For many students, the day they leave to go study abroad is fast approaching. As you prepare to celebrate the holiday, you should also be preparing for this amazing journey which lies ahead of you. Let’s take a look at what to expect the day you leave for studying abroad.
We all know that feeling, you step off the airplane after a 12-hour flight unsure of your surroundings, with no idea of what time it is, astounded at the feat of making it to your hotel bed. Upon waking up after an unexpected eight-hour nap, you find it difficult to sleep when it is actually dark outside, starting the vicious jet lag cycle. Jet lag, medically referred to as desynchronosis, can deter many from making the most of their travels abroad. However, there are a few things you can do to prepare yourself and alleviate the awful affects of jet lag. (more…)