Travel Tips

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Semester abroad – Where, when, why and how to prepare

One of the most interesting experiences that I’ve had so far has been my semester abroad. There are a lot of things that are important factors when making the decision whether or not you would like to do a foreign semester, when you want to do it and then of course where. I hope by…

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Ski/snowboard trip – What to pack and how to prepare

When packing for a ski and/or snowboarding trip there are more than just a couple of things that you need to keep in mind. I’ve been skiing since I was quite young but I still find that preparing for trips like this is very challenging, so I hope to make your packing and general preparation…

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Family and friends while travelling

Travelling around has so many amazing qualities but can also be quite difficult on certain aspects of daily life. The main challenge, I find is that keeping communication alive with friends and family while travelling can be challenging. You want to enjoy your time abroad, but you also want to remain connected to those important…

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Applying for a Russian (student) visa

I’ve applied for a visas for many different countries but this one was certainly the most complicate one…by far. Generally, citizens from most countries need a visa to enter Russia and one of the most important things to know about this in general is that it will take time. This basically means that you need…

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Meg’s tips on sustainable and respectful travel

Travel leads you away from home and outside of your usual norms but there are so many things that you should keep in mind wherever you are in the world. Two important key words here are sustainable and respectful travel.  Recycling One of the main aspects of sustainable travel is recycling. Something that can save…

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Visa checklist

There are certain things that you have to check before visiting any country. Before you get to the best sights and great hotel offers, the first thing you need to check is what or if you need a visa to enter the country. After all, there’s no point in planning a holiday to a country…

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Packing – What, in what, for what?

For every trip, no matter what kind, there is one task that always has to be done: packing. When it comes to packing, I like to start at the beginning because as it was once said, that’s a very good place to start. What are you packing into? The beginning of the packing process is…

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