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Five Rules of Mobility for Travelers

October 26, 2011

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We here at SnoworSand are a company of backpackers who have experienced the pains and the joys of traveling with our most valued electronics. Sometimes its best to go without, but when that’s not possible, our friends at 52nd & West have some helpful suggestions for you: Any mobile worker would have to travel and […]

Weather the Storm: Dealing with Weather When You Travel

October 13, 2011

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Weather can make or break a trip, and yet it’s one thing that is completely out of your control. Here are some tips for planning ahead for inclement weather so nothing can put a damper on your trip. (As well as some advice on how to handle being stuck indoors.)

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Putting the “Study” Back in Your Study Abroad

October 7, 2011

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AKA, some advice on how to balance classes and travel. It’s hard to focus on schoolwork when you’re determined to visit twelve countries in a single semester — but come midterms, all that joyriding will catch up with you. To keep from falling too far behind in all those art history and wine appreciation classes, […]

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 […]