Planning your study abroad? You’ll read lots of guides to help you figure out what to bring (like this study abroad checklist); but before you even start on your packing list, there’s one huge item to check off. Hint: it’s crucial to the abroad part of studying abroad. You need to get your passport.
Most travel authorities tend to agree that peak season for globe-trotters is April through September. This makes the more underrated winter months ideal for wanderlusters on a budget and looking for a winter escape. With discounted airlines, hotels and local attractions, this time of year lends itself to spontaneous trips––sans the high expense.
With millions of people traveling by plane to see loved ones this holiday season, sold out flights, long security lines and delays may cause heightened anxiety and frustration for travelers headed home. While some of this is unavoidable, some headaches can be avoided by choosing your airport wisely. In some cases, smaller regional airports may be easier to navigate than large, international hubs and of course, travel as far in advance of the holiday as possible to avoid the height of the crowds (and save money)!
Passing time on a flight has never been easier, and now that Netflix let’s you watch content offline, it’s game on even without a good in-flight wireless connection!It’s 2 am. The passenger next to you is sleeping. You look around and notice that the entire cabin is doing the same. You don’t reach your destination for another six hours. You decide to pull your headphones out and plug them into your laptop. You power it on and log onto your favorite streaming video service. So many shows and so little time. So, within those six hours, one question remains. What are you going to binge-watch? Read More
Being a college student essentially means that you are broke and may or may not have eaten ramen noodles for dinner every night this week (no judgment). Nevertheless, you should still be able to travel without compromising. Check out some of our tips to help you have the most epic trip without having to make sacrifices.
Vacation provides a much-needed reprieve from the daily grind, yet the process of vacation planning can be a stressful endeavor. Not only are there many arrangements to be made, but the costs for things like hotels, flights, rental cars, and other expenses can be overwhelming. Use these strategies to plan a budget-friendly, sanity-saving vacation.
It’s no secret that traveling solo can be exhilarating, confidence-building, and downright fun–but that doesn’t mean you won’t also want to pick up some friends along the way.
Reaching out to complete strangers can be intimidating, trust me–I know. But remember: there are other solo travelers out there who want to find a friend just as much as you do. Read More