Your Hair and Study Abroad

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If you’re going abroad next semester you’re probably asking yourself “What should I pack?” You may be wondering if you should pack your hair dryer/hair straightener/hair curler/etc. The answer is NO. Most likely, your hair styling tools and appliances will not work or will break if you try to use them abroad. For those of [...]


Notes on European Fashion


Notes on European Fashion: To follow up my post How Not to Dress Like an American on Study Abroad I decided to write about my observations of European fashion. The first thing I noticed on study abroad was that Europeans dressed better than Americans pretty much everyday. No European leaves their house in sweats, ever. Whenever [...]


The Ultimate Study Abroad Packing Guide

  – A small weekend bag to bring with you on weekend trips – It has to be small enough to fit even the strictest airplane guidelines for carry-on bags, but large enough to hold weekend essentials. – An adapter for outlets – So you can charge your computer and camera battery. Buy a hairdryer [...]


How to Not Dress Like An American on Study Abroad

Well, let’s face it. Europe has a whole different dress code than the U.S. I like going to class in my college sweatshirt and jeans just as much as the next kid-okay,okay, sweatshirt AND sweatpants many days- but that look just doesn’t fly in Europe. You’ll stick out like a fish out of water AKA an American. [...]


Carry On Bags – What You Need To Know

Before you go abroad you should think about what you are bringing as your carry-on bag. For weekend trips, it makes no sense to check your luggage since a) none of your friends will want to wait for you at baggage claim b) it could get lost and c) you don’t need it. Per Ryanair’s [...]