Posted on Mar 26, 2012 | Comments 0
When spring break and summers arrive, it means students are out of school and are ready to go exploring. These are some of the world’s most popular locations for student travel.
1. San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Puerto Rico generally offers quite a bit more for your money and isn’t as crowded as many spring destinations. It’s known as the Island of Enchantment and offers some excellent food and perfect weather. If you are a student on a budget, you will be able to enjoy beach activities as well as a thriving nightlife. The accommodations are relatively inexpensive and the beer’s cheap.
2. Panama City Beach, Florida, USA
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Panama City Beach is usually a busy place for students, especially during spring break. There are plenty of accommodations which are quite affordable. It’s an ideal location for swimming, jet skiing, and parasailing. You can also try swimming with the dolphins. It’s usually a non-stop party at the exciting Panama City Beach.
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One of the best ways for students to explore life in the mystical nation of Thailand is to volunteer your services for things such as house building and childcare. This will give you the chance to really involve yourself in the country’s cultural and religious way of life. Some places offer combination packages where you can mix your volunteering duties with outdoor adventures such as bamboo rafting, elephant riding, and kayaking.
4. Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Students will be glad to know the legal drinking age in Montreal is 18 and there are about 300 nightclubs to choose from. Montreal is also Canada’s second-biggest city and is filled with history and culture. Accommodations can be quite affordable as there are plenty of youth hostels to pick from.
There are some ideal skiing locations nearby in the winter months. You will enjoy the European influences in Montreal, as it’s the second-biggest French-speaking city on the globe.
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When visiting Australia, remember that the seasons are reversed from locations in the Northern hemisphere. When it’s winter in the north, it’s summer in the south and vice versa. The continent is filled with a superb variety of deserts, outback, and beaches. The wildlife is also among the most interesting in the world. There’s a good chance you will come across koala bears, wallabies, and kangaroos in the beautiful national parks and forests.
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Europe has always been and always will be a favorite destination with students. You will be able to explore several fabulous countries and experience some of the world’s greatest history, culture, and traditions. Backpacking is definitely a favorite way of travelling through the continent. Everywhere in Europe is a delight, both the eastern and western nations. The airfare between many of the major cities is quite reasonable and there are hostels everywhere.
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The summer months in Iceland are fantastic for visiting as the weather’s quite comfortable and mild. But be aware that it’s the busiest season in the country and it doesn’t really get dark at night in the summer. Iceland’s a wonderful location for those who love the outdoors. You can enjoy glacier hiking, ice climbing, and hiking. Most towns have warm water pools if you’d like to give your muscles a soothing break.
8. Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
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There are so many hotel rooms in Niagara Falls and there is always several deals and packages available, especially from September until May. You can walk just about everywhere and there are numerous restaurants and attractions to keep you busy. You will find the Marineland Theme Park here, where you can witness killer whales and dolphins. There are also a couple of casinos, natural wonders, and several interesting museums.
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