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With rich culture, vibrant nightlife, and a thriving student scene, it is no wonder Spain is one of the most popular study abroad destinations in the world. While Spain is obviously a fantastic destination for students of the Spanish language, even non-Spanish speakers can enjoy...
Droves of international students flood to Italy each year for its abundance of art, ease of transport, historic impact on the world, and distinctly charming culture. Italy’s food, language and beauty have long captivated visitors, but students thrive in Italy specifically as a...
You've had your heart set on studying in Europe ever since you said your first Hola, como esta? or Salut, comment ça va? in an elementary school language class. Maybe you've dabbled a bit in French and Spanish. Maybe you've studied one or both languages seriously. But even though...
Costa Rica’s magnificent coasts, lush rainforests and exotic wildlife attract an increasing number of foreigners looking for a tropical retreat. From zip lining…to whitewater rafting… to surfing, Costa Rica boasts a thriving tourism industry that is largely dependent upon locals...
Should You Volunteer in a Peruvian Orphanage? One of the most popular forms of volunteer work these days is through orphanages in developing countries. The appeal is obvious: the thought of helping abandoned children tugs on the heartstrings of any feeling person. Orphaned...
Australia is one of the most popular destinations for gap year travelers to head to, so you’ll find loads of like-minded folk on your journey. It’s perfect for the first time traveller who might not be ready for the hefty culture shock that other destinations, such as Asia or...
Spain is a country of late nights, ancient castles, endless paella, tangy sangria, and a combination of Atlantic and Mediterranean coastline. It consistently ranks as one of the most popular places to study abroad, particularly for language students. And what better place to...
Peru is a land rich with history, culture and natural beauty. It is home to two wonders of the world -- Machu Picchu and the Amazon -- as well as beautiful beaches, mysterious ruins, and one of the world’s deepest canyons.
The way people travel is constantly changing. More and more often, travelers are seeking authentic experiences that get you closer to the culture of your destination and farther from all of the usual tourist traps. The place you will be calling home during your time abroad will...
With its cosmopolitan cultural scene, diverse geography and great wine, Argentina has long been a favorite destination for students who want to improve their Spanish abroad. The country used to be a fabulously cheap destination for foreigners, too, but inflation has dramatically...

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