Posts Tagged ‘travel’

5 Tips for Planning Summer Travels

5 Tips for Planning Summer Travels

Summer is all about leaving your troubles behind and relaxing as far away from “ordinary” as possible, right? For some, that’s the backyard; for others, that’s Thailand. If you’re preparing to travel during your summer break, there are a lot of variables to consider when making your plans. Check out these tips before finalizing your ...

5 Ways to Spend Your Summer Vacation

5 Ways to Spend Your Summer Vacation

If there’s one thing you’re going to miss most of all once you graduate from college, it’s probably going to be your summers off. Even though plenty of us take classes or work, there’s nothing like having a nice three-month break from monotony every year, so you might as well take advantage of it while ...

Life on the Road: The Ups and Downs of Freelancing

Life on the Road: The Ups and Downs of Freelancing

On a 24-hour train from Hong Kong to Beijing, I made about $100 on board that smelly, electricity-and-internet-free compartment. Let me tell you something, that money goes a long way in Asia. While I couldn’t technically access my invoice on Ballpark or submit it for payment, I was able to complete a project, from start ...

Planning a Vacation? Try Couchsurfing

Planning a Vacation? Try Couchsurfing

For college students, travelling abroad during summer vacations is an almost necessary experience. It’s one of the few times in your life that you can spend your summer free from responsibility, and are able to go to far-away places for months at a time. But, the paradox is that college students are also not famous ...

Making The Most Of Your Summer

Making The Most Of Your Summer

Well, the greatest time of the year is almost here. No, not Christmas, but summer vacation.  For many of us, finals are just around the corner and this upcoming week will be filled with energy drinks and long nights. However, after the long battle against final exams is over comes the long awaited summer. Most ...

Prepare For Spring Break Travel With The 5 Best Travel Apps

Prepare For Spring Break Travel With The 5 Best Travel Apps

Planning your Spring Break trip is essential to its success. While you might be cramming for midterms and pull all-nighters for your 12-page essays, it’s okay to do a little research for your upcoming trips when you take a coffee break. During that time, get your device connected to the Internet, and download these handy ...

How To Plan Your Adventures

How To Plan Your Adventures

Adventures. They’re highly prized and for good reason. They’re awesome and different and they sound especially appealing when you’re bored on your couch watching Amish Mafia. That said, however, you need to follow a few basic rules to make sure they go well. 1. Escape Clause The most important thing you need in any plan ...

How to Buy the Right Bike for You

How to Buy the Right Bike for You

In the market for a new bike? We’ve got you covered. Getting around on a college budget can be rough. One of the most cost-effective forms of transportation is riding a bike; one initial investment can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars that would otherwise be spent on gas or bus fare. Plus ...

Don’t Do These 5 Things When Studying Abroad

Don’t Do These 5 Things When Studying Abroad

Before you pack your suitcases, it can be easy to idealize the life you’re going to live in Paris, Rome, or Beijing, but the reality is, once you land in your new temporary home abroad, you can quickly become intimidated by the reality of living in a new place. It’s easy to fall into the ...

How Safe Is Your GPA From Studying Abroad?

How Safe Is Your GPA From Studying Abroad?

As you walk around the study abroad fair where fifty different programs are vying for your attention and tuition dollars and pick up the brochure for the semester in Morocco or a year in Beijing, you get a nagging feeling. I don’t speak Chinese or Arabic. Even if you’ve been studying the language since freshman ...

The Latest & Greatest Resources Online

The Latest & Greatest Resources Online

Bookmarking useful websites in college is on every student’s to do list. Unfortunately, shuffling through your pages and organizing your online tools can be a hassle for everyone. When organizing my own weekly bookmarks this morning, I lost track of time and ended up spending 2+ hours picking the right pages, organizing by categories and, ...

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