Hi, my name is Clara. I am a 22 year old student at Western Washington University and last month I had the opportunity to travel to the other side of the world and explore New Zealand’s North Island after winning the StudentUniverse New Zealand trip contest (which included two roundtrip flights to New Zealand on Air New Zealand AND two spots on the New Zealand – North Island Encompassed tour). Mid September, my sister Emma and I left Seattle, Washington, bound for New Zealand’s Auckland city. Throughout the two weeks of our travels, we found the best things to do in New Zealand. (more…)
We all know that Greece is going through some tough financial times. But just in case you’ve been living in a cave, here’s a quick recap:
Greece borrowed too much money and can’t pay it back. There’ve been protests and a lot of banks have shut down, frustrating the local residents.
But there’s a bright side to every situation! Greece may be in economic turmoil but that shouldn’t scare you from this picture perfect destination. Actually, tell your parents this is a great time to visit because you can now afford it! And, the better their tourism market does, the faster Greece can recover. So this is a HUGE win-win! Beat that Mom and Dad! 😉 (more…)