student travel

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5 Ways Students Can Travel for Free

As the most exuberant time of your life, college years give you a colossal experience to remember. But, as perfect as this period may seem, it still features some minor downsides that may prevent you from enjoying your life to the fullest. Yes, college takes up almost all of your time, depriving you of the many possibilities to obtain financial freedom. 

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Essay Writing Tips for Students Who Travel Frequently

Essay Writing Tips for Students Who Travel Frequently.

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Top 7 Common Mistakes Made While Studying Abroad

Studying abroad is more than just a fun experience - it is a great opportunity to enrich yourself with lessons that you wouldn’t learn at home. It gives you a chance to learn not only in another culture, but the chance to learn about and immerse yourself in another culture as well. 

The Right Hostel Makes A Difference

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Feb 03, 2017 / 0 comments

A few months ago, my friends and I went to Uruguay - and we had a blast! I have stayed in my fair share of hostels over the years, but the excitement of traveling always gets to me and I always forget these crucial steps when picking out and staying in a hostel or an airbnb.

Disclaimer: I vehemently prefer airbnbs

The Right Hostel Makes A Difference


The Benefits of Tarantulas on the Ceiling and Frogs in the Shower

Let’s be honest…looking for tarantulas on the ceiling before sitting down to dinner is not considered normal.

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5 Steps to Your Perfect Gap Year Travel

Travelling is one of the most important things you can do, in terms of global understanding, personal growth, and to improve your career. You can explore new places, make friends, or practice new occupations. You’ll learn from the plethora of people you will meet, and learn about different cultures, worldviews, and languages. You’ll have an adventure! You’ll be surprised by what you see and learn, and start to incorporate your new experiences into your own life (Vietnamese coffee, I’m looking at you!).

Raising Money for Student Travel Made Easy

If there is a point in life when one is energetic, adventurous, and eager to learn about the world, it has to be during the college years. It is, therefore, sad that the majority of students do not get the opportunity to do things that would help them learn the most - like travel. Traveling helps students to explore the world, so that they can learn to connect with different people and become smarter and more confident in the process.

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5 Ways to Save Money During Study Abroad

You’re investing a great deal of time, energy, and money preparing for your study abroad journey – and it seems that the list of things to do and buy still is endless. But it doesn’t have to be that way – and it doesn’t have to cost that much.

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Call for Applications: International Exchange Program in Cairo and Ismailia, Egypt

Hostelling International's 2-week program seeks 4 American participants

The Sake of Wonder: Research and Peace on the Roof of the Rainforest

by ChristaD / Oct 01, 2015 / 0 comments

A Note from ChristaD, Education and the Rainforest Editor:  

This post was written by Kailini C., a high school student from the Gunston School in Maryland.  Kailani is a participant in the 2015 Amazon Workshops Student Field Reporter Project which enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Amazon experiences with us. Over the coming months, the Education and the Rainforest posts will feature Kailani's words, photos, and reflections – giving you a student's perspective on travel to the Amazon and its educational impact!