Post Tagged with: "europe"

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Your Facebook flag filter doesn’t solve anything

Would introducing flag filters for every country that experiences tragedy really make a difference?

by Krista Robinson· · Editorial
Alannah Kavanagh in Switzerland.

What I learned from backpacking through Europe

Last April, on the day following my official release from the shackles of Ryerson’s exam season, I boarded a transatlantic flight, by myself, with only a hulking purple backpack and an unwavering sense of assurance in tow.  After a particularly hectic year of attempting to maintain the ever elusive work, school, and social life balance, I wanted nothing more than […]

by Alannah Kavanagh· · Opinion, Voices
How to plan a trip across Europe on a student budget

How to plan a trip across Europe on a student budget

While spending summer at home and working is a good financial decision, it is not nearly as exciting as a European adventure. The food is better, the weather is warmer and there are more beautiful beaches. So why not go? Here are six steps to take to make the dream trip a reality: 1. Plan the route There are many […]

by Shannon Cuciz· · Arts & Life, Fashion, Food, Top stories, Travel
Celebrating after hiking to the top of First, a summit in the Swiss Alps.

How I planned my dream student exchange

My worst day of university was when I found out I couldn’t afford to go on an international exchange. I still remember the sick feeling in my stomach when my academic co-ordinator told me I needed $15,000 to make my dream happen. Tears welled up in my eyes. Since high school, I worked two jobs at a time to save […]

by Shannon Cuciz· · Opinion, Voices