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Cycling Abroad: Your Ultimate Safety Guide

The temptation to take to the cycle routes of Europe is hardly surprising, thanks to how deeply ingrained cycle culture is on the continent. Whether you’ll be urban commuting or following the route of a Grand Tour on a road bike, it pays to know what you’re doing and if you’re doing it safely. In this post, we’ll run through the dos ...

by Guest Blogger
Alex Jones,
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Travel While You’re Young for These 12 Reasons

In the past, people tended to put off traveling until they were older, when they were established or finally had considerable funds to do it. Traveling now has never been easier and cheaper to do, which is partly why young people today are more interested in traveling abroad than older generations. But besides the ease and cost efficiency, ...

by Guest Blogger
Frances Lai,
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10 Reasons You Can't Wait to Spend Your Summer in London

We’re heading into the chillier months, but it’s never too soon to plan your summer adventure! As if there wasn’t enough to do in London, the long days of summer here mean more hours to fill with fun. After a few weeks of June gloom, London settles into a balmy summer when everyone is in a good mood and you can still see the sun’s ...

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Frances Lai,
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4 Things No One Tells You To Pack For Your Trip Abroad

While there are thousands of packing lists for your trip abroad, many fail to mention the essentials for your travels (besides a passport and cellphone, of course). But don’t worry, we at Abbey Road Programs have your back. Continue reading for the top 4 secretive essentials to pack for your next trip abroad. 1. Snacks from home When ...

by Staff
Jolie Blair,
Sun Valley, Idaho
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When In…The French Riviera

The French Riviera – the Mediterranean coast of southern France – is a popular destination for celebrities and tourists alike. I took a guided tour of the French Riviera and traveled along the coast, stopping at some great spots. Here are my top places to visit! Nice, France Nice is hands down my favorite city in the French Riviera. It ...

by Staff
Jolie Blair,
Sun Valley, Idaho
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Barcelona Highlights

Join our Abbey Road family in Barcelona for a summer of your lifetime! Live in your own private studio with a private bathroom, AC and fast-speed Internet. Enjoy fresh authentic food, be a savvy, sophisticated traveler. Go above and beyond the standard tourist checklist!     Visit our Barcelona program page for more ...

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Florence Highlights

Spend your summer living in the birthplace of the Renaissance, immersed in the culture of the most famous masterpieces of art and architecture. Learn More About Our Programs In ...

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Last Week in Cadiz (Spanish class and more...)

Wednesday: Today’s Spanish class was pretty fun. Jaja we talked about how to say curse words in Spanish XD. In addition to this, we talked about taboo topics such as politics, death, and sexuality. It was cool to openly talk about all of these in a different country and see what the rest of the world’s opinions are. After our usual siesta, ...

by Student
Asha H.,
Kansas City, MO
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Cruise Control: Your 3-Step Research Guide to Getting the Most Out of Your Next Cruise!

Though typically seen as an utmost leisurely vacation, cruising can be so much more! Going anywhere from the tropic beaches of the Caribbean Islands to the frozen desert of Alaska, the cruise’s destinations are typically the attraction magnet. Excursions aside, the ships themselves encompass an abundance of fresh leisurely and/or energetic ...

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Staying on the Balance Beam: A High School Survival Guide through Organization

When we were younger, our perception of balance was limited to a game of hopscotch, make it through all of the numbered boxes chalked onto the concrete outside without falling and win. With time, however, that grid only grew bigger and bigger, the numbers increasing, and the chances to fall with them. Specifically, with the high school years, ...

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Cádiz Adventures Continue ...

Saturday Yayy it’s the weekend!! You know what that means? Day trips!! This weekend we went to Ronda!! It’s about 2ish hours from Cádiz so get ready to sleep, listen to music, or read on the bus because you are going to want to get comfortable. Since we always leave pretty early in the mornings I’m so exhausted and sleep all the way ...

by Student
Asha H.,
Kansas City, MO
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Classes and Excursions in Cádiz 2018

Happy hump day! Wow, these days have gone by so fast, I can’t believe it! One minute you’re arriving at the airport and the next almost two weeks have already gone by! As you already know, I’m going to break down my very fun week for you and here we goo!!…. Wednesday: Every day we have Spanish class at 10 am. We usually talk ...

by Student
Asha H.,
Kansas City, MO
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