Keeping In Touch With International Friends

One of the best things about studying abroad is that you get to meet people from all over the world. However, after you leave school, it is often hard to keep in contact with all of these wonderful people that you have met. I’ve made friends with students from Germany, Australia, Ireland, Britain, Hungry, and many more. Not to mention all of my friends that are spread out over the United States. Thankfully, the internet makes it easier to connect with International Friends. (more…)

France on the Cheap

Let’s face it. France and cheap aren’t usually words that go together in our minds. It’s more like, France and horrendously expensive and decadent deserts followed by not even bothering to convert from Euros while paying our Louvre entrance. I’m here to tell you that you can do France on the cheap, even Paris! And I’m going to show you how. (more…)

Planning for Summer

After a tough semester and a grueling few weeks of final exams, term papers and GPA stress, we students have finally reached the light at the end of the tunnel: summer vacation. Of course it’s important to get your R&R as you’re trading your textbooks and study sessions for flip flops and beach days, but summer is a great time to get ahead with big plans for your future! Here are four reasons to start planning your most exciting and important summer now. (more…)

The Best Memorial Day Weekend Getaways

It’s that time of the year again as Memorial Day Weekend is just around the corner! And the best way to celebrate the extended weekend is by traveling with the family. It’s an opportune time to look into student discount airfare so that you find the cheapest flights amongst the many holiday packages available. And while you might not be willing to travel across country for a mini vacation, there are plenty of spots across the country worth visiting. (more…)

Top Songs for a Travel Playlist


It’s summer! What is more perfect than the windows rolled down, hair everywhere, and music trailing behind you? Or maybe you’re on a plane headed home or to backpack around Europe. Music plays a huge part in our lives, and the perfect song, or set of songs, can make your whole day better. I’ve always found that upbeat and energetic music seems to accompany my travels, but it is up to you to determine the songs and style of your travel playlist. (more…)