• Exchange
  • Student Travel Series #6: What to do when things don’t go according to plan

    ivana-abroad Student Travel Series bel around the world

    Today we speak with Ivana from Ivana Abroad, who shares her experience living a traveller’s worst nightmare – losing a friend and doing a surgery in a foreign land, and how you can prepare for your trip better through Facebook groups! 1. What’s your name, age, occupation and country you are from? Ivana, 21, student, Canada 2. Why […]

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  • How To Make Friends As An Introvert (Like Me)

    roys peak, new zealand

    These past couple of weeks, I’ve met people from all walks of life. Despite being a self-confessed introvert, I must say that meeting these like-minded people energized and uplifts me. I sure learned a great deal about them. I’ve learned more about how startups work, met entrepreneurs, interacted with creatives (illustrators, photographers, videographers, graphic designers, […]

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  • Student Travel Series #5: Lessons from living in military-enforced Nepal

    Nepal Student Travel Series | Bel Around The World

    Lance from Travel Addicts shares about his out-of-ordinary experience in Nepal – living in a military-controlled country, and experiencing sex tourism first-hand. He also offers some very wise advise to have fun before our responsibilities set in, and how different the world is outside what we know! 1. What’s your name, age, occupation and country you are […]

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  • Neoma Business School & My Residence.

    Rouen Neoma Business School France

    Here’s a post dedicated to the incoming students of: NEOMA BUSINESS SCHOOL Classes range from 3-4 hours, depending on the module. Passing rate is 50%. Some, if not most, classes are incredibly slack. I have a prof from Cross Culture Issues & Global Diversity explicitly telling us there’s nothing to study, for we are here […]

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  • Who Am I?

    Before you evaluate the value of reading this blog, I figured you should know the mastermind behind this. I’m Isabel Leong. I’m 22 years old. I was born in Singapore and lived here all my life. I am in my 4th year of university and graduating in December 2016. I was on an international exchange from January to June […]

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  • On Being Independent

    I’ve just turned 21 3 months ago, and the best birthday gifts I’ve gotten this 21st are: 1. Having my beloved friends chip in for the Canon 100D I’ve been dreaming of getting for over a year. It is a supremely worthwhile investment for this exchange trip. I’ve got so many lovely photos of people […]