Reading Time: 8 minutes I’m Gabby Beckford the travel blogger and owner of Packs Light. While in college I was awarded more than $70,000 in financial aid, including travel grants and scholarships that helped me study abroad in Dubai, UAE, one of the most expensive cities in the world, completely paid for. Now 2 Continue Reading
Reading Time: 6 minutes Want to fly Business Class but too darn broke? Use these 8 simple tips to get a last-minute upgrade to a better seat on your next flight. For free!
Reading Time: 6 minutes I remember volunteering at my university’s Scholarship Office booth during the annual Study Abroad Fair, and adamantly trying to convince people to apply for international grants scholarships. The keyword here being convince. The dominating thought in my mind was, why would anyone not want free money? And second of all, Continue Reading
Reading Time: 6 minutes Brittany V. (25) shares how she’s traveling the world despite her more than $70,000 in student loan debt. Suck on that, Sallie Mae!
Reading Time: 7 minutes Education abroad and study abroad scholarships are two elements of university life that are misunderstood, underutilized, and shrouded in mystery. Luckily, I’ve decoded the puzzle of applying to and successfully winning this form of financial aid, and to this day have racked up $69,264 in total, of which $41,027 in study abroad scholarships being Continue Reading
Reading Time: 7 minutes Multiple college trips as an undegrad… Dubai, London, Sri Lanka… How? See these travel tips on how to see the world as a broke college student.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The following scholarships are either travel-related contests, study abroad scholarships, or grants for travel given to students from grades K-12. It’s a common idea that you must be a high school or college student to study abroad or travel as a student. One of the main objectives of my blog is Continue Reading
Reading Time: 7 minutes Wanna travel like a Kardashian but don’t have any cash? Take this travel blogger’s tips on how you can spend like a broke college student and FAKE the luxury lifestyle!