how to: pack for a week in just a carry-on

actually, what this post should more accurately be called is how to pack for a week in less than a carry-on because in europe carry-ons are much smaller than in america. (just like everything else.) so this is actually how i packed for a week in spain using my euro size carry-on and a backpack.…

Not Your Mother’s Study Abroad Advice

You've heard them say it. "When I was abroad..." Everyone cringes (including the person who said it) and you carry on. The thing about things that everyone claims are life changing, is that they are. Even if you don't think it will be. Here are the things that mattered to me. That changed my life.…

How To: Pack Your Entire Life Into a Suitcase for Four Months

When I first decided to study abroad for a full semester, my first thought was excitement: I was going to get to live WHERE? But then my second thought was panic: I'm going to have to pack WHAT? My international airline allows me to bring one checked bag weighing under 50 lbs, one carry on…