It seems like just yesterday Denae was packing for her 90 day Snap Gap trip. Now she has already traveled throughout Japan as she begins her journey all over the world. See where she believe is the best place for a day trip from Tokyo. Come back to our travel blog in the future for more updates from Denae.
As we traverse through the realm of college, we often find our lives masked behind mountains of debt. Between student loans, vehicle payments, and rent, the cost of life seems to leave little room for us to travel and experience our youth. This issue raises the question,
“Should you travel while you are in debt?“
While studying abroad is something college students dream about, some schools offer two week courses abroad in either the winter or summer that give you a sample size of the complete experience individuals get in either a fall or spring semester.
I attend Bryant University, and they offer Sophomore International Experience (SIE), a roughly 2 week long trip that counts as a 3 credit course, giving the experience of a foreign culture, while also displaying the global environment of education. I have had countless friends who have gone on this trip, and almost all of them ended up studying abroad in their junior year. For many of my friends, it was their first time traveling outside the country, and was an eye opening experience for them, and was the reason they committed to going abroad for a full semester. Read More
France is well known for its culture, history, great food, and being home to many world renowned museums. But did you know that it is also a really great place for studying abroad with great programs for a multitude of majors? Let’s take a look at 7 reasons why France is great country for studying abroad. Read More
Studying abroad in another country is unlike any other experience you will ever have. You will encounter things you never had to on a daily basis. From interesting everyday language to decode, to stares you get when people hear your American accent, some things will confuse you and not make sense. Then you’ll realize one day when you’re back home from studying abroad that you said “ta for the biscuits” like a proper Northerner instead of “thanks for the cookies” and will finally be comfortable with things that made absolutely no sense at the beginning of your adventures. Here are 10 things that you will encounter and learn to deal with as you become a Britisher yourself (as told by my favorite band, The Beatles)! Read More
We talk a lot about travel and how important it is. You might say that we’re enthusiasts. It’s our business and it’s what we love. We believe that traveling can change people and that those changes are almost always positive. It’s a unique way to grow as a person and your time in college is the perfect opportunity to have those experiences. That said, the true magic of travel comes from embracing it fully, from taking each moment for what it’s worth and taking the time to notice the world revealing itself around you. We have compiled some thoughts on what you have to do to get the most out of your travel experiences. So, here’s what you have to do: Read More
Is money no object for you? Are you looking for a place to stay that’s off the beaten path? Here is a list of ten of the world’s most interesting and luxurious hotels. Found in some of the most fascinating tourist destinations in the world, any one of them is a great launching point for an unforgettable travel experience. If any of these tempt your fancy, then head on over to StudentUniverse’s main site and book your trip now!