“My sister went to Paris and all I got was this lousy t-shirt.” If you have ever bought a tacky shirt like that while traveling then you should have your passport revoked because you scream em [...]
Coming in 2014: Our All-time favorite Tweets about Paris
Paris might the one of the most quote-worthy cities in the world. From literaries like Gertrude Stein to Hollywood heartthrobs like Joseph Gor [...]
Summer is just around the corner and it’s time you take a break from your desk for a getaway. If you need an excuse to travel then we have plenty! Other than to enjoy the sunshine and work on your t [...]
They say that nothing is perfect. However, we believe we found something pretty darn close to perfection in our guest from our latest Study Abroad Hangout! The founder of the popular blog Hello Perfec [...]
We don’t know about you but there is a four letter "f" word that makes our skin crawl...crawl with excitement. When we hear it we sit up straight and feel alert as we listen for every little detail [...]
In case you didn't know, we recently had our Study Abroad Hangout: Finding Scholarships! After our first hangout last month we couldn't wait to have another one because we know that studying abroad c [...]
Traveling while you’re young can teach you just as much, if not more, than sitting in a classroom. Studying abroad allows students to enrich their minds by exploring new lands, meeting new people an [...]
Sometimes when we are traveling things don’t go as smoothly as we hoped. In fact, sometimes it feels like the opposite of what we planned happens. Don’t let problems ruin your trip though! Whe [...]
As the world’s largest coral reef system, The Great Barrier Reef truly is the most amazing beauty of the earth’s oceans. It is the home to vibrant coral, topical anemones, whales, fish and mor [...]
Admit it, you’re addicted to your cell phone. It’s the last thing you look at when you go to bed and the first thing when you wake up. But what do you do when you travel? When flight attendant tel [...]
So it’s your first time flying. Maybe it’s just your first time flying alone. Maybe it’s just been a while and it feels like your first time. In any case, we’re here to reassure you that it’s just like riding a bicycle. Except without an oversized helmet. Consider this your First Time Fl [...] read more
What type of food does South Africa even eat?
Biltong is Not a Car Part. It’s a Food. And it’s Delicious
Biltong’s American equivalent is the fine delicacy you call beef jerky. While we may think we know all about biltong from our knowledge of jerky, there are plenty of things you may not [...] read more
Learn Some Language Basics Before You Go
Not knowing what a group of people is saying makes everyone feel uncomfortable. While you won’t be able to learn an entire language overnight, you can learn some key phrases and a short list of vocabulary words just in case. We know that English is one of [...] read more
Oktoberfest travel is the best kind of travel.
5) Your Birthday Wish This Year Was Oktoberfest
You get one wish a year and you wasted it wishing for something that was already going to happen. I guess world peace can wait until next year.
4) Your Home Office is Now an Oktoberfest Souvenirs Ro [...] read more
5) Crave Sydney International Food Fest
Oh shoot. I guess we have to go to Sydney for this one.
As if anyone has ever muttered those words! Sydney is what we like to call—I believe the technical term is…INCREDIBLE. Finding an excuse to make it down to the South Pacific metropolis has never b [...] read more
The bidding process for the Olympic Games last longer than Antarctic winter in order for the host to prepare completely. Some people never remember the cities that could have been hosts but we’d like to take a moment to salute the 2012 Olympic Hosts That Could Have Been this week with a blog post [...] read more
Adventure Tourism is a subculture that has developed a lot of traction in the last few years with seasoned travelers. It takes many definitions in different destinations. In South Africa it means rock climbing, hiking, river rafting, safaris, surfing, diving, and plenty more.
5) River Rafting
Rive [...] read more
5) African Wild Dog
The African Wild Dog, or the painted wolf (how cool is that nickname?!), is something of a white whale in South Africa today. Unfortunately, their need for open range doesn’t allow them to be placed into captivity easily, with many national parks being too small to accom [...] read more
US travelers have plenty of extraordinary destinations at their discretion; New York City, Las Vegas, and the beaches of Florida are some of the most popular travel destinations in the world and we have them in our own back yard. Despite all of our beautiful travel destinations, travelers know you n [...] read more
Caribbean island vacations have always had their allure for American travelers. Sandy beaches, hot sun, and cool drinks aren’t available just anywhere in the world (except for that one) and that’s why many fly south to experience their personal and family getaways. By searching in the right loca [...] read more
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