7 Best Countries to Visit in Europe for Exchange Students on a Budget

New York City

The most rewarding aspect of studying abroad is experiencing the culture and vibrant lifestyle of new places. This is perhaps the main reason why exchange students flock to Europe. With cheap student rail passes and budget airlines, students are enabled to work and play without break the bank. Avoid peak tourist season, stay in hostels, […]

How To Make Friends As An Introvert (Like Me)

roys peak, new zealand

These past couple of weeks, I’ve met people from all walks of life. Despite being a self-confessed introvert, I must say that meeting these like-minded people energized and uplifts me. I sure learned a great deal about them. I’ve learned more about how startups work, met entrepreneurs, interacted with creatives (illustrators, photographers, videographers, graphic designers, […]

4 Factors To Consider For The Best Airbnb Experience

Having travelled to 55 cities all over Europe in 6 months, I have had some experience living in a variety of Airbnb apartments to draw comparisons from. I fully support the idea of living in an Airbnb apartment for its price, authenticity and cultural experience. If you’re considering listing your apartment on Airbnb but don’t know where/ how […]

Europe Trip – 6 Months, 16 Countries, 55 Cities, 11 Languages

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55 cities, 16 countries. That’s one third of the 44 countries in Europe. And 8% of the world, out of the 195 countries in the world. And that’s the number of places I’ve covered in 6 months while travelling around Europe from January to June 2015. I’ve discovered a world far bigger than I’ve imagined. In chronological order, […]