Red pagoda with Mt. Fuji as the background

Debunking the Myth: Japan’s Not so Pricey After All

The number one barrier we hear about traveling to Japan is it’s expensive. In fact it’s really the only negative we hear about traveling to Japan. From the Golden Temple Kinkaku-ji to Mount Fuji to cherry blossoms in spring, Japan has a variety of colorful and captivating sites. Also, let’s not forget sushi!
Have you read a survey lately that listed your city as one of the most expensive in the U.S.? I cry every year when Boston tops the list so I feel you. It’s these same surveys that list Tokyo the most expensive city in the world with Osaka a close second. Read More

8 Ways to Experience Stockholm For Free

Stockholm, Sweden has never been known to be an affordable vacation spot. While it may not be the most expensive Scandinavian city, there are few European countries that can compete with Sweden’s prices. Luckily, from tours to galleries, Stockholm offers plenty of free things to fill up your itinerary. Read More

How to See Oxford, England for Less Than £100

Whether you fantasize about Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia and sharing a pint at The Eagle and the Child, romanticize the idea of studying in the hallowed halls of one of the world’s oldest and most revered universities, or are lured by punting and picnics along the River Cherwell, a trip to England is rarely complete without visiting the Dreaming Spires of Oxford—trust me, I remember the excitement of my first visit! Read More

How to See Edinburgh, Scotland for Less Than $100

Last Fall I had the wonderful opportunity to study abroad in Bradford, England.

While I was there, I was able to explore many places in the UK.  Although I loved Bradford, Edinburgh caught my eye and became my favorite destination.  Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital, is the seventh most populous city in the UK and it attracts over one million visitors a year. It is the birthplace of many attractions that tell the story of how Scotland began. JK Rowling, the famous author of the Harry Potter novels, actually wrote her first novel in a café located in Edinburgh. If you’re an avid reader like I am, you know how exciting it is to see a place where such great inspiration was born. Read More

Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Fly on Jet Airways

1. It’ll bring you to (and from) India

Jet Airways is headquartered in Mumbai and is India’s largest airline. India is one of the most culturally rich travel destinations in the world, attracting more than six million visitors each year. Visit the Taj Mahal in Agra, which is considered one of the seven wonders of the modern world! Read More

Up to $300 off tours!

We believe that now is the time to explore the world, and if you don’t experience it now while you have the time, then when will you?

Take advantage of our Tours Super Sale, which has been extended through November 18th, and get up to an extra $300 off your adventure. This popular promotion won’t be around forever and tours are starting to fill up for the winter and summer, so book while there are spots still available! 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