Australia’s Northern Territory has the fastest-growing economy in the country, and the city of Darwin benefited immensely from the influx of businesses. Once a sleepy town in the middle of nowhere, the city has blossomed into a cultural powerhouse that’s half urban, half outback.
The Fear of Missing Out greatly affects students who study abroad. For months students look forward to the countries they will call home, whether for a semester or a year, and then after they arrive, the loneliness and separation sets in. It’s difficult to be away from family and friends for a long amount of time and studying abroad is no exception, no matter how badly a student wants to fall in love with their city.
Berlin is the capital of Germany and home to about 3.5 million people. It’s comparable to other cities in the world and is definitely not an unknown destination. Berlin attracts students from all over the world. It’s an obvious choice for anyone studying German, but Berlin is much more than just a city to practice German. The city has a long, well-documented history and offers many amazing cultural experiences.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
Lille, France, is a gorgeous city in Northern France. It is the fourth-largest urban area after Paris, Lyon and Marseille. This dynamic city is the perfect place to spend a semester or a year studying abroad. There are many travel opportunities and students can strengthen their French by interacting with locals. The city, once known for its industrialization, emerged as a hub for art, markets and education.