Category Archives: Travel Trivia

After moving from a suburban Washington high school to a New York City high school, Ellen noticed a few differences in her school life. Read them here.

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Whether you’re doing a summer class in Spain or studying there for years, ensure you understand the ins and outs of Spain’s student visa application.

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Looking for a one-stop weekend guide to all things Tokyo? Then your search is over! Check out Tokyo’s lesser-known corners and must-see haunts here.

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Whether it’s toilets, trains or the sheer cost of the place, Japan is full of surprises for first-time visitors. To avoid some shocking dilemmas, read here!

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Ireland has much more to offer than just Dublin. Complete your trip to the Emerald Island by visiting some of its other magical Irish cities.

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Skip the tour buses and travel groups! Instead, take a look at these five alternative ways to explore a new city the next time you’ve caught the travel bug!

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On this history tour, take a trip back in time to learn where Tokyo has been (Godzilla and all) and where the world-famous capital of Japan aims to go.

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About to head off to the UK? Use this packing list to ensure you’re bring everything you need for your semester abroad in the United Kingdom!

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What makes Japan’s purkikura photos booths so different from other photo booths? Find out more on the Japanese craze, purkikura!

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Native American culture is a crucial but often overlooked part of US history. Here, Nuria shares the importance of learning about it while abroad in the US.

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Milan is not all trendy shops and designer clothes. It’s also a historical paradox that’s endured wars, peace treaties and the occasional invasion!

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Paris is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, but it is NOT the be-all and end-all of France! Discover why there’s more to France than Paris!

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