think you’ll be too buried in your books to look at the brand new world you’ll be
immersed in. If so, why would you go abroad in the first place?
Each day abroad should give you the opportunity to discover something new in
Europe, and weekends will probably be the best time to explore.
And to help you make the most of your weekends, there are organizations that offer
tour packages in different cities across Europe.
Weekend Student Adventures (WSA) is one of them. All you have to do is sign up
and get to the rendezvous point, and then you’re off on what the company says is an
experience that aims to empower you to become immersed in the cultures that you
Where in Europe can WSA take you? (click on a link to see information about the
tour in that city.)
- London, UK
- Venice, Italy
- Paris, France
- Barcelona, Spain
- Prague, Czech Republic
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Rome, Italy
- Gimmelwald, Switzerland
- Dublin, Ireland
- 2 nights in a top-rated hostel
- Sightseeing and “skip-the-line” entry to museums and key sights
- Walking tours led by locals
- Bike tours
- Full-time service of WSA professional guides
- All local transportation
What WSA says is really special about their tours is the size of the groups –
significantly smaller than on most tours – and the expertise of the local guides.
The price for tours is €250, besides for the tour to Gimmelwald, which costs €195.
If you’re worried about the cost of flying from the country you’re studying in to the
one with the tour, remember that there are companies that offer very (ridiculously)
cheap flights across Europe.
make plans next semester for your weekend adventures. Judging by what they offer,
it’s not something you’d regret!