The Top 5 Summer Music Festivals In The US

The best time of the year is almost here, say hello to Summer! For ultimate music fanatics like myself that means only one thing: Music Festivals! Yes, this summer is full of festivals, concerts, and new music all around the world. Want to find out which ones are occurring in the US? Here’s a short… Read More

5 Ideas to Guarantee an Epic Summer

The summer is approaching fast… meaning three months of freedom, adventure, and experience outside of the classroom await. The pristine beaches, dramatic mountains, foreign lands, and crazy adventures are consistently calling your name while you sit in the classroom patiently waiting to turn those destined daydreams into a reality. Need some inspiration? Here’s 5 adventurous… Read More

Travel Baby Steps

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,… Read More

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Top Five Ski Destinations in New England

This isn’t the Rockies, the Alps, or the Himalayas, but the northern Appalachian Mountains offer their own unique ski and board experience. Check out some of the best winter destinations perfect for all you ski bums and snow bunnies! Killington, VT – “Beast of the East” The self-titled “Beast of the East” covers seven mountains… Read More

Alaska is my #happyplace

Remote, pristine and awe-inspiring, the landscape throughout Alaska is well worth a visit. From the sprawling Denali National Park to the beautiful southern coast spotted with islands, Alaska is the perfect place to get back to nature. The United State’s largest and least densely populated state, Alaska offers hundreds of spectacular sites to get your… Read More

Under the DC Cherries: the Most Romantic Place for a Proposal!

Hundreds of cherry trees in full bloom lined the whole arch of tidal basin. As I walked along the water, with the cherry trees on my side , I was truly enchanted by the exuberance of their blossoms. The golden evening sunlight illuminated this whole setting: the water, the grass, the incredibly beautiful cherry blossoms,… Read More

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Places To See Before They Are Gone

Climate Change is becoming a more and more recognized phenomenon as we see its effects all over the planet. Soon enough, we will loose some of the most amazing sites on Earth! Before you miss them, be sure to check out these extraordinary places!

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Boston: Must-sees & Activities #happyplace

7-29-2013 3-01-42 PMBoston is a walking city!  Unless there is a blizzard or it is ridiculously humid outside nobody should be using public transport.  It is also a great city for students – both local and international alike.  Most sites and attractions offer student discounts while some shops will also give a discount to ISIC cardholders (see ISIC for details).

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Roadtrips & Sunsets

Driving through Montana. Peter behind the wheels

Driving through Montana. Peter behind the wheels

“Is it true that Montana has more cows than people”?  Our Chinese friend, Qiong, was testing our knowledge of the state that we were travelling through. We were 5 international students in the car, from all over the world, on a roadtrip across the US. We hadn’t known each other before this trip. Peter, from Austria, had posted a forum for people to join in him on his road trip. The rest of us were people who had jumped in at the chance. Read More