Travel Tips

Tips on the 17 Stages of Planning A Study Abroad Experience

October 29, 2014

When I was in high school researching potential universities, studying abroad was one of the things I was most excited about when I thought of the adventures I would have.  I knew that I wanted to study language, and most colleges required language students to study abroad for at least 3 weeks to one semester […]

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8 Things I Learned From Traveling Solo

October 28, 2014

Many people have mixed feelings about traveling alone , especially if they’re a female.  I’ve had the opportunity to not only travel abroad alone, but to also actually live abroad.  During my solo travels I’ve learned a lot about myself and the world in which I live in. Here are 8 things I learned while traveling solo: 1. […]

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How to Pack Three Months of Your Life Into One Suitcase

October 15, 2014

Have you ever had to sit on a suitcase to try and get it closed? If you’re going on a long trip sometime soon, don’t let this be you. This summer I spent three months in Central America, in both Costa Rica and Nicaragua.  Being a college student, I opted for the cheapest way to […]

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6 Tips for Your First-time Hostel Stay

October 14, 2014

If you have ever traveled on a tight budget, or plan on traveling on one, you’ve probably looked into staying at a hostel. The idea of sharing a room with complete strangers can seem scary, especially if your only knowledge about hostels seems to come from horror movies. I’m here to tell you that hostels aren’t […]

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