Dreaming of studying abroad in Turkey? Even if your particular university doesn’t offer study abroad programs in the country, you can still make your goals a reality. Check out the following options for an enriching, educational stay in Istanbul.
CIEE helps students from any institution enjoy top-tier study abroad experiences. They’re currently taking application for their Fall 2017 Istanbul session, with applications due May 1, 2017. In addition to a wide array of courses available while there, students also enjoy immersive cultural experiences, an introduction to the Turkish language and visits to other areas outside Istanbul. Scholarships and grants for the program are available.
AIFS offers similar programs for students at all universities, and the organization’s fees are all-inclusive, covering everything from housing and meals to airfare. Students earn up to four credits and enjoy courses on Turkish or Armenian, history, sociology and political science. Additional courses are also available. To top it off, a weekend trip to Athens is included, as well as daytrips to Troy, Princes’ Islands and Edirne.
The University Studies Abroad Consortium) is accepting applications for Turkish study abroad during the entire 2017–18 academic year. You can even choose to stay in Istanbul both semesters, instead of just one. Students take courses at Bahçeşehir University and, in addition to the Turkish for Beginners course, can pick from classes in nearly all areas of study, including architecture, arts, sciences, communication, economics, engineering and law.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
Just north of Barcelona’s bustling city center, the capital of Catalonia transitions from Gothic cathedrals, tiny alleyways and hordes of bike tours into a more livable neighborhood known as Poble Nou. Close to the coast, Metro-accessible and rife with local hang-out spots, this area has become a favorite of residents who seek solace from the masses of tourists that crowd the center.
Use the summer to catch up on reading that pile of books collecting dust in the corner of your bedroom. Reading is a great pastime for people to enjoy while on vacation. For example, lying out on the beach with a good book will help the hours slip by while the reader is transported to a written world. Everyone has their favorite author or genre, but mystery novels are especially fun to read while relaxing on vacation. A good mystery will get someone’s pulse racing and mind thinking as they try and solve the mystery before the book ends. These mysteries all take place during the summer and are great to enjoy while tanning.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
Parenting a toddler comes with a forced skillset people learn on the go and then come back with tips and tricks from the battlefield. These sweet, curious little ones are resilient travelers, but also unpredictable. Make the most of your next vacation with a few tips to create a stress-free vacation with toddlers in tow.