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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.

These apps will help make your study abroad semester easier and your travel plans go smoothly. These apps will help you split costs with your study abroad friends, book cheap travel, get around your city, and do well in classes.

13 Must-Have Smartphone Apps for Studying Abroad

Follow us on Pinterest You already use your smartphone constantly in your day-to-day life back in the US, and just because you’re studying abroad doesn’t...

8 Things to Do at the End of Your Study Abroad Semester - before your study abroad experience is over, do these 8 things to finish your semester off smoothly.

8 Things to Do Before the End of Your Study Abroad Semester

Follow us on Pinterest So, the moment you’ve been dreading has finally arrived. You’re about to wrap up  your finals and your flight back to the good ole...

10 Must- Do Things for Your Summer Study Abroad

10 Must-Do’s for Your Summer Study Abroad Semester

Follow us on Pinterest The summer just may be the best time of year to study abroad– the weather is great, you get to wear your brightest summer threads, and...

How to Deal with Reverse Culture Shock After Studying Abroad

Follow us on Pinterest So, after an amazing few weeks or months abroad, and after following our list of 8 things to do before the end of your study abroad semester, you...

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...