Backpacking has become increasingly popular among young travelers, and for good reason. It gives you the freedom to visit a handful of countries in a short amount of time, it encourages light packing (say goodbye to lugging around that roller bag), and it’s sure to land you in some amazing places that you might not have seen otherwise. And on top of all that, backpacking is one of the most inexpensive ways to see the world. (more…)
When you think of a warm getaway, some of the first destinations that come to mind are Cancun, Miami, Panama City Beach, South Padre Island, and Punta Cana. Break free from these mainstream cities and see why Puerto Rico offers an unbeatable experience for a vacation that’s outside-the-box. (more…)
Everyone has their own ideal destination for winter break. Whether your winter break involves soaking up the sun, shredding the waves or mountains, or just relaxing by a fire or pool StudentUniverse has discounted flights to get you to these hot destinations. (more…)
With “All Hallows’ Eve” finally here, most of you have probably already made your plans for tonight, or hit one of the countless Halloween parties held this past Saturday around the world. Either way, if you’re a fan of Halloween and are already planning for next year, here’s a list of five of the best spots to party it up during Halloween. (more…)
We know that not everyone is itching to see the well-known landmarks, but would rather seek out the less-than-typical spots. We’ve gathered a list of our favorite hidden gems throughout Central & South America. After you check out these places, we know you’ll have a tough time deciding which to visit first. (more…)
To initiate the start of my blogging career, I wanted to begin with something fresh and familiar to me that concerns my most recent travels to Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama this past 2013 Summer. I just recently had a friend ask me about what I recommend she do with her three extra days between flying into Costa Rica and flying out of Panama City. She had mentioned wanting to visit a place called Bocas del Toro, a popular island in the VERY northeast corner of Panama. A place that definitely offers a little chunk of paradise if you go searching for it. (more…)
Honduras is often criminally overlooked by tourists to Central America in favour of its slightly flashier neighbours to the south. Yet its abundance of cultural experiences and its budget-friendly tourism atmosphere mean Honduras is also one of the best places for student travellers to visit any time of the year. Here is a quick guide to some of the best Honduras has to offer, from ancient Mayan ruins to cosmopolitan cities to beautiful beaches.