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If you've done your research, looked at the options, and are still looking for the most LGBTQ-friendly campuses in the world, here's the list. These campuses offer support to LGBTQ students and exemplify the open-mindedness that all study abroad experiences should have.
When it comes to foodie destinations, there aren't many better than Japan in the world. If you're planning to study abroad in Japan, and want to sample all the interesting and unique flavors, here are the foods and drinks to add to your must-try list.
Many students want to study abroad in the world's most popular destinations: London, Paris, Madrid… For the rest of us, we feel the siren call of off-beat places, for all they teach us about ourselves and the world. Read one traveler's ode to why off-beat study abroad...
Majoring in biology or public health? Want to learn about art history or a foreign language? This article will get you inspired to study abroad by showing the best destination for each of these popular majors and subjects -- and many others too.
In France, food is an important part of life, and when you study abroad in France, you'll get to experience it first-hand. Learn which foods and drinks you must try during your semester, from a fellow student who studied abroad in France.
Madrid, Spain is one of the world's most popular study abroad destinations -- and for good reason. If you have your heart set on studying abroad in Madrid, the Spanish capital, here's everything you need to know to make your semester unforgettable and budget-friendly.
Study abroad is supposed to be an unforgettable chapter in your life -- but not because you come back with extra student loans and huge credit card bills! If you're savvy enough to know you want to study abroad but want to keep it budget-friendly too, here are tips to make that...
Japan is a small country jam-packed with unforgettable experiences -- and surprising opportunities to volunteer abroad. If you want to visit Japan and give back during your travels, here are five reasons that will convince you why Japan is a great volunteer abroad destination.
As we travel this world, our actions have an impact. It's important to be "culturally sensitive" when you travel, but what does that mean? Learn more about cultural sensitivity while traveling, and how you can be a better traveler.
Costa Rica is a surprisingly popular study abroad destination, but once you learn more -- you'll understand why. As you plan your study abroad experience in Costa Rica, put these Costa Rican foods and drinks on your list to try while there!

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