There are a few things we have picked up through our year of traveling around Europe that made our trips easier, more convenient and a lot happier. In light of our time here coming to end we thought we would share them with you and do our first ever GIVAWAY!
Traveling is an experience and an education, it is breath taking, it is a journey without a destination, it does not have to be expensive and most of all you can do it at any age! Travelling is about a mind-set where you begin to see the world your place in it, differently. Here are … Continue reading 8 Reasons why it’s Important that you make Time for Travel!
In my experience with travel, it involves a lot of hurry up and wait. Most flights require that you get to the airport at least three hours before your flight, tours and ferries often about half an hour before. Buses are the best because they only require you to arrive fifteen minutes before departure time. … Continue reading Tips that make waiting while traveling more fun
It has been pretty chilly in the Netherlands and all around Europe this week thanks to 'the beast from the east'! Now normally, I am the first to complain about the cold weather but I have learned that with freezing temperatures comes hot chocolate, snow ball fights, winter wonderlands, snowmen and even ice-skating on the … Continue reading Quotes to help you Bare the Winter Weather with a Smile
Being in the Netherlands for a year doing a Masters has its perks, like getting to travel Europe. However, being student again means we no longer have a steady paycheque, soooo here are 7 tips on how to keep travel in Europe more affordable! 1. Packed lunches This is an essential when traveling anywhere. Airports, … Continue reading 7 Tips for Cheaper Travel in Europe
After a night on the bus, we arrived in Berlin in the early hours of a chilly November morning. We promptly went into the station to warm up and find the best route to our hotel. Even though it was so early in the morning and the sun was not yet up, we managed to … Continue reading 48 hours in Berlin!
Preparing for a job interview can be daunting - in April this year, I have to do an internship for my Masters degree, so going to interviews is becoming apart of my regular routine. In the past I let my worries of what might happen get the better of me. Here are some tips that helped … Continue reading How to Prepare for a Job Interview
2017 was a year of firsts for me: first proper job, first year out of Rhodes University, first time traveling, first time living overseas and really my first time out of my comfort zone. It was a year of learning, here are some of the things I learned in 2017 that I would like to … Continue reading Life lessons from 2017 to take into 2018
The festive season is in full swing and with 2018 quickly approaching, we begin to think about positive changes and new beginnings. Often these thoughts on how we can better ourselves by way of New Year Resolutions are centred around eating well, getting fit, limiting ourselves to just one glass of wine per evening out … Continue reading New Years Resolutions for Internationals
Homesick. It is an adjective defined in the dictionary as, "experiencing a longing for one's home during a period of absence from it." Before this year, I had not felt the effects associated with this word. Now, I feel them almost every day. Did you know that 70% of students feel homesick in the early … Continue reading 7 Ways to beat Home Sickness while Studying Abroad