Tips For Using Your Credit Card Abroad

Posted by Jules on July 22, 2011 in Money & Technology, Preparation & Packing, Travel TipsNo comments 1. Call your credit card company and let them know where you’ll be living and traveling so they don’t freeze your card. If you plan on traveling to Greece and...

How To Plan A Weekend Trip on Study Abroad

So you’re going abroad and finally getting a chance to see the places you’ve always dreamed of! But..you’re a poor college student with minimal travel experience and a budget. Here’s how to live out your dreams without going broke or going crazy. Budget Airlines, Your...

How to Make Friends with Locals While Studying Abroad

Posted by guest on August 30, 2011 in Travel Tips2 comments Don't just hang out with people from your program..branch out! Ok, as you’ve probably noticed, we’ve been stressing that you should try to make friends with local kids in your study abroad city. We cannot...

Carry On Bags – What You Need To Know

Posted by Jules on July 22, 2011 in Preparation & Packing, Travel TipsNo comments 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...

Study Abroad Travel- put it on myTab! posted by guest on July 21st, 2011

By: Heddi Cundle Happy Thursday! Tomorrow’s Friday which means the weekend is getting closer. If you notice, this pattern happens every Thursday…amazing! Did you know 300k Americans study abroad each year? You’re all flying to Hong Kong, London, Rio, Madrid and...

The Nicest Hostel Youll Ever Stay In!!! Seven Hostel in Sorrento, Italy

This hostel has a super modern look complete with spacious rooms and showers, live entertainment on weekends, and an amazing rooftop bar & lounge area. The feel of the place is definitely more like a hotel than a hostel. A walk from the city centre but accessible...

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

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

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 your host...

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...
Tips For Flying Ryanair

Tips For Flying Ryanair

You’ve heard about the discount airline Ryanair that offers fares as low as 15 euros each way. Below are 7 ways to best take advantage of the airline. Book Early especially for popular destinations such as Paris and London. Fly at Unpopular times. Don’t be afraid to...

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How Study Abroad Can Get You A Job

How Study Abroad Can Get You A Job

Posted by Jules on August 1, 2011 in Travel Tips2 comments Listing your study abroad experience on your resume can definitely enhance your employment prospects. Studying abroad shows employers you are adaptable and can succeed in new environments. Plus, in a global...

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The Art of Haggling

The Art of Haggling

Don’t buy from the first vendor you see Act disinterested in the item you want Throw out a really low price Start to walk away Ask for a deal on multiples

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10 Ways To Save Money On Study Abroad

10 Ways To Save Money On Study Abroad

Posted by Jules on July 23, 2011 in Money & Technology, Travel Tips1 comment Ask locals where to find the best deals. They will probably tell you to avoid the expensive touristy restaurants and direct you to places with better quality and prices. Avoid huge cell...

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The 32 Best iPhone Apps for Travel!

The 32 Best iPhone Apps for Travel!

These iPhone apps were designed to make your life just a little bit easier. Be sure to check out SitOrSquat and Share-A-Bill. With these two apps you can avoid the frustration of locating the nearest bathroom or figuring out who owes who after a group trip! Map Google...

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Top 25 Study Abroad Destinations

Top 25 Study Abroad Destinations

Thinking about going abroad but not sure where to go? Check out the top 25 study abroad destinations according to the IIE. UK—31,000+ students/year Italy—27,000+ students/year Spain—24,000+ students/year France—16,900+ students/year China—13,500+ students/year...

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Getting Piercings & Tattoos on Study Abroad

Getting Piercings & Tattoos on Study Abroad

Something about studying abroad makes people go wild. Away from parents and schools, living the life of young globetrotters, students find themselves doing things they wouldn’t normally do. And for many, this includes tattoos and piercings. I remember the time I went...

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How To Download Rosetta Stone For Free For Mac Users

How To Download Rosetta Stone For Free For Mac Users

Posted by Jules on October 11, 2011 in Preparation & Packing, Travel Tips3 comments How To Download Rosetta Stone for Free for Mac Users Google ‘transmission’ or ‘utorrent’ and download one of them. Google ‘rosetta stone version 3 torrent’ and download it from a...

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