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Sure, Springfest is the the little bro of Oktoberfest, but there is so much more to do and see than just the inside of a tent and the bottom of a stein. Make sure you take in the traditional ceremonies, take a spin on the rides, eat your way through all of the traditional Bavarian...
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Just like Oktoberfest, but warmer, Springfest is Famous for beer, food, and revelry of all kinds, and to really experience it properly, you’ve got to dress the part. Not sure what to wear? That's what we're here for! There are two completely different attires for men and women, and we've got the breakdown.
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By Adam King It’s not your Paris, or your Barcelona, it’s better. Alternative, gritty, beautiful — all words used to describe the City of 100 Spires, Prague. Like walking through a storybook, you’ll see the old buildings that have stood for hundreds of years and the cobblestoned streets which have been stumbled upon oh so many...
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We know you just arrived, but Spring 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, we're island hopping our way from Athens to Santorini and Corfu on Greece Island Hopping, and we're...
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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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girl with ponytail sits on top of a ledge in Oia greece, overlooking the blue domes, sea, and isles of Greece
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 Interlaken is an ideal weekend getaway during your semester abroad in Europe! Embrace the winter wonderland vibes and head to the Swiss Alps for an epic adventure. Whether you’re into pretty views or adrenaline-fueled activities, it’s all here. We’re based in Interlaken and love showing off how incredible this mountain town truly...
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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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safe travel, students abroad, travel tips, safety tips, barcelona, spain, florence, rome, amsterdam, paris, berlin, prague, madrid, italy, paris, london, college students safety
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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