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Back in Seattle

Yes, I've made it home safe and sound and am enjoying taking in the beautiful views of the Puget Sound here 20 minutes north of Seattle. WSA's innaugural tour season wrapped up with spectacular successes across the board with sold out tours, 100% positive reviews and more. I really couldn't have asked for a better start to Weekend Student Adventures. It is incredibly rewarding to see this concept I've developed transform into something real and manifest itself in real enhancements to the study abroad experience for over 80 happy WSA tour alums. Over the next few weeks I plan to take a break from the egg nog and recount a number of rich experiences I've had over the last several months. In the mean time, be sure to read our testimonials section, as well as check out our slew of new tours for next semester.

 

Merry Christmas everyone and Happy Travels!

 

Thanks to all who've made WSA a possibility, and I'm very encouraged by the direction that we are taking.

Comments:

Lauren Wallender, Elon University

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I definitely have WSA to thank for my exceptional experience in Amsterdam. One would think 4 days isn't enough to tour a city but WSA facilitated an optimum weekend full of sightseeing and fun. Amsterdam may have a notorious reputation for its lax drug and sex culture but there‚Äôs so much more to the city. Luckily, our tour guide, Arthur, native to the Netherlands, steered us away from the tourist traps and showed us around his beloved city, highlighting all of its gems. I'd definitely like to try other WSA trips in the future. It's hassle free traveling with an awesome itinerary - nice that the tour guides are flexible with the schedule and willing to cater the itinerary to the group's interest! Highly recommend WSA to any student with only a weekend to see a city.
 

Lauren Wallender, Elon University ~ Fall 2014

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