During each black history month, it’s vital to keep an open mind. Maintaining a receptive awareness of the melting pot that is our world will only have you appreciating the traditions and wonders surrounding black culture. It can be easy to fall into the trap of utilizing practices inappropriately that were brought about by black ancestors for their offspring and lineage to continue in their modern-day. There is a difference between appreciating another culture and appropriating their culture, and today
If money is the only thing standing between your dreams of studying abroad then there's no excuse not to book your next trip because there are plenty of ways to make money while living in another country. However if you're still in the planning stages, check out “How To Save For Future Travel” and “6 Proven Ways to Afford Study Abroad” on the Globally Abroad blog.
Traveling abroad is an opportunity that most students regret not taking while in college. Just a few of the perks of traveling abroad while in school is that it's often much cheaper and allows more opportunity to easily meet people, and make connections.
One thing that is not focused on much when internationally traveling is jet lag, its effects, and preventative measures. Jet lag is not a serious issue that requires any medical attention. It is simply a bodily state resulting from prompt travel to a drastically different time zone. You won’t be feeling jet-lagged traveling from Connecticut to California… but more so when you’re traveling to Europe from the States. If you choose to study abroad, which is always an international outing,
While you’re away sightseeing, meeting new friends, and having the experience of a lifetime the last thing you want to be worried about is your hair. Packing those bulky products into your suitcase or finding products that cater to your hair type while in another country. Yet, maintaining natural hair while away from home can be tricky. So here are some healthy chemical-free hair products that you can make in your own room with groceries from a nearby market.
Right now, it is imperative to adopt a collectivistic view. It is important to think globally, if you have not been already. It can be easy to put yourself in a bubble at a time like this; a time where everywhere you look there seems to be another domino razed. This is what it can feel like in unprecedented times – during a global pandemic.
There are two types of people when it comes to packing for a trip. Those who love it and those who hate it. There is no gray area – you either really enjoy making a list, checking it twice, and ensuring you have everything needed (and wanted) or you dread the idea. Whichever description you fall under, the following tips warrant a trip full of travel essentials that a minimalistic individual would fawn over – take notes!
Whether you are traveling for school, with friends, family, or solo: there is so much that goes into planning for an upcoming international trip. We here at Globally Abroad want to help make the process easier for you! One of the biggest challenges and stressors to plan for is knowing how to save for your trip. We have offered some helpful tips and tricks to make saving up fun and easy!