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How to Be Respectful of Other 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...

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What to Expect From Your Homestay Experience While Studying Abroad

Many study abroad programs house their students with host families.  If you’re studying abroad with one of those programs, you may have NO IDEA what to expect from...

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...

Weekend trips studying abroad in Salzburg - where to go on the weekends when studying abroad in Salzburg

10 Weekend Trips to Take While Studying Abroad in Salzburg

You’re obviously one of the cool kids who has chosen Salzburg, Austria as your new study abroad home – Wilkommen! This little corner of northern Austria is one...

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...

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How to Survive Study Abroad as a Vegetarian

Studying abroad as a vegetarian can be tricky and sometimes frustrating, but after visiting over 30 countries in the past three years, I’ve learned a thing or two...

Should you get your master's degree abroad if you're an American? Here's what to know before applying to a graduate program abroad.

Should You Get a Master’s Degree Abroad?

Most people don’t think about getting a master’s degree abroad when they are considering their options for graduate degrees. That’s unfortunate, because...

How to Make Friends with Locals Study Abroad - these tips will help you to meet new local friends in your study abroad city.

How to Make Friends With the Locals While Studying Abroad

One of the best and most rewarding things you can do while studying abroad is to make friends with the locals in your city. Why you should make friends with locals while...

How to stay healthy and not gain weight while studying abroad

How to Avoid Gaining the “Study Abroad 15”

You’ve heard of the freshman 15, but how about the “study abroad 15”? With the new environment that you’ll be living in while studying abroad,...