Category Archives: Local Knowledge

Plague. Fire. Hell, even the occasional civil war! London is a history nerd’s all-you-can-eat buffet. And its history goes a little something like this…

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Traveling is a must-do while you’re studying abroad in the US, as there’s just SO many places to see! But how to you travel such a big country on a budget?

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After having enough time to enjoy being a tourist, it’s time to look like a local. Blending in is the next step after fitting in: the goal is that no one can guess that you are a foreigner without hearing your accent.

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If you ever get a chance to vacation, study, or even live in this sunny central Florida town, you have to check out what the REAL Orlando offers.

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Time to move aside New York! Just a few hours away from Manhattan, Philly has that city vibe without the faceless skyscrapers and tense atmosphere.

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Are you studying abroad in Madrid and feel the need to release your inner hipster? Then take a peek at our list of the best hipster hotspots in Madrid!

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We follow Portia’s adventures and take a look at a typical week in her life as an exchange student in Sweden. Spoiler: it involves IKEA.

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Sometimes you’ll be facing all types of climates on your trip abroad. Here’s how to pack for two different adventures: a summer AND a winter getaway!

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We’ve put together a few tips and tricks on how to get the most bang for your buck when using the holiday rental site Airbnb.

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New Zealand is often overlooked when it comes to studying abroad. All the world really knows about it is that the Lord of the Rings was filmed there. It’s about time we learnt a bit more! Here, we explore why you should study abroad in New Zealand.

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For a study abroad student, cycling in Amsterdam can be a little intimidating. The city has a rich cycling culture that’s hard to get a grasp on but don’t worry – we’ve got everything you need to know right here.

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NEWSFLASH: There’s more to the UK than just London. Discover my nine favourite cities in England and the UK. You’ll want to add these to your travel list.

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