Throughout the month of August, we rallied our users to vote for StudentUniverse as “Best Youth Travel Agent” – an award given out annually by The World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation at their annual World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC). WYSTC is a top event worldwide for stakeholders operating in the youth, student and educational travel industry to gather and discuss topics and trends affecting youth and student travel. Read More
Vietnam is a popular destination for many backpackers and Gap Year travelers. In fact, many are known to rent or buy a motorbike from Hanoi or Ho Chi Ming city and ride north or south exploring the entire country. Some favourite destinations include Halong Bay, Sapa, Cat Ba Island, Hoi An, Mekong Delta and Nha Trang. Many travelers, however, bypass central Vietnam quickly and only really stopping in Hoi An. Having spent 16 days in central Vietnam, I could say that I didn’t even have enough time to see everything! So open your mind and prepare to add these three towns onto your itinerary. Read More
It’s no secret that traveling solo can be exhilarating, confidence-building, and downright fun–but that doesn’t mean you won’t also want to pick up some friends along the way.
Reaching out to complete strangers can be intimidating, trust me–I know. But remember: there are other solo travelers out there who want to find a friend just as much as you do. Read More
With the fall semester about to begin, you may be preparing to study abroad in Europe or travel through Europe on your next adventure. You may want to explore the many countries Europe has to offer by car. Before you hit the roads on your European road trip, be sure to study up on the unique driving rules each country has. It can be overwhelming driving through an unknown country, so use this European Driving Guide, from our friends at Jennings Motor Group, to help ensure you’re safe and in the know. Read More
Studying abroad is a fantastic experience but it can be tricky to know which country and which city to pick. If you’re thinking of heading to university in the UK or Ireland, London and Dublin are the first two places you should consider, because they’re the capitals. Luckily, we’ve got all the details on both cities, helping you decide on the best one for you. Read More
It’s common to believe that flying in economy class will make your wallet happy, but your legs angry. It seems that every year, the legroom in economy class becomes smaller and smaller. We have found the best economy class airline seats for travelers. These airlines were ranked on seat pitch, seat width, and the in-seat entertainment options.
Sunglasses, sunblock, and suntans…all things you might expect in abundance when visiting New South Wales’s sizzling capital city. But if you come to Sydney in June or July, you may find the winter–although not freezing–has a different idea. But have no fear! There are plenty of ways to keep warm in New South Wales’ most lively city!