Vang-Vieng

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Vang Vieng, Laos

Vang Vieng is essentially the ultimate tourist trap in Laos.  Expats and backpackers are lured by the infamous idea of floating down a river in a tube, bringing only a bottle of whiskey as their companion to accompany them until they reach the first bar along the Mekong River.  Read More

Free Trip to Taiwan: Fly n’ Bike Contest

Taiwan is considered by many to be a cyclist’s paradise with its picturesque bike trails through the island-nation’s awe-inspiring scenery. Thanks to extensive funding in the past decade, Taiwan now boasts thousands of miles of bike roads that wrap around the 14,000 square-mile island.
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Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Fly on Jet Airways

1. It’ll bring you to (and from) India

Jet Airways is headquartered in Mumbai and is India’s largest airline. India is one of the most culturally rich travel destinations in the world, attracting more than six million visitors each year. Visit the Taj Mahal in Agra, which is considered one of the seven wonders of the modern world! Read More

Emirates Sale Good News for India Flights

If you were planning on going to India for winter break, or returning to the States for the start of the Spring semester, you’re in luck! We’re currently running a promo code sale with Emirates Airlines that will go through December, 21st. You can now save an extra $100 off all roundtrip flights when you use promo code EKRT2015*. The savings don’t end there though, you can also save an extra $50 off one ways flights with the use of promo code EKOW2015*. Read More

Spring Break 2015 Goes Outside the Box

What comes to mind when we think of College Spring Break? Typically most people think of sun, sand, booze, and day-long beach parties. That sounds like a pretty enjoyable vacation, but a weeklong break from the stress of exams and papers is a great opportunity to take your travels to the next level. Many students are passing on typical Spring Break trips for far away exotic destinations and experiences with new cultures. Read More

Top Travel Headlines This Week: Selfie Sticks, Best Student Cities 2015, Thailand Tourism Viral Video

Smile for the Selfie Stick

It is likely that every camera phone out there has a few “selfies” on it, but for travelers, selfies aren’t always the best option for photo taking. When travelers are taking wide angle photos of picturesque landscapes or large group photos, their arm can’t reach far enough to capture it all in a traditional “selfie” and in some countries, travelers may not be comfortable handing their iPhone to a stranger to take the photo for them. Enter selfie sticks (which came out earlier this year) for travelers that capture their vacation memories on their smartphone or tablet. Read More

Top overseas cities for shopping ’till you drop

As the holiday season approaches, one thing is on your mind: shopping. Whether you’re seeking new pieces for your own winter wardrobe or some unusual gifts for friends and family, here are some cities you should check out for some truly special buys. Milan is not to be missed – not only is it easy to navigate the pedestrian streets, but they are chock full of boutiques, showrooms and jewelers that are bound to have you whipping out your wallet. Read More