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Before You Study Abroad in the UK: A To-Do and Don't-Do List

College Tourist | Posted 02.08.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

College Tourist, by Roslyn Kent, University of Calgary Failing to prepare is like preparing to fail; get organized, check off that list and do your r...

Spread the Travel Love This Valentines Day

College Tourist | Posted 02.08.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By: College Tourist Get to the heart of your destination with a Lonely Planet Guide Book, ENTER TO WIN our GIVEAWAY. #TravelLovesMe We've teamed u...

10 Reasons to Visit Northern Morocco

College Tourist | Posted 02.08.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By: College Tourist, Emily Freebery, from Fordham University Why you should visit Northern Morocco When preparing to leave for my study abroad year ...

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.

10 Reasons You Should Study Abroad

Michelle Green | Posted 01.28.2016 | College
Michelle Green

Through the mistakes, friendships, and observations I made while studying abroad, I learned countless lessons about both the world and myself.

8 Things I Wish I Had in France

Monique Douglas | Posted 01.29.2016 | Travel
Monique Douglas

If I were living in France now instead of 14 years ago, perhaps my loneliness wouldn't have been so strong. So here's a list of the 8 things I wish I'd had while living in France.


Ashley Simmons | Posted 01.21.2016 | Travel
Ashley Simmons

Expatiation: noun. to move or wander about intellectually, imaginatively, etc.,without restraint. "Out of the night that covers me, Black as t...

Dear London: I Love All Of You

Melissa DeCastro | Posted 01.15.2016 | Travel
Melissa DeCastro

Everyone asks why I love you, London, as if it's not clear to them why I love you as much as I do. I love you as you are. I love that you are confidant in your place in this world.

Safety Concerns Shouldn't Trump Students' Global Adventures

Jane Swift | Posted 01.15.2016 | Parents
Jane Swift

For parents with students hoping to study or travel abroad next year, the recent horrific terrorist attack in Paris is a nightmare scenario. With three daughters myself, I understand the impulse to keep the kids in the house for, I don't know, the next decade or so. However, isolationism is not an option for me.

An Open Letter to First-Time Study Abroad Students

Kalyn Franke | Posted 01.14.2016 | Travel
Kalyn Franke

I see you over there, an awkward gaggle of college students sitting in the airport lounge, clutching your oversized carry-ons and instagraming the arrivals gate for all of your friends to see (let's face it, you want them to be jealous. It's okay to admit it).

My Istanbul Travel Experience

Julie Xia | Posted 01.13.2016 | Religion
Julie Xia

Though the stories, those unknowns get filled in. Instead of white, blank spaces, we have glistening waters and beautiful buildings. Instead of foreign, intimidating men, we see a familiar face. And instead of ignorance there is knowledge.

What Happens Next?

Emily Crockett | Posted 01.11.2016 | College
Emily Crockett

When I was raped in June, I realized I couldn't be silent, and my personal blog made that possible for me. Most people on my Facebook timeline are probably sick and tired of seeing my blog posts, the articles I share, and the references to my rape. It's understandable.

10 Reasons Why Bangkok Is Great for Every College Tourist

College Tourist | Posted 12.29.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Every year Thailand's capital city attracts millions of travelers from around the world. From golden shimmering temples and gigantic skyscrapers to beautiful parks and colorful floating markets. Bangkok is a fascinating city full of contrasts.

10 Reasons Why Morocco Is Great for Every College Tourist

College Tourist | Posted 12.29.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Morocco may not be on the top of your list for studying abroad but "Al-Marghrib" is the ultimate destination for all adventurous college travelers.

Why You Should Sail the Croatian Coast

College Tourist | Posted 12.29.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Not only is Croatia an incredibly gorgeous country, but the whole experience of sailing from town to town in a ship made the trip unforgettable. Here are a few reasons why I think you should consider booking a cruise down the coast of Croatia as your next European adventure.

My Open Letter to Change

Tyler Sinclair Kendall | Posted 12.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler Sinclair Kendall

Dear Change, I'm horrified of you. I'm writing with suitcases packed and my flight tickets booked. For winter quarter sophomore year I'll be studyin...

12 Hour Guide to Norwich, England

College Tourist | Posted 12.27.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist; Author: Veronica White, University of East Anglia Just two hours by train from London, Norwich has the sort of charm that can on...

A Food Guide to The Netherlands

College Tourist | Posted 12.26.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Unlike Italy, France, or Greece, Holland isn't exactly well known for its traditional dishes. There are some Dutch delicacies you should definitely try during your stay. Here is a quick collection of some of the most famous (or infamous) Dutch dishes and treats for you to taste.

College Tourist Student Guide to Bangkok, Thailand

College Tourist | Posted 12.26.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

What comes to mind when BANGKOK is brought up? Luxury or affordability? Skyscrapers or forgotten buildings in disrepair? The city is an eclectic mix of all of the above. Bangkok charms its visitors with unexpected pleasantries as well as a day to day hustle & bustle.

Next Generation Peacemakers Are Here

James P. Pellow, Ed.D. | Posted 12.16.2015 | College
James P. Pellow, Ed.D.

As we make study abroad experiences accessible to a more diverse student profile, we can only do so by taking away the barriers that stop students from studying abroad, barriers like cost, culture, and curriculum.

You Know You're a Study Abroad Student in Germany When...

College Tourist | Posted 12.08.2015 | College
College Tourist

When you first touch down in Germany you'll be so excited to start your study abroad experience, you may not notice all these little differences.

Mindful Study Abroad 3

Kyle David Anderson | Posted 11.30.2015 | College
Kyle David Anderson

When students take that leap to travel, they expect nothing less than a life-enhancing transformation. It's a tall order, but not one educators or administrators need feel anxious about meeting. Given the nature of such threshold experiences and the new worlds they lead into, students are practically bound for growth.

10 International Cuisine Spots From Around the Globe

College Tourist | Posted 11.30.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Ecuador's food is as delicious as the terrain is beautiful. Almuerzo (lunch) usually includes a soup, main dish with rice, meat, and (if you're lucky) some sort of vegetable. If you don't have the opportunity to stay, or at least dine, with a local family in Ecuador, there are a few restaurants, markets and coffee shops that will do the trick.

Here's Your Checklist for a Great Week in Toronto

College Tourist | Posted 11.30.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

While Tim Hortons isn't a landmark, per say, it is a coffee shop you have to visit while in Toronto. And you'll have no problem finding one, because much like Starbucks in the US, Tim Hortons are everywhere in Toronto.

An Insider's Look at Germany

College Tourist | Posted 11.25.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

With Oktoberfest, the Berlin Wall, and beautiful cathedrals in every city, Germany is the perfect spot for any college traveler. Filled with culture and treasures found off the beaten path, Germany has plenty to enjoy, and with an insider's help, you can experience it all.