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7 Trips You Might Want to Book this Black Friday & Cyber Monday

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday right around the corner, it’s prime time to start thinking about all the traveling you’re going to be doing next year. Need spring break plans? Ready to start planning your dream trip for the summer? Have a few extra vacay days and could use a weekend escape? We’ve got a destination for every kind of traveler.

We’re going to have deals on every single flight over the Black Friday & Cyber Monday weekend (November 23-26). If you’re not sure yet where to go, we’ve got 7 destinations that need to jump up to the top of your bucket list. Read More

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16 Recommendations to Help You Eat like a Local Anywhere

Who knows better how to eat like a local than the locals themselves? We asked our Instagram followers where we should eat when we visited their hometowns and you all did not disappoint! You jumped in and stocked us full of recommendations for burgers and tacos around the US, tons of regional and local can’t-miss restaurants and local dishes all around the world. Read More

The Best Wheelchair Accessible Cities to Visit

Traveling is the best way to experience the world, learn about different cultures, and gain a deeper understanding of how people relate to each other. This is why students should prioritize travel, either local or international, as there are some things you can learn while traveling that you won’t experience fully while sitting in a classroom. However, students who use wheelchairs or other equipment for independence are often hesitant about traveling, since some destinations aren’t wheelchair accessible. But with a bit of research, you can certainly find places that are wheelchair-friendly. The biggest cities in the world are some of the most wheelchair accessible places you can visit! Check out these disability-friendly cities to visit this year.

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Backpacking Sri Lanka: The Best 4 Cities to Visit

Sri Lanka is never a country we imagined ourselves visiting, but somehow we found ourselves making plans to go to a place we knew nothing about. When we got there we found a beautiful country that truly caters to backpackers and tourists. From street food to beautiful temples to daily hiking trails, we were blown away by what the country had to offer us.  Read More

Top Backpacking Destinations in Southeast Asia

Whether it’s a quick weekend trip to a new city in the US, or an international excursion, we’ve noticed an increase in students who have acted upon their feelings of wanderlust. If you’re ready to answer the sweet siren song of travel but are concerned about your budget, consider backpacking Southeast Asia. How long and where you go is up to you. Read More

The 5 Best Cities in China for Students and Young Travelers

So you want to visit China? That’s a bold decision, so congratulations! You made a good choice. I have lived in China for almost ten years (Beijing and Shanghai to be exact), and in my personal experience, not all cities are great places to visit. There are several reasons for it: some towns are touristy, others are polluted and chaotic. Some cities are not a great place to learn Mandarin from the locals, and others don’t have exciting nightlife, or delicious food to eat, among other things. To make sure you avoid these, I have compiled my favorite cities in China for students and young travelers. Read More

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13 Places to Visit Before You Turn 30

Traveling while you’re young means having the energy to power through time differences and jet lag, having a healthy back to sleep on those uncomfortable hostel beds and most importantly, not having those thirty something responsibilities, like a mortgage, to worry about. There are so many wonders of the world to see and places to visit before you turn 30. Take full advantage of the freedom of your twenties by seeing the world, before those thirties creep up on you.

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Top Scenery in Japan for Your Next Instagram

Do you really travel if you’re not going to share the coolest parts of your journey on Instagram? Inspire feelings of envy and FOMO in all of your followers. Or just catalog your travels to fondly look back on later. If the next flight you book brings you to Japan, you’ll be relieved to hear that the scenery in Japan is top notch.

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