6 Things You Should Know Before Staying In A Hostel

By, Matthew Kim Whether you’re traveling across the country, or heading overseas to Europe, hostels can be an efficient way to save money on your trip. For those of you who don’t know what a hostel is, no, it isn’t everything you’ve seen in the horror films about people getting abducted and having awful things happen to them. While that may be true in some rare … Continue reading 6 Things You Should Know Before Staying In A Hostel

10 Tips for Women Traveling Alone

  By: Lauren Didawick You’re young, single, female, and twenty-something. Escaping from day to day life to travel the world alone is incredibly appealing. Here are 10 tips and tricks to keep you safe when traveling solo. 1. Use street smarts: Know exactly where you’re going and walk purposefully, with your head up. Always carry a map and cash. 2. Be aware of surroundings: Don’t … Continue reading 10 Tips for Women Traveling Alone

The Pros and Cons of Having A Destination Wedding

  By Kate Desmond Destination weddings usually seem like a good idea—you and your future spouse get to enjoy your wedding with your guests in a beautiful location. You can also spend your honeymoon in the location of your choice. But, how practical are destination weddings? Destination weddings seem like a good idea when planning a wedding. However, they really don’t seem too practical. It … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Having A Destination Wedding

What Ice Hotels are Actually Like

By Robyn Smith By now, most of us have at least heard of the Hotel de Glace in Quebec, Canada. With its intricate art and smooth, nearly opaque walls, the fact that the structure is made entirely of ice often shocks people. It’s one thing to Google the Glace. What is it like to actually stay there? Here’s the link to our Storify: https://storify.com/smithrobynlee95/whaticehotelsareactuallylike Continue reading What Ice Hotels are Actually Like

5 reasons to travel by train

By, Matt Kim I know what you’re thinking. Travel by train… Who does that anymore? Well surprisingly, according to a 2013-2014 study by the Office of Rail and Road, railroad stations around the world have roughly 1.3 billion people enter their trains a year. Arguably the most underrated form of transport, traveling by train has it’s perks. Here are 5 reasons to travel by train: 1. … Continue reading 5 reasons to travel by train

5 American Summer Vacation Destinations

By: Lauren Didawick We’ve all felt the travel itch: that feeling of where you are becomes constricting and you need to get away to breathe. For college students, summer vacation is the perfect time to go somewhere new, while on a budget.   Here are five American cities to consider traveling to when the semester ends. 1.Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth has a variety of museums … Continue reading 5 American Summer Vacation Destinations

How To Have Your Best Summer Road Trip Yet

By Kate Desmond As a kid, I always loved traveling to Ohio to visit my mom’s side of the family. We would drive over two days—it was a ten-hour drive—and it was always really fun. My mom and I would sing along to CDs, play the License Plate Game and eat Twizzlers. It was always the highlight of my summer.   All you need is a … Continue reading How To Have Your Best Summer Road Trip Yet

Seven things you need to know before thru hiking the Appalachian Trail

By Robyn Smith We know, we know. Bill Bryson didn’t make it look easy, but he wrote a book about it and now he’s famous! Well, he was already popular and one of his friends almost died during the trip, so no, you can’t just thru hike, or hike the entirety of, the legendary Appalachian Trail. You have to prepare far in advance. Here are seven things you … Continue reading Seven things you need to know before thru hiking the Appalachian Trail