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.
London is one of my favourite cities but it’s definitely the most expensive one I traveled to. The general cost of living is one of the highest in the world and the highest in England, making it not an ideal destination for budget travelers. But London has so much history, incredible museums, and classic architecture […]
It’s hard to put the last five months living abroad into words. I’m keen for my next adventure and I’m still processing my exchange experience and the profound effect it had on my life. Moving or visiting a different country is necessarily introspective, it takes us out of our usual environments and tests us in […]
Being home is weird. I’m feeling like I don’t actually belong there anymore even though it’s the most familiar place on earth. But I’m out of the loop because I was out of the country. The fact is, I have a love/hate with being home. I love the ordinariness, the calmness, and the tightknit community. […]
Brooke posted this article on her blog and talked about an experience we had in Ireland at our hostel, basically being constantly uncomfortable because of catcalls. First, I want to make sure all female travelers know that this is not guaranteed to happen and that we ended up being fine. Even after this experience, I […]
Last week I had the incredible opportunity to travel to two amazing cities alone. The only other time I had traveled alone was a day trip to Cambridge. I booked the trip on a whim, realizing later that I was probably unprepared to take that step. The days I spent in Paris and Milan were […]