8th. Today the members of the Youth camp went to Lake Compounce. This is an amusement park located in a town called Bristol, and as every amusement park […]

Sunset at Piazza Michelangelo

A wonderful night watching the sunset at Piazza Michelangelo in Florence, Italy with Commedia dell’Arte and Italian Design Workshop participants. A sight to remember.

Italian Design Workshop in Italy Week 1

What does a shoe designer to the stars, Ferrari, Indiana Jones and James Bond have in common? Week one of Summer 2014 in Florence with Go Inspired!!! The first week […]

Day 7: Starting the second week!

Monday, July 7th: Today the CITs took their second masterclass about body language. Of course it was as fun as the first one. Hoy los CITs han hecho su segunda […]

1st weekend in Bethel!

Así se lo montaron algunos de nuestros chavales el primer fin de semana de este viaje: Ester, Arantxa, Pablo y Leyre                   […]

4th of July Weekend!

Everyone enjoyed the festivities of 4th of July in different ways. There were trips to Lake George and Cape Cod. There were also some pie-eating contests and a Brad Paisley […]

Day 3: Feeling better with our new lifestyle!

July 3rd: Today is PIZZA DAY!!! As it is the last day of the week (tomorrow is Independence Day, so there won’t be  any camp), we are having this excellent […]

Day 1: The first day is always the hardest!

July 1st: Good morning Bethel! First day of camp! OMG what great weather. ¡Buenos días Bethel! ¡Primer día de campamento! Que tiempo más bueno por Diós. [av_hr class=’default’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ […]

Day 0: Ready to go to USA!

June 30th: Castellon’s students ready for the @Go_Inspired experience! About to take the train to Madrid! Los estudiantes de Castellón listos para la experiencia de Go Inspired! Ahora cogeremos el tren […]

Bethel 2014!!

Hello everyone! I’m Jorge and I’ll try to keep you informed everyday about all the activities we do. We arrived  June 30th but I’m starting the blog now, so I’m […]

Advice from Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray Love

We came across advice from Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of Eat, Pray, Love and we wanted to pass it along to our readers. We hear advice along the way as […]

Through travel…

“Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it.” – Eudora Welty

Italian Slang Expressions

We know you have studied a lot to get ready for your time in Italy. But do you know the most important expressions? Here is an article where you can […]

Jupiter’s Travels

“I needed no better reason for the journey than to be exactly where I was, knowing what I knew. Those were the times when I felt full of natural wisdom, […]

Learn English in San Francisco!

Choosing a language school can be a difficult task from where to go to how much to spend. At Go Inspired, we understand that all these factors are important and […]

Must-Have Guide to Florence, Italy

Spending time in Florence, Italy? Which sights should you see? What restaurants will suit your budget? So many questions! Don’t be afraid or overwhelmed. We have all your answers plus […]

St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland

If there is one thing we know is that the Irish are known for their love of beer and having a good time. So why not join them for what […]

Should Spain adjust its work schedule?

Spain Work Schedules If you have ever been lucky enough to be on the coast of Spain in the summer, you undoubtedly understand why dinner is at 10 or 11pm. […]

Kind people

“One of the great things about travel is that you find out how many good, kind people there are.” — Edith Wharton

Celebrating Commedia dell’Arte and Commedia dell’Arte Day

Commedia dell’Arte Day   Commedia dell’Arte Day is celebrated on February 25th each year. The Commedia dell’Arte Day is promoted by the Italian Cultural Association SAT. All over the world […]

A glimpse at Bethel, Connecticut – A Summer Program for teens

Explore a quaint town in New England called Bethel This year, for the first time, Go Inspired will be having a summer program in Bethel, Connecticut. The owner of Go […]

A traveler and a bird

“A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.” -Moslih Eddin Saadi

Studying Ferragamo in Italian Interior Design Workshop

Studying Salvatore Ferragamo with Italian Design Workshop in Florence, Italy Go Inspired’s Italian Interior Design workshop in Florence, Italy each summer gives participants an inside view into the art of […]

Learning Chinese in China. An Interview with Fernando Garcia Albero

Learning Chinese in China Go Inspired works with Handtrade Mandarin Chinese & Capital Mandarin to send groups of students to China in the summer so they can learn Chinese in […]

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? – it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and […]

Programa en verano en EEUU para alumnos 12-17

Una experiencia única e inolvidable para jóvenes entre 12 y 17 años que deseen practicar el idioma, conocer la cultura americana y hacer amigos americanos. Un curso de verano para […]

