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Jess Dante

Jess is the Editor-in-Chief of The Abroad Guide. After studying abroad in Belgium during her junior year of college, she caught the travel bug. Her experiences include volunteering in Nicaragua, backpacking through Europe, and a year-long adventure in Italy, and she's now settled in London.

Why study abroad? How studying abroad is good for you

Why Study Abroad? 9 (Non-Bull Sh*t) Ways It Improves Your Life

Follow us on Pinterest Why study abroad? If you don’t have any family members or close friends who studied abroad before you, then you might not know why you should...

How to study abroad for free. Where you can study abroad for free.

How to study abroad for free – 10 countries where you can do it

Follow us on Pinterest Yes… there is a way to study abroad for free. Students often think a semester or year abroad is really expensive, and in many ways, it is,...

Best London hostels to stay in

10 Best London Hostels to Book a Bed In

Follow us on Pinterest We’ve got some insanely good hostels here in London, and they can be really affordable if you book ahead and find a bed in a room that works...

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Study Abroad Students

17 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Students Studying Abroad

Follow us on Pinterest For students studying abroad next year, the holidays are the perfect opportunity to ask for gifts that can be used during their study abroad...

Best gifts to give to someone studying abroad - what to give a student who will be studying abroad soon.

11 Gift Ideas for Students Studying Abroad in 2018

Follow us on Pinterest Whether searching for a gift for the holidays or for a unique and useful birthday gift, our Traveler Gift Guide series will help you find the...

Things to get for weekend travel while studying abroad

20 Accessories For Easy Weekend Travel While Studying Abroad

Follow us on Pinterest Traveling is arguably the best part about studying abroad, but it can also be a huge pain. The stress of traveling with other people, the...

7 ways you can motivate yourself to workout and keep fit while studying abroad, even while traveling and between study abroad classes.

7 Ways to Get Yourself to Exercise While Studying Abroad

Follow us on Pinterest We’ve talked about the Study Abroad 15 and how to avoid it, and surprise, surprise– exercising helps! Sure, I’m all about...

Where to eat when studying abroad in Florence. Student friendly restaurants in Florence

7 Food Spots You’ll Love When Studying Abroad in Florence

Follow us on Pinterest If you’re studying abroad in Florence, you can expect to gain some weight during your semester abroad because there’s SUCH good food...

How to Protect Valuables While Studying Abroad

How to Protect Your Valuables While Studying Abroad

Follow us on Pinterest What’s one of the worst feelings in the world? The one you get when you realize that your wallet’s been stolen. And another? The...

6 Easy, Cheap, and Healthy Hostel Meals

Follow us on Pinterest Hostels have some freaking cool amenities these days. Some of the best hostels around the world are even nicer than a lot of hotels you may have...