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Let the Internet Pack for You

Let the Internet Pack for You: How to Create Your Personalized Travel Packing List Packing can be overwhelming, especially if you have never been to the location you are traveling. Luckily for you we have found a tool to help with packing stress! An online packing list generator can aid Read More

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Avoid These 3 Costly Money Mistakes When Traveling Abroad

Traveling abroad can be an exciting and enriching experience, but it often comes with financial considerations that can catch even seasoned travelers off guard. From currency exchange to transaction fees, there are several pitfalls that can drain your wallet if you’re not careful. In this blog post, we’ll explore the Read More

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Your Passport Adventure: Navigating Renewals and Global Rules with Ease  

Embarking on a journey to new horizons is exciting, and ensuring your passport is ready for the adventure is a crucial part of the preparation. Generally, this process can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months, so make sure you check your expiry date and, if necessary, get Read More

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Study Abroad and Mental Health

Studying abroad is often heralded as a life-changing experience, a journey of self-discovery, and an opportunity for academic and personal growth. Venturing into new cultures, encountering diverse perspectives, and navigating unfamiliar terrains can indeed be exhilarating. However, amidst the excitement and adventure, it’s crucial to recognize the profound impact studying Read More

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The Origins of Japanese Origami

Origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, has captured the hearts of artists and enthusiasts around the world with its delicate precision and timeless elegance. In this blog, we’ll delve into the rich history of origami, exploring its cultural roots and evolution into the intricate craft we know today. Origins Read More

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Short-Term Study Abroad Programs Await

In today’s fast-paced global economy, the demand for professionals with a deep understanding of international business practices and cultural nuances has never been higher. Recognizing this need, we present undergrad and grad students with an unparalleled opportunity to immerse themselves in an enriching short-term study abroad program. We believe that Read More

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Recipe: Kolokithokeftedes

Kolokasikeftedes, also known as Kolokithokeftedes or Kolokithokeftes, are a popular Greek dish made with zucchini. They are a type of fritter, and are typically served as a meze (appetizer) or as a side dish. The dish is believed to have originated in the Peloponnese region of Greece, and is thought Read More

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Predeparture: Becoming a Reality

It’s finally happening! After months of planning and preparation, you’re about to embark on your short-term study abroad adventure. You’re probably feeling a mix of excitement, nerves, and maybe even a little bit of fear. But don’t worry, you’re not alone. Everyone feels that way before they go abroad.  The Read More

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Craft: Henna Tattoo

Henna tattoos are a form of body art that has been practiced for centuries in many parts of the world. They are made by applying a paste made from the henna plant to the skin, where it dries and leaves a temporary tattoo. Henna tattoos are often used for special Read More

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Unveiling the Essence of Local Cuisine During Your Study Abroad Program

Embarking on a study abroad program isn’t just about expanding academic horizons; it’s an opportunity to savor the rich tapestry of local culture. In this blog, we’ll explore the significance of immersing yourself in local foods, understanding the cultural context of different dishes, and uncovering must-try meals that will undoubtedly Read More

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Recipe: Crumble

The history of crumble is a long and winding one, with many different countries and cultures claiming to be the originator of this delicious dessert. However, the most likely origin story for crumble is that it originated in the United Kingdom in the 18th century.  At that time, crumble was Read More

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Keeping Current: Using the News to Prepare for Your Short-Term Study Abroad Program 

Embarking on a short-term study abroad program is an exhilarating experience that offers you the opportunity to explore new cultures, enhance your education, and gain a broader perspective of the world. To make the most of your journey, it’s essential to prepare thoroughly. In this blog, we’ll discuss the importance Read More

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