Study Abroad

8 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Study Abroad Experience in Spain

Spain is one of the most popular countries that students choose to study abroad in, and it is not hard to see why! The rich culture, variety of historic cities, delicious food, and the country’s relaxed atmosphere all make Spain a dream study abroad location. Though I personally studied abroad in Italy, I fell in…

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8 Things They DON’T Tell You About Studying Abroad

Chances are you have a friend or two who has studied abroad. You have probably sat at home drooling over Eiffel Tower Instagrams, your friend’s new chic ~European~ look, or you’ve sat through endless tales of perfect days abroad.  While all of these paint a fairy tale picture of what a study abroad experience is…

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Top 10 Ways to Maximize Your Time Studying Abroad

As anyone who has ever studied abroad can attest to, time truly does fly when abroad. Whether your are studying abroad for 1 month or 1 year, by the time your experience is coming to an end, it will feel like you blinked and the semester was suddenly over. Between school, constant traveling, and attempting…

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Dear Florence, I Love You: A Letter To My Study Abroad Home

Dear sweet city of Firenze, When I first arrived I was filled with butterflies and anxious feelings and nerves but was excited to see all you had to offer. Soaking in the lavish and stately Duomo for the first time nearly took my breath away. I could stare into the depths of the beauty and…

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15 Things That Happen To Your Instagram When You Study Abroad

“If you didn’t post it on Instagram, did it really happen at all?” For all of you study abroad ‘grammers out there who have been making your friends jealous, I mean sharing your experiences, heres a list of 15 things that happen to your Instagram when you study abroad. #doitfortheinsta 1. Half of your photos…

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10 Ways To Keep Stress In Check When Studying Abroad

While many people claim that studying abroad is like a long vacation, there is nothing particularly easy or relaxing about leaving family and friends, classes and tests, adjusting to a foreign country, learning a new language, and traveling all the time. Yes, studying abroad is amazing and many times it does feel like a vacation,…

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The Essential Dos and Don’ts of Studying Abroad

Whether you are studying abroad for a summer, semester, or a whole year, the time spent abroad flies by. There is nothing worse than finishing a semester wishing you had done things differently. To help you make the most of your study abroad experience, I’ve created a list of study abroad dos and don’ts based…

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Study Abroad on a Budget: Top 9 Ways to Save

One of the hardest things about studying abroad is staying within a budget. It can be easy to lose track of spending early on and be left scrambling for cash at the end of the semester. To help avoid spending too much money, and ensure that your funds can be used for travel, follow these…

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29 Signs You Just Returned Home From Studying Abroad

Returning home from the semester of a lifetime can often be an even bigger adjustment than when you first set out on you adventure. Between unpacking, dealing with time differences, and sharing all your stories with friends and family, there are some thing all study abroad alumi can relate to. Here are the top 29 Signs…

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15 Stocking Stuffers For The Travel Addict In Your Life

This holiday season, get the travel addict in your life something they are sure to use! These low-cost gifts are perfect for your friends and family members who just can’t seem to stay in one place. If you yourself are the wanderer, pass this list along to friends or family to ensure you are prepared…

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