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Variable weather: Packing tips for Central America

Packing tips for Central America

Full of vibrant history and charm, the many countries of Central America present students with an exciting array of opportunities to study abroad. Extending from Mexico to Panamá, the wide geographical expanse of this area contains a large array of landscapes, environments, and climactic conditions that can surprise unexpecting travelers. From visiting Nahuatl speaking populations in the cold highlands of…

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The Art of Packing Light

We all are guilty of it, of not packing light for a trip abroad. We all have traveled with a suitcase full of items we end up not wearing. How does one avoid this? How does one become a pro at packing light? At packing exactly what is needed? Here are some tips: Research the weather at the exact locations…

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Money Abroad 101

Yesterday is a canceled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have – so spend it wisely. ~ Kay Lyon Bring some money with you for incidental expenses when you arrive (buses, taxis, phone calls, etc.). Exchange it at the airport, or outside of the airport for a better rate. You may want to have…

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Last Minute Study Abroad Checklist

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. ~Jim Rohn Just when you thought you got everything ready for the big trip, there was something you forgot or missed. So, here is a last minute checklist of things that you might want to go over before you depart. __ Wear comfortable clothing for your trip. Dress…

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Packing for Study Abroad

When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money. ~Susan Heller What and how to pack isn’t as easy as it looks. Just like the research and time it takes to secure cheap airline tickets, packing can also take a lot of planning. So hat to bring…

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