Category Archives: Food

Six Cheap Meals for Students

When we think of budgeting while going abroad, we normally think of flying on budget airlines, staying in hostels, and eating PB & J for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Luckily, eating and cooking abroad doesn’t have to be expensive. Here are some budget-friendly meals* to inspire your cooking while abroad (most of which use the same … Continue reading Six Cheap Meals for Students

Download These Travel Apps Before Your Next Trip

Smartphone technology has made traveling easier and of course, more fun. Check out these apps before your next trip and download them before you leave! Communication If you want to reach friends and family at home, consider these basics. Facetime (pre-installed on iPhones) and Skype cover video calling. For making calls and sending text messages, consider Viber, … Continue reading Download These Travel Apps Before Your Next Trip

4 Affordable Pubs in Prague to Quench Your Thirst

The bar scene in Prague isn’t like that of any other city. It’s of course a social experience, but it’s one that happens any time of the day. For instance, it’s not uncommon for restaurants to serve their brews with breakfast. Last summer, I studied abroad in the Czech Republic. One morning before class, my … Continue reading 4 Affordable Pubs in Prague to Quench Your Thirst

Here’s the Dish: 5 Things That Are More Delicious In the UK

Featured image: Le Swine I arrived in Leeds at the end of cold, gloomy January. At first glance, the UK food scene seemed like a weird, lesser-than variety (sorry) of America’s. Subway and no Taco Bell? Sushi that’s not even close to fresh? As a Californian foodie (yes, foodies eat Taco Bell out of desperation), … Continue reading Here’s the Dish: 5 Things That Are More Delicious In the UK

Must-Sees in Melbourne

A quick note about traveling domestically in Australia: the security is nothing. They didn’t check our IDs, make us take off our shoes, or even glance at our boarding passes until we were about to get on the plane. If you’re worried about making a flight because you know security can take forever in America, don’t … Continue reading Must-Sees in Melbourne

Guide to British Stores and Shops

Featured image: Markus Spiske For me, the best part about studying abroad wasn’t traveling across Europe and seeing new sights – it was settling into a routine, becoming familiar with my host city, and making it my own. I loved shopping and running errands because it truly made me feel like a local. Once you’re abroad, … Continue reading Guide to British Stores and Shops

British to American English Dictionary: Food & Drink Edition

When I chose to study abroad in England, I thought that the only language differences I’d need to get used to were spelling “favourite” and “realise” correctly, and using the words “lift” and “loo.” To my surprise, I found that there are lots of words that the UK and US do not have in common – … Continue reading British to American English Dictionary: Food & Drink Edition

Bristol Eats that Won’t Break your Bank

After spending a semester there, I can say that Bristol is a fascinating city with art/culture (Banksy), history (pirates), events (Bristol International Balloon Fiesta), nature (Ashton Court & The Downs), and – contrary to common belief about food in England – amazing places to eat. Not only that, Bristol has some delicious eats that are … Continue reading Bristol Eats that Won’t Break your Bank