Traveling Cheap as a College Student

Melina Wilcox Major: Sculpture Minor: Art History Book Arts in Europe, Summer I 2017 It’s pretty well known that college students are short in cash, and that traveling tends to be expensive. But traveling abroad is still possible, and there are ways to do it on a tight budget. A friend and I are going…

The Unexpected

Katie LaBelle Major: Geography Amazonia: Culture and Environment, Brazil Summer I, 2017 What can I say about Brazil? It’s been a week since I’ve arrived and I can honestly say it’s not as expected. Manuas is a big travel hub so I thought it’d be much more like Rio with all the nicer hotels and…

How to Study Abroad in South America (On a Budget)

Jordyn Mott Majors: Spanish Education & English Education Spring 2017 Semester in Buenos Aires, Argentina A few pointers for studying abroad in South America on the cheap. Travel by Bus Bus Travel in South America is not like bus travel in the US. For long distances at least, the buses are two levels and include…

Essential Tips For Living in Capetown

Marshall Lewis Advertising Major University of Cape Town, South Africa Spring Semester 2017 I flew out of O’Hare international flights so I converted some money there and I then had a 15 hour layover in Dubai in which I converted a lot more money at the huge airport there, it was very easy. I would…

In and Out of Stockholm

Keagan Gay Major: Public Relations Minors: Sociology, Global & International Studies, and Journalism Program: Stockholm University, Sweden Everyone has that dream of traveling the world: to see and embrace new cultures and meet new people! I have been blessed with that opportunity during my study abroad and have fully taken advantage of it. Being able…

Lost on the first day

Sydney Foster Spanish and Sales and Business Marketing Majors Buenos Aires, Argentina There is absolutely no way to perfectly describe the first day of a study abroad experience. You’re flooded with so many emotions within the first day, and sorting them out can seem like a job of it’s own. The minute you step off…

Am I Lost Yet?

Christina Chizmadia Major: Textile & Apparel Studies: Fashion Merchandising Minor: Event Management Program: Regents University, London UK You know that feeling that you get after returning to school after the summer is over and relearning math? Well that was the exact feeling I had once I got through customs at the airport. Except the math…

Sometimes you just have to laugh it off

Jordyn Mott Majors: Spanish Education & English Education Spring 2017 Semester in Buenos Aires, Argentina The first few days of Buenos Aires have been new, overwhelming, and exciting. Everyone who studied abroad that gave me advice told me this, “Sometimes you just have to laugh it off.” That has never been more true.. laugh about…

Lost?

Lauren Kondalski Majors: Marketing & Criminal Justice Paderno del Grappa, Italy This past weekend we finally had the opportunity to travel outside of Paderno. Thankfully. I was incredibly naïve on the amount of effort it actually takes to successfully plan a trip, even just an overnight one. You must book your place to stay. AirBnB?…

A Traveling Novice Takes his First Big Trip

Jack Fuller Majors: Accountancy and Spanish Buenos Aires, Argentina, Spring 2017 Traveling was something my family never really did, with vacations spent instead at home relaxing with each other.  However, this did not mean that I did not want to travel, but however just did not ever have the opportunity until.  So, without ever being…

Making my way around Stockholm

Keagan Gay Major: Public Relations Minors: Sociology, Global & International Studies, and Journalism Program: Stockholm University, Sweden Directions are not my thing. Many people are born with this great sense of direction…not me. When I arrived in Sweden I was very worried that trying to navigate my way around would be impossible. To my surprise,…