Five transportation differences to expect in Italy 

Ah, traveling in Italy.  You probably have a very dreamy image in mind – historic cities filled with lively people, delicious food and wine, sunny beaches and clear water.  Italy definitely lives up to all its hype. In my two-and-a-half months of being in the country, I have experienced the wonderful pleasures the various regions […]

7 reasons to study abroad while in college

Studying abroad in college has become more common over the years and for good reason. This experience gives students many benefits they will carry with them for years to come. In addition to personal growth, students will make life-long memories and learn countless new things. Not everyone gets the opportunity to study abroad, but read […]

Seven reasons to visit Israel in your lifetime

Israel is a tiny country packed tight with so much to offer to tourists. Sitting right on the Mediterranean Sea, Israel has so many picturesque views, a vibrant nightlife in the city of Tel Aviv, and food that will make your tastebuds wanting more. As a newer country, there is so much history everywhere you […]

7 reasons to set sail for your next vacation

Travelers are falling into a mundane trap when planning vacations to cliché destinations that are picked out of familiarity. It is tempting to let the popularity of stereotypical vacation destinations lure you into a mediocre break from reality while making you feel like you are getting a bang for your buck. Most are unaware that […]

5 ways traveling will improve your life

Those of us lucky enough to travel know the affect it has on our lives. That feeling of stepping outside of your comfort zone and into something completely different from what you are used to is both exciting and terrifying. The opportunity to travel has given me life experiences that have shaped the person I […]

7 reasons communication majors should learn photography

Photography makes your life better, plain and simple. It can help you both professionally and personally. Here’s why you should try it out. 1. It’s easy to learn. Thirty years ago, being a good photographer meant sitting for hours in the darkroom and buying a bunch of expensive gear. Now, thanks to digital cameras, learning […]

Why learning a new language is good for you – and your brain

by Maddie Peralta Parlez vous francais? Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Ablo Espanol? Why not? While kids across the world learn English in addition to other foreign languages since the time they enter elementary school (or earlier), most native-English speakers never get past elementary foreign language skills if they learn any at all. But research shows that […]

7 things to know before you travel

by Lauren Tombs Before you book your ticket across the country or overseas, keep these things in mind. If you don’t plan ahead, traveling can be far more stressful than it needs to be.  

Traveling alone may be the best thing you do for yourself

by Sara Burd Solo travel is good for the soul – and embarking on a solo trip is one of the most exciting and life-changing adventures a college student can undertake. Travel in general opens so many doors and exposes us to new people and experiences, but traveling alone opens us up to many different […]

In college. Will travel.

There’s no time like the present for young adults to travel the world. Student travel rates usually make it the easiest and cheapest time to expand your horizons beyond the campus classroom and learn some valuable life lessons along the way. So grab that passport and prepare for these  7 life lessons you’ll get for free. by […]

Essentials for the best vacation ever

Every girl needs to be prepared for a fun week of travel and adventure. But between all your pre-trip excitement and finishing up finals before internships and summer school, I know many of you have no time to properly prepare. So to save you the hassle, here is a list of all the essentials you need for […]

9 European cities you absolutely must visit…now!

Whether you’ve already been to Europe or it is still a destination tucked away on your bucket list, there are nine cities on this continent that will blow your mind. During my study abroad trip last semester I traveled to more than 14 cities and each one of them opened my eyes to a different […]

11 European cities you must see before you die  

by Chase Hughes After having been lucky enough to spend last semester abroad, I assure you I know a little something about European cities. Every one of these destinations is different from the next. If you find yourself wondering where to go in Europe, this is a great place to start. These 11 are my favorites, […]