You don’t need to rely on a hefty amount of family money to go travelling, and many people do embark on a successful gap year experience without a great deal of money in their bank accounts. You’re more likely to acquire skills that you’ll be able to use for the rest of your life if you choose to earn money whilst you’re abroad, and what’s more is that working will give you opportunities to meet people from all walks of life. Working whilst travelling can have a wonderful influence on your personal growth.
Your exchange semester is probably the best time of your life to go on a road trip with your friends. Why? Simply because you’re in a new place to explore with new friends and most likely you have a lot of free time. Part of the reason for studying abroad is getting the chance to explore a new place and culture, so whenever you get that chance, just grab it and make the most of it. Get ready and start packing because we’re going on a road trip!
We’ve got some fresh stats regarding the latest university applications, offers and student housing, some of which are pretty astounding!
Studying abroad sounded great when you booked your flight and accommodations. Even the ride to the airport, boarding the plane, and the flight was exciting. But now you’ve been in this new place for a few days, maybe even a week or more, and while you know this is a great adventure you didn’t expect to miss your home as much as you do.
Have you ever wanted to learn Spanish, but didn’t want to spend long summer hours inside a classroom? We may have found the perfect solution for you!
Recently we came across a very interesting proposal in our city: Spanish classes combined with guided tours through Barcelona.
You and your bestie have been through everything together – dreadful exams, school dances, and too many double-dates to count. But now one of you has decided to go on a gap year before heading off to university and you’re worried about losing the closeness you so cherish.
Never fear! Gap years are nothing new, and thanks to modern technology, it’s never been easier to keep in touch with your bestie even if one of you is halfway around the world. Here are five great ways to make sure your long-distance friendship is every bit as awesome as hanging out in person.
I bet one of the reasons you are moving abroad as a student is to discover new cultures, meet new people and maybe learn a new language!
Am I wrong?
Anyway, don’t tell me it’s to study hard, everybody knows it’s not :).
We look at our favorite TV characters in admiration for their fashion choices, relationships, homes, and everything in between. This includes their travel adventures and, while we may not be enjoying lavish Hawaii vacations like the Bradys and Tanners did, we can certainly dream. Best of all, we can watch these shows and get some nice travel tips!
Parents are most likely a little worried about you moving abroad to study. Common apprehensions include: will find a safe place to live, and will you actually study? We’ve listed the top concerns parents have when their offspring go abroad…