Top Travel Headlines This Week: Selfie Sticks, Best Student Cities 2015, Thailand Tourism Viral Video

Smile for the Selfie Stick

It is likely that every camera phone out there has a few “selfies” on it, but for travelers, selfies aren’t always the best option for photo taking. When travelers are taking wide angle photos of picturesque landscapes or large group photos, their arm can’t reach far enough to capture it all in a traditional “selfie” and in some countries, travelers may not be comfortable handing their iPhone to a stranger to take the photo for them. Enter selfie sticks (which came out earlier this year) for travelers that capture their vacation memories on their smartphone or tablet. Read More

What’s in my travel bag?

 

You’ve booked a trip and scored a great deal (thanks to Student Universe of course), but then the hard part happens…packing.

It’s a never-ending battle (especially for every girl who is traveling throughout several seasons) and the packing doesn’t stop with the overstuffed suitcase. The carry on bag and purse are just as, if not more, important as the suitcase. I frequently get asked questions about packing, and the question I get asked the most is What’s in your carry on/travel bag? Read More