Going Away Alone: What I’ve Learned

During my four years at Temple, Klein GO has provided me with the two most amazing travel experiences I’ve done so far! The Arcosanti spring break trip and my summer internship in Costa Rica were both so important to my growth as a person. Although they were very different programs, I applied without knowing anybody…

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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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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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Tips For Your London Adventure

By: Jacqueline Grace As a peer advisor I love talking to prospective students about their program of choice. After studying in London during the summer of 2019, I am always extra excited when a student expresses an interest in London. I have the habit of getting way too ahead of myself and offering random advice…

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Hometown Teams Abroad in South Africa

By: Isaac Smoler Schatz From mid-May to the end of July, I studied and interned in South Africa. While many travelers to South Africa may be concerned with seeing the Big 5 Game (African Elephant, Black Rhinoceros, Cape Buffalo, African Lion, and African Leopard), I found myself equally interested in embracing what I will call…

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Finding the Balance Between Being a Tourist and a Local in London

By: Casey Tsou See all the great landmarks you want! London is absolutely one of the greatest cities in the entire world. Don’t be afraid to see Big Ben (even if it’s under construction), ride the London Eye, see Buckingham Palace, and much more! This is your trip abroad and there’s no shame in wanting…

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