Category Archives: Everyday Life

As an international student, it can be hard to create an impact on the world. Hard, but not impossible! Here are some things YOU can do to leave your mark.

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Sometimes, when traveling, your nationality sticks out like a sore thumb. Here, Ondine shares her experiences on what it’s like to be French abroad.

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When you return home from studying abroad, you often (weirdly) find yourself missing things you never thought you would. Here are some of the top culprits!

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Whether you want to sip age-old vodka or take in the monumental mix of Russian buildings, this guide to Saint Petersburg will help you achieve it!

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Like most forms of grief, each stage of reverse culture shock has its own characteristics and symptoms. Which stage are you at?

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With the millions of sites on your to-see list, it might seem odd to travel somewhere you’ve already been. But here are the benefits of doing a repeat trip!

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Staying fit is never easy – especially when you’re abroad in a country infamous for its rounded waistlines! Keep to your weight goals with our simple tips.

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Ready, set, study! Prepare for your Erasmus experience at Umea University with Daria’s insider know-how on apartments, public transport and student life.

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Racial discrimination is an unwanted souvenir travelers can stumble across abroad. Don’t let it ruin your trip! Learn how to best face racism abroad here.

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Whether you want to earn a little extra money or make some new experiences, the Christmas holidays are the best time to land a vacation job! Here’s how.

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Traveling WITHOUT breaking the bank is no easy feat. At least, not if you don’t have the know-how! Here, we teach you how to travel Europe on a budget.

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Green up your next vacation with these genius sustainable travel tips to ensure your overseas adventures help nurture the world!

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