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.
Hours spent staring at itineraries or looking through online guidebooks can wreak havoc on your eyes. It’s important to take steps to care for your vision — travel won’t be quite as fun if you can’t take in the sights! That’s why the Barner 2.0 Computer Glasses are a great piece of gear for travelers.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
The mystifying city of Marrakech, Morocco, is a delight to the traveler’s senses. As a fast-growing tourist destination, the largest city in Morocco welcomed a record-breaking 2 million visitors in 2017. Marrakech’s Medina dates to the 10th century when it was a Berber walled city, and its souks sell everything from fabrics to carpets to household goods, for negotiable prices.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.
Easter season is upon us, which means it’s time to start sharpening your egg hunting skills! But if you’d rather spend the holiday celebrating elsewhere in the world, we won’t judge. There are plenty of excellent places to celebrate Easter all across the globe.