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How to Avoid Travel Disasters Abroad

If you’re anything like me, one of the main reasons you chose to go abroad was for the opportunity to travel. Weekend trips are a major part of the study abroad...

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Five Ways to Stay Fit While Studying Abroad in Florence

With all of the pizza, pasta, and gelato in Florence, it’s easy to put on a few pounds while you’re studying abroad there without even realizing it. Finding ways...

What to Do When Your Parents Visit While You’re Abroad

When my parents arrived in London when I was studying abroad, I couldn’t have been happier. I never felt homesick while I was abroad, but I was still excited to see...

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How to Pack for a Weekend Trip While Studying Abroad

Because most study abroad students have classes during the week, the majority of your traveling will take place on your ever-precious weekends. And because you’ll...

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10 Books to Read While Traveling

Throughout your travels you’ll surely find yourself tapping your fingers with a few hours to kill. Whether it’s on a plane crossing the Pacific, on a ferry traveling...

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Ditch the Digital: Why You Should Use a Print Guidebook When Traveling

With all the focus on apps, social media and smart phones (oh my!), don’t forget that using a traditional non-digital guide book (the kind written and published by...

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How to Make the Most of Your Short-Term Study Abroad Experience

Anyone participating in a short-term study abroad program will soon realize that they wish they had more time in the city they are studying in. It will probably be...

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13 Summer Festivals To Attend While Studying Abroad

If you are one of those fortunate people who is studying abroad during the summer, one of the best ways to spend your free time is by attending a festival. Not only is...

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10 Must-Snap Photo Ops While Studying in Europe

A huge part of studying abroad in Europe–besides studying– is traveling throughout the beautiful continent. Europe makes it very easy and affordable to hop...

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How to Choose the Perfect Hostel

Hostels are known among travelers as being an inexpensive, entertaining place to not only sleep, but to also meet new people. I have found that choosing the right hostel...