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To Give or Not to Give, Revisited

January 2, 2012

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I want to share a story from my most recent trip to Europe that relates to this article we published on street beggars. By Eileen Rush

What to Expect and How to Adjust When You’re Studying Abroad

January 1, 2012

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What can I expect from living abroad? What are some tips for helping to smooth out the transition? Living overseas for a semester impacts each person in unique and unexpected ways. For some, the transition is easy; for others it can be difficult and nerve-wracking. Here’s some advice on how to adjust to your new […]

How to Market Your International Study Abroad Experience to Future Employers

November 1, 2011

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“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you want to become.” – Steve Jobs You may not have set out on your journey abroad with intentions of using the experience as a resume booster, but knowing how to […]

Begging: To Give or Not to Give?

October 12, 2011

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Is there really anything wrong with giving to street beggars? Is it all just one big scam? How do you just say no? Street beggers are a common sight when traveling through any country abroad. Many travelers wonder whether or not they cause more harm tossing someone change as opposed to not giving at all. […]

10 Travel Essentials Every Traveller Should Know About

October 12, 2011

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We support spontaneity 100%. Despite this, we think that travel is the best when you’re aware and know all the tips and tricks before hand, so you save yourself time and money. The Global Grasshopper Blog highlights ten travel tips that will help you get from A to B without any hassles . Read the full article […]

Leaping the Language Barrier: How To Get By Without Speaking the Lingo

October 11, 2011

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Many travelers find themselves in a country where they don’t speak the local language. Here are some tips for getting by and leaping the communication barrier.

Don’t get Swindled! 10 Questions to Ask Your Travel Company

October 7, 2011

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Student travel companies are notorious for swindling their student customers. Some are deceptive in their advertising; others are disorganized and unprofessional in their operations. Not all travel companies are the same, however. Some are truly passionate about travel and offer high quality experience their guests remember for the rest of their lives. This article shows you […]