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5 Wineries near Barcelona you can't miss

Barcelona is a wonderful and thriving European city by the Mediterranean sea, with plenty of sunny days. If you have chosen Barcelona as your destination for your year studying abroad, you’ll find..

How to overcome jet lag and fix your sleeping schedule

For those that don’t know about it, jet lag is extreme tiredness that is felt by a person after a long flight across several time zones, which disrupt the body’s 24 hour rhythm and sleep patterns...

Best tips on how to study away from a screen

Studying is like a full time work: it takes up a lot of time of any given week, especially if you are studying abroad as there’s an extra learning curve (call it the language, the surroundings,..

Cheapest island vacations in Europe

There are more than 100 islands in Europe, across several latitudes, from the warmer waters of the mediterranean sea to the atlantic, northern rocky islands of the scandinavian countries. Now, who..

Best summer food festivals in Europe

Summer is wonderful in Europe: as the weather improves, people throw themselves outdoors and enjoy the sunlight as well as a myriad of activities, festivals, street markets, live music and treats...

How to get involved with the locals

Kicking off your year abroad is an exciting, bold move: you’ll have to adjust to a brand-new way of life and a new routine in an unknown environment completely different from home. The good news..

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