Fun, Challenging, and Memorable learning experience. Past Review

By (Barry University) - abroad from 06/14/2016 to 07/14/2016 with

Voyager Europe: Traveling Summer Program

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
The whole experience was definitely worthwhile! Not only was I able to meet amazing people to travel with in the program but also the whole experience made me discover more about myself and learned new things in a very fun, challenging and creative way!

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Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

We stayed in hotel that were atleast 3-5 star rated.

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes

There is always new things to discover and learn even after going to the same program.


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)

Living on a student budget was not easy but definitely not impossible. In my opinion, how easily living on a student budget depends on which country are we staying at. For example, in Paris, my budget would be more than when I am in Lisbon mainly because Paris in general is expensive. I suggest a student should have at least 300- 350 euros a week to have snacks and food.

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? atleast 350 for food and snacks not including shopping and optional day trip
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Good deal in restaurant would be to order the Menu of the day. It would be better to do your own research on where to eat and what you want to do and directions to get to point abc from the hotel before arriving to a city. In that way a student can budget accordingly.


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
How much did the program encourage you to use the language?

0 = No encouragement, 5 = frequent encouragement to use the language

How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None
How would you rate your language skills at the end of the program? Beginner

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Hotel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • International Students
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • group I traveled with
  • itinerary and hotels
  • food
* What could be improved?
  • transportation going to different cities
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? -Packing the right amout of clothes. -Data plans that can be availed in Europe so it will be easy to communicate to the whole group

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Avid Adventurer
The wardrobe you packed was better suited for a semester of camping than club hopping. Outdoorsy, you might forgo a crazy night out for an early all-day adventure. You'd rather take in the rich culture of an old town than the metropolis of a modern city, but for you getting off the grid is ideal.