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In Europe while studying abroad, Spring Break is really just like Spring Break in the US. It’s the perfect amount of time to put down the books and jet set off to a whole new destination to party it up or relax by the beach. The only difference is that now, all of Europe is...
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By Allie Filmanowicz The picture-perfect views Interlaken is known for its breathtaking views! Whether you are looking for the perfect cover photo or just a picture to send home to Mom, there is no better place than Interlaken! You can make your own chocolate Why buy the good stuff when you can make it yourself?...
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By Jennifer Leavy    It’s the most magical time of the year, so why not spend it in three magical cities? Defined by their ornate churches, fairy tale-like castles, and charming Christmas markets, these three emblematic cities of Eastern Europe—Budapest, Vienna, and Salzburg—are some of the best places to spend Christmas and New Year’s. Each...
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The anticipation is killing you; the days are slowly ticking by before you get to experience the thrill of packing your bags and spending a semester abroad. What are you most excited for? Let the day dreaming commence! We’ve got your travel inspiration covered with our Spring 2020 bucket list.  Here are our top 20 things...
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By Allie Filmanowicz 1. Do not over pack. It will be easy to fall into the “well, what if I need this?” mentality, causing you to be tempted to pack everything you own! Don’t go down that path. Instead, stick to the essentials. If it ends up you forgot something dire, you will be able...
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Written By Madison Krigbaum  When I think about the fact that college students used to spend a semester in Europe before the invention of smartphones…my mind is blown.  During my four months abroad, I spent more time on my smartphone than I did on my hair (which is saying something).  There were a few times...
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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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Fall is in full swing, and winter is just around the corner. The leaves are already changing color, and colder weather is sweeping in. It’s time to throw on a scarf and pack your bags for a new weekend trip abroad. You might have gone river rafting in Croatia, cruised along the Amalfi Coast, or...
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Halloween weekend can be difficult in Europe for study abroad students since so many countries do not celebrate in the same way America does. If you're a true Halloween fan, we've got two destinations you've absolutely got to go to in order to celebrate: Ireland & Prague. They're stunning in their own right, but really...
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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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We know you just arrived, but Fall Break is coming, and you've got 10 glorious days to fill with travel all over the world. We're crossing off cities and countries from our bucket lists on The Western Loop and we're island hopping our way from Athens to Santorini and Corfu. How will you ever decide...
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