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How to Choose a Guide Book

Posted on January 7th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

For many travelers, tour guides are a must as they help us plan ahead and navigate in a foreign land. But when walking into a book store you will see many different tour books claiming to be the best travel guide. If you are going to study abroad in France, you might wonder how to [...]

Celebrating the New Year in New York City

Posted on December 24th, 2011 by Apinant Hoontrakul

New Year celebrations are major events all across the world and each country celebrates differently. In the US, most cities host public events to count down the seconds to the New Year. One city, in particular, is the most famous and that’s New York City. Every New Year’s Eve, up to one million people gather [...]

Celebrating Christmas While Studying Abroad

Posted on December 10th, 2011 by Apinant Hoontrakul

For many people Christmas is a time to spend with family and loved ones. Studying abroad can be a fun and rewarding experience however it can be tough if you’ll be away from your family during Christmas. If you are accustomed to spending the holidays with your family and will not have the chance to [...]

Top Study Abroad Locations

Posted on November 12th, 2011 by Apinant Hoontrakul

More and more students are now studying abroad than ever before. If you are considering going on a study abroad program, one of the decision you will have to make is where to go. Some study abroad destinations are more popular than others. There are many reasons why students choose to go to one country [...]

Vote Now for your Favorite Video!

Posted on November 4th, 2011 by InternationalStudentGuru

The 2011 Travel Video contest has now closed, and the entries this year have poured in! Our technical team have been working overtime over the past few days, making sure we can get them all online and we managed to do this and they are available to view on our contest homepage. This year we [...]

Money Saving Tips for International Students

Posted on September 12th, 2011 by InternationalStudentGuru

Being an international student is more than just attending school in a foreign country. Part of this experience is traveling within your host country (or even continent!) and experiencing its culture. We understand that as an international student you maybe on a budget and this is no reason why you’d need to miss out on [...]

Home Sick when Studying Abroad

Posted on August 18th, 2011 by Apinant Hoontrakul

Studying abroad can be a great experience – you will meet new people, experience new traditions, eat exotic foods and possibly learn a new language. But with these new experiences you may find yourself homesick missing your family, friends, pets, food or even something as simple as your own bed. When you are homesick you [...]

International Students Studying in Texas

Posted on April 19th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

International students who want to study in Texas usually exhibit a natural love for adventure, passion for personal growth, and thirst for new experiences! Without a doubt, the state of Texas (which is truly a place with its own cultural identity quite unlike any other) may be the perfect U.S. state for international students to [...]

Transportation for International Students

Posted on March 18th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

The issues of transportation for international students interested in studying in Washington, D.C. (just as with most travel abroad educational experiences) is worthy of student consideration and pre-planning. Transportation options for international students can be a tricky problem, requiring creative solutions whenever and wherever possible. An example of such creative solutions are the emerging bicycle [...]

5 European Cities for €199 with Air Berlin!

Posted on June 17th, 2009 by InternationalStudentGuru

If you follow the international student twitter feed, you will have already seen this amazing deal that we have come across from Air Berlin that allows you to travel around Europe (5 destinations to be precise) for the low price of Just €199! From what we can tell there are not catches, you just need [...]