I’ve made a lot of travel mistakes. So many, in fact, that I made a student travel blog just to telling others not to go out and make the same ones. The mistake I made last week deserves a blog post all to itself. It’s a simple flight booking mistake, but it cost me 500$. […]
I quickly realized how little I knew about the world when I started planning my first Southeast Asia trip to Thailand and Bali. Southeast Asia is popular for budget travellers but planning my trip there hasn’t been easy. Because I’m a travel blogger, people assume that I love planning and researching travel. Although I definitely do, […]
A Vancouver Island road trip should be on everyone’s summer bucket list. The little island in Western Canada is a paradise between May and September – there is lush greenery everywhere and temperatures can reach +30 and above. If you’re looking for a place to cruise down scenic Canadian mountain roads and drink patio beers […]
On nearly everyone’s instagram, there’s the classic “ wish I was here instead of studying” throwback travel photo (guilty). Most people post that photo, get another coffee, and then get back to studying. But if you wish you were traveling, you can make it happen as a full-time student. I’ve focused my blog on student […]
If you’re looking for a getaway far away from selfie sticks and tour buses, try this list of my favorite underrated and affordable places for weekend trips in Europe. A lot of students flock to their bucket list cities; the top places students go, according to College Tourist and Student Universe, are Paris, London, Amsterdam, […]
Moving to a new place and a new country is never easy. When I was studying abroad on exchange in Europe, I freaked out the first month. But I’ve learned from my mistakes, and these are my best tips for a smooth adjustment in your first month of exchange.
I did my exchange in the United Kingdom and so I’ve added some tips specific to studying abroad in England, if this is helpful for your exchange, look for the little UK flag emoji .
With Jasper just a few hours away from my hometown, it makes it hard to resist taking a few days off work to escape to the mountains. There’s something about the mountain air; two days in the Rockies was enough to leave us feeling more relaxed.
When we were in Jasper we booked one night at Pyramid Lake Resort. In summer (June-August, peak season) a room here can cost upwards of 300$ a night but for us, it was only 30$ per person. We did use a coupon I had for Booking.com but the mai
Being in a new country is overwhelming but by having these apps on your phone you can navigate your new study abroad, all at your fingertips and in your own language. These are the apps I wish I had when I studied abroad!
1. Rayka App -travel reviews by and for study abroad students
When my friends said they wanted to do a New York weekend, I was a little scared for my bank account. The city isn’t exactly known for cheap food and hostels but we were able to have an incredible time – spending under 150$ each. In this blog post, I’ve got our favorite things to do, my full budget, a free map of our top spots, and last but not least – the list we drafted on the car ride home of our top tips for other student travelers.