10 Sep Unwinding While Traveling

[caption id="attachment_2183" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Take some time to unwind.[/caption] While many people travel for relaxation, the act of traveling can sometimes get stressful. Catching flights, buses, trains, boats, etc. Trying your best not to forget to pack something. Getting homesick. Getting lost. There are a handful of things that could go wrong...

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08 Sep How to choose a destination for Study Abroad

[caption id="attachment_2238" align="alignnone" width="660"] Can't go wrong![/caption] After freshman year in college I went abroad for two months to Merida, Mexico. I saw a flier in a campus building I normally don’t enter: “Two Months in Mexico. Field Research. $500 Stipend.” It piqued my interest, and I emailed the professor whose name was listed below and that was that. My life took an entirely new direction and I was hooked. But what makes a student choose to travel abroad to a particular country? Reasons vary: A friend is dead-set on Tanzania, so you tag along. The price is right for Buenos Aires. 9 credits in two months for studies in Lyon. You’ve always wanted to try Chinese food in China to compare to Peking Wok Restaurant a block from your dorm...

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