Why can’t I purchase regular Travel Insurance instead of Student Travel Insurance?

Basically a holiday trip insurance will not provide sufficient protection for your abroad studies or internship as they are designed for shorter travels and therefore may not meet the needs of an academic program. Especially in countries where student travel insurance is a must, regular travel insurance will not be accepted as a substitute. Depending…

Boat safety: Man overboard

A boat trip is a wonderful way to unwind and relax, but even with utmost precautions, accidents can still happen and someone can still manage to fall overboard. What should you under these circumstances? You’re probably thinking something like: “jump in after them, duh!” Surprisingly, the National Parks Services of the United States strongly advices…