Category Archives: Destinations

Lots of places claim to be a once in a lifetime experience, but none compare to Europe! Learn how to follow in the footsteps of thousands of travelers here.

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In light of recent terrorism attacks, you might be questioning whether France is still safe for travel. Here, Ondine sheds light on the situation.

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Traveling in Japan during the summer? Then consider yourself lucky! Dress yourself in a yukata, grab some festive food and enjoy Japan’s summer festivals.

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Making friends in small American high schools is easier said than done. But don’t fret! Read the five things you need to know to find your new BFFs abroad!

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Hot chocolate is a HUGE summer favorite in Peru. Get your Peruvian on these holidays with this traditional (and delicious) hot chocolate recipe.

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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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Like being in the loop on the best mouth-watering goods? Check out our tried-and-tested (ahem, tasted) guide to delicious Dutch dishes.

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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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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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