4 Cheap Places to Stay for Traveling Students

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 You’re a cash-strapped study abroad student but want to travel and explore nearby countries and more remote cities. In expensive countries, like those in Western Europe, you might want to consider utilizing a hostel instead of a hotel. This is a less expensive option and it makes your money go much further. However, if you are nervous about staying in a hostel, you can always rent a remarkably inexpensive hotel if you’re staying in Asia. There are plenty of hotels in Kuala Lumpur, for example that are both cheap and safe. You owe it to yourself to go online and investigate what hotels and hostels are available in every area if you plan on traveling the globe

What’s a student with wanderlust to do?

Choose from one of these budget accommodation options to stay cheaply (or even for free) anywhere in the world.

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Follow Your Dreams Wherever They May Take You…

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Kellie is an Abroad101 Global Ambassador this semester, blogging about her adventures abroad in Paris with AIFS.  Read on to hear how she followed her dreams- all the way to the Eiffel Tower!

“First off, let me start by saying how much of a blessing this whole experience has been. I could not have done this without my friends, family, my boyfriend, AIFS, Abroad 101, and everyone else that had a part in making my Paris dreams come true. So thank you all! Now that I got that out of the way, I will desperately try over the next couple of weeks to articulate how wonderful this adventure has been and why you should experience your own. Continue reading

Wellness Wednesday: Developing a Multicultural View of Human Diversity During Study Abroad

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Our expert on expat emotional health Melissa Doman, M.A., LGPC, NCC serves up another informative Wellness Wednesday post!  Read on to learn how study abroad contributes to the important development of a multicultural worldview of human diversity.  Continue reading

STUDY ABROAD IN SPACE WILL LAUNCH IN 2016

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Groundbreaking Initiative Announces First Study Abroad Program in Space

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After decades of anticipation, the Center Of Space Management’s Intergalactic College (COSMIC) has announced today that, beginning in 2016, college students will be able to choose between destinations like Cape Town, Shanghai, and… Mars. Continue reading