A slightly awkward story of my first solo adventure

I stood on a rock overlooking Stockholm on my first solo adventure. I had promised this trip to myself a long time before, as a present for my 18th birthday. So there I was, alone, with only a backpack, 18 years old and ready for an adventure. And on the verge of sobbing. I wasn’t ready. I didn’t plan this enough. As much as I could have read about my peers travelling solo and backpacking through Europe, hitchhiking through the US or walking the great … Read more A slightly awkward story of my first solo adventure

5 tips on how to combine travel with studying

Have you been postponing your travel plans and dreams until after you finish university and get a proper job? I know I have been dreaming of travelling since longer than I can remember. I didn’t want to take a gap year though and still felt like travelling is something that I’ll be able to do in not-so-near future. Moving to another country for university has changed my perspective on travel. You can combine studying full time and travelling, it just takes some planning, budgeting and … Read more 5 tips on how to combine travel with studying

8 reasons to study abroad in Scotland

That’s no news that I am in love with the beautiful country of Scotland and its people. I knew very little about it when I went there, but I’ve learnt so much! It’s one of the best places to get your degree abroad or spend a semester or a year on a student exchange. Let me tell you why it’s the best to study abroad in Scotland! Free for EU nationals Scotland has a separate education system from the rest of the UK. And they … Read more 8 reasons to study abroad in Scotland

10 reasons to visit Warsaw this summer

I finally decided to write a post about my city- Warsaw! Although I live abroad now, I visit home frequently, around every 3-4 months. Apart from running like crazy trying to fit seeing everybody during my short time home, I usually manage to visit some of my favourite places in the city as well. Poland receives a growing number of tourists every year. With cheap flights from Europe to many Polish cities it’s easy to plan a weekend getaway to Warsaw or some of the … Read more 10 reasons to visit Warsaw this summer

How much does studying in Europe cost?

Studying in Europe Studying in Europe is guaranteed to be a wonderful experience whether you are European yourself or not. It is a continent of great diversity and offering world-class education institutions. In addition, European Union encourages young Europeans to move around as part of their student mobility policy. And I am loving it! I already took advantage of so many opportunities offered only because my country is a part of the European Union I cannot recommend it enough. But EU also welcomes other international … Read more How much does studying in Europe cost?

What to consider before going to study abroad in Europe?

The decision is made. You decided to study abroad in Europe, but you have no idea where to go and how to go about it? No worries, I have been there. There are some questions you should start with asking yourself. And then you can research all the options and get an idea of what is out there for you. There will be a lot of research involved so be prepared. It might be scary at the beginning. I myself was absolutely convinced that whatever … Read more What to consider before going to study abroad in Europe?