Blog Post in Blog de Ingles about Summer Programs Abroad to Practice English

Check out our post in Blog de  Ingles. Fantastic ways to improve your English in a fun and interesting way! Go Inspired in Blog de Ingles  

Make your 2014 Resolutions of Seeing the World Come True

  Ways to Save Money For Your Trip Abroad We know that on many of your New Year’s resolutions lists there is a phrase saying “Travel the World” or “See […]

We travel…

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin

Milan Furniture Fair

Watch Milan be transformed with the International Furniture Fair Filled with unique objects from talented new designers and well-known companies, the International Furniture Fair is a showcase for interiors. The Milan […]

Christmas in Florence, Italy

Christmas Activities and Events At Go Inspired, we have many programs in Florence, Italy during the summer. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to do in the winter as […]

Living in Castellon, Spain

Moving to Castellon, Spain when I was newly 26, became quite the journey. After a long flight, I got myself and all my luggage to the Valencia train station. Sweating, […]

My path

“I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” – Rosalia de Castro

Lessons Learned From Traveling The World

You know that here at Go Inspired, we want YOU to travel. Why? We really think the question should be Why Not! Reasons to Travel Traveling teaches you to live […]

Before living in Italy, read this!

As Americans, we think we know the Italian culture. We eat at Italian restaurants all the time. We know Italian families or have Italian grandmas. But going and living in […]

Every city…

“Every city has a sex and an age which have nothing to do with demography. Rome is feminine. So is Odessa. London is a teenager, an urchin, and this hasn’t […]

How the new generation travels

As I was with a group of 20 somethings in Florence this summer, we were having a nice chat around a restaurant table. Being 34, my first time to Europe […]

To wander

“Not all those who wander are lost.” – J. R. R. Tolkien

Living Abroad…not all roses

We all know that living abroad provides for wonderful experiences. But sometimes we learn the hard way that the magical place we are living in, may not feel so magical […]

Hysterical real complaints from travelers according to Thomas Cook/ABTA Survey

If you are in need of a good laugh, take a look at this list. Society has a lot of work to do if these are real complaints from travelers. […]

Going to NYC? What to do if you don’t have so much time

New York is the city that never sleeps so make sure you have a good plan to see everything that you can. Don’t worry-you can always return to NYC but […]

Most beautiful places to visit in China

We have all heard of the famous places in China, where visitors flock to. But how about the most beautiful places to visit. Take a look at this article from […]

Stereotypes

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” – Aldous Huxley  

Florence’s Best Kept Secret

Florence has many amazing sights and places to discover. We came across an article we wanted to share with you. According to BBC, the Vasari Corrido is a place you […]

An Interview with Katia Santuccio

Meet our Instructor Katia Santuccio Katia Santuccio, an Italian architect and designer, has been running Go Inspired’s Design programs for 4 years. We chat with Katia to find out more […]

New website!!

Go Inspired is soooo excited to announce its new website. After a lot of hard work, we are proud to release the new site which features our new programs, pictures […]

Put these places on your Bucket List

If you are looking for incredible places to travel to, take a look at this article which recommends places to travel to before you’re 30. But here at Go Inspired, […]

Florence is considered one of the World’s Best Cities

According to a CNN article World’s Best Cities 2013 Florence was listed as one of the World’s Best Cities.  Italy and Spain had a good showing in the list. Here […]

Recipes from SharingMyItaly.wordpress.com

If you love Italy as much as we do, we are sure you are looking for authentic Italian recipes. Check out this great blog SharingMyItaly where you will find a […]

Taking trips-John Steinbeck

“People don’t take trips – trips take people.” – John Steinbeck   We know your “stuff” is important to you but we recommend traveling lightly! It will make life much […]

Breathtaking Photos From Around the World from Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet has come out with a book featuring pictures of our “Beautiful World”.  Take a look at some of these incredible images here.   Lonely Planet & Breathtaking Images

Circle, Square, Triangle…Just what are you?

For those of you who have lived abroad (or know someone who has lived abroad), this is an interesting article about repatriation. The Go Inspired team has lived abroad and […]

Travel While You’re Young

  We always have reasons for not traveling-no time, not enough money, job limitations, etc. Well we understand those fears but we think there are ways around them. Check out […]

Walt Whitman

“NOT I – NOT ANYONE else, can travel that road for you, You must travel it for yourself.” – Walt Whitman

Early Bird Price for Commedia dell’Arte Florence program

For all you early birds out there, Go Inspired is offering a discount on the Commedia dell’Arte course in Florence, Italy. Pay by January 1, 2014 and the cost is […]

Death and living

“Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.” – Alan Sachs

Facts that will make you want to Travel-Inspire yourself!!

