Österreich

Austria, where Mozart was born and where you can have the best Sachertorte (chocolate cake) of your life. This country has 8.7 million people, and more than half of the land mass is covered by the Alps.    While studying abroad in Fall 2015, I lived in a city called Wiener Neustadt, which is a thirty-minute train ride from Vienna. My expectations before my exchange was that it would be a cooler climate with mountains surrounding the city, but […]

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Photo Interview with Monique Lynn

1) Tell us about yourself Hi everyone, my name is Monique Lynn and I am undertaking Bachelor of Business Administration at Thompson Rivers University with a major in Human Resources. Currently, I am doing a study abroad semester at L’Université Catholique de Lyon in Lyon, France. I chose to go here because I did French […]

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Seven Ways to Travel Cheap During an Exchange in Europe

Book One-way Flights Rather than Return Many travellers book return flights without checking the cost of booking two, one-way flights. However, you can often save time and money if you keep your options open. For example, if you are planning to travel Italy, it may be cheaper to fly into Milan, and fly out of […]

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5 best free apps to have when traveling while abroad

You have already made a big move by deciding to go abroad! So why not make a few more and go explore some other beautiful places while you’re there.  Traveling around Europe quickly became my favourite hobby and these apps helped me travel Europe cheap and therefore, often!  However, most are applicable to wherever your […]

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