Tag Archive: international travel

Why travel to Africa? Why not?

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For most people, a luxurious relaxing trip does not include a destination of Africa. The continent seems to be more intense, with dangers lurking around the corner and a possibility existing of never… Continue reading

The Packing Regret List: Life as an Expat

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Originally posted on born again brazilian:
For more lists of 10 and insights into Sao Paulo, see American Exbrat in São Paulo. In July we will have been here for three years. While within…

Relationship: Girls who Travel

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The blog “Life and Journeys” (http://lifeandjourneys.wordpress.com/) posted in January about what someone encounters when dating or being married to another person who enjoys traveling. (Note – the post is focused on what dating a… Continue reading

How to Not Look Like a Tourist…When You Will Always Be One

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Americans are easy to spot abroad. Our accents make us stand out – made famous by Hollywood films. Our dress is often deemed too casual – as usually people dress for comfort (such… Continue reading

THE TOP TEN PLACES THAT HAVE MADE GRANADA MY HOME

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When studying abroad, the hope is that your host location becomes a “home away from home.” ISA Student Blog shared a post today about one of their students who is studying abroad in… Continue reading

How do you vacation?

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Are you the traveler who likes to be pampered, enjoys relaxing cruises, and wants to sit on a remote island all to yourself to take in the sun? Or are you the adventurer… Continue reading

Here’s a Tip on Tipping Abroad

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In the United States of America, customers tip their servers 15-20% of the overall bill. However, this isn’t customary around the world. International students at William Penn University, often leave little or no tip… Continue reading

Will you lose, gain or stay the same during your travel?

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Traveling can mean one of three things for your weight. 1. You will lose weight because either you don’t like any of the food so you don’t eat much or you are not… Continue reading

Travel as a Graduation Gift

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While traveling in South Africa, I met numerous young adults who were backpacking across the continent. I asked how they could afford to do something such as that and received a common response:… Continue reading

Cruising into the Headlines – and not in an entirely good way

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By now, most people have heard of the Carnival Cruise Triumph’s not so triumphant engine failure in the Gulf of Mexico. (If you haven’t heard the story, check out the Huffington Post’s article… Continue reading