Tag Result For: travel tips

  • Sydney
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2017 Spring

Smartphone Survival: The Top 5 Apps To Get You Through Study Abroad 04/05/17

1.) CityMaps CityMaps allows you to download maps while on wifi and then use them offline through your location services. Aside from helping you find a train station or your hostel, CityMaps will also help you find and filter everything from a restaurant with a rooftop terrace to the best places to go sightseeing in […]

This little ole tower definitely wasn't hard to find...
Thanks to Rome2Rio, we were able to make it from Barcelona's City Park to the airport in just over a half hour, and for only $2 nonetheless.
Honorable mention goes to Snapchat for allowing me to do this to the real Mona Lisa in Paris
Just a couple of some of the amazing adventures I have been on thanks to the Sygic Travel app
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  • Carley
  • University of Missouri
  • 2017 Spring

5 Things They Don’t Tell You About Studying Abroad 04/05/17

Before coming to CIMBA, I was constantly told about all the friends I was going to make, all the places I would see, how I would learn more about myself, and how studying abroad would help me see the world from a different perspective. While all those things are 100% true, there were a few […]

Our new British friend
Czech(ing) out the food in Prague
Soaking up the sun (and scenery) in Mallorca
John Lennon Wall- Prague, Czech Republic
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  • Mallory
  • University of Colorado-Boulder
  • 2017 Spring

How to Plan a Successful Travel Week 04/05/17

By now, most of us have mastered the art of planning a travel weekend. You figure out where you want to go, then all the rest seems somewhat simple.   Planning an entire travel week has many more moving parts and is often more difficult to execute without mistakes, BUT with these tips, you’ll be […]

While in Amsterdam, my love of flowers drew me into the Tulip Museum where I got to see tons of different types of flowers! It smelled absolutely amazing in there!
Did anyone really go to Amsterdam without taking a photo at the I Amsterdam sign?
One piece of advice, don't pass up the opportunity to eat something authentic and NEVER pass up the opportunity to take a photo as proof that you did!
My friend Michelle and I getting ready for bed on our overnight train from Prague to Budapest!
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  • Carley
  • University of Missouri
  • 2017 Spring

5 Tips and Tricks on How to Plan a Trip: Study Abroad Edition 03/21/17

So as you may know, it’s already week 6 and I’ve booked all but two of my trips. After trial and error (8 times over), I think I’m finally experienced enough to give you some solid tips on planning a trip while you’re abroad. I’m by no means a travel agent, but I’m pretty confident […]

Last weekends trip to Paris
Florence
Big Bus Tour in Paris
This weekends trip to Florence
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  • Mallory
  • University of Colorado-Boulder
  • 2017 Spring

Top Things To Know Before Traveling 03/07/17

Since I have left America, I have traveled to five different cities in three different countries. In each of my travel experiences I have learned something new, whether from a series of unfortunate events or just a helpful hint I’ve picked up along the way! Here are the top four things I think you should […]

My German bratwurst from the market!
Breakfast tea in Asolo!
The David! Seriously if you get the chance, go see this! It's absolutely incredible!
Laying out on the beach in Barcelona, Spain!
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  • Mallory
  • University of Colorado-Boulder
  • 2017 Spring

Navigating the Italian Culture 02/21/17

After spending a little over a month in Italy, I have learned a few things about the cultural norms here. At first I found some of them annoying but now I am gaining a better understanding of why Italians do what they do and how I can better submerge myself into the Italian culture.   […]

Eating Gelato with a foggy view of Mount Grappa!
Me in front of one of the many fountains in Rome, Italy!
Watching the chef make pasta during the pasta making EWAP!
After the chef cut the pasta into the strips!
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  • Adam
  • Western Michigan University
  • 2016 Fall

How To Plan A Travel Weekend 11/15/16

Ciao, I thought planning my travel weekends here would be easy, but then I quickly realized how close I was becoming with some people and that it obviously wasn’t just about where you are, but who you’re with. It gets chaotic and frustrating when planning these weekends, but when you’re there, all the money and […]

Look up different airlines' flight times here
Trenitalia
Above the Grand Canal
Roman Colosseum
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  • Mallory
  • Furman University
  • 2016 Fall

Travel Tips 101: Embrace Your Inner Tourist 11/02/16

Our first travel weekend arrived faster than I was expecting! Time here is really flying by. I was lucky enough to be able to spend the long weekend traveling to Venice and Florence with Emma and her grandparents. We met her grandparents at the airport on Saturday morning when they arrived and our weekend chalked full […]

One of my favorite pictures from our tour in Florence.
Emma by the Cemetery island off of the island of Venice.
Our boat from the tour around the main island of Venice.
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  • Adam
  • Western Michigan University
  • 2016 Fall

Traveling in Europe: Planes, Trains, and Automobili 10/17/16

Ciao, Before I touch on traveling so far during the semester, just a few things to talk about.  Firstly, you know those formal dinners that CIMBA tells you about? Bring an appetite! I made a little mistake of grazing my way through the hors d’oeuvres and by graze, I mean I treated it like my last […]

Canal Cruise
Atomium-Brussels
Formal dinner
Brussels Welcome Sign
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  • Mallory
  • Furman University
  • 2016 Fall

5 Tips for Surviving Train Travel in Italy 10/10/16

This past weekend we had the opportunity to get off campus for the first time on our own! After much contemplation, myself and three friends, Emma, Alex and Zach, decided to spend the weekend in Milan. We had no idea what we were getting ourselves into but we booked train tickets and an Airbnb and […]

Alex, Emma, Zach and me at a yummy American brunch restaurant called, California Bakery! Another great recommendation from one of our professors. Thanks Professor Caponi!
One of our professors recommended this area! We went there for dinner, but sadly we missed the twinkle lights that hang over the river!
Inside the Duomo in Milan. This is the copy of the Madonna which is now located inside where visitors can see her.
Emma and me outside the Duomo right before we got to go inside!
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