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Elizabeth Hehir

Liz is a recent graduate from Marist with degrees in English and psychology. She fulfilled her dream of living and studying in London during her junior year of college and cannot wait to keep exploring the world. When not writing and daydreaming about future travels, she loves hiking, reading and rowing. You can read about her back in the United States on her blog.

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Abroad - Whether you're traveling, living or studying abroad when Thanksgiving comes around, here's how to survive Thanksgiving away from your family. Ideas for celebrating, what you can do on Thanksgiving day, and more.

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving While Studying Abroad

Quite obviously, Thanksgiving is uniquely American. Once you’ve left the borders of the United States, you’ll be hard pressed to find a place that celebrates this...

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6 Fun Activities to Do in Europe During the Winter

While frolicking in the spring and summer months may seem more appealing, European winters definitely offer their fair share of activities, especially with the holiday...

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How to Be a Foodie Abroad Without Going Broke

When you’re abroad, you want to spend your money on plane tickets and cultural experiences, and not only on food. The best way to save your cash when it comes to food...

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8 Can’t-Miss Things to Do in Edinburgh

If you’ve decided to book a weekend trip to Edinburgh, you’re in for a treat. Scotland’s capital city is a great place to explore with a few friends or on your...

What to Do When Your Parents Visit While You’re Abroad

When my parents arrived in London when I was studying abroad, I couldn’t have been happier. I never felt homesick while I was abroad, but I was still excited to see...

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The Abroad Guide to London’s Markets

When I touched down at Heathrow, I thought a market was a place to buy fruit and maybe bread. I had no idea about what the markets of London held. This city is home to...

7 Day Trips to Take While Studying in London

One of the best things about studying abroad in London is that there is always something new to do or some place different to explore. Even though London may be your...

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How to Use Your Study Abroad Experience to Land Your Next Job

We go through four years as undergrads in order to be able to land a job when we graduate (so that we can make money and continue traveling, of course!) Students who...

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How to Make the Most of Your Short-Term Study Abroad Experience

Anyone participating in a short-term study abroad program will soon realize that they wish they had more time in the city they are studying in. It will probably be...

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5 Ways to Save Up Some Cash Before Studying Abroad

Studying abroad will be the best few months of your life, but it will also most certainly be the most expensive unless you start prepping for it now. Once you’re...