Tips for Traveling Solo

By: Emma Padner Besides being able to wander around your new city and country while you’re abroad you probably want to travel to other countries, too. It’s always fun to share a pint in London, a croissant in Paris, or some pasta in Rome with your closest pals. But what happens when you want to…

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What It’s Like to Study/Intern Abroad as an Asian-American Woman

Intersectionality is my everyday reality. Having lived my whole life in Philadelphia, I have been exposed to incredible diversity. Although this has contributed positively to my personal and societal awareness, it certainly has not meant that I was saved from exposure to the usual racial and sexual obstacles faced by women of colour. I’ve had…

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For the Love of Study Abroad

By: Isaac Smoler Schatz A big part of what makes studying abroad a bit intimidating is the prospect of not knowing anyone and being physically distant from friends, family, and other folks who you care about and who care about you. If you’re in a relationship and you’re anything like me, the thought of leaving…

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Klein GO X Queer POC Pride Campaign

By Joe Andruzzi: Every June, we celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and the contributions they’ve made to culture and society. For this past June, Klein Global Opportunities wanted to focus on one of the more marginalized groups within the community: Queer People of Color. Given the current state of racial inequality within the Unites States, we…

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Calming Travel Nerves

With the recent pandemic came various travel restrictions. Flights were canceled, safety procedures were intensified, and it left many travelers feeling wary of their soon-to-be departures. However, it is still possible to stay safe during this time while allowing yourself to travel. Whether it’s to the beach, a road-trip across a few states, or a…

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Your Guide to Living Abroad After College

If you want to be more than a visitor when you travel; if you want to immerse yourself in a new culture; if you want to learn, grow, and experience those life-changing moments that seem to define study abroad programs… this one’s for you.

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Why Traveling Alone Doesn’t Have to be Lonely

By: Casey Tsou You’ll meet tons of new people! Traveling doesn’t last forever, but friendships certainly can. Yes, this is something you can do no matter how many people you travel with, but it comes more easily when it’s just you! When you’re mingling alone, you don’t have to worry about how the person or…

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Dublin in Four Months: Coronavirus Edition

            It saddens me to write this final post. If the circumstances were different, I would be telling you all about my time in London and Berlin over Dublin City University’s Reading Week, my grandparents’ trip to Dublin, and how the overall month of March went. Unfortunately, I did not make it to Berlin. The…

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Goodbye to my new Home away from Home!

I can’t believe my time in Ireland has come to an end! Although it had ended shortly, I am forever grateful for my experience the past two months in this beautiful country. During this time, I was able see the many areas of Ireland and created memories and friendships that will last a lifetime. I…

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10 Tips to (nearly) Perfect Packing

By: Isaac Smoler Schatz I know I’m occasionally guilty of waiting until the last minute with any number of things. Luckily, that strategy works out fine for the overwhelming majority of the time, but when it comes to packing for a trip I have learned the value of planning ahead and scrutinizing what gets zipped…

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Disconnecting and Reconnecting: Tales of Arcosanti

If someone told me that I’ve been gone from Philly for a month, I would believe them. Despite the Media, Ecology, and Technology program only being a little over a week, the transformation during this short span of time has been incredible and makes it impossible to comprehend that it took place in a manner…

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