New International Education Online Travel Guide Revolutionizes How Students Prepare to Study Abroad

Share Article creates, a cutting-edge international education online travel guide that will change the way students and other travelers prepare for trips overseas., an education company that publishes a comprehensive online directory of study abroad programs, has decided to use its resources and experience to create an international education online travel guide for students and tourists that will offer the most current travel information available.

Combining the utility of guidebooks like Lonely Planet and Frommer’s with the recent popularity of wikis -- online encyclopedias in which anyone can add or edit information at will -- has created

By allowing current travelers to add new information in seconds, this new international education online travel guide will function as a definitive, interactive and up-to-the minute travelogue for students currently or planning to study abroad.

“ is going to revolutionize how students prepare for trips,” says John Duncan, manager of “Students can research great places to hang out in Germany and then when they return to the states they can update the wiki to explain whether a place has moved, closed down or made some other change. Other guidebooks can become dated fast, but will always be fresh and always be accurate, thereby changing the meaning of a good travelogue.”

The international education online travel guide is meant to appeal in other ways, as well. While it has the typical travel information like hotels, restaurants and attractions in the area, also includes less common information students will find useful, like places to find or take a date, effective stress relievers and budget dining locations

The site is designed for students and can be filled with information for students, but anyone planning to travel abroad can learn from the wiki, and anyone with information about traveling abroad can add to it. is the number one wiki site on the Internet with over 800,000 articles. It gets more traffic than and The Wiki takes the popularity of Wikipedia and skews it towards an international audience who needs up-to-date travel information. The project is a part of’s attempt to advocate more for the important international education industry. is the Internet’s leading source of information on educational opportunities for students to study in other countries. It is a comprehensive directory of study abroad and intensive language programs organized by subject and destination. also offers Destination Portal Pages, a handbook serving as a guide to traveling abroad, and financial aid information. is a service of Educational Directories Unlimited, Inc. (EDU), a leading Internet company serving higher education. Based in suburban Philadelphia, EDU's steady growth since its inception in 1989 has led to its inclusion in the Philadelphia 100, Inc. Magazine/ICIC Inner City 100 and Inc. 500 lists of fast growing businesses.


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