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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.

Figure out the total cost of your study abroad semester, including the cost of weekend travel, food, and more while you're abroad. Find out what your study abroad semester will REALLY cost you!

How to Calculate the Cost of Your Study Abroad Semester

Follow us on Pinterest Your study abroad semester is going to cost a lot more than just what your program fees are. It’s super important to use the time before your...

How to Communicate for Free or Cheap While Traveling Abroad - when traveling, these are the easiest and safest ways to stay in touch with family and friends while you're abroad. Instead of paying for international data on your smartphone, use these tips for free or cheap communication while traveling abroad.

How to Communicate (for Free or Cheap) While Traveling Abroad

Follow us on Pinterest This post is in collaboration with our pals at Tep Wireless. We only work with cool brands that we know you’ll love. When you’re traveling...

How to Travel For Longer With Less Money - learn how to make your long-term trip longer by spending less money. These tips will save you money and help you extend your traveling. Includes a free PDF of the 9 countries where Americans can work legally and how to apply for a visa there.

How to Travel for Longer With Less Money

Follow us on Pinterest Have you saved up a little bit of money for travel but don’t think it’s enough to travel long-term? You can make your money stretch pretty far...

A list of ways to save money when traveling, including how to save money on travel accommodation, how to spend less on food and drinks while traveling, and other ways to spend less while you're traveling. Includes a free PDF of 5 great tools that will help you save money and track your spending while traveling.

34 Ways to Save Money While Traveling (That You Haven’t Thought Of)

Follow us on Pinterest Want to travel but don’t have much money in the bank? I’ve put together a list of our best tips for saving money while you’re traveling....

Vera Bradley Travel Gift Guide - Vera Bradley has lots of colorful gifts that are great for travel. These 12 Vera Bradley products are great gifts for travel lovers that may need a new duffle bag, jewelry organizer, or anything else. Click through to see the best Vera Bradley travel pieces that make great gifts.

12 Best Gifts for Travelers From Vera Bradley

Follow us on Pinterest The majority of female college students would be SUPER EXCITED to open up a gift on Christmas or their birthday from Vera Bradley — no one can...

Top Christmas Markets in Germany- these are the Christmas Markets you should definitely visit while in Germany during November and December. Try mulled wine, other winter-themed German treats, and shop for handmade gifts and souvenirs at these top German Christmas markets.

10 Can’t-Miss Christmas Markets in Germany

Follow us on Pinterest Germany knows how to do a Christmas market right. Visit in late November or throughout December and you’ll be in the Christmas spirit within...

15 Prints and Posters on Etsy That Every Travel-Lover Should Have

Follow us on Pinterest Whether you’ve just returned from studying abroad or just have a serious case of wanderlust (we get it) then you’ll love these...

How to Start a Travel Blog for Your Study Abroad Semester

Follow us on Pinterest Lots of students who study abroad decide to start a travel blog. I highly recommend it– it’s a great idea for so many reasons....

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What to Pack for Your Study Abroad Semester

Follow us on Pinterest It’s a week before you leave for your study abroad semester and you have your two new suitcases sitting in front of you, open, waiting to be...

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How to Find Super Cheap Flights For Your Study Abroad Semester

Follow us on Pinterest The cost of flying is one of the highest (if not the highest) costs when it comes to traveling. But there are ways to find cheap flights, both...