We don’t know what it is about islands that invoke that mysterious, magical quality, but they’ve somehow been inspiring myth, legends and more than a few novels and films since way back. Pinprick or super-sized, islands carry traces of their mother mainlands, but still somehow manage to have their own unique vibes that make them holiday destinations unto themselves. And mysterious though they … [Read more...] about 7 Beautiful European Islands You Should Travel to See
Fall can be a beautiful season, one that often reflects the colors that would usually be found scattered across an artist’s canvas. Knowing where to travel during fall on the overhand, that can be a somewhat difficult task. Some destinations are perfect, while other destinations will leave you wanting to get on a plane and go home as quickly as possible. Here are our top ten picks: Dubrovnik, … [Read more...] about What are the Best Places to Visit in Europe during Fall?
Ah, Thanksgiving. Turkey, pie, football, family…we all have our Thanksgiving traditions. It can be nice to have a chance to go home and spend Thanksgiving with family. But, by going home every year, you’re missing out on a great travel opportunity. Most of us get Thanksgiving Day off from work, and many of us have the Friday afterward off as well. Why not take advantage of these free days off by … [Read more...] about 5 Unique and Affordable Places You Can Spend Thanksgiving
There is a reason why Europe is considered to be the most romantic place in the world. From its adorable little restaurants and outdoor cafes where you can watch the world go by to the boutiques where you can buy your special someone a little gift to show them your devotion, Europe is home to the ultimate in romantic hotspots. If you are looking to treat that someone special in your life to a … [Read more...] about Most Romantic Cities in Europe to Bring your Sweetheart
I just went to Croatia for four days and spent less than £200 ($256) on the entire trip. That included the flight (£50 round trip), hotel for three nights (£35 per person; two rooms were split among four people), and all of my spending money for food, tons of gelato, and souvenirs (I brought £100 ($128) worth of Kunas, the Croatian currency). Now, I was coming from within Europe already. I flew … [Read more...] about Best Ways to See Europe on a Budget
Each year, Hamilton College selects around forty applicants to start their studies in the spring semester, beginning in January rather than August. These forty students (known by the campus as “Jans”) are given the opportunity to spend the fall studying abroad in London. It was the scariest thing I had ever done, and by the end, the most incredible. What I didn’t realize upon boarding that … [Read more...] about The Ease of European Excursions