Best Things to Do in Johannesburg

When people think of Johannesburg (Joburg, as the locals say), they think about the danger and criminal reputation that hangs over the city. Some are willing to risk a night in the city on their way to Kruger or the rest of South Africa. But once people get there, they find a completely different side to the city. Many are often convinced to stay longer. There is a plethora of reasons for why you should plan to stay longer than one night in Joburg! Here are a few things to do in Johannesburg that really stuck out to us.

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Cycling in Taiwan: Fly N’ Bike Reflection

“It is the unknown around the corner that turns my wheels.” – Heinz Stucke

No pun intended. It was something similar to the idea expressed in the line above that made me click the link on the StudentUniverse website and apply for a 9-day trip cycling in Taiwan. Even though I thought it sounded like a great opportunity, I have to admit that I was far from even dreaming I would win. I didn’t even know where Taiwan was on the map! My sister convinced me to do it.

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10 Best Mobile Apps for Students in 2018

StudentUniverse’s mobile marketing strategist, Raheem, has put together a list of the best mobile apps for students to download in 2018. Read on to learn about apps that you’ll want to download ASAP to help with anything from diets to budgets.

How to Maximize Vacation Time

The transition from college to the real world is a difficult time for many post-grads. Between figuring out how to file taxes, paying rent and cooking nutritional food, adulting can be a whirlwind of lifestyle changes. Switching to the 9-5 lifestyle leaves little time for those usual college activities such as mid-day naps, midnight pizzaand sadly, travel. During college there was ample time to travel however, the real world reality is that most entry-level jobs have two weeks vacation time. Two weeks make college winter break seem like forever.

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