Take a look at this short video to get yourself motivated to travel! So many great things happen when you travel. Go Inspired wants you to BE INSPIRED! Facts that […]

Florence, Italy 2014 dates (Commedia dell’Arte & Italian Interior Design)

Ready to make your summer plans? Well Go Inspired will host 2 workshops in June/July in Commedia dell’Arte and Italian Interior Design in Florence, Italy!! The dates will be June […]

A look into the world of Roberto Andrioli

An Interview with Roberto Andrioli, one of our Commedia dell’Arte instructors in Florence, Italy   1) Tell us about you.  I am Roberto Andrioli, 42 years old and I have […]

A wonderful world

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure.
There is no end to the adventures we can have 
if only we seek them with our […]

Group Budget App used by Go Inspired

Go Inspired has different groups of participants in different parts of the world. One way we have been able to be very organized is by using an App called Group […]

Traveling and Packing!

“Travel like Ghandi, with simple clothes, open eyes and an uncluttered mind.” – Rick Steves
  

Loving Italy! See the foods that make this country so special!

As you know, Go Inpsired loves sending our participants to Italy for the summer. Italy’s warm culture, along with its incredible food make visitors fall in love each year. We […]

Untranslatable Words

Learning another language can be quite the experience! Have you ever come across a word that you can’t translate into English or it even sounds better in the original language […]

Wandering

“We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.” – Hilaire Belloc

Looking for host families from Bethel, CT with children ages 12-18

Go Inspired will be starting an exciting program in Bethel, CT July 2014. This program is for Spanish students ages 12-18 who want to practice English, live with an American […]

Budget Traveling Ideas thanks to “Inspire Me”

How many of you want to go on vacation but need to stick within your budget? Now European travelers have a way to do it!  A new ipad app called […]

“A diverse set of experiences in life could be the greatest education you could have.”

At Go Inspired, we truly believe that in order for this world to be a better place, people need to travel and get out of their comfort zones. They need […]

Our battered suitcases….

“Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.” – Jack Kerouac

New oceans

“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sights of the shore.” – Andre Gide

An Interview with Marco Bendoni about the Commedia dell’Arte workshop in Florence

Go Inspired was introduced to Marco Bendoni a few years ago by chance and we are thrilled to continue to be working with Marco since then. He brings so much […]

An expatriate

“She was already thinking of herself as a kind of expatriate…not smothered by what she believed to be America’s puritanical and materialistic culture, which she had little patience for. She […]

The first condition

“The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.” -Rudyard Kipling

Yoga for Peace and the Bishnois

Destination: Bishnoi Village Go Inspired’s Yoga for Peace program will be held in a Bishnoi Village near Jodhpur, India. It is a fantastic opportunity for our participants to experience life […]

Exploring Cinque Terre with Go Inspired

A trip to Cinque Terre The Commedia dell’Arte and Italian Interior Design groups got together this year and went on a one-day trip to Cinque Terre. It was an amazing […]

An enjoyable evening in Florence

The Commedia dell’Arte and Italian Interior Design groups got together for drinks and dinner in Santo Spirito in Florence.

Celebrating the Patron Saint of Florence

 Feast of San Giovanni in Florence, Italy   Every June 24th in Florence, Florentines celebrate their patron saint, San Giovanni, also known in the English speaking world as St. John […]

To travel is to discover

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” -Aldous Huxley

One more benefit of traveling abroad…and it isn’t what you think!

Another benefit to traveling abroad! As if we needed more reasons why we should travel or study abroad-Now we have one more….and it isn’t what you think!   We all […]

Like all great travelers

“Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” -Benjamin Disraeli

Courses in USA

One week until 2013 Commedia dell’Arte workshop in Florence, Italy

“Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life.” –Anna Akhmatova  By this time next week, we will be in beautiful Florence, Italy to begin our Commedia dell’Arte […]

Once you have traveled

“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” -Pat […]

If you reject

“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.” -James Michener

Get to know Yoga for Peace Program instructor Sowmya Ayyar

An Interview with Sowmya Ayyar- Instructor for Yoga for Peace   Go Inspired is lucky to be working in collaboration with Sowmya Ayyar in our unique Yoga for Peace Program. […]

Twenty Years From Now…

One of Go Inspired’s mottos is summed up perfectly by Mark Twain. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the […]

Do not follow where the path may lead

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” Ralph Waldo Emerson

A journey of a thousand miles

“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” Lao Tzu

Airline Safety Videos for our traveling customers!

