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16 Recommendations to Help You Eat like a Local Anywhere

Who knows better how to eat like a local than the locals themselves? We asked our Instagram followers where we should eat when we visited their hometowns and you all did not disappoint! You jumped in and stocked us full of recommendations for burgers and tacos around the US, tons of regional and local can’t-miss restaurants and local dishes all around the world. Read More

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Spring Break Bingo Contest Winner

It was once said by my favorite author, Paulo Coelho, “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you achieve it.” Ever since I was a child I wanted to explore this world to see what’s out there. Luckily, thanks to StudentUniverse, I won a life-changing free spring break trip from the Spring Break Bingo Contest!  Read More

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How to Survive Europe’s Music Festivals 2017

You’re young, it’s summer, what’s better than camping at music festivals with unique atmospheres and great music?! Attending a festival is a great way to unwind, listen to your favorite musicians, dance all night and even make new friends in a new corner of the world.  Read More

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How to Save Money While Studying Abroad in Italy

Italy is a beautiful country and I’m sure you’ve seen how beautiful it is in pamphlets, movies or TV shows, or maybe even a friend or family member has told you about its beauty. It’s possible to experience the beauty of Italy when you’re studying abroad on a budget.

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Being a Lone Romantic in Italy

If you ever want to feel like you jumped out of 2016 and landed on a dusty page of an ancient fairytale where you feel guilty for using your iPhone in a place of such exquisite beauty, Italy is the place for you, the lone romantic!

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5 Hidden Northern Italian Towns to Keep on Your Radar

Northern Italy’s tourism is dominated by Venice in the east and Milan in the west, with people occasionally paying a visit to Verona in between. Often overlooked due to the popularity of southern Italy with Puglia, Amalfi Coast, and of course, Sicily, or the central Tuscany region, there are plenty of towns worth visiting in northern Italy. So why not ditch the crowded south and escape to the cool north?

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Summer Travel Photo Contest Winner Announcement

We teamed up with online food ordering service, EatStreet, on a photo contest to send one lucky winner to Chicago with $500 of EatStreet food credit to spend on pizza, subs, sushi and more delicious noms! After receiving hundreds of submissions, we had to make the tough decision of choosing a winner. You all sent so many wonderful photos from your adventures around the world!

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