Posts Tagged ‘tips’

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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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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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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The Ultimate Study Abroad Packing List For Ladies

Packing for a a few months or a semester abroad can be incredibly stressful. As soon as you begin to pack the “essentials” your large checked bag suddenly seems to shrink, and you begin to panic. Plus, how are you supposed to decide everything you want to wear months in advance? I’ve been there before…

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Racing Through Roma: How to Conquer Rome in a Day

Rome wasn’t built in a day, therefore it should come as no surprise that attempting to see all of Italy’s capital city in one day is, in a word, impossible. I recommend spending several days in Rome to be able to explore as much of this historic and glorious city as you can. However, if…

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6 Ways to Stay Fit In Florence

Whenever someone hears that I’ve been living in Italy, I inevitably end up answering the question “How have you not gained any weight?!” While it may seem like living in the land of pasta, gelato, and wine make this impossible, rest assured that is not the case. There are many ways to keep active and…

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How To: Grocery Shopping in Italy

While a huge part of traveling or studying abroad is soaking up local culture and sampling as many restaurants as possible, one of the best ways to save money while studying abroad is to cook for yourself. Your first trip to an Italian supermarket may seem intimidating, so here are some of my tips to…

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