The Power of JOMO: The Joy of Missing Out

The Power of JOMO: The Joy of Missing Out

When thinking about studying abroad, some college students may be hesitant to do so due to FOMO - the fear of missing out. Although this feeling is a legitimate concern, a powerful tool that we should learn to embrace the positive side is JOMO - the joy of missing out.

Balancing Your Travel Budget - Planning Ahead for Your Time Abroad

Balancing Your Travel Budget - Planning Ahead for Your Time Abroad

If you’re considering a study abroad experience, it doesn’t have to be exorbitant! It’s totally reasonable to have a great time, and be able to stick to a study abroad budget! The awesome part about traveling is that, no matter your budget, you can still see the world!

How Teachers Can Bring The World Into The Classroom

How Teachers Can Bring The World Into The Classroom

Often, we hear of students studying abroad, but how might teachers and faculty go about experiencing new cultures that can add value to their classrooms back home? We spoke with Greg Semplice, an avid traveler and high school teacher, and discussed his self-led program EdOdyssey had designed for him while exploring Spain this past July.

Three Key Reasons to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone 

Three Key Reasons to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone 

As new or veteran travelers, all of us recognize when there is a new food or unfamiliar activity that seems uncomfortable. When we travel, we have an opportunity to try something spontaneous, or even daring. When we face that challenge, we have the ability to make a huge impact on our time abroad and beyond! 

Kicking Off Orientation in Peru - ¡Bienvenido!

Kicking Off Orientation in Peru - ¡Bienvenido!

Eight students said goodbye to their family and friends and made their way to Lima, Peru, where they met up with the EdOdyssey team in preparation for their semester abroad. EdOdyssey’s orientation is a month-long, which gives students a substantial amount of time to create friendships with one another, participate in language classes, and get to know their new city.