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You’ve been lectured, re-lectured, then lectured again for good measure endlessly by parents, professors, and loved ones about safety while abroad, but how much does this wisdom really sink in when your thoughts stray to all the fun you have to look forward to? But take it from someone who has witnessed at least some...
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Internationally, people often associate only St Patrick's day with the Irish, but did you know Ireland is the actually the birthplace of Halloween? That's right! Witches, goblins and all that goes bump in the night started in Ireland over 3,000 years ago as the pagan festival of Samhain. The Celts believed that as summer changed...
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What does your dream Halloween look like? Whether you love eerie backdrops, haunted strolls, over-the-top costumes, or just an excuse to have a boozy, fun night. Prague has you covered!
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There’s so much to do and see in Split, Croatia. Even though our trip doesn’t always leave us enough time to check off our entire bucket list in one fell swoop, it’s fun to see all of the possibilities. No matter what you’re interested in, Croatia definitely has something for everyone from the Game of...
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The Amalfi Coast is one of the most picturesque places, and no matter how many times we go, we can’t wait to go back. We love the black sand beaches, the limoncello & lemon pasta, and getting lost in Pompeii on the way home. Come along with us and see how much of our bucket...
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By Katie Sanford I have always been the person to watch videos of base jumpers, skydivers, hang gliders, etc. with the urge to follow in their steps. I could watch videos for hours and quickly add each adventure to my endless bucket list. However, like many people, as exciting as these activities seemed, they also...
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By: Courtney “Coco” Martere During your study abroad semester, you’ll most likely be spending more time at the local coffee shops than in class buildings. The beauty of studying in Florence is that the entire city becomes your open-air classroom, a real-life history book, and a personal workspace. In place of a standard campus, Lorenzo...
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In the heart of one of Europe’s most popular cities, you’ll be studying, exploring, and having the best moments of your life. From the program of study, you’ve chosen its footsteps away from Gaudi’s architectural masterpieces, the most famous clubs and bars, and food that is raved about all over the world. When you move...
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Written By Madison Krigbaum / Originally posted on Brokewildandtraveling.com Being back in the midwest and neck-deep in 18 credits, it’s easy to remember all the wonderful things I miss about my semester in Europe. There are many wonderful parts of living in the United States, don’t get me wrong. The two that I missed the...
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By Erin Murphy It’s springtime for Germany and that means Frühlingsfest, or Springfest, is in full swing. The festival fills Theresienwiese, an open space in the city center of Munich, and draws thousands of visitors each year. To skip the festival crowds and enjoy all that Munich has to offer, here are five essential excursions...
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By Kathleen Watz Springfest Aka the Oktoberfest of the Spring. Springfest or Frühlingsfest (the fest’s name in German) is sometimes referred to as Oktoberfest’s little bro. While it is not as popular as Oktoberfest, it can be argued that it is equally just as good, & some may even say better. Here are some reasons...
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By Daniella Rutigliano Portugal is a country made of life, love, passion, culture, delicious cuisine, beauty and much more. Traveling here feels like home and you’ll never want to leave. You’ve made it all the way to your dream destination, now don’t forget to pack your essentials. When traveling in the summer, you should always...
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