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    World Travels/Study Abroad

    I'm thinking about studying abroad spring 2013 or the following fall semester. I have no idea where to go and would probably love anywhere.

    So where was the favorite place you've traveled to or study abroad?




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    My girlfriend left for Australia/Hawaii yesterday



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    Re:World Travels/Study Abroad

    New Zealand...do a layover in Fiji as well



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    Re: World Travels/Study Abroad

    Did a travel course England/Scotland a couple years ago (for about two weeks) loved it. Never quite wanted to study abroad, but would definitely recommend doing as many travel courses as you could afford.



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    Learn a second language... Germany or Spain would have been awesome. I really enjoy traveling there.



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    Re: World Travels/Study Abroad

    I spent a spring semester in the Netherlands and it was fantastic. I also really liked travelling in Germany and Scandinavia while I was there.


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    That's the one thing I really wish I had done during my time.



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    Re: World Travels/Study Abroad

    My son is on his second ISU journey to China, this time for 8 months and we will next see him in early January.



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    ROMA, ITALIA!!!!










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    Re: World Travels/Study Abroad

    I studied in Newcastle, Australia. Loved every minute of it. ISU has a good program there too.



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    Re: World Travels/Study Abroad

    Quote Originally Posted by cyence View Post
    New Zealand...do a layover in Fiji as well
    I did a study abroad in Australia, 2 week layover in fiji. do this.



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    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan9 View Post
    I studied in Newcastle, Australia. Loved every minute of it. ISU has a good program there too.
    Same here, I loved Newcastle, where did you live?



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    Re: World Travels/Study Abroad

    Did Italy for 6 months... Awesome experience but doubled my student debt at ISU in one semester. I personally don't regret it because I was employed (after grad school) and not desperately seeking a job while living with my parents. It's really the only time to do it, but make sure you're aware of the financial ramifications.



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    Re: World Travels/Study Abroad

    Quote Originally Posted by Farnsworth View Post
    Same here, I loved Newcastle, where did you live?

    I lived with 5 other people in an apt on Pacific Street. Just down the road from the hostel. That lasted about two weeks, until we were "asked to leave". Neighbors upstairs would complain if we had our tv on after nine oclock. Anyway it was for the best as we moved to a house on Bruce Street. Much bigger and cheaper rent. Only downside was we had a 15 minute walk to the beach as opposed to falling out or front door onto the beach on Pacific.

    Where did you live?



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    Re: World Travels/Study Abroad

    Do it! This is something that is an amazing experience.
    I went to England for two weeks, it was beautiful but very expensive. At first I was shaky on whether I really wanted to go but now that I have went I wish I would have went for a whole semester...I am now looking to go abroad as soon as I can and potentially looking for a short job just to experience another country and culture.


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