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International Travel Planner: Topics

Share your favorite planning ideas & internet sites . . . This page will be going through changes as we find new links and information, so if you have any ideas or suggestions, please let us know.  We welcome your ideas!

Academic Credit   Air Travel
Information on planning for your international study program abroad and receiving credit for your studies. Information on finding flights and dealing with the stress and logistics of air travel.
 
Culture/Re-Entry Shock Documents & Customs
Get ready to interact and participate in different cultures and learn how to reacclimate to your own culture when you return. Don't get caught without the right paperwork at the last minute. Planning ahead can avoid headaches later one.
 
Employment & Internships Financial Aid & Offsets
Information on finding jobs and internships abroad. Learn where to look and what it takes to make it a reality. Resources for financing an international education.
 
Foreign Language Government Information
Learn some basic foreign language skills before you embark on your learning journey. Information on world governments and statistical information on world populations.
 
Insurance Lodging/Homestay
From travel insurance to international medical coverage, inform yourself about the options and the risks before you make your decision. Information on what to expect when lodging abroad. With information on lodging, basic services, and even comments from past participants.
 
Medical & Health Care Money Matters
Tips on basic health for before you go and while you are abroad. A small amount of research and planning can go a long way when you are in a crunch. Information on basic financial planning when preparing your trip. To useful tips on money management while abroad, including tips on foreign currency.
 
Packing Pen Pals
Helpful tips to ensure that all of the necessities make it with you in your travels. Looking for someone to exchange communications with from another culture?.
 
People & Culture Planning Resources/Tips
Even everyday life activities can take on a whole new meaning for the weary and culturally confused traveler. Learn about some of the differences to expect. The most important part of any trip is to make sure that you have all the information that you need before your travel. Here are some tips on how to organize your travel plans.
 
Rail, Bus & Int'l Driving Safety/Traveling Solo
Consider how you want to get around once you reach your destination considering price, safety, reliability and convenience. Tips on how to protect yourself when traveling and different potential situations to be on the look out for.
 
Volunteerism Weather Around the World
Looking to help make the world a better place? Here are a couple of organizations that can help turn your ambition into a reality. Acclimate your travel wardrobe by looking at the local weather for your destination as well as average high and low temperatures and rainfall.
 
World Maps & Flags World News & Reports
Learn more about the country you are visiting, its neighbors and the rest of the world. Find out what news is making the headlines at your travel destination.
 




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