spring break trips

Getting ready for fabulous spring break trips

Spring break trips! The mere mention of these words conjures up distinct fantasies for all age groups in American history. Spring break is a relaxing time spent away from the daily grind of study and boredom sitting in classrooms all day, and it’s a great way for people of all ages to recharge. It is also a time for college and university students to party like there’s no tomorrow. A short history of spring break trips For college students, at least as far back as the 19th century, spring break trips were a casual time to recover from academic stress. …

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gap year to travel abroad

How to get ready for a gap year to travel abroad

For both students and people with jobs, the idea of taking a gap year to travel is becoming more and more popular. However, the decision to spend a gap year abroad can be difficult to take. For a student, taking a gap year to travel before or after graduation can have a huge positive effect. It can improve morale, increase maturity, and enhance social skills. Furthermore, one can acquire work experience and learn about different cultures, help the environment, and become independent while taking advantage of the opportunities offered by a gap year to travel abroad. For a student or …

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gap year travel ideas

5 amazing gap year travel ideas

The year off, also known as a gap year, is the year spent between high school and university or after university and before getting a job. People usually take a gap year to travel and explore the world. It’s the year you set aside to become an explorer and have fantastic experiences doing something you’ve never tried before. It’s when you break your routine and do something completely different! There are so many gap year travel ideas, from volunteering in a wildlife reserve in Tanzania to learning Spanish and doing kite surfing in Ecuador! And for those on a tight …

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international students travel tips

International students advice: 9 student travel tips

Becoming international students is one of the most valuable opportunities available to college students. Student travel brings together studying in a foreign country and learning about the charm and history of that new land. However, international students must leave the comfort of their own country and fend for themselves abroad. To make that experience easier, here are student travel tips! 1. Have a signed, valid passport, and, if necessary, a visa. Passports are required to enter and/or leave certain countries around the world. As soon as possible, apply for a passport and check the entry requirements for the country (or …

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semester abroad packing tips

Packing for a semester abroad: 5 things to take with you

Fortunate enough to be taking a semester abroad but worried about what to bring along? Here are the top 5 things you should be packing for a semester abroad. Bring them along to make studying abroad more enjoyable and anxiety-free! Quick packing tips for a semester abroad 1. Pack converters and adapters For your semester abroad, you’ll definitely have to pack some electrical appliances such as a laptop, tablet, phone, hairdryer, trimmer, digital camera, etc. Therefore, you’ll need to check if they are equipped for dual voltage (110/220 watts). If they aren’t, you must buy a converter/adapter kit. Please note …

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