College students have always been drawn to international travel to expand their horizons and further their studies. And this desire has become a reality through study abroad programs.
Study abroad programs are a fantastic way to seek immersion in a different culture, earn academic credit, and forge lifelong memories. And it’s a unique oppotunity to live in a foreign country with support of established institutions – ie your university – support which is not available after graduation.
Having done 3 study abroad programs myself during my 5 year degree, today we’ll look at the advantages of studying abroad, the value of cultural exposure, and how these experiences might influence your academic and personal development.
Turkey’s thousands of miles of coastline dotted with numerous ports have made touring the country by way of cruise ship an easy and affordable option. Many of these seaside towns offer cruise ports and a wide range of attractions for travelers such as the Ephesus ruins near Kuşadası or arranging a day trip excursion to places like Pamukkale and Hierapolis. Let us dive into Pamukkale and Hierapolis in greater detail since it’s a stunning landscape of white travertine terraces and mineral springs referred to by many as the “cotton castle”. Pamukkale, together with the Greco-Roman city of Hierapolis have been recognized as an UNESCO World Heritage Site and are located near the town of Denizli which is easily accessible to travelers.
If you’re planning a memorable journey through the picturesque landscapes of Europe, there’s no better way to do it than by train.
Europe’s extensive rail network offers a unique and captivating experience, allowing you to explore its diverse cultures, historical landmarks, and charming cities.
In this comprehensive guide, provided to you by Rail Online: Seamlessly Explore Europe with Eurail Passes, we’ll give you valuable tips and tricks to make the most of your Eurail adventure and ensure you have an unforgettable train travel experience.
To really experience the UK requires planning a road trip which will allow you to fully embrace all the rich history, charming villages, iconic landmarks like its many castles, and the varying landscapes from the Scottish Highlands to the rugged coastlines. Of course with any road trip, there is the dilemma of trying to fill the downtime while driving in-between stops. In order to help keep you and possibly your travelling companions entertained during your UK road trip, we’ve gathered some of our top ways to pass the journey time which focuses on immersing yourself in British culture.
Dubai is great for any kind of collective activities, including team building, outdoor activities, nature walks, and short trips to explore the local culture. And a company retreat is a great way to rally employees and improve team spirit.
Have you noticed that employees are no longer so actively going on another field trip and few people are ready to invite their soulmate to a corporate event? It’s time to bring a little variety to the established holidays.
The car auction industry has changed with the emergence of digital platforms, so if you’re looking for a new road trip vehicle, you may find yourself in a digital world of car sales you’ve never encountered before.
Online salvage auctions like SCA Auctions are the new norm, so today we’ll explore how digital platforms are changing the car auction industry by analyzing the benefits and challenges that come with these new platforms.
Have you ever found yourself mesmerized by the vastness of the ocean, yearning to explore new horizons while indulging in a sense of tranquility? But maybe you don’t have the time, interest, or money for sailing or full on adventure cruising?
Ferries operate all over the world, including in urban areas, and offer a fantastic alternative to water based travel. They have deep-rooted historical and cultural significance in many regions, and some pass by iconic landmarks, offering a unique and memorable sightseeing experience (New York!).
They offer a close connection with the water and natural surroundings, and unlike other modes of transport, provide a laid-back atmosphere where you can unwind, enjoy the sea breeze, and escape the stress of everyday life. Here’s how to master the art of ferry travel.
When you think of sport in India, it’s likely that cricket comes to mind. After all, cricket has been ingrained in the country’s culture ever since its colonial days under British rule and the Indian Premier League is the world’s most popular cricket league. But India is home to much more than just cricket in terms of sports. In addition to the country’s beloved native sport Kabbadi, you will also find that field hockey, football, and even tennis, yes tennis, is widely popular. Let’s dive into the world of Indian tennis as I serve up some fun facts about the rise in popularity of the nation’s star players, their performance in tennis matches on the world stage, and how it has impacted the world of sports betting.
Swimwear. We all need something to wear when we hit the pool or beach. But not everyone enjoys the experience of wearing one. Whether we feel self-conscious, or we think that all our flaws are on show, or we just hate the experience of shopping for the right pieces – swimwear can really be divisive.
If you need to purchase new swimwear, you might be wondering how you can find the right bikini or one piece, the style choices are endless which can be a problem in itself! The whole process can seem stressful and overwhelming, especially if you’re heading out on vacation or travelling this summer.
