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10 Things You Should Do on a Gap Year

It might seem disingenuous to try and offer a definitive list of what you should do on a gap year, as the whole point of backpacking is to see the world your way. Still, you need some kind of plan before you jet off, right? Read More

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Top 5 Things to Do in New Zealand’s South Island

New Zealand is an incredibly beautiful country and Auckland is an incredibly amazing city. However, once you leave the city life of the North Island and head south, you’ll soon find yourself questioning why you spent so much time in the city.  New Zealand’s South Island is easily rated the more beautiful of the two islands. Read More

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Top 10 Travel Blogs: Australia and New Zealand

Home to exotic animals, Instagram-worthy food and sprawling beaches, Australia is at the top of our destination bucket list! We’ve answered all of your questions on where to go, what to eat and how to save money. Here are the most read posts on Australia and New Zealand from our travel blog. Whether you are heading to Australia or New Zealand to study, work abroad or for an adventure, you should take a read through these posts!

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Making Friends While Traveling Solo

It’s no secret that traveling solo can be exhilarating, confidence-building, and downright fun–but that doesn’t mean you won’t also want to pick up some friends along the way.

Reaching out to complete strangers can be intimidating, trust me–I know. But remember: there are other solo travelers out there who want to find a friend just as much as you do. Read More

Beat the Heat: 5 “Cool” Destinations to Visit this Summer

Sunburns, endless amounts of sweat, scorching temperatures and sweltering humidity… a few of the things we relate to “Summer”. While summertime may have its perks, there are plenty of reasons to beat the heat in search of cooler weather and a change of scenery. We’ve compiled a list of the top destinations to cool off this summer, all-the-while experiencing awesome attractions and cultures! Average high temperatures of these destinations for June through August fall between 50°F and 75°F (10°C and 24°C), so you’ll rest assured knowing you can comfortably explore these new places. Read More

South Pacific Region: The Pros and Cons

Offering surreal surf destinations, exhilarating adventures and breathtaking views, it is no surprise that the Land Down Under has become a hotspot for semester abroad students. International exchange students are swapping one English speaking country for another and are choosing to indulge in vegemite sandwiches from the carefree nation which brings us endless options for new experiences. Australia and its surrounding neighbors of the South Pacific region are at the top of the list for thrill-seeking students. Read More

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Work Abroad: Is it a Good Fit for You?

So you’re stuck at a crossroads. Maybe you’ve just graduated high school, and you’re unsure which college (if any) is right for you. Maybe you’ve just graduated college, and you’re having a difficult time with your job search.

Have you ever considered taking time to see the world? Read More