Monthly Archive: December, 2012

Lowering the costs of international education

by recently posted an article on ways that students can lower the costs of international education. College expenses can easily add up – with items such as school supplies and books to clothes… Continue reading

Losing Weight: Secrets From Around the World


Within the United States of America, Thanksgiving and Christmas are meals where people tend to over-eat. While an occasional indulgence should be accepted, it is quite easy to eat too much – which… Continue reading

Christmas celebrated around the world


Today, I would like to take a moment to wish everyone who celebrates Christmas a joyous day. (However, I would also like to wish those who celebrate other winter holidays – such as¬†Kwanzaa¬†–… Continue reading

Taxi ride: An inside view to Durban, South Africa


Check out this awesome video of a taxi driver giving a tour of Durban, South Africa!

transportation while abroad


Many international students will desire to have access to a car while studying abroad or spending four years in another country. What international students fail to realize is that not every American student… Continue reading

Gifts for the Female Traveler in Your Life


The last post focused on an alternative gift idea for the holidays ( To expand on the topic of gift giving a little more, here is a great list with 10 savvy gifts… Continue reading

What Gift Can You Give This Holiday Season?


As we near the holiday seasons where gift giving becomes a norm and expectation, reflect on what type of gift you can give. Think about giving the young couple at the homeless shelter… Continue reading

Where did you explore while studying abroad – your host country or neighboring ones?


I am still jealous of my friends who after studying in Rome, Italy for a semester came back with 10 more countries on their “places I’ve visited” list. The idea that people can… Continue reading

Top 10 Things to Do in Africa


Originally posted on ecsuabroad:
Here are the top 10 things you must do in Africa according to 1) Go on a Safari “Safari” means “to journey” in Swahili, and indeed going on…

When to buy that ticket to fly


Travelers have different tips and tricks on when the right time to purchase a ticket to fly. This info-graphic has information from Ticket Master – and their big travel tips. (Note – it… Continue reading