So, with this in mind, I’ve gathered some simple, straightforward tips to help you find the right swimsuit for you. Read on to find out more.
Renting a shuttle bus is among the most effective ways to transport a larger group of travelers to their destination safely and reliably. Philadelphia shuttle bus rentals are very beneficial in a variety of circumstances and ultimately simplify group transportation in Philadelphia. Here is our complete guide to renting a shuttle bus service in Philadelphia whether its for a destination wedding, corporate event, airport transfer, or organizing group travel to a big event or festival.
Travellers come to risk their lives in New Zealand experiencing skydiving, bungee jumping, white water rafting, heli-skiing, and serious trekking. Turns out that New Zealand also offers another way to gamble and it’s through its half dozen casinos. While New Zealand may be more famous for its natural beauty and adventure sports, it does offer a number of casinos where visitors can try their luck. Cities like Auckland and Queenstown are a good place to start, but you’ll also discover you can place a wager in some of the smaller towns as well.
Looking for an unforgettable adventure in the Southwest USA? Look no further than an epic road trip. Camper vans allow you the flexibility to explore at your own pace and change your itinerary on a whim. You aren’t tied to a hotel and can ditch the annoying and restrictive check-in and check-out times. Let’s dive into a few of the top travel locations near Vegas, the incredible cost savings of a camper van rental, and some essential tips to make your camper van adventure in the Southwest a truly unforgettable experience.
The street food culture in South Korea makes up a prominent part of the country’s food scene. Not only is the street food in South Korea delicious, it’s also relatively affordable which makes it great for backpackers or those simply traveling on a restrictive budget. Let me take you to the streets of South Korea to introduce you to the following must try local foods that are sure to delight your taste buds.
New York City is home to two iconic teams, the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets, offering thrilling matchups and an electrifying atmosphere. To ensure you make the most of your NBA game day in New York, here are some tips and recommendations to enhance your experience.
If you have a passion for exploring new destinations and embarking on exciting adventures, you should know that having the right credit card can significantly enhance your travel experiences.
But, with so many credit cards to choose from and each company proclaiming to have the best rewards program, it can be hard to select the one that will truly work for you. In this article, we will guide you through the key factors to consider so you can earn the most credit card travel points for your global adventures.
Whether you’re exploring the beautiful beaches along the Gulf Coast, strolling through towns like Natchez admiring its antebellum homes and scenic Mississippi River views, visiting a local winery, or simply savoring a delicious seafood dinner, there are countless ways to enjoy a memorable date night in Mississippi. The state’s charming small towns, scenic landscapes, music venues, and welcoming southern hospitality easily sets the stage for romance.
The Last Supper, or ” Il Cenacolo” in Italian, resides in the refectory of the Santa Maria delle Grazie Church. This internationally renowned mural showcases the genius of Leonardo da Vinci, whose innovative painting techniques and compelling narrative have captivated audiences for centuries.
The Last Supper is not just a painting; it is an experience. The visual narrative, the architectural brilliance of the refectory, and the historical significance of the site all weave together a captivating tale that leaves visitors profoundly moved. Owing to its historical and artistic significance, obtaining tickets to see “The Last Supper” can be a bit challenging.
The number of visitors allowed is limited to less than a thousand per day, with tickets corresponding to a 15-minute slot, allowing a maximum of 18 people per slot. This guide aims to clarify the reservation process, ensuring you secure your desired timeslot to appreciate this masterpiece in 2023.
Known worldwide for its energetic party scene, you may be surprised to learn that Ibiza’s charm entices more than just young partygoers.
While its title of clubbing capital of the world may have made it famous, you’ll find a wide range of travellers eager to visit this Spanish Mediterranean island including families, backpackers, honeymooners, and those simply looking for a wellness getaway.
Ibiza offers a nice mix of attractions and activities for all types of travellers, whether you’re seeking out cultural heritage, hiking in nature reserves, breathtaking beaches with some of the best sunset viewing in Europe, water-based activities, or a bit of self care in the form of yoga, rejuvenating spa treatments, and holistic experiences.
Fall in love with Ibiza’s historic fortified old town of Dalt Vila and savour the island’s rich culinary scene. Venture beyond the popular tourist spots to discover picturesque towns and villages as well as historic sites.
To help guide you on booking your summer holiday to Ibiza, I thought I’d share my top tips for visiting this beautiful island including information on accommodation and transport, as well as what to see and do while also sharing ways to stay safe and healthy.
