Category Archives: Study Abroad

International travel to rise in 2013

A new report released by the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced that global tourism is expected to rise more than 3 percent in 2013. This will keep up with trend in 2012, when more people were traveling, including 1 … Continue reading

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For Expatriates: Biggest Cities in the USA

What is interesting about the biggest US cities is that they happen to be dispersed somewhat evenly throughout the country. New York is on the East Coast, Chicago is located in the middle of the country, and Los Angeles is … Continue reading

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Volunteering is the New Travel Trend

Volunteering is a great way to travel the world, while still giving back to it. Many people have started taking this route, and it has become a trend that we here at ComFi are definitely in support of. Volunteering can … Continue reading

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How To Live Out of a Suitcase

If you travel for business often, then you know how tedious it can be to live out of a suitcase. You have to make due with whatever fits into a carry-on, since checking bags can take valuable time out of … Continue reading

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Useful Resource for Overseas Jobs

Here at ComFi, we recently stumbled upon a great site that we found useful for our customers. Many people who use our calling cards are expatriates (from inside or outside the United States), students, military men, and au pairs. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Culture Shock

Culture shock is what happens when you visit a country that is foreign to you. The customs there may be so vastly different from what you are used to, that you are left in a state of anxiety and confusion. … Continue reading

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