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
If you travel, you need travel insurance. Period. But with some great and some not so great travel insurance companies out there, which policy will give you the most benefits for the best price? More importantly, do any cater especially to the younger generation? As millennials, insurance is usually at Continue Reading
I visited 8 countries completely independently as a traditional public university, for at least a week for each trip. No parents paying, no inheritance, no pilot father, no sugar daddy. 8 countries? How did I have the time, money, or opportunities with tuition, classes, and college life? Travel as a Continue Reading
I feel the need to preface this by saying I have nothing against Western countries. I’m American and I am very aware of the privilege that gives me to travel, let alone to have preferences on where I want to go. However, I said what I said. I don’t have Continue Reading
My senior year of college I applied to a national scholarship and unexpectedly won, prompting me to move to Dubai, UAE for 9 months to study abroad. The entire experience was life changing, and I did things I never would have gotten to do otherwise (how many people can say they partied in Continue Reading
Well, I made it. I’ve yet to be in a mysterious travel accident, contract some weird water-born parasite, or fall off of the Burj Khalifa. One month down on my 8 month study abroad experience in Dubai.
Studying abroad and scholarships are two elements of college that are misunderstood, underutilized, and shrouded in mystery. Luckily I’ve decoded the puzzle of applying to and successfully winning scholarships, and to this day have racked up $69,264 in total college scholarships, of which $41,027 is being used exclusively for my two-semester study abroad this Continue Reading