Travel Resources for Students and Teachers
|Good travel skills contribute to confident, successful students.|
Studying abroad is an exciting opportunity. Aside from the academic demands, students and teachers need to prepare for the challenges of travel as well.
These online resources — while geared toward Europe — include practical tips that can apply to travel nearly everywhere.
Packing List Rick Steves' one-page PDF checklist of light-packing essentials.
Travel Tips Dozens of Rick's articles and guidebook excerpts on packing, health, safety, money, transportation, communicating and more.
Travel Skills Video Watch Rick's European Travel Skills lecture on YouTube (74 minutes).
Graffiti Wall Hundreds of travelers independently post their discoveries and tips on every aspect of travel.
Travelers Helpline Lively message boards where travelers help each other out with specific problems, questions — and anxieties!
Travel Guidebooks Find the guidebook that best suits your destination and travel style.
Weekend Student Adventures Andy Steves' program to help students explore and enjoy Europe's greatest cities on weekend trips.
Helpful Websites Links to additional online sources for European travel information.
Returning and Reflecting In the final chapter of his Travel as a Political Act book, Rick ruminates on reverse culture shock, how travel changes people, and how to put a more global perspective into action.