Planning your study abroad? You’ll read lots of guides to help you figure out what to bring (like this study abroad checklist); but before you even start on your packing list, there’s one huge item to check off. Hint: it’s crucial to the abroad part of studying abroad. You need to get your passport.
Oslo, the beautiful, historic capital of Norway, is known to be one of the most expensive cities in Europe. And not take-the-bus-instead-of-a-cab expensive, rather walk-everywhere-because-you-can’t-afford-transportation expensive.
But not to worry — this doesn’t mean anyone on a budget can’t explore this Scandinavian tourist hub. There are plenty of ways to beat the high prices, if you do a little homework.
Stockholm, Sweden has never been known to be an affordable vacation spot. While it may not be the most expensive Scandinavian city, there are few European countries that can compete with Sweden’s prices. Luckily, from tours to galleries, Stockholm offers plenty of free things to fill up your itinerary. Read More
Situated right on the Pacific Coast, Lima is a beachy, metropolitan city in Peru that holds onto its traditional Incan roots. Its fun, lively atmosphere, beautiful views and rich culture make Lima an ideal destination for young travelers. The city’s greatest perk is its affordability. With plenty to do outside, there are a number of free and low-cost attractions that are worth adding to your itinerary. Below are my top five favorites: Read More
What do you get when you mix the beautiful architecture of Europe with the rich cultural traditions of Latin America? You get Buenos Aires, Argentina. Buenos Aires, known as the Paris of the South, is a treasure chest of the most iconic features of France, Italy and South America: neoclassical architecture, intricate sculptures, lively tango dancing and, of course, delectable food. Read More
A few months ago, the winner of our Morocco trip (Alexis) went on the trip of a lifetime, and she was kind enough to document her experiences (including some great pictures!) to share with all of us.
Below is one of the posts she put together on her experiences in Morocco, about her time in the Sahara Desert. To follow all of her posts on this trip, and her worldwide travels, visit: The Young, Broke Traveler. Read More