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.
Students are in the best position to go off traveling around the world, as they’ll never have as much freedom as they have now. Sadly though, they don’t have the cash to go with it. If you want to make some cash to fund your trip, you don’t have to rely on bar tending and waiting tables jobs. Here are seven smart ways you can make money easily.
The good old student travelers’ coin toss; do I get tickets for that awe-inspiring must-see landmark… or do I get dinner? A funny and charming idea when you’re not actually faced with the reality of it. Pinching pennies while traveling is especially stressful because you often feel you don’t have a home base to fall back on. That’s why we scouted out the best cheap, local spots in Barcelona for chowing, chilling, and chatting. Oooh, alliteration! Can you tell I’m hyped on coffee right now? Let’s start there.
Most travel authorities tend to agree that peak season for globe-trotters is April through September. This makes the more underrated winter months ideal for wanderlusters on a budget and looking for a winter escape. With discounted airlines, hotels and local attractions, this time of year lends itself to spontaneous trips––sans the high expense.
StudentUniverse in collaboration with the Taiwan Tourism Bureau offered me the opportunity to travel and bike 900 kilometers around the vast land of Taiwan. The experience was absolutely mind boggling and so surreal that looking back it only felt like a dream. Definitely one of the craziest challenges I’ve ever approached. This is a tale of 16 players, 9 cities, and one grand adventure. Read More