Lost in Amsterdam

Traveling to Amsterdam was never in my plans. Let alone by myself, lost and with a raging ear infection. I woke up at the end of the 2-hour flight just in time to catch the sunset over the coast of the North Sea- a sight for sore eyes after being land locked for months. At …

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Pin of the Week: How to Travel in Europe for Three Weeks

[REPOST from March '13 when I was first accepted to study abroad! How the time flies. #tbt] This week’s topic: How to Travel in Europe for Three Weeks Spring break 2013 allowed for plenty of time for browsing Pinterest and in celebration of people getting accepted to study abroad programs, this week’s Pin of the Week is “How to Travel in Europe for …

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Ditch the Digital: The Abroad Guide to Guidebooks

"With all the focus on apps, social media and smart phones (oh my!), don’t forget that using a traditional non-digital guide book (the kind written and published by travel experts as opposed to just user reviews) can be incredibly effective at planning and navigating any abroad adventure. While of course using maps and smartphone apps …

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5 REASONS YOU SHOULD BLOG WHILE STUDYING ABROAD

"Studying abroad means embarking on a journey that will take you to new places and help you reach new heights, both literally and figuratively. While a picture may be worth a thousand words, starting a study abroad blog is a creative and expressive way to catalogue your experiences and share your adventures with the world. …

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