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Do I recommend?

In The Art of Travel Fall 2016, Sydney, Tips by Tamera2 Comments

I will begin by stressing that if you are studying abroad in Sydney in the fall, bring warm clothing. When you first arrive, you will be in Australia’s winter. Even though, by the time you leave it will be summer, I wish I had brought an actual jacket, hoodie, sweater, and raincoat. It doesn’t get New York cold, but it …

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5 tips for being a good “fake Porteño”

In Buenos Aires, The Art of Travel Fall 2016, Places, Tips by Hashmita1 Comment

So you think you want to spend an entire semester in Buenos Aires? Are you constantly faced with slightly confused NYU friends who think it’ll be a “brave but rewarding experience” when you tell them of your decision? (They’re probably right). Here are five tips that I have tried to drill into my head throughout the semester, hopefully they’ll help …

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Just A Tip

In The Art of Travel Fall 2016, Prague, Tips by Vivian1 Comment

I don’t have much advice for anyone coming to Prague… except maybe to DO IT. I’m a firm believer in always choosing to discover for yourself when it comes to taking risks, but there are few things I actually managed to get right and might actually be helpful for someone. Stay awake. I’m a part of that small group of …

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Dear Future JT…

In Buenos Aires, The Art of Travel Fall 2016, Tips by JT1 Comment

Dear future JT, You are about to embark on an amazing study abroad experience at NYU Buenos Aires next semester – all over again. Here are six tips you thought about at the end of the semester last year that will help you make the most of your semester now. (And if anyone else stumbles across this letter, hopefully you …

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Prague for Dummies

In The Art of Travel Fall 2016, Prague, Tips by Jake2 Comments

Welcome to Jake’s Guide to Prague for Dummies where you’ll find the greatest tips and tricks to make the most of your study abroad in this gothic city. Let’s get started! 1. Uber is the way to go. It is way cheaper than taxis and all the uber drivers I’ve had have been incredibly friendly and helpful. Whether you’re running …

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Italy Tips

In Florence, The Art of Travel Fall 2016, Tips by Cassi2 Comments

Before studying abroad, I spent all summer researching and reading blogs about other students’ experiences. While it may not have made an impact on any decisions that I made once I got here, it definitely did help me get comfortable with the idea of living abroad before I moved. Any study-abroad site is going to be helpful. Maybe not in …

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Prahy Tips

In The Art of Travel Fall 2016, Prague, Tips by ZiannaLeave a Comment

This was the best decision I ever made. I wouldn’t have wanted to be anywhere else as I learned, traveled, and grew throughout this past semester. I’ll admit, at first I wasn’t sure how I would like Prague. I had spent my whole summer away from my friends and life in New York, and a month in Paris. I remember …

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10 Tips for an Amazing Australian Adventure

In The Art of Travel Fall 2016, Sydney, Tips by Carmen1 Comment

*Disclaimer: Fair warning that this post is going to contain a ridiculous amount of puns & cheesy humor 1. Would I recommend Sydney? “Aussieloutely Mate!” No, but seriously…. study abroad here if you can. While you may think that Australia is very similar to the U.S., it’s actually a completely different culture once you immerse yourself in it. Sydney has …