5 Essential Travel Items for Personal Safety

Traveling to a new place is fun and exhilarating, but it can also raise some concerns, especially for solo travelers. While you hope your trip will go off without a hitch, it’s smart to be prepared for any situation. We’ll let you in on our top travel safety tips and explore the best items to ensure your personal safety while traveling! So as you stuff your suitcase with way too many clothes, don’t forget to pack these personal safety items to protect yourself in an emergency.

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Second Year Running as Best Youth Travel Agent

Throughout the month of August, we rallied our users to vote for StudentUniverse as “Best Youth Travel Agent” – an award given out annually by The World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation at their annual World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC). WYSTC is a top event worldwide for stakeholders operating in the youth, student and educational travel industry to gather and discuss topics and trends affecting youth and student travel. Read More

Making Friends While Traveling Solo

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

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A Foodies Guide to Copenhagen

Copenhagen is filled with some of the happiest people in the world — officially. Named the happiest country on earth in 2016, Copenhagen has a lot to offer. Most people know about the amazing scenic views and canals but this location is a foodies dream. Experience the best of all meals in this beautiful city with this must-see foodies guide to Copenhagen.

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European Driving Guide

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

10 best economy class seats

Best Economy Class Airline Seats

It’s common to believe that flying in economy class will make your wallet happy, but your legs angry. It seems that every year, the legroom in economy class becomes smaller and smaller. We have found the best economy class airline seats for travelers. These airlines were ranked on seat pitch, seat width, and the in-seat entertainment options.

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5 Hidden Northern Italian Towns to Keep on Your Radar

Northern Italy’s tourism is dominated by Venice in the east and Milan in the west, with people occasionally paying a visit to Verona in between. Often overlooked due to the popularity of southern Italy with Puglia, Amalfi Coast, and of course, Sicily, or the central Tuscany region, there are plenty of towns worth visiting in northern Italy. So why not ditch the crowded south and escape to the cool north?

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How to Keep Warm in the Sydney Winter

Sunglasses, sunblock, and suntans…all things you might expect in abundance when visiting New South Wales’s sizzling capital city. But if you come to Sydney in June or July, you may find the winter–although not freezing–has a different idea. But have no fear! There are plenty of ways to keep warm in New South Wales’ most lively city!

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Summer Travel Photo Contest Winner Announcement

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!

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