So how many of you really pay attention to the safety videos when flying? I can honestly say that I don’t watch them. I try but they just don’t seem […]

English and Surf Course 2013: An Interview with Gavin Morris

Go Inspired is excited to sit down to chat with Gavin Morris, Instructor of Go Inspired’s English and Surf Course in England this summer. Gavin leads the English instruction part […]

To my mind

“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in […]

Tourists don’t know where they’ve been

“Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” Paul Theroux

Go Inspired’s guest blog posted featured in “El Blog Para Aprender Ingles”

Go Inspired’s Guest Blog Post for “Cursos en el Extranjero” Go Inspired is excited to have a guest blog post on the famous Spanish blog called El Blog Para Aprender […]

We live in a wonderful

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with […]

All journeys have secret destinations

“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” Martin Buber

Twenty years from now

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from […]

Happy 2013 from Go Inspired!

Go Inspired is excited to welcome in 2013 with both our old and new programs! Traveling and experiencing life in another country has never been easier with Go Inspired. Here […]

To awaken quite alone in a strange town

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” Freya Stark

A traveler without observation is a bird without wings

“A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.” Moslih Eddin Saadi

One’s destination is never a place

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” Henry Miller

Traveling is a brutality

“Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is […]

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go

“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” Robert Louis Stevenson

All travel has its advantages

“All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy […]

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel

“No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” Lin Yutang

A journey is like marriage.

“A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.” John Steinbeck

People travel to faraway places to watch

“People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.” Dagobert D. Runes

He who does not travel does not know the value of men.

“He who does not travel does not know the value of men.” Moorish proverb

Yoga For Peace

YOGA FOR PEACE IN INDIA Go Inspired is proud to announce it’s partnership with yoga instructor Sowmya Ayyar who will be providing Go Inspired with an amazing Yoga for Peace […]

Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again

“Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.” Jack Kerouac

The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality

“The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.” Samuel Johnson

Top Things to See and Do in Florence, Italy

Top 8 things to do in Florence So it’s your first time in Florence and you don’t want to miss what this Tuscan capital has to offer? Have no fear-Go […]

There are no foreign lands

“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.” Robert Louis Stevenson

Discover Samothraki – Samothrace, Greece this summer!

Join us on a Sacred Greek island this summer! Are you looking for something different to do this summer? Travelling across Europe and want some time relaxing where you won’t […]

The world is a book

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” St. Augustine

Want to earn college credit this summer?

Spend your 2013 summer in gorgeous and lively Florence, Italy. Take 3 weeks in June to experience our Italian Design course or Commedia dell’Arte! Live life like an Italian and […]

New Yoga programs and celebrating our 300 FB like!

Hi travelers! Since many people in the western world are learning about yoga, Go Inspired has a great combination. Yoga in India! This program not only provides you with 4 […]

Second week in Florence, Italy

Ciao from Florence! We are in our 2nd week which is already flying by. Some of the students spent Sunday relaxing in the hot springs in the Tuscan hills after […]

Here in beautiful Florence, Italy!!

Go Inspired team is in Florence for Summer 2012!

Commedia & Renaissance Dance courses in Florence

Go Inspired Commedia & Historical Dance workshops  

Hot Off the Press!

Go Inspired is excited to announce that Manuel Escrig has joined the team! He brings computer and marketing expertise. Check out his profile on www.goinspired.com

Hurling and Irish Football

Today we learned about Irish sports from experts just in time for the 2 matches we will see tomorrow at Croke Park…the 3rd largest stadium in Europe. Then time to […]

Off on the Irish Adventure!!!

We have made it to sunny Ireland (at least for now). The Spanish group will be meeting the American group tomorrow. Cant wait for the tour around Ireland to begin! […]

Italian Design Course Special Offer

So you still haven’t decided on what you want to do this summer?? Well Go Inspired is now offering its Italian Design course for one week just in case your […]

Join us in romantic Florence, Italy for Commedia or Baroque Dance workshops

Now is your chance to come explore Florence, meeting people from around the world! There are three courses to choose from: Commedia dell’Arte, Baroque and Renaissance Dance, and Italian Design. […]

Yoga in Greece

Yoga workshop in Samothrace/Samothraki, Greece. This is a yoga, meditation and dance course that will focus on  rebalancing energy and repairing problems within our bodies. We will  practice sacred dances, […]

Courses around the world

Check out our new link for Go Inspired! www.coursesaroundtheworld.com

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