Haggling 101

Everybody has had the awkward moment where you pretended not to like something after seeing the price tag. However, there are cultures where price tags are not the rule-of-law. Studying abroad provides the luxury of paying what you want, when

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Finding my Soul in Seoul

Horns meet World. World meet Jessica Chen. Jessica studied abroad the summer before her senior year, and is majoring in Public Health. Although she wasn’t gone very long, her experience was one to remember. Here is what she has to

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A Global Perspective In Chelsea

Horns meet World. World meet Monica Gupta.  Monica is a 4th year Public Health and Nursing major here at UT Austin. She studied abroad her freshman year summer through the London Internship Program. Here is what she has to say

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The Unknown Side of Sweden

Horns meet World. World meet Anton Ermakov. Anton is a eastern European and Russian Studies major here at UT and went abroad to Sweden to really invest in the culture and ended up discovering something new. Here is what he

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Now or Never: Study Abroad in Cuba

Horns meet world. World meet Megan Nater. Megan is an International Relations major who spent 5 weeks in Cuba on the Cuba in Question Maymester Program. Check out what her study abroad experience was like to see if it is

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Battling Language in Bangkok

I decided to go on a whim and apply for a 6 week internship program in Bangkok, Thailand very last minute. I did not even tell my parents until about one month before I left to go to Asia for

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The Uniqueness of Studying Abroad in a Border City

The location of Frankfurt (Oder) made for some very interesting adventures. I lived about five minutes from the bridge over the Oder River that separates Germany and Poland. Most of the time I would meet friends at the McDonalds next

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Tuesday Adventures in Frankfurt (Oder)

In my last post, I talked about the importance of pressing into the home culture when studying abroad. I wanted to use this post as an opportunity to give a practical example of how I did exactly that. Every Tuesday

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Best VPNs To Use Traveling Abroad

If you are reading this article it is probably for one of two reasons; 1. You have no idea what a VPN is and clicked on this article thinking it is something you didn’t know you needed to pack, 2.

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Avoid the Study Abroad Bubble!

Walking home from the university in Frankfurt (Oder) was always a unique experience. When I left the university, the view of the ancient library and modern university buildings gave way to the mall that housed discount stores.  The bustle and

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