Study Abroad E-book Giveaway

TIP_stamp“Today’s college students understand the importance of a global market and the advantage studying abroad can be in their career,” says Andrea Bouchaud, former study abroad student and author of Twenty in Paris: A Young American Perspective of  Studying Abroad in Paris. (more…)


Tax filing obligations and deadlines for international students in the US

Studying in the US can be an enriching experience, not just for your education but also for your personal life as you explore a new culture and make new friends. But just because you’re abroad doesn’t mean you have no obligations – especially when it comes to your tax obligations. Luckily, Sprintax is here to tell you everything you need to know about your tax obligations while you’re studying in the US. (more…)

10 Amazing Free Hotel Amenities


Sure, you’ve used the standard hotel amenities that crowd the bathroom counter and dot your guest room’s monogrammed pillows. But these days, miniature toiletries and stale mints just won’t cut it for the pleasure-seeking traveler. Ten properties from around the country are taking their guest services to the next level, wooing visitors with everything from a personal tanning butler to free bike rentals for exploring the city. These A-list amenities prove that some of the best things in life really are free. (more…)

Madrid Holi Run 2013


On October 19th I was lucky enough to join about 10,000 people in Madrid’s first ever Holi Run.  The Holi Run is similar to the Color Run in the States and Canada if you have ever participated in one of those races.  This was my first experience with a race like this and it definitely won’t be my last!  The race was held outside of the city and the sheer volume of people walking towards the starting line was very impressive, not to mention some of the awesome costumes people had decided to dress up in. (more…)

Houston Relocation for Love


You know how it goes… One friend gets engaged. Then another and another. They all ask you to be a part of their wedding, but for you, there are no wedding bells in your future. There is only loneliness and sadness when it comes to your love life. That is not the case in Houston, Texas. For single women, your chance at love very well could come in this popular location. The city is one of the highest ranked for single women in the country, features a great ratio of men to women, including good old fashion country men, and is ideal for interracial relationships, all of which make it a great destination for single women. (more…)

Travel without Tourists: Four Underrated European Destinations


An unfortunate part of being a tourist in Europe is the fact that you are one tourist amongst a crowd of hundreds of thousands of others, who usually seem to have identical itineraries to yours. When tourism takes over so much of a city, you lose the honesty and reality of the city’s culture. The following list of cities offers some suggestions of places to give you an authentic and diverse taste of European culture. (more…)