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

Recent Entries:

  • Studying Abroad and WSA’s Beginnings

    Posted by Andy Steves on September 11, 2010.

    My to-be Rome friends and I were accepted into  the Spring ’08 Rome program in March or April of ’07. From that point, we really just sat on our hands for the following 9 months. There was something on the horizon, an exciting something, but it was too far off, and it was too surreal to …

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    Tags: Study Abroad // 2008 // Spring // Switzerland // AndySteves.com

  • That Pit in your Stomach

    Posted by Andy Steves on September 11, 2010.

    I’m no stranger to the pit-in-your-stomach feeling when diving into something unfamiliar. In fact, I’m getting a little bit of that right now. I’ve studied in Europe, I’ve visited Europe and traveled around. I’ve even worked in Europe as an assistant guide for my dad’s company for 2 …

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    Tags: Europe // Tour Guiding // South America // Backpacking // 2007 // 2008 // 2009 // 2005

  • And So it Begins, Once More…

    Posted by Andy Steves on September 3, 2010.

     For the last few months when telling people about my business idea and model, and noticed myself saying “I’m getting tired of talking about it, and I just can’t wait to get over there on the ground and make this happen.” It was so exciting to tell people about striking out on my own. Of course I’d dumb down the challenges, and ramp up the enthusiasm, but it was fun. And I was getting the hang of it. 

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    Tags: Europe // Travel // Barcelona

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Katie Nikas, University of Massachusetts - Boston

Happy Backpackers

I recently went on the Budapest weekend trip with my roommate from Ireland. We had the BEST time ever! The whole weekend was planned out for us by our amazing and funny leader Bogi. She had our itinerary jammed pack with everything you want to do in Budapest then some. We walked the whole...

Katie Nikas, University of Massachusetts - Boston ~ University of Limerick, Spring 2016

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