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Dr. Raquel 

“Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from”.

Seth Godin

Entrepreneur, International Education Professional, Podcast Host, World Traveler, and Certified Strengths & Career Coach

Let me introduce myself. I'm Dr. Raquel, the mastermind behind Best Life Abroad! My goal? To help you seize control of your life and escape the never-ending rat race. Whether you're an educator, student, expert, or just someone craving change, I'm here to guide you on your quest to live your absolute best life abroad! I got the chance to live and study abroad, and there was no turning back for me. It completely changed my perspective and ignited a passion within me to help others do the same. So buckle up and get ready for an adventure like no other!


I've had the incredible opportunity to call Spain, Germany, Belgium, and more my home along my journey. Each place has added to my wealth of knowledge and experiences. With over a decade of experience as an educational leader, I'm all about forward-thinking and achieving tangible results.


I want to share all the tools and insights I've gained with you! Together, we'll pave the way for your exciting transition into a promising new life abroad. Let's embark on this journey together and unlock the doors to a world of endless possibilities!

As an international education professional, I possess over a decade of diverse experience working in the United States and abroad.  Fueled by an unwavering commitment to advancing equity and inclusion in international education and career development, I have devoted my professional journey to empowering students and guiding fellow higher education practitioners to leverage their talents to support international and historically marginalized populations. As an expert at the intersection of international education and career development, I collaborate with colleges and universities to maximize their networks and knowledge to craft distinctive global, educational, and career opportunities for students.

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