How To See Paris in a Day

Thinking of stopping over in Paris for a day as part of a European exploration or backpacking adventure? Maybe you’re studying nearby in France and are thinking of making a day trip to Paris? While it is impossible to cover all of Paris in one day, this post will help guide you through the highlights in a city best known as “The City of Love” or the “The City of Lights.” (more…)

How to backpack Europe: Jetsetting on a Budget

Backpacking through Europe has its advantages: the ability to travel light, to travel to a number of different destinations, and most importantly, to travel on a budget. However inexpensive, traveling by train or bus can burn up a lot of your precious travel time. So, what if we told you how to backpack Europe by flying from Point A to Point B, saving hours of travel, and not spending a penny more while doing it? Well we’ve found a way. This summer, jetset to five European countries all for less than the price of one round-trip ticket. (more…)

5 Things to Do in Lima That Won’t Break the Bank

Situated right on the Pacific Coast, Lima is a beachy, metropolitan city in Peru that holds onto its traditional Incan roots. Its fun, lively atmosphere, beautiful views and rich culture make Lima an ideal destination for young travelers. The city’s greatest perk is its affordability. With plenty to do outside, there are a number of free and low-cost attractions that are worth adding to your itinerary. Below are my top five favorites: (more…)

Summer To Do List

Summer is the perfect time to explore the world with extra free time, not having to worry about classes or assignments, and warmer weather to get you outdoors. You’ll want to spend some time thinking about what you’d like to accomplish this summer, whether that be traveling to a place you’ve never been, learning a new skill, or simply unwinding from a stressful semester! To get you started, we’ve put together a summer to do list to kick off the summer. What will be on yours? (more…)

Buenos Aires on a Student Budget

What do you get when you mix the beautiful architecture of Europe with the rich cultural traditions of Latin America? You get Buenos Aires, Argentina. Buenos Aires, known as the Paris of the South, is a treasure chest of the most iconic features of France, Italy and South America: neoclassical architecture, intricate sculptures, lively tango dancing and, of course, delectable food. (more…)