Why You Can’t Miss Rio de Janeiro Carnival 2015

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro 2015 falls between Friday, February 13th and Wednesday, February 18th and is an unforgettable event you have to experience at least once in your lifetime. This world-famous festival is considered THE biggest carnival in the world and consists of parades, street parties and balls, with over two million people per day filling the streets of Rio in a celebration of dancing and music. Picture you and your friends partying for five days straight amid crowds of locals and tourists alike, all looking to have a great time! (more…)

5 Ideas to Guarantee an Epic Summer

The summer is approaching fast… meaning three months of freedom, adventure, and experience outside of the classroom await. The pristine beaches, dramatic mountains, foreign lands, and crazy adventures are consistently calling your name while you sit in the classroom patiently waiting to turn those destined daydreams into a reality. Need some inspiration? Here’s 5 adventurous ideas to spark the creative travel light bulb and help you create the most epic and memorable summer yet. (more…)

True Beauty off the Beaten Path of Venice, Italy

 

There are a few places in the world you must visit at least once, in your life and Venice, Italy is one of these places. A magical city, completely surrounded by water, filled with the history of one of the greatest empires the world has ever seen, sparkling canals, and confusing but authentic tiny calle’s (Venetian roads)…. It’s a must see. Taking the train ride into Venice from other parts of Europe will be unforgettable as you become surrounded by the many different lagoon islands and glistening magical Venetian water.

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Festivals are my #happyplace!

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There is something about attending a festival that renews the soul; the people, the activity, and the collective energy are enough to keep you smiling for weeks after the event. Some better known festivals may leave you feeling jaded, due to the dense crowds that may make it impossible to actually enjoy the festivities. However, the following festivals offer unique and unforgettable experiences without having to stand for hours on end, in an unbearable crowd, just to get a glimpse of a parade float. (more…)