Culture Shock – What to Know Before You Study in the U.S. [Video]

Off to study in the U.S. for the first time? Get ready for a whole new world! We put together this video to help you avoid some culture shock, with expert advice from our team members who have been in your shoes. We cover greetings and introductions, food, campus life, social life, differences between China and the U.S. and contracts. Read More

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New Year’s Resolution: Travel More [VIDEO]

Most of us set resolutions for ourselves as we go into every year. I’m sure you’ve seen the overwhelming amount of “new year, new me” memes. While most resolutions are simple life changes like becoming more active with a gym membership or finally cleaning out your overflowing closet (I’ll get to it eventually), there’s a resolution that’s becoming increasingly popular: to travel more. Here are some reasons why traveling more should be on your resolution list.

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Top overseas cities for shopping ’till you drop

As the holiday season approaches, one thing is on your mind: shopping. Whether you’re seeking new pieces for your own winter wardrobe or some unusual gifts for friends and family, here are some cities you should check out for some truly special buys. Milan is not to be missed – not only is it easy to navigate the pedestrian streets, but they are chock full of boutiques, showrooms and jewelers that are bound to have you whipping out your wallet. Read More

How to Find the Best Hotel Deal

Finding the best deal isn’t always about finding the lowest price. A number of things have to be factored in, like room types, bookings fees, taxes, seasonality and location to name a few.

So how to find the best deal? Here are 5 tips that may help. Read More