A Rough Guide to Madrid: From One Sorority Sister to Another

Guide to Madrid study abroad

Do you have a rough guide to a study abroad destination that a friend sent you? Email it to ilovestudyabroad@gmail.com to share with our readers.     OH HI LITTLE, I wanted to email you some things about Madrid. Hopefully some of these things are useful for you. I hope you’re getting excited!!!   Tips [...]


Radisson Big Night Giveaway

Stay at this €220/night hotel for only $70!!

All of you going abroad in the Fall, read this to learn how you can avoid sketchy hostels and stay in nice hotels for free! As I mentioned in my last post, Club Carlson (which owns Radisson, Country Inn & Suites, and Park Inn) currently has a promotion where you can earn 50,000 points for a one [...]


Dolmen Resort Hotel – Malta

Want to go somewhere different? Visit Malta, the beautiful island to the south of Sicily where the movies Troy, Gladiator, and Alexander were filmed! Located in St. Paul’s Bay, The Dolmen Resort Hotel is the perfect place to stay if you visit Malta. The hotel boasts huge rooms, a convenient restaurant, and a great pool [...]


Hostal Levante – Barcelona

Hostal Levante is a good place to stay with friends for a weekend trip to Barcelona. The hostel is in a good location, situated near shopping, Las Ramblas, and within walking distance to the harbor. I recommend renting an apartment versus staying in the hostel. When I went in 2010, the rate was 120 Euro [...]


Why You Should Stay in an Apartment Instead of a Hostel

After staying in this beautiful Audrey Hepburn themed apartment in Venice for Carnevale, I was hooked.  The rooms were clean, well-decorated and the location was perfect. And since we were traveling with a big group, the price was the same per person as a hostel! Lesson learned: If you’re traveling with a group of people, skip [...]