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Moscow: A City Guide to Russia's Capital

College Tourist | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

The College Tourist By Evan Przesiecki Moscow: The capital of the Motherland. It's the largest easternmost city on the European continent and is any...

Travel app Gogobot finds shifting travel habits among student, budget travelers

Anna Hodge | Posted 06.06.2016 | Travel
Anna Hodge

Several years ago, I left the United States for the first time to study abroad in London. I was hungry for adventure and wanted to see as much as poss...

10 Student Travel Tips I Wish I'd Known Earlier

Isabel Leong | Posted 04.18.2016 | Travel
Isabel Leong

From whether you should take the plunge to study abroad during your summer holidays, to actually being out there and making the best of your overseas ...

Barcelona Bucket List On Study Abroad

College Tourist | Posted 03.08.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

Barcelona is a popular destination for study abroad students, but what makes this vibrant city such a great choice for study abroad?

How a Homestay Will Make Your Experience Abroad Richer

College Tourist | Posted 01.31.2016 | College
College Tourist

Many students are deterred from opting for a homestay when weighing their study abroad choices, simply because they don't want to live with strangers. However staying with a local family, living and breathing the culture and being a participant in your new country will make your experience so much more beneficial in all aspects of your trip.

Amsterdam: Much more than Sex, Drugs and Parties

College Tourist | Posted 01.28.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By The College Tourist: Student Author, Veronica White. It's not unusual for students to think of Amsterdam only as being the capital of sex, drugs ...

12 Great Reasons to Study Abroad

College Tourist | Posted 01.16.2016 | College
College Tourist

Studying abroad widens your perspective of the world. By integrating yourself into a community and culture different from your own, you gain a better understanding of the world and that can make you a more empathetic and well-rounded person overall.

A 22-Year-Old Exchange Student in New York City

Eugene Lim | Posted 09.29.2015 | New York
Eugene Lim

Being immersed in such an environment for a semester was exhilarating. I seized the chance to learn a new language, meet people from different corners of the globe, and pick from the great minds of business.

How To Use Airbnb Safely

George Hobica | Posted 09.01.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

The well-publicized Airbnb horror story of a young man who says he was held captive and sexually molested by his host in Spain this past July raises t...

Low-Cost Airlines Revolutionizing Transatlantic Travel

College Tourist | Posted 06.17.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

As more airlines are jumping on the bandwagon, the market is expanding to accommodate long-haul flights, making dreams come true for many shoestring budget travelers across North America wishing to explore the European continent.

School's Out: 12 Tips for Student Travelers Off to See the World

Cheapflights | Posted 05.18.2016 | Travel

Whether you've recently graduated and you're traveling the world, you're about to spend your summer abroad or you're just planning a road trip with friends, get ready for some great adventures.

Where do Study Abroad Students Spend Their Weekends? [Infographic]

College Tourist | Posted 06.14.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Study Abroad semesters come with 17 weekends! Weekends mean one thing, travel. So, where do students go? Here are the most popular destinations provided by StudentUniverse booking data for students traveling within Europe over weekends.

Surviving Europe's Most Infamous Budget Airline: Ryanair

College Tourist | Posted 05.30.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

There are a few things you should know, before booking that seemingly "too good to be true" 20 euro round-trip ticket, that are guaranteed to make your Ryanair experience significantly more enjoyable (or tolerable, depending on the situation).

The Cold, Hard Truth About ISIC Card Benefits

Map Happy | Posted 02.21.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

It's been a few years since I've been eligible for discounted student flights but that doesn't mean I've forgotten -- those were my glory days. That's because STA Travel, unlike other online travel agencies and airlines, allows users to apply great promo codes to their flights.

When Once Is Not Enough

Tess Rinaldo | Posted 01.05.2015 | College
Tess Rinaldo

While seeing the world and its wide expanse of colorful cultures, ardent belief systems and timeless architecture is important, I feel that spending time in the particular places that have your heart is just as significant and worth pursuing.

The Global Search for Education: East vs. West -- Face Time

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.15.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

What are the benefits of students being exposed to both an Eastern and Western education during the course of their high school years? How would you steer the experience towards optimal learning and how might today's technology enhance the experience?

Modern Hostels -- They Do Exist! -- For The Low-Budget, High-Style Traveler

Oyster | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel

Forget no-frills lodging; today's new brand of hostels offers cool decor and plenty of perks. Sounds too good to be true? Well, we've got the scoop on hostels that pack a wow factor with upscale amenities, contemporary comforts, prime locations, and good food.

6 Lessons Travel Teaches You That College Never Will

Ryan O'Rourke | Posted 06.17.2016 | Travel
Ryan O'Rourke

Many would-be college students are ditching their knapsacks and textbooks for rucksacks and guidebooks. But is putting your future on hold for a year of travel the best idea?

5 Questions to Ask About a Friend's Experience Abroad

Gina Ciliberto | Posted 06.03.2014 | Travel
Gina Ciliberto

I don't know how to say, "I have stories I'd like to share with you," without being self-indulgent. And I suspect that those on the other end of the conversation don't know how to ask.

Don't Make These Study Abroad Mistakes

Posted 04.04.2014 | Travel

Studying abroad is the first opportunity most young adults have to travel the world on their own. With all the excitement, it's easy to make some mist...

Top 5 Tips for Planning an Incredible Weekend Adventure

Andy Steves | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
Andy Steves

You're in a new city and new culture -- the sky is the limit in terms of how much you can take away from your trip! When you open yourself up to new experiences, you never know what situations you might find yourself in!

It's Time To Ditch Your iPhone And Pack A Suitcase

Alexa Curtis | Posted 03.19.2014 | Teen
Alexa Curtis

Being immersed in another culture, experiencing their food, people and many unique qualities filled me with various new perspectives on my life, which doesn't come from sitting in a brick building for seven hours a day, five days a week.

Isabella -- Given Pause by Eco-immersion at Age 13

Crawford Hill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Crawford Hill

In a world where those most privileged often tend more towards sybaritism than desiring to foster mutual benefit, we can all learn a lot from Isabella's attempts to repair one broken home, inspired by a far from ordinary trip abroad.

Travel While You're Young

Adam London | Posted 11.23.2013 | Travel
Adam London

"This is the time for small paychecks and big memories. This is the time for travel." It's now or never to make travel a part of your life. You say you'll get to it later, but if it's not important now -- when you're young and limited in your responsibilities -- when will it be?

A 360-degree Approach to Teen Summer Service Travel

Crawford Hill | Posted 06.05.2013 | Travel
Crawford Hill

A true educator recognizes that the destination and the central experience are strong platforms, which can either be woefully under leveraged or embedded in a powerful experience for your child that is leveraged to the max. This is rare.