The Best U.S. Summer Food Festivals in August

Need some ideas of how to spend your August weekends? If you’re taking a road trip around the country or just making the most of your weekend, you should definitely look into stopping by some of the great food festivals happening around the country during the late summer. Even if you’re not a foodie, you can still enjoy all that these festivals have to offer. Check out four of the best summer food festivals in August across the United States below, but fair warning, this post might make you hungry! Read More

The Top 4 Movie Landmarks in Rome, Italy

From its worn cobblestone streets to its centuries of architectural history, Rome, Italy is the ideal backdrop for more than just vacation photos.  If you want to be swept away by the Italian capital’s romantic charm—or maybe just channel your inner Audrey Hepburn—visit the landmarks in Rome that make appearances in these (arguably) classic films. Read More

Must-see Attractions in New York City in the Summer

Wow, can you believe it’s almost August? This summer is going faster than I expected it to! To all my fellow adventure-seekers out there, I hope your summer has been filled with many travels and fun memories. For those of you who are still searching for a fun last-minute travel destination, I have the perfect one for you: my second favorite place in the world (London being the first), the “City That Never Sleeps”… New York. Yes, the wonderful New York City—full of lights, tourists, yellow taxis, and food. My best friend moved to New York a year ago, so I’ve been using him as a perfect excuse to travel and see one of the greatest cities in the United States. Read More

Overnight Layovers : How to Survive One Night at the Airport

Long overnight layovers, delays, and—even worse—flight cancellations are inevitable, and honestly, it’s part of the travel charm. Airport overnight layovers, however, (a stop to change planes that runs overnight, with the connecting flight the next morning) take the cake for being the worst of the worst. If you’re a student traveling on a limited budget, a “reduced” room at the airport hotel may not be the best accommodation option for the night. So, once you’ve accepted that you’re spending the night in the airport, read through this quick survival guide for tips to help make the next eight to twelve hours of your life easier. Read More

The Top 5 Woody Allen Movies That Will Make You Want to Travel

For many people, movies serve as an escape from their mundane lives. Luckily, travel provides that same getaway. Famed director Woody Allen is known for setting his films in an array of cities around the world, making millions of viewers desire to jump off the couch upon viewing the movies and travel to these magical destinations themselves. If you haven’t been to these cities or want to rediscover the places you visited through the silver screen, check out these top Woody Allen movies that will make you want to explore the world. Read More

Student Hotels: Top Budget-Friendly Hotels to Stay at this Summer in the U.S.

The United States is vast, and the summer is the perfect time to explore whichever of the 50 states you want to visit most, but there’s something important that might not be so vast: your student budget. Whether you’re hitting up the east coast and New York City or you’re flying out to Honolulu nearly 5,000 miles away, we have you covered on the five best student hotels that you can stay at while still meeting your student budget. Hey, maybe you could even travel to all five spots on one trip? That would be a near-guaranteed good time. Read More

The 12 People You Will Encounter on the Fourth of July

The time for fireworks, festivities, freedom, and good old American fun is right around the corner. No matter where you will be celebrating this glorious day of patriotism and independence, you are bound to run into every kind of wonderful American possible. Here are just a few! Remind you of anyone? Read More