New Zealand, a land of breathtaking landscapes and enchanting culture, is an ideal destination for those seeking adventure, serenity, and unforgettable experiences. Nature enthusiasts are enthralled by the country’s scenery, from majestic mountains and pristine lakes to lush forests and stunning coastlines, and the country’s commitment to environmental preservation adds to its allure.
New Zealand is a country you can go back to time and time again, but what if you’re plannign your first visit? The warmth and friendliness of the Kiwi people mean you have absolutely nothing to worry about, as travelers are always made to feel at home, and offered assistance whenever needed. And there’s well-developed infrastructure and high safety standards, making travel quite easy once you get there.
That doesn’t mean that planning your trip beforehand won’t be effortless however, so if it’s your first time planning a trip to New Zealand, we’ve put together a guide of the things you need to consider.
The United States boasts some of the world’s most luxurious and exhilarating gambling resorts. These top-rated casinos offer various gambling experiences, from slot machines and table games to poker and sports betting.
But what are the top five gambling resorts in the United States? From the opulence of Wynn Las Vegas, the elegance of Bellagio, and the unique offerings of other renowned casinos, there is a lot to compare in terms of the entertainment experience. Also, there are secondary things to consider, such as the dining options that make each resort stand out.
Thanks to the pandemic, remote work and dog ownership have been rising like never before. As dogs are family, many people are choosing not to leave them behind when traveling.
Besides typical road trips, people are venturing overseas with their dogs for the very first time. And yet, it’s no surprise that Europe is, by far, the most popular destination. Almost daily, I get messages from dog parents planning an epic holiday or a long-term move to Europe with their dogs.
From Paris to Rome to Vienna, Europe boasts an abundance of renowned dog-friendly cities where it’s the norm to see dogs dining inside restaurants, hanging out at cafes, and taking a stroll at the local farmer’s market – alongside their humans. If you are thinking of taking your dog to Europe, I’ve got you covered with this step-by-step guide.
Trek on a glacier. Get up close (safely) to rescued bear cubs and injured raptors. Fish for salmon. Ride in a zodiac close to a calving glacier. See all varieties of wildlife. Bike, hike and kayak.
If that sounds like your kind of travel, you’ll love Alaska.
It is no wonder experiencing Alaska adventures at sea is on many families’ travel bucket lists. Alaska is an easier and more affordable trip than many other bucket-list destinations.
Multigenerational families understand the destination is appropriate for all ages and abilities, including those with mobility issues. And a trip to Alaska is guaranteed to be one for the memory books.
Many travelers typically pick Tokyo as a ‘base camp’ for their first trip to Japan, and it’s no surprise why. The capital of Japan is a vibrant hub of things to do, from walking across the bustling Shibuya Crossing to visiting Tokyo Skytree, getting lost in the lights of Akihabara, or seeing ancient traditions come to life at one of the many shrines around the city.
While you could spend years exploring Tokyo, there’s an even bigger world waiting for you outside of the capital. From experiencing ancient Japanese traditions in Kyoto to relaxing in an onsen in Kyushu, seeing samurai culture come alive in Kanazawa, or just sunbathing on a beach in Okinawa, there are plenty of things to see and do beyond Tokyo.
Best of all, you can see these places with the help of the JR Pass. The JR Pass can be used on almost all trains on the Japanese Railway network, as well as regional lines like JR Kyushu and JR Hokkaido, among others.
The first family vacation you take can be a real milestone. That is, you’re now bringing your child along with you for the first time, learning what it takes to travel with an infant, a toddler or a small child, managing the trip around their needs, and also finding the right services for accessibility purposes.
Family holidays are different to the holidays you may have as a double-income no-kids couple, as now you have to manage your energies throughout the day, staying up late is less suitable, and of course, managing in transit moods and tantrums!
Prior planning is essential to perfecting your first family vacation, and being prepared will go a long way until you confidently have enough experience.
There’s a lot to consider when preparing for a trip. You’ll need to book your flights, check your visas, pack your essentials, and maybe even learn how to use a VPN to stay safe online as you travel.
There’s certainly something to think about from every angle. To take some of the stress out of strategising, we’ve got a handful of tips that’ll make your travel well planned. So tighten the straps on your rucksack – here’s our 8 Tips For Your First Solo Backpacking Trip