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10 Crazy-Useful Youtube Videos to Watch Before Traveling

More than just cat videos, Youtube can seriously be your best friend before you go traveling. From packing tutorial videos to super-smart advice from travelers just like...

How to Start a Travel Blog for Your Study Abroad Semester

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. It’s a place to record...

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What to Pack for Your Study Abroad Semester

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 filled. You have a...

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5 Things You Haven’t Thought to Sell To Fund Your Travels

We’ve all heard the lines before about travel and adventure being only for the wealthy. If you actually believe this, you shouldn’t– travel is one of the...

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How to Find Super Cheap Flights For Your Study Abroad Semester

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 from the US and while...

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5 Awesome Digital Cameras for Study Abroad

Every study abroad student should have a camera. You’re going to be seeing and experiencing some pretty cool stuff while you’re abroad, and having pictures...

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6 Ways to Calm Your Nerves Before Going Abroad

Are you nervous to go abroad? Don’t worry if you are– it’s completely normal to have the “study abroad jitters” before you head off on this...

Tips for Finding Student Accommodation in London

Finding student accommodation can be tricky. There is so much choice and so many different things to think about when it comes to selecting a place to live. It can be...

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The Best Countries to Study Abroad in for Music Lovers

Music is a universal language and every country has its own dialect. Each culture has had a unique influence on modern-day music, and one of the best ways to feel...

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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Studying Abroad

After spending a semester abroad in Madrid, Spain, I realized that there were several things I wish I had known before I departed the US. Part of the journey of going...