11 Tips for Studying Abroad in Paris

Moving to the city of lights? Here are a few pointers you should follow. 1. Safety I suggest keeping your bag on your belly, this way people can’t reach into it without you seeing. Also make sure your pockets are empty, pick pocketing is more common in Europe. However, the alternative to your pocket is…


My Advice for Studying Abroad in College

Okay, let’s be really real for a second. Your experience studying abroad is going to be amazing. Whether you go to Rome for a week or Australia for a year; the sights you’ll see, places you’ll go, food you’ll eat and people you’ll meet are going to exceed your expectations. However, there are a few…


10 Things You Actually Need To Pack for Spring Break

Okay, let’s face it, now that winter break is over there is only one thing on your mind. Yes, you guessed it! Spring break. Hotel reservations are being swooped up like chocolate covered strawberries on Valentine’s Day and the frantic forming of groups is reminding you of middle school dodge ball tournaments all over again.…


20 Reasons Why Washington Is the Best State

1. Seattle. The first and foremost reason why Washington is the best? It hosts the incredible city of Seattle. There is so much culture to see and mostly everyone you meet is friendly. Check out the Space Needle for amazing views of the city! instagram.com/tourseattle 2. It has the coolest hands-on place for adults. I’m referring to the Experience…


10 Facts Anyone Moving To NYC Needs To Know

1. Walking might become your new best friend. As subway fare keeps rising (recently from $2.50 to $2.75) it now costs over $5 to travel anywhere round trip. This may not sound like much at first, but believe me, it adds up…fast. 2. But you’ll stay super hydrated. NYC has some of the cleanest and…


Tips for Eating Out in NYC

So you’re looking for a fun, unique dining experience. New York has endless options. Hole in the wall restaurants, rooftops, cafes, food trucks, warehouses, etc. etc. While you are destined to find a delicious food experience in your price range and style preference, here are a few tips for eating out in NYC. First, decide on…


8 Health and Fitness Instagram Accounts to Follow Right Now

In today’s hectic world, many are constantly attempting to balance their busy careers and personal life, but never seem to have time to simply step back and enjoy themselves. Since social media plays a huge factor in our every day lives, check out some of these amazing health and fitness Instagram accounts in hopes of…


10 Pre-departure Tips for Your Study Abroad Adventure

Congratulations! You made it through the winter break blues. You might have spent your entire break like me, binge watching Grey’s Anatomy, or maybe you actually made good use of your time. Either way, you’re probably a little excited to go back to school. However, unlike many of your friends, you’ll be moving to another country for…


5 Things To Do Before Your Semester Abroad

So you’ve made the decision to do a semester abroad – now what? While I’m sure you’re eager to get aboard that plane and jet set to your new residence, you need to make sure you are fully prepared for your big adventure. Here are 5 necessary preparations you must consider before your semester abroad! 1. Do…


5 Amazing Places to Visit in Japan

Japan is a country full of different activities and traditions to engage in. Enriching us with its culture of wearing kimonos, visiting shrines and temples, participating in tea ceremonies, and constant advancements in technology; there are countless number of fun and exciting things to do in Japan. That being said, there are five places in particular that…