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28 Entries Tagged with "WSA"

  • Solo Travel: The Pros and Cons

    Posted by admin on February 26, 2017.

    By WSA Intern Emily Rose

    I’d like to think of myself as kind of a semi-pro at solo travel. In the two and a half months that I’ve been in Europe, I have traveled to nine countries and seven of those have been by myself. A lot of worried friends of my mom on Facebook have asked me why I … More »

    Tags: Solo Travel // Study Abroad // budget travel // WSA // WSA Europe // intern // intern blogs

  • YHA Birthday Competition

    Posted by Andy Steves on April 13, 2015.

    On April 10th, 1930 a group of volunteers came together to create a place for young people to escape from the inner city that is fun and affordable. Now eighty-five years later, Youth Hostel Association has existed to create unique opportunities for the youth and is proud to have provided … More »

    Tags: Student Travel // WSA // hostel // budget travel // Europe

  • (Host) Mothers Know Best

    Posted by Andy Steves on February 26, 2015.

    (Host) Mothers Know Best

    By Shannen O'Brien

                    Does anyone remember in the Disney movie Tangled when Mother Gothel starts singing to Rapunzel about why she shouldn’t leave the tower? Well, while I might have played on the title of this song she sings, I want to clarify that … More »

    Tags: student // Study Abroad // host family // WSA

  • I left my heart in Italy

    Posted by Andy Steves on November 25, 2014.

    by Lucas Walkowski, WSA London Intern

    I could think of a million different reasons why anyone should choose WSA’s Italian Extravaganza for their fall break. In a country full of so much history, art, architecture, culture, and great food, I fell in love with Italy.

    Here’s my story…

     … More »

    Tags: Venice // Florence // pisa // Rome // Italy // Travel // Study Abroad // blog // journal // WSA // 2014 /

  • Why Budapest?

    Posted by Andy Steves on November 3, 2014.

               Of all the places I thought I’d visit during my travels, never did I imagine I’d end up Budapest, Hungary. Because the city has so many diverse activities to offer, this trip really has something for everyone. I was fortunate to spend the past weekend, Thursday through Sunday, … More »

    Tags: Budapest // Hungary // Travel // WSA // 2014

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Colleen Maloney, Bridgewater State University

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Last weekend a group of my friends and I all did the Budapest guided tour with Bogi and I can honestly say it was the best time so far during this study abroad experience! The best part was that everything was planned and directions to get around were clear so it was a completely stress free...

Colleen Maloney, Bridgewater State University ~ University of Limerick, Spring 2016

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