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9 Mar | Pilar Filgueira | No Comments

Top 10 Greek Islands for Students

by Dr. Dane Claussen Athena Study Abroad Every Greek Island has numerous fantastic beaches, so we decided not to attempt to rank the islands by their beaches, and certainly not rank individual beaches on an island. We could all argue about that for years. It’s hard enough picking just 10 islands out of the 200 ...


7 Feb | Pilar Filgueira | No Comments

Top 10: Sites in Kyoto

by Dr. Dane Claussen Athena Study Abroad Kyoto, Japan, is a unique and vibrant city with many must-see attractions around every turn.  It was the capital of Japan from 794 to 1868, when control of the country changed from the shogun to the emperor. Kyoto, unlike the nearby cities of Kobe and Osaka (and Tokyo, ...


8 Jan | Pilar Filgueira | No Comments

Top 10: Sights to Photograph in Paris

by Dr. Dane Claussen Athena Study Abroad Paris is a city that has endless fascinating and beautiful sights/sites to photograph, and so recommending just 10 is not easy. But we thought we would give it a shot (no pun intended). And please remember that photographing people in France without their express permission is illegal (which ...


18 Dec | Pilar Filgueira | No Comments

New Year’s Traditions Around the World

Almost every country celebrates the last day of the year with fireworks, although some of them have more unusual traditions in order to attract good luck and to start the year with the right foot. Even if you are not superstitious, some traditions are worth trying. It won’t hurt, right?    In Spain, almost everyone …


6 Dec | Pilar Filgueira | No Comments

Gift Ideas for Those Studying Abroad

1. A new camera: because you don’t want to miss anything, and you'll surely want to capture all those fantastic moments that you are going to experience while abroad. 2. Cross-body purse: comfy and easy to carry.  3. A carry-on that fits overseas plane restrictions: you'll need this for your weekend trips, and baggage limits ...


18 Nov | Pilar Filgueira | No Comments

Top 10: Things to Do in Dublin

by Dr. Dane Claussen Athena Study Abroad Dublin, and Ireland as a whole, generally always have been top destinations for Americans for study abroad, tourism, business investment, and more. Here, we suggest 10 can't-miss destinations (beyond Guinness!) for students studying abroad in Ireland. 1. EPIC: The Irish Immigration Museum was named Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction at ...


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