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Cooking Classes Abroad: Bring Home a Souvenir that Isn’t Extra Baggage

November 3, 2011

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“How do you know when the fruit is ripe? Simple, when it leaves the branch.” — André Gide Immersing yourself into a new culture is all about exploring the unknown and growing as an individual. Cooking classes are great ways for American students to learn a new skill, and bring home a souvenir you don’t […]

Italian Aperitivo: Eating on the Cheap

October 14, 2011

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Here’s a secret all students abroad in Europe should know about: Italian aperitivo. Enjoying aperitivos will not only give you a great cultural experience — they’ll save you money! Here’s an introduction to the Italian aperitivo, and tips on a DIY-aperitivo you can use to save money anywhere in the world.

Travel Blunders to Avoid: Eating Out Every Meal

October 7, 2011

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When you travel, money seems to go fast: especially when you spend it on coffees and pastries for breakfast, sandwiches for lunch, and a big dinner in a restaurant in the evening. Many student travelers get frustrated by the amount of money they spend on food, and by the poor quality of the food they […]

Tipping in Europe 101

October 7, 2011

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Whether it’s for dining out, taking a taxi, or even getting a haircut, in the U.S. we’ve become accustomed to shelling out a few extra dollars for tips. Europeans, however, have different tipping standards. Americans unfamiliar with this cultural difference may find ourselves tipping where we don’t need to, and thus spending money unnecessarily. This […]