Amazing Cultural Learning Experience That Will Be Remembered Forever Past Review

By (St. George’s 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?
I learned a lot about the cultures of the world and how different every country in Europe is

Review Photos

Voyager Europe: Traveling Summer Program Photo

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 1 month - 6 months

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

With this program you not only get to learn in a classroom setting, but many of our most educational experiences were doing activities outside the classroom such as walking tours and even cooking classes.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

All hotels we stayed in were either 4 or 5 star, they were all very comfortable which was well needed with all the traveling we did!

* Food:

The breakfast provided but the hotels varies in each country, but it was usually pretty decent

* 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


* 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)

Food places in Europe can be expensive, so you really need to budget yourself as most meals are eaten out.

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? Between 200-300 depending on which country we were in
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Budget yourself when it comes to every aspect of spending, however while in Europe you will want to spend most money on some good food!


* 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
What was the highest level language course you had completed prior to departure? University
How many hours per day did you use the language?
Do you have any tips/advice on the best ways to practice the language for future study abroad participants? Interact with the locals as much as possible

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Hotel
* Who did you live with?

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  • 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?
  • The people in the program
  • The countries
  • The hotels
* What could be improved?
  • Travel Itinerary
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Prepare to learn to sleep anywhere!! haha