3 Lessons You Don’t Have To Learn The Hard Way When Studying Abroad

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Let’s be real here: As much as studying abroad is an incredible chance to experience a foreign culture while pursuing your studies, it can also present a number of learning opportunities of a different variety as well. Studying in a different country can be fairly liberating; it might even be your first time away from home and away from your family. Cue the debauchery and free-bird lifestyle you’ve always wanted! You’re so free! You can do whatever you...
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The Let’s Go Ladies Live-Blog The Amazing Race Canada: Season 2, Episode 11!

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Holy snap, can you believe that this week is the second last episode of The Amazing Race Canada? Every week starting at 9 p.m. EST, I live-blog the latest episode here on The Let’s Go Ladies! You can follow along with my commentary in real time, tweet with me during the episode (@TheLetsGoLadies) and, if you miss the episode, just check back to find out what happened! To keep us busy until airtime, let’s check out this week’s question: Race...
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6 Useful Apps For Studying Abroad

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Skype This is one of the best apps for keeping in touch with family and friends back home when studying abroad. It works over Wi-Fi on your phone and has video chat. Don’t use it too much though, or you might start feeling homesick! Skype for iPhone Skype for Android SitOrSquat Ever been out in public and heard the call of Mother Nature? Depending on which country you’re in, you might expect to find a...
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YOU SHOULD READ THIS Link Round-Up for September 12th

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Every Friday, Sara and Candice put together a list of interesting reads from around the interwebs and tell each other “YOU SHOULD READ THIS.”   Candice Thinks Sara Should Read  The Blonde Abroad: Visiting the Harry Potter Studio Tour in London I’m not sure there’s another person on this planet who understands my love for Harry Potter as much as you do.  This post has so many pictures, it’s almost like being there – except...
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Study Abroad for Fun and Profit

Studying Abroad is Awesome

September is study abroad month here at The Let’s Go Ladies. I have decreed it, which makes it so. Being one-half of The Let’s Go Ladies gives me that power (Sara agreed with my idea, though). We all know traveling abroad is awesome, but for many people it’s hard to find the time, especially as an adult. You’ve got your apartment lease or mortgage, your job, your family – so many responsibilities. It is possible to...
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Why Studying Abroad Was The Best Decision I’ve Ever Made

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September has been declared “Study Abroad Month” here in the kingdom of The Let’s Go Ladies. Candice and I have both done it and we both have our stories to share and (sometimes hard-earned) wisdom to impart. Have you been considering a study abroad term but aren’t quite sure whether or not you’re ready to take the leap? Well then settle in, dear reader, for I am going to tell you why doing a...
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The Let’s Go Ladies Live-Blog The Amazing Race Canada: Season 2, Episode 10!

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Howdy, Go-Getters! Ready to race? Every week starting at 9 p.m. EST, I live-blog the latest episode of The Amazing Race Canada here on The Let’s Go Ladies! You can follow along with my commentary in real time, tweet with me during the episode (@TheLetsGoLadies) and, if you miss the episode, just check back to find out what happened! To keep us busy until airtime, let’s check out this week’s question: Race Question: Which teams should be out already? We’re down...
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Calgary’s Calaway Park: Summer’s not over until you’ve upchucked on a tilt-a-whirl

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“This is the moment they learn that gravity is the funnest toy on the planet.” Alright people, listen up. We’re about to expand your horizons, here. When you think of attractions in Calgary, Alberta, what comes to mind? The Calgary Stampede, most definitely. The Calgary Zoo, most likely. How about Calaway Park, one of the largest outdoor amusement parks in Canada? Those outside of Canada might not have ever heard of Calaway Park, but it is...
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5 Things That Might Surprise You Studying Abroad in Japan

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So you’ve done your research and think you’re prepared to study abroad in Japan. No culture shock for you, right? Not so fast. There are still a few things that might surprise you. 1) Everyone Slacks Off in College You’ve no doubt heard about the demanding Japanese school system, with students studying all hours of the day and taking after-school classes to pass college entrance exams. However, once students receive their acceptance letters, it’s...
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Kelowna: A Tale of Two Attractions (That Are Perfect For Thrill-Seekers!)

The Let's Go Ladies, Kelowna Mountain, Okanagan, BC

While I was definitely all over the place during my recent trip to BC, most of my time was spent in the beautiful Okanagan Valley. Wine! Beaches! Beautiful weather! I absolutely get all the hype now. I only spent a couple of days in Kelowna (and surrounding area) but I made sure – as I did with Vancouver – to pack as much as I could into my short stay. Being among the mountains and the wilderness...
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