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Best Ways to Travel Europe

It’s back to school season, which means a lot of people are jetting off to spend their semester abroad. Unless this is your first time visiting the blog, you know I loved my study abroad experience, and I constantly preach about its benefits. However, before heading out I was totally lost. I spent countless hours reading… Continue reading Best Ways to Travel Europe

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City Guide: Berlin

If you have been following the blog for a while, you probably remember my weekend recaps while I was abroad. Usually it was pictures and stories about what I had done, like a diary entry. It was great for everyone keeping up with my travels, but looking back, I want to dive a little deeper into some… Continue reading City Guide: Berlin

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What I Wish I Had Known Before Studying Abroad

Recently, one of my Zeta sisters reached out to ask me about studying in Amsterdam. Usually, I respond with, “OMG it was great blah blah blah you’ll love it blah blah blah go do it!” But as we kept talking over Facebook, she asked questions that no one has asked me yet. She asked about… Continue reading What I Wish I Had Known Before Studying Abroad

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How to Plan a Weekend Abroad

One of the biggest challenges when studying abroad, aside from things like making friends, being homesick, culture shock, etc., is trying to fit in all of the travel that you want to do. You only have so many weekends (roughly 16-ish depending on how long your semester is), and there is so much to see and… Continue reading How to Plan a Weekend Abroad

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Day Trips From Amsterdam

Whether you are spending a whole semester studying or you’re just in town for a few days, the Netherlands has so much to see and do. When I wasn’t jetting off to other parts of Europe, I tried to make the most of exploring as much of the country as I could.  The Netherlands is… Continue reading Day Trips From Amsterdam

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How to Select a Study Abroad Location

A little over two years ago(!!), I was working on my application to study in Amsterdam. It would be another year before I was there, but since my program was a scholarship program, we had to be considered far in advance. But this did make it a little easier, since Amsterdam was the only program… Continue reading How to Select a Study Abroad Location