One evening I was relaxing on the couch of my normal, mundane life in Cincinnati, Ohio, playing on my phone when I read the email that I was one of the winners of the Fly N’ Bike Taiwan Contest from StudentUniverse and Taiwan Tourism Bureau. My breath was taken away. A teleport opened up and I was transported to the other side of the world. Now I see everything with completely different eyes.
StudentUniverse in collaboration with the Taiwan Tourism Bureau offered me the opportunity to travel and bike 900 kilometers around the vast land of Taiwan. The experience was absolutely mind boggling and so surreal that looking back it only felt like a dream. Definitely one of the craziest challenges I’ve ever approached. This is a tale of 16 players, 9 cities, and one grand adventure. Read More
With millions of people traveling by plane to see loved ones this holiday season, sold out flights, long security lines and delays may cause heightened anxiety and frustration for travelers headed home. While some of this is unavoidable, some headaches can be avoided by choosing your airport wisely. In some cases, smaller regional airports may be easier to navigate than large, international hubs and of course, travel as far in advance of the holiday as possible to avoid the height of the crowds (and save money)!
Passing time on a flight has never been easier, and now that Netflix let’s you watch content offline, it’s game on even without a good in-flight wireless connection!It’s 2 am. The passenger next to you is sleeping. You look around and notice that the entire cabin is doing the same. You don’t reach your destination for another six hours. You decide to pull your headphones out and plug them into your laptop. You power it on and log onto your favorite streaming video service. So many shows and so little time. So, within those six hours, one question remains. What are you going to binge-watch? Read More
Being a college student essentially means that you are broke and may or may not have eaten ramen noodles for dinner every night this week (no judgment). Nevertheless, you should still be able to travel without compromising. Check out some of our tips to help you have the most epic trip without having to make sacrifices.