Uncovered: 3 Secret European Beaches Only the Locals Know

Cold, wet and miserable are just some of the descriptions of winter weather. Often, in the midst of this dreary season, our minds are flooded with dreams of laying on the beach or basking in the sun. However, once the time comes, we often find ourselves lingering over the same old question: WHERE DO WE GO?  Read More

Honduras is my #happyplace

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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.

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Dubai: A Desert Diamond

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Dubai is a study in contrasts. It’s the kind of place where you might see billionaires driving Lamborghini’s having coffee with camel herders and not think twice about it. However, this emulsion of east and west, of old and new, of ocean and desert, is precisely why Dubai is one of the premiere tourist destinations in the Middle East and the world. It’s an oasis of opulence that also succeeds as a first-rate cultural hotspot, and a visit to Dubai will certainly stand out as an unforgettable travel experience. Read More

Traveling with Ease Part 1: Beat Jet Lag

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We all know that feeling, you step off the airplane after a 12-hour flight unsure of your surroundings, with no idea of what time it is, astounded at the feat of making it to your hotel bed. Upon waking up after an unexpected eight-hour nap, you find it difficult to sleep when it is actually dark outside, starting the vicious jet lag cycle. Jet lag, medically referred to as desynchronosis, can deter many from making the most of their travels abroad. However, there are a few things you can do to prepare yourself and alleviate the awful affects of jet lag. Read More

#happyplace Destinations

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What is your #happyplace destination? Simply put, it’s a place that you travel to that makes you happy. When you travel there, you feel something special. It may inspire and excite you. It may make you want to do something great. Or it may put you at ease and make you feel at home. Perhaps it’s because of an amazing sight that you’ve never seen anywhere else. Or it could be the people that seem so happy and live life in a way that you admire. Maybe it’s an activity or something you can do in that place that makes you feel happy. Read More