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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

Travel on a Budget: Getting Around the UK Cheaply

Suppose you’ve arrived in the United Kingdom at this point.  You’re thinking about traveling around the country — perhaps down to Southern England or up to the far reaches of the Scottish Highlands — or perhaps venturing out to the best that western Europe has to offer.  What are your options for stretching your budget? Long-Distance … Continue reading Travel on a Budget: Getting Around the UK Cheaply

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

Beware of RyanAir: How this Budget Airline Can Cost You

RyanAir. The airline that can get you from one country to another for ridiculously low prices. The airline with no frills, just service to get you from A to B. The airline with the most on-time flights out of all its competitors. What’s not to love about RyanAir? A lot, actually. To be fair, the … Continue reading Beware of RyanAir: How this Budget Airline Can Cost You

Budgeting Tips for Your Eurotrip

The number one priority for most if not all students when studying abroad is traveling. Luckily, schools in the UK have a month-long Easter holiday which normal students use to revise (review/study) for final exams, but study abroad students use to go on the infamous Eurotrip. Europe is not only filled with culture and opportunities to … Continue reading Budgeting Tips for Your Eurotrip