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So you’ve officially caught the travel bug, and you’re ready to jet off. That means it’s time to take the first step toward making your study abroad dreams come true: choosing your destination. Choosing the location at which to study abroad is easily one of the most important decisions you’ll make, as it’ll affect your whole experience. Luckily, we’ve created a guide to steer you in the right direction – literally! 1. For the social butterfly You love attending events at school and meeting new people, and now you’re ready to take your social endeavors abroad! If your primary reason for...
Whether you’re traveling to visit family, heading out for a weekend trip or going abroad, getting the best trip ever is all about spending money wisely. Traveling can be expensive when you factor in flying, accommodations and food, not to mention the other little expenses, like souvenirs and cab fare. The best way to spend your vacation is to not be worrying about every little dime. It’s time to start planning your trip now! Transportation Flights When booking your flight, make sure you get the cheapest one possible! Websites such as Expedia compare flights across airlines to show you the...
There's been a lot of recent debate on the subject of “voluntourism,” a term coined to describe week-long volunteer escapades to developing countries.  I myself have been on two of these so-called “voluntourist” trips and feel that it's my duty to defend their purpose. There will always be people making disparaging, saracastic comments about the trips and how they can “completely change a woman’s Facebook profile picture,” but in my mind, a picture does not belittle the experience.  If anything, pictures are good; they share the experience on various platforms and encourage others to...