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Travel preparation

15 articles
What to do when a trip doesn’t go as planned: 4 tips for travel hiccups
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Living and studying abroad is a wonderful experience you’ll remember for the rest of your life. Of c...

How to pack for a year abroad (and why you should start getting ready now)
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When it comes to packing for an extended period of time away, there is no such thing as ‘too soon’. ...

How to live like a local (and feel at home from day one)
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It’s easy to feel alone, confused and even a little scared when moving to a new city. It takes a whi...

10 tips for navigating international airports
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Travel is perhaps the most exciting thing you can do. New destinations offer new experiences, new fr...

Visas: Know the process
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When traveling as a tourist you may or may not need a visa. This is determined by the country you ar...

How to be new in a new city
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The idea of moving abroad and starting life in a new city might be daunting, but it’s also a super e...

Celebrating International Women’s Day by Spotlighting Female Travelers – Meet Ananda
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EF is celebrating International Woman’s Day by spotlighting some of our favorite female travelers. A...

Celebrating International Women’s Day by Spotlighting Female Travelers – Meet Tarah
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EF is celebrating International Woman’s Day by spotlighting some of our favorite female travelers. S...

6 tips for packing like a boss
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Ever found yourself desperately stuffing your bag with a random set of clothes a few hours before da...

5 ways traveling changes your concept of “home”
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Do you know what the traveler’s most feared question is? “Where are you from?” Yep, seems fairly com...

How do I prepare for a study abroad trip? 12 tips
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Studying abroad is an unforgettable adventure. Period. But before you can become proficient in the l...

Travel like a pro: Packing checklist for any kind of trip
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Whether packing weeks in advance is your jam, or your pre-departure ritual involves you throwing cru...