November 29, 2023

What I Know Now After Cycling for 103 Days Around Europe

103 days. 15 weeks. 2472 hours. Three different ways to measure the amount of time I spent on my first multi-day trip cycling in Europe. I went into this knowing very little about cycling tours in Europe, or even about cycling itself. I wanted an adventure, and knew that I would learn anything that I […]
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November 27, 2023

Meet the Locals: Morfar Empanadas in Split, Croatia

Santiago Nieto, David Folis, and Valeria Garcés own Morfar, an empanada shop in Split, Croatia. “We met in Split by coincidence, we had friends in common,” says Santiago. “The Argentinian community isn’t massive so it’s quite normal to know people.” David and Valeria sold empanadas through social media, and Santiago was a customer. Later, the […]
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November 20, 2023

What I Know Now About Teaching English in Korea and Taiwan

Teaching English in South Korea and other Asian markets continues to increase in popularity, especially for Americans due to Europe’s strict visa regulations. Before contemplating the different aspects of teaching English in Taiwan and South Korea, first consider the not-so-romantic facets of what this decision means by asking yourself what you hope to gain by […]
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November 16, 2023

What to Do in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta has long been one of Mexico’s most captivating coastal destinations. Still, it’s understandable for travelers who may not be familiar with this side of Mexico to ask about what to do in Puerto Vallarta.  Fortunately, there’s plenty to do throughout Puerto Vallarta and the surrounding areas. Whether you prefer spending lazy days at […]
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November 13, 2023

How to Study Abroad in Spain

Making the choice to spend my junior year of college studying abroad in Spain changed my life for the better. From meeting friends that continue to be a part of my life to getting a firsthand experience of a culture I’ve grown to respect and love, I highly recommend taking a chance and living in […]
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November 6, 2023

Meet The Locals: Mate Vukorepa in Split, Croatia

Mate Vukorepa is a shipbuilder in Split, Croatia. (If the name sounds familiar, that’s because we’ve already met Mate’s wife, Tea, in our first installment of Meet the Locals.) Mate loves Split’s beautiful scenery, fresh air, and the people. “We’re like Italians,” he explains. “We’re very cheerful, we talk with our hands, our mentality [is […]
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October 30, 2023

The Chornobyl Tour: Experiencing a Post-Apocalyptic World

A few months before the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, I found myself walking through the streets of Kyiv. The city, a unique tapestry woven from the threads of past and present, resonated with a deceptive tranquility, subtly masking the looming storm on the horizon. The country had been embroiled in a conflict with Russia […]
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October 27, 2023

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October 23, 2023

Discover Humacao, Puerto Rico

Humacao, Puerto Rico may be one of the territory’s best kept secrets. Though it’s a bit of a drive from the big attractions of San Juan and famous resort towns like Dorado, Humacao stands on its own as a great option for travelers who want to see a different side of Puerto Rico. From pristine […]
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October 18, 2023

7 Packing Tips to Solo Cycle Around Europe

As those of you who have been following Dreams Abroad may know, I recently finished my first-ever cycle tour across Europe. I cycled approximately 6,000 km (that’s nearly 3,730 miles!) over 103 days. My journey took me through Italy, France, Spain, Vatican City, Monaco, and Andorra. It was hard to figure out what the most […]
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