China - know before you go

First Trip to China? What to know, what to do.

It's important to know a few key things for your first trip to China. This article outlines things that will help ensure a smooth, positive experience.

Travel Abroad – Street Art As Cultural Bridge

Travel Abroad – Street Art As Cultural Bridge

I got to thinking about how the people who actually do go abroad spend their time. What do they get from the experience other than the "been there, done that" satisfaction of checking off the experience on some list they have in their mind?

How to Pack a Suitcase for Travel Abroad

How to Pack a Suitcase for Travel Abroad

Studying abroad? European vacation? Whatever your reason, you're going to need to know how to pack a suitcase for travel abroad. We learned and so can you!

Gap Year for Americans

Gap Year for Americans

Reactions to our decision to take a gap year got me wondering why this is so common in Europe and Australia, but not in the U.S. -- So, I did a little research. Here’s what I found.

Famous People Who Have Studied Abroad

Famous People Who Have Studied Abroad

Studying abroad can open up a world of doors -- and ideas -- for those who take advantage of these opportunities. Check these lists of famous people who have studied abroad. Do you find inspiration from any of their stories?