For over a hundred years, more than 1.5 million visitors have traveled to DC each Spring to admire the cherry blossoms that bloom on 3,000+ trees across three park locations around DC: the Tidal Basin in West Potomac Park, in East Potomac Park (Hains Point), and on the grounds of the Washington Monument.
Millions of people come to New York each year to view its amazing attractions. The Statue of Liberty and Times Square are some of the most popular places in the city, but solely focusing on them detracts from the feel of the real city. While on my trip to NYC, I made sure to not only visit the distinct, tourist locations, but to also see New York off the beaten path and to try to see city as a local would. Read More
We teamed up with online food ordering service, EatStreet, on a photo contest to send one lucky winner to Chicago with $500 of EatStreet food credit to spend on pizza, subs, sushi and more delicious noms! After receiving hundreds of submissions, we had to make the tough decision of choosing a winner. You all sent so many wonderful photos from your adventures around the world!
Even if it’s not your first time flying to the US or any other English-speaking country, it can be difficult to understand the language and signage at the airport. Since we love to make our members lives easier, we’ve compiled a list of the most popular phrases used in US airports for you to learn… Read More
12 Days of Travel: G14NAM North America is one of the most diverse, eye-popping landscapes in the world. North America is the land of the plenty, where almost anywhere you go there will be too much to absorb and you’ll want seconds or even thirds. Ranging from the historic culture in Mexico, to the United States’… Read More
Fall is the perfect time to experience the outdoors in North America: temperatures have cooled and the changing foliage makes a picture-perfect backdrop. If you’re looking to spend your fall weekends outdoors, here are the best places to visit: 1) Denver, CO Loved by outdoor enthusiasts, it should come as no surprise Denver is one… Read More
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… Read More
There is arguably no better place to celebrate the 4th of July than in New York City, home to America’s largest fireworks show. Read up on the entertainment and viewing locations, and then plan out your trip to the United States’ most populous city. Since 1976, Macy’s has been in charge of organizing New York… Read More
Studying in the US? You’re probably having a great time, but did you know that April 15th is coming up? Well it is. Why should you care? Well, April 15th isn’t just any old day in the US – it’s Tax Day, and as an international student or scholar, you must file a tax return… Read More