Tag Result For: travel tips

  • Kaden
  • Kansas State University
  • 2016 Summer

Hostel (No, Not the Movie): What to Look for When Booking a Hostel for Travel in Europe 05/27/16

I was nervous about several things before my study abroad experience, but the main thing was staying in my first hostel.  Hostels are places that offer inexpensive food and lodging for travelers and are the main form of lodging for students traveling in Europe.  I heard from people who have seen the Hostel movie trilogy […]

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  • Katie
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2016 Summer

How to be a Tourist without Behaving like a Tourist 05/25/16

I get it. It is almost impossible to not stick out as a foreigner when traveling within a different country. Our clothes don’t match, our dialect sounds strange, and our behavior, in general, simply does not line up. Hiding in your dorm room is not the solution to avoiding this reality. You can go out, […]

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  • Kaden
  • Kansas State University
  • 2016 Summer

5 “Must-Have” Smartphone Apps While Traveling Abroad 05/19/16

Making the most of your study abroad experience has never been easier thanks to advancements in technology.  With your smartphone, you can easily organize your travel information, budget for your trip, and send pictures and messages back home to your family!  Here are five must-have applications for your trip abroad. WhatsAppIf you’re not careful, international […]

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  • Katie
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2016 Summer

“If You Give a Girl a Passport…” – Advice for the First Time International Traveler 05/18/16

Overflowing airports, tedious security systems, strangers running wild for the gate that they should have been at an hour ago – these are just some of the common, unsettling sights of traveling. If flying isn’t nerve wracking enough, then international traveling most definitely is enough to put you over the edge, especially if you’re a […]

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  • Megan
  • Western Michigan University
  • 2016 Summer

Don’t Forget to Take an Extra Copy: Top 5 Things to Duplicate before You Get on Your Flight to Italy 05/14/16

With travel, it goes without saying that it’s better to be safe than sorry. There are a number of important things travelers should duplicate and take with them overseas to avoid sticky situations that could land them in an unexpected destination. Here are the top five things to copy and carry with you when traveling: […]

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  • Emily
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2016 Spring

Eating London: Food Tour Time! 05/03/16

Everyone knows the best way to see a city and actually understand what you’re seeing is by going on a guided tour. While tours are informative and educational, everyone also knows that they can be boring. And hot. And long. And you get hungry. And your feet start to hurt.  So, how to get the […]

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  • Kevin
  • Clemson University
  • 2016 Spring

The Travel Bug is Real: Reflections on a Great Semester 04/29/16

Being back in the United States is an odd feeling. The time abroad went by so fast it feels like I almost never left. At the same time when I walk around the same places I’ve called home for the last 20 years, I know I have been gone. It all just feels a little different. […]

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  • Emily
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2016 Spring

What I Know Now: Italy Edition 03/23/16

Ciao, again!  Don’t get me wrong, integrating into a new culture and learning to adapt to new way of doing things is exciting, entertaining, and provides valuable learning experiences. With that said, there are definitely some things I wish I would have known before departing on my semester abroad. I’ve tried my hardest along the […]

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  • Alicia
  • Western Michigan University
  • 2016 Spring

How to Plan a Weekend When You Don’t Want to Make Any Plans 03/21/16

After spring break, I’m not gonna lie, I was dragging a little. Having prepared for this reaction, I had thought to stay the weekend in sleepy Paderno del Grappa. However, as Friday crept closer, I realized that my droopy eyelids in class were doing little to curb my appetite for adventure. The end of the […]

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  • Alicia
  • Western Michigan University
  • 2016 Spring

Don’t Panic (Or “What I Really Learned While Traveling Over Spring Break”) 03/11/16

Well, we are back at CIMBA after a fantastic spring break and wow, do I ever need a break from the break! This was one of the most inspiring and challenging trips I have ever taken and don’t regret a single moment of it. However, despite all of our tourist successes, being on a ten […]

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