Summer Abroad

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 rays at ...

by Guest Blogger, Frances Lai

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

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

A Weekend of Adventure in Québec City

It has been another exciting weekend in Québec City filled with excursions, entertainment, and educational experiences. Conversation at French Café On Friday, my French Conversation class visited a local café called Café Au Temps Perdu, located a short walk from our dorms at University Laval. We all ordered a small item or drink from ...

by Student, Maddie L. , Providence, Rhode Island

First Week in Càdiz

¡Bienvenidos! First week was a success!! Cádiz is so incredible as the week went on, I just fell more in love with the people, food, and the beauty of everything. I love how everyone here is so close to one another, you can walk everywhere, and just the whole vibe in general. As you (reader) are following me on my journey via your ...

by Student, Asha H. , Kansas City, MO

Culture Shock and How to Cope with It Abroad

Culture Shock and How to Cope with It Abroad I have been extremely fortunate to be able to travel the world with my family, school, and friends. I had heard of culture shock in books and blog posts, but I did not truly experience this phenomenon until I studied abroad in Rome for a semester. At first, I thought culture shock was an exaggerated ...

by Staff, Jolie Blair , Sun Valley, Idaho

When In… Prague

When In... Prague Prague is a beautiful city with amazing food, interesting history, and tons to do. Here are my top five things to do in Prague (although there are a lot more!).   Source: https://tinyurl.com/ycsyu5e5 Explore Old Town Square Old Town Square is one of the main hubs of Prague and is surrounded by various shops, ...

by Staff, Jolie Blair , Sun Valley, Idaho

When in Amsterdam…

When In...Amsterdam Full of cheese stores, clogs, and eclectic neighborhoods, Amsterdam is a city that should not be missed. The food is amazing, the locals are extremely nice and the city itself is beautiful, making Amsterdam the perfect place to explore while abroad. Here are some of my favorite highlights from my visit to this amazing town. ...

by Staff, Jolie Blair , Sun Valley, Idaho

5 Productive (but fun!) Summer Activities

5 Productive (but fun!) Summer Activities Although sitting on your couch and watching everything Netflix has to offer sounds ideal at first, it can get boring very fast (trust me). On top of that, your parents might be breathing down your neck for you to be productive during the break, and your resume probably does need some sprucing up. But ...

by Staff, Jolie Blair , Sun Valley, Idaho

Top Five Things to Do in Rome

When In Rome... While studying abroad in Rome, I not only experienced the super touristy spots, but I also had the opportunity to live like a local and explore the hidden gems of Rome. Here are my top five things to do in Rome (although there are a lot more!).   Source: https://tinyurl.com/y7837cce Explore The Monuments A trip ...

by Staff, Jolie Blair , Sun Valley, Idaho