Education vs. Schooling: Traveling Abroad Makes the Difference

Education doesn’t end with a degree and graduation cap. Instead, it begins with life and ends with death. From the [...]

5 Tips to Avoid Altitude Sickness in Cusco

Altitude sickness can become excruciatingly severe… if you let it. The symptoms start out with lightheadness and continue [...]

7,970 Feet in the Sky: A Day at Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu goes by many names—The City in the Sky; A Wonder of the World; The Lost City of [...]

Gaining the Most Out of Your Experience Abroad

While planning a study abroad experience, it’s easy to get caught up in the idea that you are guaranteed to [...]

Getting Ready to Travel Abroad – Where do I begin?

You’re drowning inside your head.  The endless stream of questions began to pour into your head the minute you decided [...]

A Liberal Arts Education: Is it complete without Study Abroad?

A liberal arts education strives to provide students with a broad knowledge of the wider world.  It aims to [...]

Funding Your Program Abroad

I hear tons of students say, “Studying abroad sounds amazing, but I just can’t afford it.” Or, “I can only [...]

Study Abroad: Summer Camps Go International

Ten million young people attend over 12,000 summer camps every year in the United States alone. Many of these are [...]

Living Abroad – The Ex-Pat Community

About a week ago, a friend of mine, Michelle, hosted a dinner party at her new house in Antigua, Guatemala. She [...]