Studying abroad, in my biased opinion, is one of the best investments you’ll ever make. That being said, it is an investment that involves large sums of money. Before you leave, you will have your visa, plane ticket(s), tuition, and accommodation paid. However, you will be paying your living expenses as you go, which can… Continue reading How to Budget Your Money While Studying Abroad
It is the season of giving, and if you are abroad or beginning your journey soon, something that may cross your mind is how you will go about buying presents for friends and family. It is easy to get lost in a maze of tourist-aimed souvenir shops and feel at a loss when it comes… Continue reading How to Buy Gifts for Others While Abroad
If someone you know is studying abroad and you want to get him or her the perfect present, look no further. Here are some useful and budget-friendly items that your departing friend will love. Passport holder - I love mine! Travel size toiletries - this is useful for long flights or weekend getaways Travel size… Continue reading 21 Gifts for Someone Studying Abroad
My travels have subsided, but my aspirations to see the world have not. I have been fairly quiet this November, mainly because this semester is a Merry-Go-Round of finishing assignments just to get on another ride. However, I have also been busy working with AIFS, the company through which I studied abroad. As a way… Continue reading Keeping up with AIFS
The only thing that motivated me through the whirlwind of September was my weekend getaway to Lake George at the end of the month. It was an extra special trip because my mom and step-dad let me come along with them and helped me surprise my grandparents and aunt. The astonishment on their faces when… Continue reading Lake George: Good Eats
My point in all of this is that I try to take advantage of every opportunity I can and to live life to the fullest.