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Travel Tips, Observations & Thoughts

Enjoy all sorts of our travel tips, ideas, suggestions and travel hacks we've picked up over the years.

  • 10 Tips to Get the Best Flight Price to Europe

    Posted by admin on July 19, 2017.

    By Lexie Pugh use the code LEXIE10 for €10 off all weekend trips

    1.     Make sure you’re leaving/arriving into and out of a major airport

    This may sound obvious, but it could save you major money.  Sometimes it is even cheaper to book a separate flight into a hub like Chicago O’hare … More »

    Tags: flights // intern // low flights // Study Abroad // budget travel // 2017

  • Conquering Jetlag

    Posted by admin on July 14, 2017.

    By WSA Intern Abby Hedrick           

    While the positives of study abroad are endless, the first few days can be rough for a number of reasons. Adjusting to a new city, culture, and oftentimes language can be daunting, and jet lag only adds to that! After spending last semester abroad, I … More »

    Tags: jetlag // studyabroad // intern // 2017

  • I Stopped Thinking and Just Moved

    Posted by admin on July 13, 2017.

    By guest writer Jessi Blanarik

    Recently I was video chatting with my friend who lives back in The States and she said something that really stuck in my mind. We were chatting about careers and how she currently doesn’t love her job and feels stuck in a rut. At the end of last year I could … More »

    Tags: teach abroad // tefl // Prague

  • Taking the Chance (And the Internship)

    Posted by admin on July 5, 2017.

    By WSA Intern Taylor Brady

    Use the code TRAVEL10 to save €10 on your next trip

    There was a certain distance between who I wanted to be and who I was, and that distance was approximately 3,000 miles.

    I wasn’t afraid of what I was doing or what was ahead. If anything, I was most worried … More »

    Tags: cork // amsterdam // Paris // intern

  • What’s in the bag: Inside the backpack of a fitness Nazi

    Posted by admin on June 13, 2017.

    By
    Guest Blogger Evie Harrison
     

    There is something mysteriously pleasurable (and certainly voyeuristic) about looking at the contents of another person’s bag. So much so that there are thousands of 'what's in my bag' videos and photos  on Instagram showing an overabundance of makeup, gym … More »

    Tags: fitness // Study Abroad

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Jamie Jekel, Swansea University

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Kevi was AWESOME! I would've been so incredibly lost without his guidance and knowledge of the city! I loved getting to see Paris with other students studying abroad, too(:

Jamie Jekel, Swansea University ~ Swansea University, Spring 2016

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