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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.

10 Important Things to Know Before Studying Abroad in London

I’m gonna be blunt here… you will absolutely flipping love studying abroad in London. This city (my home for the past 4.5 years) offers so much, no matter your...

Why study abroad? How studying abroad is good for you

Why Study Abroad? 9 (Non-Bull Sh*t) Ways It Improves Your Life

Why study abroad? If you don’t have any family members or close friends who studied abroad before you, then you might not know why you should study abroad. It’s hard...

How to study abroad for free. Where you can study abroad for free.

How to study abroad for free – 10 countries where you can do it

Yes… there is a way to study abroad for free. Students often think a semester or year abroad is really expensive, and in many ways, it is, especially for Americans...

Best London hostels to stay in

10 Best London Hostels to Book a Bed In

We’ve got some insanely good hostels here in London, and they can be really affordable if you book ahead and find a bed in a room that works for you. There’s...

Things to get for weekend travel while studying abroad

20 Accessories For Easy Weekend Travel While Studying Abroad

Traveling is arguably the best part about studying abroad, but it can also be a huge pain. The stress of traveling with other people, the uncertainty of mass...

7 ways you can motivate yourself to workout and keep fit while studying abroad, even while traveling and between study abroad classes.

7 Ways to Get Yourself to Exercise While Studying Abroad

We’ve talked about the Study Abroad 15 and how to avoid it, and surprise, surprise– exercising helps! Sure, I’m all about enjoying yourself and...

Where to eat when studying abroad in Florence. Student friendly restaurants in Florence

7 Food Spots You’ll Love When Studying Abroad in Florence

If you’re studying abroad in Florence, you can expect to gain some weight during your semester abroad because there’s SUCH good food in Florence! Even though...

How to Protect Valuables While Studying Abroad

How to Protect Your Valuables While Studying Abroad

What’s one of the worst feelings in the world? The one you get when you realize that your wallet’s been stolen. And another? The feeling you get in the pit...

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...

Accommodation options for traveling while studying abroad

4 Hostel Alternatives to Try While Studying Abroad

The infamous hostel can be a study abroad student’s best friend, as they’re budget friendly and staying in one can be a fun way to meet other travelers. But...