The transition from college to the real world is a difficult time for many post-grads. Between figuring out how to file taxes, paying rent and cooking nutritional food, adulting can be a whirlwind of lifestyle changes. Switching to the 9-5 lifestyle leaves little time for those usual college activities such as mid-day naps, midnight pizza—and sadly, travel. During college there was ample time to travel however, the real world reality is that most entry-level jobs have two weeks vacation time. Two weeks make college winter break seem like forever.
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
With the fall semester about to begin, you may be preparing to study abroad in Europe or travel through Europe on your next adventure. You may want to explore the many countries Europe has to offer by car. Before you hit the roads on your European road trip, be sure to study up on the unique driving rules each country has. It can be overwhelming driving through an unknown country, so use this European Driving Guide, from our friends at Jennings Motor Group, to help ensure you’re safe and in the know. Read More