European Travel Tips

Posted by Up with People on January 8, 2020

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A new decade is almost here. With 2020 right around the corner, the next cast of Up with People returns to Denver, CO to begin preparing for their spring tour. They will be making several stops throughout Europe (stay tuned on our tours and events page to see where they will be going next). Are you thinking of taking a trip to Europe yourself? Thankfully, we have a lot of helpful tips to consider when preparing for your European adventure. European Travel Do’s: Double check the luggage size that is permitted in the overhead bin on the airplane before purchasing …

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Top Places to Spend New Year 2020

Posted by Up with People on December 31, 2019

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New Year’s Eve is right around the corner. Whether you are in the desert of Arizona or on the coast of Santorini in Greece, there are always amazing things to do when the ball drops and the new year begins. Where will you be this year when the ball drops? Here are some of the top places to celebrate the turn of the new year in 2020. Sydney, Australia From the harbor side to the dance floor, there are plenty of places to spend New Year’s Eve throughout Sydney, Australia. There are several cruises that take you out onto the …

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Top 3 Apps For Learning a New Language

Posted by Up with People on December 18, 2019

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Traveling to a new country can sometimes be overwhelming and it’s common to experience some initial culture shock. Many of the cast members who travel in our gap year program have joined specifically to learn English while immersing themselves in new cultures. Learning a new language can be challenging, but thankfully there are many applications you can download to your mobile device to help you out along the way. Duolingo This app has 35 different languages to choose from. With over 300 million users, Duolingo has become one of the most popular language learning apps that are currently available. The …

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9 Gift Ideas for Travelers

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The holidays are approaching soon, which means it’s time to start shopping for seasonal gifts for friends and family. With the next cast of Up with People preparing to travel in  January 2020, we thought it would be a great idea to provide a little inspiration for this year’s gift giving season for your young traveler. Here are 9 gift ideas to get your holiday list started! (Don’t forget, Cyber Monday is happening December 2, 2019! Scroll to the bottom for more details!) Microfiber Towel Each week, the cast will visit a new city in various regions throughout the world. …

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Why You Need To Experience Aperitivo In Italy

Posted by Up with People on November 13, 2019

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The cast of Up with People is in their last week of their Italian tour! The cast is finishing up their final week in Italy! When people think of Italy, food is often one of the first things that comes to mind. Italians have a very special gift when it comes to cooking, and some of the most delicious dishes were invented in Italy. You might have heard the saying, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” And it’s true! The Roman Empire facilitated trades in exotic foods, spices, and herbs. This, along with the true pride they take …

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