Africa, Travel 2 comments on 7 Things You Need To Know Before Visiting Morocco

7 Things You Need To Know Before Visiting Morocco

Let me start off by saying Morocco is absolutely amazing. The first time I walked around the souks in Marrakech I felt like I was in “Aladdin” and loving every second of it. If you want to go somewhere where you can experience a totally different way of life (at least different from the western world), Morocco is a great place to start. The streets, the food, the way people dress… you probably won’t see much you recognize from your home country.  While this is something most travelers crave, it doesn’t come without its challenges. Continue Reading “7 Things You Need To Know Before Visiting Morocco”

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Iceland Is The Coolest Place I Have Ever Been

[Pun definitely intended]

Ísland, in Icelandic, means “land of ice”. Which is why it makes sense that Ísland is called Iceland in English. However, it does not have the same name in Spanish, my mother tongue. We call it Islandia, which is just a “spanishification” (yes, I just made that word up) of the name, and means nothing. That’s why I decided to call it Hielolandia (in spanish: hielo=ice) since it definitely makes more sense. By the way, if you want to read this article in Spanish, just follow this link. Continue Reading “Iceland Is The Coolest Place I Have Ever Been”

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4 Ways To Take Advantage Of Your Study Abroad Experience

Travelling, meeting people, learning a new language, partying and (even!) going to class are some of the things you will usually do on your year abroad. Whether you are a seasoned student traveler and have studied abroad several times or you’re a rookie facing the unexpected, your experience will likely include all the activities mentioned above. Continue Reading “4 Ways To Take Advantage Of Your Study Abroad Experience”