Trending Spring Break Destinations for 2019

The early numbers are in…here are the trending spring break destinations for 2019 so far this year.

We created a ranking of most booked destinations for March (booked in January) for 2018 and compared that same ranking to spring break trips booked over the same time period in 2019.  These are the spring break destinations that have been moving up in the rankings for 2019 compared to last year.

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Broke in Barcelona

There is so much to see and do in the city of Barcelona! As young travelers, sometimes budgets are running a little tight on trips. Don’t worry! It is still possible to travel for cheap, just follow Misako and Lucy’s advice.

10 Must-See Destinations for 2014!

1. Rio de Janeiro
riobrazilRio has certainly been a popular destination recently.  This past year, Rio de Janeiro hosted the 2013 World Youth Day and this upcoming summer they will be hosting many FIFA World Cup games, including the final!  In 2016, this destination will also be the first South American city  to host the Summer Olympics.  But the excitement doesn’t end there, with beautiful landscape, laidback beach culture, and of course, Carnival, Rio de Janeiro has landed itself as our number one destination for 2014!  Experience a guided adventure through Rio de Janeiro with our tours! (more…)

Off the Beaten Path: Spain

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If you’re planning a trip to Europe in the near future, a must-see destination is Spain! This Mediterranean country in southwestern Europe is the perfect combination of people, culture and nightlife to keep anyone entertained for weeks. If you don’t know too much about Spanish history and culture, let me give you a quick overview.  The first major inhabitants of Spain were the Romans in the 5th Century AD, but were quickly followed by a Moorish invasion from Northern Africa a few centuries later. As a result, a large part of the Spanish culture, specifically architecture and art, has its roots in the classic Roman and intricate Arabic styles. Most of Spain, especially the south, has many beautiful palaces and monuments epitomizing the grand and ornate Moorish presence. However, the Christian population of Northern Spain eventually took complete control of the Iberian Peninsula by the end of the 15th Century.  The change in authority, along with the colonization of the New World, helped bring Spain to the peak of their wealth and power soon after. Recently, Spain has not been doing well economically, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a beautiful and enriching country to explore! (more…)