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3 Tips to Make Packing for Study Abroad Smoother

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Avery Buckman When studying abroad , you will want to travel most weekends, but have you thought about how you plan on packing everything into one backpack for the... keep reading

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Spending Christmas with French Friends

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Maryam Vanbaelinghem I made some really good French friends during my time here and decided to stay an extra three weeks after the program’s end to spend some time... keep reading

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The Harsh Truth of Studying Abroad

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Murphy Botko Brace yourself. Forget what you’ve heard. Here’s the run-down on why studying abroad is NOT for the faint of heart. Food Do you think you could handle... keep reading

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American vs. Spanish Fashion Trends

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Emily Margolis Fashion trends vary between cultures, with Americans wearing sweatpants to class and Spanish people dressing nicer for class. Americans view workout clothes as everyday clothes, while Spanish... keep reading

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Glowing Splendor: Celebrating the Lantern Festival in Taipei

By CIEE Taipei at CIEE

By Chester Chou (Program Manager Taipei) The Lantern Festival marks the end of the Chinese New Year celebrations. The origins of the Lantern Festival can be traced back over 2,000... keep reading

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A Realistic Day In My Life Studying in Madrid

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Ella Schneider Hey everyone! I'm Ella, currently a student at Tulane University. As my semester abroad is ending, I wanted to give you a glimpse into a typical day... keep reading

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Must-Do Activities In Barcelona, Spain

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Emily Margolis For those of you who are studying in Barcelona , here are some activities you cannot miss during your time abroad. Barcelona is a beautiful city with... keep reading

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Discover Spain with Madrid as Your Starting Point!

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Ella Schneider Madrid, the lively capital of Spain, is more than just a place to study; it's a doorway to lots of exciting travel adventures. Thanks to its great... keep reading

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Ranking My Top 9 Favorite Trips Abroad

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Emily Margolis 9th: Andorra Andorra is such a beautiful place, but it is small, and there is not a ton to do. However, what it lacks in size and... keep reading

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Dining in Madrid: Best Coffee Shops, Tapas, and more!

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Ella Schneider As my study abroad semester comes to an end, I've tracked my dining experiences to compile the ultimate guide for navigating Madrid's diverse culinary scene. Coffee Shops... keep reading

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5 Tips for Weekend Travel

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Emily Margolis An amazing part of studying abroad is being able to embrace the culture of the city and explore. But for many individuals, a large part of studying... keep reading

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The Ultimate Guide to The Start of Study Abroad in Madrid

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Ella Schneider If you are considering studying in Madrid for a semester abroad, it is the perfect place for students looking to immerse themselves in a new culture while... keep reading

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5 Things I Learned Studying Abroad in Europe

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Madeline Ahlberg 1. Don't take life too seriously After spending a long time in Europe, within a culture different from the US, being so far from home has helped... keep reading

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Fanatic Fitness Gym: An All-Female Gym

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Eladia Michaels When I got here, I immediately signed up or this gym at it was affordable, only female, and includes an open gym along with fitness classes in... keep reading

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Walking Along Canal St. Martin!

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Maryam Vanbaelinghem Surprisingly, one of my favorite arrondissements was the tenth. Maybe it was just the ambiance and the company as my British friend and I ambled down canal... keep reading