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Halloween Celebrations Around the World
Halloween celebrations around the world definitely rival U.S. traditions on the creepy scale. While many traditions share common Western origins and are relatively similar to how we celebrate in the U.S., there are some pretty interesting variations. Below are some variations from various European countries and Mexico, along with some of our own commentary. In […]
Studying Abroad: It's Like Music to Their Ears
This article provides insight into CISabroad’s Customized Programs, sharing a story from Allegheny College’s music program that just finished touring Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic. These programs are usually short-term, academically-focused, travel-based experiences designed for specific courses and with faculty’s academic objectives and other interests in mind. For students studying music at Allegheny College, […]
Study Abroad Travel & Packing Tips: A Few Tips on Tipping in Europe
“Check, please!” Most of us have said these two simple words a countless number of times and can do the process that follows in our sleep…“service good, times point two, carry the one, total looks good and sign”… In the U.S., it is ingrained in us that tipping anything less than 15 percent on a […]