Choosing Wanderlust Over Love: Why You Should Travel Solo

If you’ve been struck by the travel bug and have a serious case of wanderlust, chances are you have an Instagram feed filled with travel bloggers. Some of those bloggers are probably classified as your typical Instagram travel couples. You envy their super cool pictures and their choice in destinations. You’re wondering when you are going to find someone to capture magical moments like the ones you have been seeing on your feed. Well, we’re going to let you in on a little secret: you don’t need a significant other to travel with. If you’re single this Valentine’s Day, treat yourself and catch flights not feelings.

Read More

romantic getaways

14 Top Romantic Getaways Around the World

Virginia is for lovers, so the song goes, but turns out there’s a lot of pretty awesome romantic destinations. Head’s up: romance isn’t just for the beach! Go waterfall rappelling in Costa Rica, see the Northern Lights in Norway or ride a gondola in Venice, Italy. Looking for a quick but romantic weekend trip? We’ve got plenty of romantic destinations in the US, too. Just keep scrolling to find your next romantic getaway.

Read More

Top 7 Girls Trip Destinations Around the Globe

Let’s be real. There’s nothing better than grabbing your girls and temporarily escaping this thing called life. No matter what anyone says, a “Girls Trip” is needed at least once a year to maintain your overall sanity. Whether you gals are looking for a luxurious spa day, lots of shopping or relaxing on the beach (or all three, duh), we’ll help you find the perfect destination for your next getaway.

Read More
cycling around taiwan

Cycling in Taiwan: The Ride of a Lifetime

My senior year has been a ride, literally and figuratively. In October, amidst the onslaught of Spanish lit essays and midterms, I was given the opportunity to travel to Taiwan and tour the island… on a bicycle. It’s still hard to believe that it happened.

I remember exactly where I was when I found out that I had won. It was a beautiful, sunny Carolina day, and I was chilling on the quad in front of Wilson Library. As I skimmed my emails, one subject-line popped out at me: 

“You’re going to Taiwan!”

Read More
taiwan fly and bike

An Unexpected Adventure: Biking in Taiwan

Just a few months ago, in the most unexpected way, I won a trip to cycle around Taiwan for a week. At first I thought it was a prank, but as I looked into it more, I realized that it was a real trip. I was unbelievably excited to spend a whole week biking in Taiwan! A few months after finding out that I had won, I was on a plane and headed across the ocean to Taiwan.

Read More
national pizza day

Where to Find the Best Pizza in the US

February 9th is National Pizza Day, so if you’re craving pizza today (or any day, really), you should just go for it. But where to go, exactly? With the help of our Instagram followers, we rounded up some of the best places for pizza in the country—and the world! Keep scrolling and then get eating. Read More

weekend getaways

Top 10 Destinations for Three-Day Weekend Getaways

Three-day weekend coming up? Need a break and have some vacay days you could use? Sometimes all you need to get a weekend trip on the books is a little inspiration—which is exactly what we’ve got for ya. Whether you live in the Northeast, the Southwest or somewhere in between, we’ve rounded up 10 of our top destinations for three-day weekend getaways. Grab some friends or go solo—where are you off to next?

Read More