Will My Phone Work Abroad?

Will My Phone Work Abroad?

Posted by Jules on July 20, 2011 in Money & Technology, Travel Tips1 comment You should contact your provider before you leave to see if you need to update your phone and purchase a global traveler plan. For example, I had to upgrade from the Blackberry Curve to...
5 Packing Tips for Study Abroad

5 Packing Tips for Study Abroad

1. Do not overpack. Like any trip you’ll always come home with more than you came with and shipping costs can be expensive. If you forget something you can always go clothes shopping, something you’ll probably want to do anyways. 2. Pack for what the weather will be...
The Host Family Experience

The Host Family Experience

Posted by guest on August 13, 2011 in Travel Tips1 comment Having a host family is a great experience, but it can understandably be a cause of some pre-abroad anxiety. Here are some tips for handling and making the most of your host family experience: – Tell...
Eating McDonalds On Study Abroad

Eating McDonalds On Study Abroad

Posted by Jules on August 9, 2011 in Eat4 comments When I envisioned what I would eat during study abroad in Florence, I imagined delicious pizzas, delectable pasta dishes, and lots of wine.  I definitely did not picture weekly McDonald’s trips that included french...