Top 5 Must-Have Free Travel Apps

There are a few essential items you need while you’re traveling. More and more smartphones are becoming one of the most useful tools you can have with you. There are a ton of different apps for travelers, but here are the top 5 free apps all travelers should have: 1.   StudentUniverse   The StundentUniverse app is here to help… Read More

Top 5 Travel Tips for Packing Clothes

You’ve bought your airplane tickets and have your passport ready to go. There isn’t much else you have to do besides packing your bags! While airlines have severely restricted the amount of luggage that you can take with you, here are some tips on packing clothes that will help you to maximize the space that you have, whether you’re going on a weekend getaway or a semester abroad.

Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Fly on the Emirates A380 Plane

The Dubai-based Emirates airline has recently announced new routes to and from the cities of Dallas and Houston in Texas, which are launching over the next few months. That’s great news, because the airline’s A380 plane is seriously awesome. Here are the top 7 reasons why you need to fly on the Emirates A380:

How to Maximize Your Vacation Happiness

Oftentimes people’s happiest memories in life are from when they traveled and explored the world. That’s not surprising – travel is often done with loved ones, and it’s nice to take a break from the routine of everyday life to go out and do something fun. Despite how happy vacationing can make people, there’s always… Read More

Overnight Layovers : How to Survive One Night at the Airport

Long overnight layovers, delays, and—even worse—flight cancellations are inevitable, and honestly, it’s part of the travel charm. Airport overnight layovers, however, (a stop to change planes that runs overnight, with the connecting flight the next morning) take the cake for being the worst of the worst. If you’re a student traveling on a limited budget,… Read More

Traveling with Ease Part 2: Smooth Arrivals

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Most airlines do an adequate job of helping you relax while in-flight. But when the plane hits the runway, panic suddenly hits when you realize that you have actually arrived. A major part of flight anxiety is the journey to the unknown, somewhere unfamiliar and out of your comfort zone. But by making a few simple preparations, you can transform that apprehension into excitement.
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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