Category Archives: Country Survival Guides

Students visiting France become familiar with the cultural quirks of the French… but that doesn’t make them any less weird (or infuriating!).

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Sweden is great. But don’t take our word for it – instead, check out this list and decide for yourself if Sweden is REALLY a student traveler’s dream!

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Ever struggled to recall words from your Japanese vocabulary? Today’s your lucky day! Improve your knowledge with our Japanese language guide.

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Whether you’re an overseas explorer or a local visiting from another state, here are a few important things to know before you visit Montana!

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Dive into the heart and soul of Oklahoma, America’s Sooner State, with our in-depth travel guide to its famed tourist hot spots and geographical wonders!

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Japan likes implicit communication. Germany, as a European country, likes to-the-point communication. Unearth their clashing communication styles!

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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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From cascading glaciers and mountain ranges to ice-blue lakes and thermal springs, there’s PLENTY to do explore in our Iceland road trip itinerary!

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If you are anything like me, then you like to learn from the travel mistakes you have made and pass along the useful wisdom you have gained from your many adventures. My March trip from Germany to Sweden was wonderful, but there are a few things I wish I knew beforehand. But hey, you live […]

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Helsinki offers many one-off travel experiences, from chowing down on reindeer to seeing the midnight sun. But is it for you? Find out in our weekend guide!

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Riding a bike in Tokyo is the ultimate Japanese experience. But not following these Tokyo cycling rules could land you a one-way ticket to bike jail…

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New Zealand’s slang is, er, sweet as. Or maybe it’s just downright munted. Put a stop to your head-scratching with this tell-all guide to New Zealand slang.

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