Study Abroad

What Should I Major in for a Life of Travel?

By Steph | March 7, 2014

As a travel blogger who writes to the twenty-something audience, I get this question from readers on a fairly regular basis. It’s a tough one to answer because I am not actually in the habit of dictating other people’s lives. Generally, I think you should pick a major you enjoy and are good at and […]

What to Study When You Want a Life of Travel

By Guest Poster | December 16, 2012

Welcome to the first post of Twenty-Something Travel Guest Post Week! The topic of this one should be pretty popular and I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments. Humanities, Sociology, Psychology? No, that’s not quite right. Maybe a semester of Fine Arts with a focus on Islamic Architecture; that will pave the way nicely for […]

Study Abroad Tips: How to Get the Most out of Your Time

By Steph | July 9, 2012

For Joanna, my future sister-in-law, who just left to study abroad for 5 months in Buenos Aires. I’ve been getting nostalgic this week, as we got ready to see Mike’s 21-year-old sister off to study abroad in Buenos Aires for 5 months. I’ve been racking my brain for study abroad tips I can give and […]

Good-bye, Argentina

By Steph | January 14, 2010

Today’s post is the last in the five part series on Argentina by Alex Pollack. For more of Alex’s writing be sure to check out his personal website. Thanks again Alex for your great insights! Saturday.  The sun falls in watercolors over the mountains, mountains I see only in shadows through the tint of airport […]

Who’s Running Away?: A Buenos Aires Birthday

By Steph | December 31, 2009

This is part three of Alex Pollack’s adventures in Argentina (my favorite installment so far). Be sure to check out parts one and two. It’s a black-blue December night and I’m sitting on a wide flanked step on the patio stairway of Milion, an elegant-spired mansion turned cocktail bar with French doors opening to a […]

Argentina, Te Quiero

By Steph | December 17, 2009

One of the first things I did when I began this blog is set up an interview with Alex Pollack, a college friend of mine and an awesome writer. Like me, Alex decided to go abroad after graduation (to teach in Korea), and like me, he caught the travel bug. This month, he’s taking a […]

An American Girl in Jordan: An Interview with Cari Pittleman

By Steph | December 8, 2009

Today, I’d like to introduce Cari Pittleman; a fantastic writer and avid traveler who truly embodies the twenty-something travel lifestyle. Cari has spent time studying in Spain, Mexico and Ecuador in addition to traveling through South Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Currently she is studying Arabic full time in Amman, Jordan. Cari is also […]

Learn French in France: An Interview with Jason Hirama

By Steph | November 12, 2009

How would you like to spend a summer in Southern France, drinking wine, playing tennis and learning the beautiful French language? That’s exactly what Jason Hirama did. How did you come to the decision to move to move to Bordeaux to learn French in France?   The decision ultimately came down to two considerations.  The […]