You’re Not Alone If You Feel Lonely

When I first applied to study abroad for an entire year, I was definitely not thinking about how a whole year of distance from my friends back at Northeastern might […]

Packing for Madrid 101: Fashion Tips and Observations

Spanish culture is known for its very laidback lifestyle, especially compared to the fast-paced American way of living. However, interestingly, things change when it comes to fashion. For instance, before […]

Culture Shock, or lack thereof

When you think of Australia, a few things might come to mind: cute things (koalas, kangaroos), scary things (spiders, crocodiles), unfamiliar slang (the arvo? Maccas?), weird foods (vegemite), and more. […]

The E Word

You’ve all heard it; you’ve all said it. You’re all probably scared of it, though you know how important it is. That’s right, today we’re talking about the ‘E’ word: […]

So You’re Staying in a Hostel…

All I can say is good luck. Okay, okay, that was definitely a bit of an exaggeration. In fact, I would definitely recommend staying in a hostel for any students […]

How To Pack for a Semester Abroad

Flashback to two months ago and you would have seen me, on the floor of my bedroom surrounded by piles of clothing as I struggled to decide what clothing I […]

Mongolia v. Australia

           What? Mongolia versus Australia? Did I read that right? What could those two places possibly have in common? Well, apart from a hemisphere, not much […]

Why Should You Study Abroad?

Chances are, if you know somebody who has studied abroad, they like to talk about it – a lot. It might seem like the only thing they ever talk about, to the […]