20 Free Things To Do on Spring Break in Europe

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…Spring Break is almost here! Okay, so we’re probably at least a few weeks away, but that means there’s still time to get everything in order. From booking plane tickets to making lodging arrangements, there’s a lot that needs to be done. If you’re studying abroad and looking for some new… Read More

Top 6 Reasons to Study Abroad on the Gold Coast

I’m currently 50 days into my semester abroad at Bond University on the Gold Coast of Australia. I’ve fallen in love with cities and beaches and the way of life. When people think of culture, it’s usually Europe and Asia that come to mind: the architecture, history, and foreign language. I traveled Europe in my… Read More

Top 5 Destinations for Adventure Travel in South America

When some people go on vacation, all they want to do is sit around and relax. If this ISN’T you, then South America just might be the perfect place for your next trip. Check out my top five destinations for adventure travel in South America and get ready to make unforgettable memories! 1) Inca Trail,… Read More

Adventures from my Study Abroad Trip in Europe

I’m pretty sure most of my Facebook contacts are sick of hearing how much I loved Europe. You see, I just came back this January from my study abroad trip in Europe to the wonderful city of Bradford. I attended the University of Bradford in England for one semester (September- January), and it was an… Read More

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My Ultimate Travel Playlist

This was one of the hardest things I have ever had to do – how do you successfully pare down an expansive library of music into a bite size sampling of travel tunes?  Here’s the result – I tried to include a little bit of everything in the hopes that everyone would be able to… Read More

7 Reasons Why France is a Great Place to Study Abroad

France is well known for its culture, history, great food, and being home to many world renowned museums. But did you know that it is also a really great place for studying abroad with great programs for a multitude of majors? Let’s take a look at 7 reasons why France is great country for studying… Read More

10 Things American Students Encounter in the UK

Studying abroad in another country is unlike any other experience you will ever have. You will encounter things you never had to on a daily basis. From interesting everyday language to decode, to stares you get when people hear your American accent, some things will confuse you and not make sense. Then you’ll realize one… Read More

Top 6 Romantic Getaways to Celebrate on Valentine’s Day

February is known to be the love month. For couples, it is one of the most awaited celebrations of the year. Valentine’s day is the best day for couples to celebrate love in a very special way. Couples usually express their love for each other during the love month by exchanging gifts, sending flowers or… Read More

10 Key Ah-Ha Moments About Speaking a Foreign Language

1. You think you spoke naturally and grammatically well… until your friends tell you what you really said 2. Your Americans friends’ reaction when you break out in a foreign language back home 3. You start to pick up interesting facial /head movements 4. Your enthusiasm for trying to get better 5. How you feel when you use… Read More

Two Free Days in Madrid

Spent all of your money on cerveza and tapas?  No worries, Madrid’s museums and galleries have some of the best free-visit hours if you’re looking to experience some of the culture this great city has to offer. Museo de América Free hours: Sunday 10am – 3pm This is a great little museum that offers a multitude… Read More