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Oporto for the Weekend

College Tourist | Posted 01.30.2017 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist - Author Carson Sharp of Georgia Southern University. Fall in Love with Oporto, Portugal in Just Two Days Situated in the North...

It's Okay to Come Home

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Alexandria Polanosky of Ohio University Learning to appreciate your home country as much as your host country As your time in your host country ...

Why No Destination Is The Wrong Place to Go

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Laura Caroline Gingrich of University of Washington You have the whole wide world at your fingertips - often the hardest part is knowing where to...

College Town Guide to Fayetteville, Arkansas

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Sarah Cory of University of Arkansas Top Places to Eat, Drink, and Explore Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas and can be found d...

Hidden Gems of Europe

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Gabrielle Boucher of University of Tampa 8 underrated European cities that offer authentic, intimate travel experiences. Travelers flock to Euro...

Simple Tips for Sustainable Travel

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Alexandria Polanosky of Ohio University Be kind to the Earth we're all exploring. Being able to travel as a student is a wonderful privilege and ...

10 Ways My Summer Abroad Grew Me

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Liz Domeck of Elon University Traveling is so much more than just checking off countries and cities on a list; it is about discovering and ...

Top Sites in Paris

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Brittany Ray of University of Alabama What comes after the Eiffel Tower? If I were to make you associate a word with Paris, you would most likel...

Adventure on the Aran Islands, Ireland

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Amanda Hackney of Pennsylvania State University Taking a Step Back in Time Via Ireland's Hidden Gem. The Aran Islands are hands-down home of Irel...

What It's Like Coming Home

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Kearan Meagher of University of Calgary They say you can't come home again. It's always hard leaving home, especially when it's your first time. ...

Tour du Mont Blanc: The Perfect First Solo Hike

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Evan Przesiecki of Carleton University The accessible 170km route traditionally encircles Western Europe's highest mountain, crosses through 3 dif...

Architectural Masterpieces Topping Every Young Traveler's List

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Brooke Stafford of Pennsylvania State University Because architecture is cool. Architecture isn't solely the interest of older generations; inste...

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 03.09.2017 | 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 01.30.2017 | 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 01.26.2017 | 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 01.15.2017 | 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 09.29.2016 | 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 08.31.2016 | 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
Cheapflights

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).