The Best Times to Travel to China

Any time is a good time to travel to China, but each season has its perks! Spring and fall are ideal times to experience China in mild weather, but consider that this peak time means crowds and higher prices. If you’re brave and like the cold, winter brings the historic Harbin Ice Festival — and cheaper flights. Check out the pros and cons of visiting China in each season, and figure out which works the best for you!

Summer To Do List

Summer is the perfect time to explore the world with extra free time, not having to worry about classes or assignments, and warmer weather to get you outdoors. You’ll want to spend some time thinking about what you’d like to accomplish this summer, whether that be traveling to a place you’ve never been, learning a new skill, or simply unwinding from a stressful semester! To get you started, we’ve put together a summer to do list to kick off the summer. What will be on yours? (more…)

The Top 5 Summer Music Festivals In The US

The best time of the year is almost here, say hello to Summer! For ultimate music fanatics like myself that means only one thing:

Music Festivals!

Yes, this summer is full of festivals, concerts, and new music all around the world. Want to find out which ones are occurring in the US? Here’s a short list of some of the most famous and adventurous ones. (more…)

Breeze through summer on a shoestring budget

As a graduate student, I always feel the pressure to balance my budget while trying to have fun.

Having come from the sunny country of Nepal where the sun shines high and bright even on our snow-capped mountain areas (more about Nepal in my coming blog posts), I had no idea what all the fuss about SUMMER was until I joined my University went to upstate New York. Winters that practically lasted half a year made me realize why California is all the rave in the US. I realize there’s a reason why the “crazy” daylight saving is justified –  to enjoy the sun as long as possible! 😉 (more…)