It's your boy, Desmond back at it again with another blog entry! This week we're talking about Costa Rica. 5. Tico time, everyone is late to everything. From classes to grabbing coffee with friends, prepare to never be on time for anything. Costa Rica is a very laid back and chill country, so nothing is done with urgency. Coming from the U.S. it can and most likely will be … [Read more...] about Top 5 things to Know Before Going to Costa Rica
Ya'll already know the drill, so lets jump in! 5. Your visa is a two step process. The closest consulate to get your visa if you're here in Springfield is to drive up to St. Louis. There you'll have to make an appointment to complete the necessary documents but this is just the first step. Then once you get to Italy, you'll have to go to the post office to pick it up and pay … [Read more...] about Top 5 Things to Know Before Going to Italy
Continuing with the theme of the last post talking about the Top 5 Things to Know Before Going to Mexico, here's this week's edition covering Spain. 5. Clothing tends to be more neutral colored. Here in the U.S. we have the liberty to wear whatever we want without worry. Want to come to class wearing a three piece suit? You can do that. Want to wear leggings and a … [Read more...] about Top 5 Things to Know Before Going to Spain
Thinking about studying abroad or simply even traveling to Mexico? You've come to the right place to get some quick tips on things you should know before hopping on the plane. I studied in Mexico for three semesters so now let me bestow what I've learned and transfer it on to you. 5. All of Mexico isn't hot, it does get cold. Mexico City's altitude is 7,382 feet. The city … [Read more...] about Top 5 Things to Know Before Going to Mexico
Welcome back Bears! Hopefully all of our Kansas City and Saint Louis students made it back safely to campus. That snow storm was definitely a wild one! Here in the Study Away office we've already hit the ground running with receiving our new group of international students. Speaking of international students, if you're looking to become one, here's why you should stop by and … [Read more...] about Why You Should Stop by the Study Away Office TODAY!