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50 Creative Ways to Save and Make Money (for travel!)

“You’re so cheap!” I looked down at my $5 soup and salad, shrugging. My friend had ordered a $30 steak, fries, a drink, and an appetizer. I stared at him for a moment, and then laughed. “I like saving money,” I said. We all have different priorities. Mine happens to be traveling, and so I […]

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Study Abroad: How to Balance Classes, Traveling, Budget and Social Life

“Come on, That psychology paper and creative writing assignment can be done on Sunday night! Paris is calling our name; the crepes and the wine are going to be half gone when we get there,” said the Devil. “Don’t listen to him,” said the Angel. “School is more important, Paris isn’t going anywhere. Succeed on […]

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How to Make Your Travel Memories Last

Memories are fleeting. They come and go just as quickly as a car passes by on the street. Most of them we won’t remember; only the ones that leave a lasting impression stick like gum on the ever expanding sidewalk of your life. Some memories you think you’ll remember forever. How could I forget about […]

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Traveler Newbies Guide to Couchsurfing

Throwing your couch into the ocean, standing on it, and riding the waves until your couch sinks is one of the most thrilling activities ever! CouchSurfing.com, while perhaps not quite as thrilling or edgy as couch-surfing, actually provides a great alternative to AirBnB and other more traditional forms of lodging.   Couchsurfing is free and […]

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Budget Travel: How to See the World on the Cheap

“For my next vacation, I’m staying in a pristine palace that I booked through my travel agent. I’m going to be dining on caviar in between massages on the Caribbean coast. A private tour guide will be chauffeuring me through the entire island so I can become more cultured.” If this is what you think you need to sound like […]

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Traveling the World: Five Things You’ll Learn

I’m sure you’ve all heard that traveling changes you. But how? Because you get to see different countries? You get to try different food? While these are definitely true, traveling also changes how you think- and it changes you without you even realizing it. Slowly, you’ll start to think about people and your home differently. […]

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How to Prepare for Studying Abroad

My entire room was a colorful combination of every single one of my clothing items. How am I going to possibly pack all of this? I was leaving for four months tomorrow, and I hadn’t packed anything. I grabbed a few shirts and stuffed them into an already stuffed suitcase. When am I ever going […]

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10 Non-Touristy Things to do in Copenhagen

Copenhagen is full of colorful buildings, thousands of bikers, and a wild nightlife. If you’re visiting Copenhagen and want to experience the city as a local, there are tons of unique things to do that may help you figure out why Denmark is one of the happiest countries in the world. Be sure to check out […]

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A Guide to Tamarindo, Costa Rica

I stepped off of the bus that I had been on for the past 2 hours and looked around. I felt like I had walked onto the board game Candyland. It was 8 at night, but everything was so colorful. Lights flashed from every shop on the street that wasn’t more than a floor high. […]

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My First Couchsurfing Experience

I stared at my computer screen for a few moments- my jaw dropped, becoming way too friendly with my neck, and my eyes started trying to escape their sockets. Couchsurfing? I thought. What? How is that safe? This was before I had my first Couchsurfing experience. Don’t judge a book by its cover, right? I first […]

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