Even though it rained the entire time we were there (end of February), I still highly recommend a trip to the north of Spain! The greenery, mountains, and sea were a welcome change after a winter spent in Madrid. With a 6 hour nighttime bus ride behind us we were able to spend almost three full days exploring Oviedo and Gijón. Read More
It’s that time of the year, college students’ favorite time: Spring Break. Let’s face it, we all look forward to it whether it’s to have fun with friends, relax from school work, or we just need some time off from our hectic life. What’s the hot spot this year? Cancun? Miami? Panama? You pick, it’s your holiday! Yet there is always that thing holding you back, which is the hotel. Here are a few tips to help you pick out the best hotels. Read More
Unlike most other student bloggers, I have never traveled outside the country.
A foreign trip for me is leaving New England, something I have only done three times. This is partially due the costly expense required, but also due to severe food allergies that may be difficult for people to fully understand in another country, where English is not the main dialect. So unlike others traveling across Earth for spring break, I will be visiting my brother in Manhattan, a 4 hour ride on the Peter Pan bus line away. Read More
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…Spring Break is almost here! Okay, so we’re probably at least a few weeks away, but that means there’s still time to get everything in order. From booking plane tickets to making lodging arrangements, there’s a lot that needs to be done. If you’re studying abroad and looking for some new experiences for your spring break in Europe, you have a lot of travel options. It’s certainly cheap to visit countries once you’re over there, but prices can quickly add up. If you’re looking for some cheap things to do that won’t break the bank, I’ve got some great suggestions right here: Read More
France is known the world over as a country of culinary masterpieces but the thought of cooking French food doesn’t have to be daunting. The average French person doesn’t cook gourmet meals or eat as fancy as you may think. Let’s take a look at what it’s like to eat like the French. Read More
Unfortunately I did not get to experience Portobello Market in all of its glory given that I ended up there on a Thursday morning, however Portobello Road itself was still worth a wander. A fantastic mixture of charming and chintzy, this area of the city promises a variety of high end buys as well as some great deals. I was also happily surprised by the number of stalls selling handmade goods made by local artists. Read More