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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.

Accommodation options for traveling while studying abroad

4 Hostel Alternatives to Try While Studying Abroad

Follow us on Pinterest The infamous hostel can be a study abroad student’s best friend, as they’re budget friendly and staying in one can be a fun way to...

Weekend trip ideas for students studying abroad in Florence, Italy. Prague is such a fun city to visit as a student, it's cheap and has great nightlife.

11 Weekend Trips to Take While Studying Abroad in Florence

Follow us on Pinterest Studying abroad in Florence? Awesome— I bet you’re starting to think about planning your weekend trips. There’s so much choice but...

How to Make Friends with Locals Study Abroad - these tips will help you to meet new local friends in your study abroad city.

How to Make Friends With the Locals While Studying Abroad

Follow us on Pinterest One of the best and most rewarding things you can do while studying abroad is to make friends with the locals in your city. Why you should make...

How to stay healthy and not gain weight while studying abroad

How to Avoid Gaining the “Study Abroad 15”

Follow us on Pinterest You’ve heard of the freshman 15, but how about the “study abroad 15”? With the new environment that you’ll be living in...

How to Get a Cheap Master's Degree Abroad - Getting a Master's Degree in Sweden. You can get a Master's Degree in Europe cheaper than you would in the United States by studying in Sweden.

How to Get Your Master’s Degree in Sweden (for Cheap)

Follow us on Pinterest I’ve written this really-long-but-very-thorough guide to getting your Master’s Degree in Sweden in collaboration with Study in Sweden —...

How to Survive a Long Distance Relationship While Studying Abroad

How to Survive a Long Distance Relationship While Studying Abroad

Follow us on Pinterest Studying abroad is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you CAN’T pass up, but it can be tempting to when you’re in a relationship...

8 Smart Pieces of Tech to Get Before Going Abroad

Follow us on Pinterest While I’m a big believer in not spending your entire semester or trip behind your iPhone screen or camera lens, there are some pieces of tech...

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10 Things to Do Before Moving to Europe

Follow us on Pinterest Whether studying abroad for a few weeks or planning to move to Europe long term, there’s some preparation that needs to be done before doing so...

Tips for spending less money on food and eating out when you're traveling. Budget travel tips to spend less on food while traveling

How to Save Money on Food While Traveling

Follow us on Pinterest Budget travelers are always looking for ways to cut their costs while traveling. You want to have the best experience that you can, but need to...

How to Keep in Touch with Family While Studying Abroad

How to Keep in Touch With Family and Friends While Studying Abroad

Follow us on Pinterest Even if you’re having a great time, you’ll of course want to speak with your family and friends back home while you’re studying...