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Planning a summer trip to Iceland

Planning a summer trip to Iceland

Shannon Macalingay, LifeStyle Editor

October 14, 2019

How to pack for the chilly temperatures of Iceland's summer.

Five must places to visit in Kyoto

Five must places to visit in Kyoto

Ying Hua, Contributor

October 7, 2019

Appreciate the historical and modern fusion of Kyoto, Japan.

Kyoto Hanami: The blooming cherry blossoms of Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto Hanami: The blooming cherry blossoms of Kyoto, Japan

Justin Risley, Photographer

April 28, 2019

The precious, short-lived bloom of the sakura attracts admirers from across the globe.

How to pack for spring break

How to pack for spring break

Emma Sammuli, Contributor

March 7, 2019

Here are some tips for those preparing to travel this spring break – happy packing!

A day in Madrid

A day in Madrid

Isabel Fowler, Lifestyle Editor

February 13, 2019

Whether you're studying abroad or simply traveling, add these things to you to-do list when you go to Madrid.

Mumbai: a city of dreamers

Mumbai: a city of dreamers

Isha Mahajan, Contributor

January 25, 2019

A UMass student shares her impression of Mumbai, India after completing a summer internship.

Everything you need to know about the political crisis in Barcelona

Everything you need to know about the political crisis in Barcelona

Jordan Reisman, Contributor

October 6, 2018

Is there still an ongoing conflict in Barcelona? Yes. Should you stay home to avoid it? No. What you can do, though, is educate yourself.

I forgot my native language, so I learned it again

I forgot my native language, so I learned it again

Sifa Kasongo, Writer

May 3, 2018

Everything I’ve done so far has contributed to me getting where I am with my French today, but I think the one thing that really moved me to the next level was studying abroad.

Long-distance relationships, study abroad: A cautionary tale

Long-distance relationships, study abroad: A cautionary tale

Jack Hamm, Writer

April 18, 2018

Go abroad. Do it. You’ll kick yourself for passing on it. Just know, you’re not the center of the earth, and that time isn’t just your five months. It’s everyone else’s, too.

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