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8 Things I Learned While Studying Abroad in Japan

8 Things I Learned While Studying Abroad in Japan

It's back-to-school time! Who's excited to go abroad? As a first-generation college student who studied abroad for free in Tokyo, Japan, here are some cool things I learned from my experience learning overseas.

5 Netflix Series That Will Take You Around the World

5 Netflix Series That Will Take You Around the World

We’ve taken the time to compile some Netflix travel favorites that you can watch right now. With highly immersive elements, these series are meant to educate and inspire.


5 Culture Shock Moments in Japan

5 Culture Shock Moments in Japan

Early this year, I boarded my first flight to Tokyo, Japan to study business abroad. I would be living about a forty-minute train commute from Shibuya -- perhaps the busiest sector of the city -- for an entire semester. My university was located in a separate part of the city, just a ten-minute train commute from the center of the action. This means I was front-and-center to a lot of nonstop action my entire time in Tokyo.

I learned a lot while studying abroad. Admittedly, I also had the assistance of classes to help with navigating culture and customs, but much...


10 Recipes From Around the World

10 Recipes From Around the World

For fellow foodies out there, one of the downsides of quarantine is the inability to explore authentic dishes from around the globe. Thankfully, there are still ways to come closer to trying out international food right at home.


50 Essentials for Your Road Trip: The Ultimate Packing List

50 Essentials for Your Road Trip: The Ultimate Packing List

Satisfy travel cravings even while social distancing!

As COVID-19 continues to halt international travel and limit many domestic options, many are loading up their vehicles and taking roads to new places unexplored. A road trip is the perfect solution to taking yourself and perhaps the rest of your household on a peaceful quarantine-friendly vacation.