What are your five year abroad essentials?

Depending where you're headed, and whether you use it- Dry shampoo! it doesn't exist in South America much to my dismay.. 

Aug 14th 2014, 10:49 | 7 answers

Cheap ways to transport stuff back home?

See the answer to the previous question: How do I transport all my stuff? It recommends a good firm called Send My Bag.

Aug 13th 2014, 15:20 | 2 answers

What do you do about books on your year abroad?

Grab yourself a Kindle. Amazing battery life, lightweight and practical, cheap books from Amazon (that is, if you can't find them for free online...), and if it does happen to break, Amazon are fantastic about repairing/replacing them. Not too expensive these days either.

Aug 13th 2014, 15:08 | 2 answers

How do I transport all my stuff?

When I went out to Italy, my parents and sister came with me so I had 4 bags of hold luggage included with our flights, so coming out wasn't a problem for me (I only used two in the end - I don't have THAT much stuff!). However, I came back alone - obviously I couldn't cart everything across...

Aug 11th 2014, 15:05 | 4 answers

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