Brugge and the Flemish Coast

GentAfter spending a very sketchy night in a Paris hostel and a short morning of train travel I arrived in Brugge, Belgium. This little city is probably one of my favorites thus far. It is small and homey and the Belgians are the most uncomplicated of people. They say what they mean and they mean what they say – intimidating and crude at times, however, you always know where you stand. During my time in Belgium there always seemed to be someone there to give directions, a helping hand, or local advice on what to do and see. Read More

The Greatest Weekend of Your Life Is Waiting In Whitsundays

Recently, I spent a weekend living an absolute dream in the Whitsunday Islands. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this little slice of heaven, it’s a cluster of islands off the northern coast of Queensland, Australia. I’ve been lucky enough to visit twice during my time down under, and I can’t even begin to explain the beauty that waits there. Read More

Embracing Culture in China

“Traveling is a fool’s paradise,” Ralph Waldo Emerson said. “I have no cranky objection to world travel for the purposes of art, of study, and goodwill, as long as the individual is first domesticated, or doesn’t go abroad with the hope of finding something greater that what he knows. He who travels to be amused, or to get something he doesn’t have within, travels away from himself.” Read More

5 Ideas to Guarantee an Epic Summer

The summer is approaching fast… meaning three months of freedom, adventure, and experience outside of the classroom await. The pristine beaches, dramatic mountains, foreign lands, and crazy adventures are consistently calling your name while you sit in the classroom patiently waiting to turn those destined daydreams into a reality. Need some inspiration? Here’s 5 adventurous ideas to spark the creative travel light bulb and help you create the most epic and memorable summer yet. Read More

That Time We Ate Our Way Through Asturias, Spain

Even though it rained the entire time we were there (end of February), I still highly recommend a trip to the north of Spain! The greenery, mountains, and sea were a welcome change after a winter spent in Madrid.  With a 6 hour nighttime bus ride behind us we were able to spend almost three full days exploring Oviedo and Gijón. Read More

Top 5 Can’t Miss Cities for your Ultimate Road Trip

The Ultimate Road Trip. It’s on almost every avid traveler’s bucket list and if you’re an American, it’s probably crossing the USA. But with so many great cities to visit, it’s hard to know how to plan such an epic trip. Below we give our top five cities to visit in the US and why. Read More