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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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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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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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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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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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By Christy North Whether you’re moving to a new side of town or moving across the country (or beyond), getting settled in a new city can always be a little nerve-racking. Here are seven ways Temple University students can make this new change and this new place feel a little more like home. 1. Get...
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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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By Adam King Whether you are studying abroad in Prague or just visiting, you all know how insane the nightlife is in the heart of the Czech Republic.  With so many options of bars, clubs, absintheries; it can be a bit overwhelming.  So I’ve come to the rescue to help you hit the must-see places...
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By Yasi Agah / Originally posted on yasiagah.wixsite.com/ladolcevita The day is coming. Studying abroad will undoubtedly be coming to an end…I remember having no idea how to feel. I’ve was totally numb in the days of the early birds who flew back home to the states before me. I watched them go one by one,...
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By Kathleen Watz Being a vegetarian or a vegan can be challenging when you’re in a place that is unfamiliar to you.  Travelling can especially be one of those times where But don’t worry, if you are dedicated and vigilant, it is possible and many people have done it and continue to do it. Here are...
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The Amalfi Coast is along the Southern edge of Italy’s Sorrentine Peninsula. Not only is it known for its beauty but also for the fishing towns along the coast. What better place to eat seafood than right out of the ocean? Here are the best seafood dishes to try when on the Amalfi coast: Fried...
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