Christmas celebrated around the world

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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

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Check out this awesome video of a taxi driver giving a tour of Durban, South Africa! http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/video/2012/dec/11/a-taxi-drivers-tour-of-durban-video

transportation while abroad

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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

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The last post focused on an alternative gift idea for the holidays (https://williampennuniversitystudyabroad.wordpress.com/2012/12/11/what-gift-can-you-give-this-holiday-season/). 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?

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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?

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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

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

When to buy that ticket to fly

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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

Get to know the student and not just their country

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Many people run into issues of getting excited to get to know about a country. When you learn a friend is from a different country, the first tendency is to ask about their… Continue reading

COLLEGE TO CAREER: MAKING USE OF GLOBAL EDUCATION

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Originally posted on Let's Talk Global Education:
A strong background in foreign languages or study abroad experience not only helps students develop lifelong communication skills, but also gives them an edge when…