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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

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 US of A is only a few...

10 Must- Do Things for Your Summer Study Abroad

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

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 longer days mean even more...

The best accessories and clothing to wear while traveling in the winter to keep you warm.

7 Must-Have Items for Cold Weather Travel for Girls

Ah, winter, I love your cozy sweaters and hot cocoas, but sometimes your coldness is just too much to handle. If you’re studying abroad during the bitter, cold months...

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Abroad - Whether you're traveling, living or studying abroad when Thanksgiving comes around, here's how to survive Thanksgiving away from your family. Ideas for celebrating, what you can do on Thanksgiving day, and more.

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving While Studying Abroad

Quite obviously, Thanksgiving is uniquely American. Once you’ve left the borders of the United States, you’ll be hard pressed to find a place that celebrates this...

6 Easy, Cheap, and Healthy Hostel Meals

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 stayed in. But one of...

10 Things That Are Cheaper Than Water in Europe

10 Things That Are Cheaper Than Water in Europe

One of the biggest surprises for students arriving in Europe is that water is not free (or even inexpensive, for that matter). The average bottle of water in Europe...

how to be a foodie abroad without going broke, how to experience the food culture for cheap while traveling

How to Be a Foodie Abroad Without Going Broke

When you’re abroad, you want to spend your money on plane tickets and cultural experiences, and not only on food. The best way to save your cash when it comes to food...

10 Hostels That Are Cooler Than Hotels

If you’re one of those people who still thinks hostels are death wishes, it’s time to get with the program. These accommodation alternatives have come a long way...

how to respect other cultures, how to be respectful while traveling abroad

How to Be Respectful of Foreign Cultures While Traveling

With different cultures and backgrounds meshing, it can often be difficult to know what to say and how to act without offending someone while abroad. Being thrown into a...

What to get before going travel, what tech stuff should I get before I go abroad

How to Use Netflix, Pandora and Other Streaming Sites While Abroad

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