Your time abroad will always hold special place in your life whether that be in China, Romania, Haiti or anywhere else you visit. You'll have the memories you made with you forever and will think about your semester volunteering abroad every day!
Topics: Travel Tips
Getting ready for a train ride, bus ride or flight? Lucky you because you're going somewhere exciting! Unfortunately those long trips can be a bit ... long! Having things to do is key and music can be super helpful to help pass the time —come check out this playlist we made, just for you.
If you're planning on taking online classes or keeping in touch while living in China for a semester, here's one travel hack you don't want to miss. Picking the right email domain can make or break your experience!
Traveling abroad is one of the coolest things you can do. You get to experience new cultures, meet new people and try new foods. While trying new foods is fun, when you're living in a foreign country for an extended period of time it can also be one of the biggest challenges because you're giving up the comfort of your familiar meals. Learning to adjust to the new food is key to making your experience more enjoyable.
So you want to visit China but you don’t speak a word of Chinese — turns out, that’s not even a bit of a problem! Seriously — I actually lived in China and got by just fine.
"Learn A New Language" has been written on practically everyone's bucket list at some point. But have you actually completed that? If not, now is your time! Here are the best websites and apps to start learning a new language or even just brush up on that little bit of Spanish you learned in high school.
Headed to China but have no idea how to actually book a train ticket (or even speak a single word of Mandarin?) Not a problem — we promise!
Italy is an amazing country that you could spend a ton of time in and I have a feeling it's on every single traveler's bucket list at some point.
When I picked up my life and decided to travel around China for a semester abroad I knew I was ready for a huge adventure because I didn't speak even a tiny bit of Mandarin - yeah I even Googled how to say hello the night before I left.
The Pearl Market in Beijing, China is a must visit if you want to find killer deals on basically everything you could ever want. Souvenirs, clothes, makeup, shoes, jewelry, pearls and much, much more!