Tag Archives: food

5 Common Cultural Challenges for International Students

The move to university is a challenging one for many students, and for those going to college in a foreign country, the obstacles are even greater. Unfamiliar customs, new languages, strange foods – it can all become overwhelming. Here are …

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Travel Europe on a Budget

For the international student studying in Europe, the expression “the world is your oyster” is especially true. A flight from London to Paris takes only an hour; a drive from Milan to Zurich takes only three. With so many cities …

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The International Student’s Guide to Madrid Nightlife

Welcome to Madrid: capital city of Spain, world-class provider of fine cuisine, and haven for nightlife that is second-to-none. Madrid is the perfect city for the international student with a strong sense of discovery. Exploring Madrid can be a full-time …

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American Food: Perception vs. Reality

What comes to mind when you think of American food? Many people, no matter what country they’re from, would probably say burgers, French fries, ice cream, pizza, hot dogs, processed foods, and pretty much anything overly sweet or especially salty. …

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How international students can save money on food

Eating on a budget

Many international students live on a budget. Apart from paying tuition, spending money on books, housing and going out, adding the cost of food on top of that can quickly reach your limit. We at peerTransfer have come up with …

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Student Discounts to the Rescue

Student Discounts

Want to save some cash?  Of course you do.  You’re a college student. But, have you been taking advantage of all the “student discounts” that are offered outside of campus?  In a recent article on the site HerCampus.com, which is an …

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