For over a hundred years, more than 1.5 million visitors have traveled to DC each Spring to admire the cherry blossoms that bloom on 3,000+ trees across three park locations around DC: the Tidal Basin in West Potomac Park, in East Potomac Park (Hains Point), and on the grounds of the Washington Monument.
Millions of people come to New York each year to view its amazing attractions. The Statue of Liberty and Times Square are some of the most popular places in the city, but solely focusing on them detracts from the feel of the real city. While on my trip to NYC, I made sure to not only visit the distinct, tourist locations, but to also see New York off the beaten path and to try to see city as a local would. Read More
We teamed up with online food ordering service, EatStreet, on a photo contest to send one lucky winner to Chicago with $500 of EatStreet food credit to spend on pizza, subs, sushi and more delicious noms! After receiving hundreds of submissions, we had to make the tough decision of choosing a winner. You all sent so many wonderful photos from your adventures around the world!
Even if it’s not your first time flying to the US or any other English-speaking country, it can be difficult to understand the language and signage at the airport. Since we love to make our members lives easier, we’ve compiled a list of the most popular phrases used in US airports for you to learn English phrases quickly. Check out this list before you depart and you’ll be guaranteed to have a wonderful international trip! Read More
12 Days of Travel: G14NAM
North America is one of the most diverse, eye-popping landscapes in the world. North America is the land of the plenty, where almost anywhere you go there will be too much to absorb and you’ll want seconds or even thirds. Ranging from the historic culture in Mexico, to the United States’ flashy cities full of celebrities, all the way to Canada’s unbeatable scenery, North America provides an unbeatable adventure. Read More
Fall is the perfect time to experience the outdoors in North America: temperatures have cooled and the changing foliage makes a picture-perfect backdrop. If you’re looking to spend your fall weekends outdoors, here are the best places to visit: Read More
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