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  What’s the next best thing when you can’t travel? Travel planning and saving money to travel later on, duh! According to the Boston Globe, would-be travelers who have been cooped up at home for the past year are thinking bigger and better for their first trip post-COVID. Planning a trip that takes you further from...
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By Jimena Puga    When traveling, it is always important to know some basic words or phrases in the local language. When traveling Spain these are the Spanish phrases that we deemed absolutely essential during your time abroad. Although English is the number one second language in the world, it’s always appreciated to pick up...
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Bus2alps blue crew member Emily Carrello shares her experience and tips on finessing the ultimate Instagram aesthetic through travel photo editing. Her feed is #goals, so you’re gonna want to bookmark this post for later! Ever wonder how those influencers get their travel photos looking oh so good? We’ve all been there – you traveled...
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Adrenaline junkies, adventure seekers, nature enthusiasts, and food connoisseurs alike are all flocking to this incredible destination: Interlaken, Switzerland. For U.S. Armed Forces stationed in Europe, Interlaken is a can’t miss during your time deployed abroad. While Interlaken might be most famously known for its world-class skiing and snowboarding in the Swiss Alps (we’re not...
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It's difficult to name a reason why Interlaken shouldn't be your first trip of the semester, especially if you're into picture-perfect views, cheese fondue, and chocolate. But as the adrenaline capital of Europe, there are some Interlaken activities thrill-seekers couldn't possibly experience anywhere else.
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First thing’s first – you don’t have to come abroad with your best friends to have the best study abroad experience. Plenty of students have done this totally by themselves, and they not only have made new lifelong friendships, they’ve also learned something about themselves along the way. Starting the study abroad process solo means...
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Using a Debit/Credit Card Abroad Bring two different cards First and foremost the biggest tip for traveling abroad is to bring two different credit cards. Leave one in your apartment and only ever carry one in your wallet. In the most unfortunate case that your wallet or purse is lost or stolen, you won’t be...
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The most dreaded to-do before any trip is packing, but packing for an entire semester abroad is on a whole other level. How do you pack your entire life into one checked bag and one carry on?! Are you stressing? Don’t. Luckily for you, I am here to go over everything you will need so...
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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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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 something really special about the first weekend of Oktoberfest. Even though the first keg isn’t tapped and the tents don’t start pouring steins until after noon on Saturday, this is the weekend that Munich truly comes alive. Plus, this is the weekend where you can have your cake, err—stein—and drink it too!
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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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