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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...

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...

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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...

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

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5 Reasons to Give Street Food a Shot When Traveling

Studying and traveling abroad takes some adjustment. New city, new culture, new cuisine…it can be a little overwhelming. Mom’s not around to cook your favorite...

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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...