Category: How to

6 Ways to Get More Love on Instagram

You’re getting crazy excited your trip—the sites, the culture, the food, the bars—but there’s one other important thing: all those Instagram gems. A well-known byproduct of travel is all the photos you’ll take, followed by sharing them and making everyone you know (and don’t know) have FOMO. But how do you get all those likes? …

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Prepping for Thailand: Morgan’s Tips

This Sunday will mark my first journey to Asia. I’m departing on the EF College Break Thailand & The Islands trip, and could not be more excited (although I’m missing Beyonce’s performance at the Super Bowl). I’ve been to Europe several times and found myself ready to try something new while escaping the Boston winter. …

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4 Ways a Group Travel Experience Can Help You Professionally

The benefits of travel are numerous, well-documented and life-altering, but they can also be of vital importance to your career. Here are four ways to use your travel experience to enhance your prospects. Brush up on “Soft Skills”.  Meeting new people is always a good idea. Communication, negotiation, cross-cultural understanding, self-sufficiency, decision making—these are known …

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11 Travel Tips to Make Your Life Easier Abroad

  Whether you’re traveling abroad for the first or 100th time, packing, planning and assimilating to culture are always a tad stressful. These 11 little hacks are here to make your life easier. 1. Thinking about bringing two suitcases? Stop that. You’ll thank yourself almost immediately when you’re free from lugging around a ton of bags. …

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Tips for Saving Money Abroad: Watch Yo Stuff

What are some best practices for keeping your stuff safe and sound abroad? Read on to find out! Hide yo’ passport; hide yo’ wallet. It goes without saying: a stellar way to hang onto your money abroad is simply to not lose it. But let’s get one thing straight: pickpockets should never deter you from your dream …

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Tips for Saving Money Abroad: It’s a Trap!!!

There is a wealth of advice about saving for the trip itself, so let’s talk about saving money once you’re there. This week’s topic: Avoiding the Trap. It’s a (tourist) trap!!!  With all the beauty in the nooks and crannies of the world, onslaughts of conniving gimmicks accompany them. Be careful: they were meant to trick you. Popular destinations …

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4 Tips for Picking the Best Trip

Reilly Tuccinard – Special to EF College Break When attempting to choose one place to visit, the phrase “small world” loses all meaning. The options appear endless, and it can become a daunting task to choose a singular place when there are so many incredible options to pick from. So to make it a little …

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How Travel Can Help You Land Your Dream Job

There are a million cliches out there about how travel changes you, but have you ever thought about how you can use your experiences to land you your dream job? Employers are always looking for that special something that sets you apart from a sea of other candidates. It’s up to you to stand out …

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Travel Lessons From the Wizard of Oz

Ok. You caught me. Oz isn’t a real place. However, that doesn’t mean that the underlying messages of the movie can’t apply to the soul-searcher everywhere. Just in case you haven’t seen the Wizard of Oz since ‘92, here’s a refresher: Somewhere in Kansas, Miss Gulch, the crotchety old neighbor women, starts beef with the …

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