9 Cities Where You Can Study and Still Explore Your Passion For Travel

Studying abroad is the dream for many students. With good grades and some creativity, you can easily find a city to study and live in. But in case that your passion is traveling and that you’d really love to be able to learn while in a beautiful place, here is the list of cities where you can study and travel at the same time.


Even though it might be a pricier option for students, it’s certainly a charming one. France and Paris especially is rich with culture, food and art. It’s one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

There are, of course, things that you could do to make your life fabulous for a lot less money:  museums and galleries are free on the first Sunday of every month, there are affordable bars and landmarks that you can see without paying any money for it.


Barcelona has some of the best nightlife in the world. By day, it’s a popular studying abroad city – and it has amazing cultural scene too. It offers amazing food, landmarks and music. Barcelona is not as pricy and it offers amazing value of both education and fun for the money.

“Spain altogether is a great studying location with great traveling options and universities in each major city. It’s diverse and interesting culture, music and food that satisfies all of your senses will impress any student across the globe”, – says Jeanne Schumacher, a Travel writer at State of Writing and Boomessays.


Perth is a smaller city but it offers amazing things. It has a cool atmosphere of both the big metropolis and a beach town at the same time. There are many options when it comes to universities but you’ll also have the opportunity to travel, explore and enjoy the nearby cities, islands, beaches etc.

Road trips are a great example of easy and cheap travel that any student would find interesting – you can rent a car on a free weekend and ride with your friends along the West coast.

Los Angeles

This is a diverse city full of interesting people and music scene that surpasses any other. It never sleeps and it’s always full of tourists, famous people and of course, students. If you are interested in making a career for yourself in the music or the movie industry, this is a good place to start.

Even if you are not, there are plenty of other subjects you can study here while enjoying incredible culture and opportunities.


Italy is truly an amazing place that you can study in – there are plenty of cities to choose from and they all look like a scene from a romantic movie. But Rome offers the best of both worlds – education and cultural treasure.

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“Its world-famous cuisine, Ancient History buildings and artifacts will inspire you to learn and grow in the city where Julius Caesar ruled and lived. You can still explore the rest of Italy, even if you don’t have a lot of money to spend since it can be really cheap. Food, accommodation and anything else can be found inexpensively if you spend wisely”, – comments Wendy Cannon, Italian reporter at Oxessays.


Berlin is a popular destination for many reasons – it’s famous for its bear, food, amazing education programs and inevitably, nightlife.

You can enjoy the wonderful, modern architecture by day and have fun at the clubs by night. The rest of Germany is easy to reach as well, since transiting can be inexpensive and fun.

Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is an amazing destination – a must-visit for any tourist. But you have probably never thought about studying there. Luckily, it offers both a great traveling experience and a great student experience.

By day, if you find any free time, you can enjoy its beautiful beaches and landmarks while by night you can easily find yourself in one of the crowded streets, dancing and having fun. Rio offers something for everyone – if you have a bit more money, there are plenty of restaurants and clubs that you can enjoy but there are also street carts with amazing food and dance parties on the street.


In London, you can never be bored. It has so many interesting sights, impressive architecture and some of the best universities in the world.

Patricia Santos, a traveler and novelist at Essayroo explains: “It’s diverse, interesting – and there is even an edgier side to this glamorous location that you’ll love. Most students who study in Europe choose London since it boasts popular universities that can give them amazing opportunities later in life”.


If you are interested in studying in South Korea, Seoul is the place to go. It has a lot of expats, which means that you’ll have a lot of support if you need it.

It offers great culture, food and entertainment. You’ll love the shopping tours and the architecture which can range from temples to grand buildings and skyscrapers.


There are always opportunities for good students who want to travel and learn. Studying abroad certainly gives you many chances – both for work and for fun. You’ll be able to learn the language, the customs, to savor in delicious food and magnificent architecture. Choose the city and the country that you want to study in the most and enjoy.

Author Bio

“Freddie Tubbs is a travel writer at Writemyaustralia. Besides, he is running Academadvisor educational blog and is contributing guest columns to Australian help blog.”

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