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    Budget Travel,  Study Abroad

    25 Awesome Student Budget Travel Resources That Will Make You Buy a (Cheap) Plane Ticket Right Now

    Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! One of the most common questions I get—both online and from my friends in real life—is how I manage to travel so much as a broke student (who is also getting pretty decent grades, if I do say so myself). Well, there are a few tricks for that: One, I make liberal use of weekends and school breaks. I also LOVE to use the excuse that it would be cheaper to travel…

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    Study Abroad

    11 Study Abroad Stories That Will Inspire You to Make It Happen

    Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! Studying abroad can be one of the most defining moments of your life–but it can also be seriously daunting. Trust me, I know. That being said, you shouldn’t let your fear stop you from living your #bestlife. That’s why I compiled these 11 AMAZING study abroad stories that will inspire the s*** out of you and make you get off your butt, start making plans to study abroad, and go. From stories…

  • Budget Travel,  Study Abroad

    How to Kick A** At Weekend Trips While You’re Studying Abroad

    I like to consider myself a full time study abroad student. In other words, I’m from the US, but I’m going to university in Scotland for all four years of my degree. Being much closer to mainland Europe than I’ve ever been in my life, the moment I knew I was coming to university here I also knew that I was going to be taking advantage of literally EVERY budget airline ticket I could get my hands on. Since then, I’ve gone on many a weekend trip, and I like to think that I’ve become a pro at them. Whether it’s a quick dash to Edinburgh or eight hours of…

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    Budget Travel,  Central America Travel

    12 Reasons Why Panama is the Next Budget Winter Break Destination

    Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! If you’re a college student who wants to travel during their vacations, then you’re most likely always on the hunt for a good budget destination. If you haven’t booked your trip for winter break yet this year, then let me tell you why you should start looking at Panama. Because even though it’s not the most popular place in the world, I truly believe that Panama is the next budget winter break…

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    Study Abroad

    10 Things to Ask for for Christmas if You’re Studying Abroad In Europe Next Semester

    With Christmas coming up, every college student out there is starting to think about what to ask their parents for. You know, all that stuff that’s just a little bit too pricey to justify buying with their own money (like socks). If you’re studying abroad in Europe next semester, then you might want to ask for a few things to help you out while you’re there. As basically a professional study abroad student (I’m going to university in Scotland for ~ALL FOUR YEARS~), I’d like to think I have a pretty good idea of the kinds of thing to put on your study abroad Christmas list. So here’s my ~professional…