European Summer Escape on a Budget

Your eyes wide and bulging, darting left and right, you attempt to take in the magnificence of the ancient architecture and the tingling sensation as your palate comes alive from unknown and exotic flavors. You see sunsets in hues you’ve only ever seen in boxes of crayons and your heart is full, bursting from adventure […]

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4 Ways to Get Over Your Fear of Solo Travel

I couldn’t stop myself from crying. But what if my plane crashes and I never see my family again? What if I’m stranded and can’t get help? It was 4 am and the realization that I was traveling to a remote Portuguese island a few hundred miles off the coast of Morocco began to worry me. […]

Zim Ugochukwu

How to Quit Your Job and Move Abroad

We all dream of that moment: the day when you gracefully hand in your two weeks notice and decide you’re going to quit your job, follow your dreams and move abroad. Shortly after graduating from college I was living in New York City, working with a company that I loved and making over 55K a […]

Sienna Brown

3 Museums to Visit in Madrid

Spain is known for its unique culture practices: from the midday siesta to tapas and the never-ending nightlife. How the Spanish engage in these cultural practices varies by region. For instance, siesta is more common in smaller cities, and the Spanish language becomes harder to decipher due to the prevalent lisp in southern areas of […]

Laura Hopkins

Paris by Sweet Tooth: A Tour of Paris’ Best Bakeries

It’s been over two years since I quit my job and moved to Paris. (Details about that here for those who are interested). And a good part of the time I’ve spent here so far has been dedicated to discovering some of Paris’s most delectable treats! For those who like to enjoy a city’s sweeter offerings, […]

Antonia Opiah

Top Things to Do in Naples & Capri

Summer is roughly three months away; it’s never too early to start thinking about where you might jet off to during the busiest travel months of the year. If you think a hot Mediterranean getaway might tickle your fancy this summer, I’ve got just the destinations for you. Last summer, I hopped aboard a short […]

Antonia Opiah

Five Reasons to Visit Oslo

When I shared the news that I’d be traveling to Oslo, Norway, my excitement was met with skepticism. While half of my friends questioned my ability to tolerate cold climates, the other half quipped I would return penniless, as Oslo is infamous, second to Geneva, for being one of the most expensive European cities. Upon […]

Moraa Onyonka

Top Places to Visit in Canton de Vaud, Switzerland

This winter has no end in sight! Spring might be right around the corner but Mother Nature didn’t get the memo. So why not break out one last time and make the most of this wondrous snowy season? Need any helpful hints? Look no further than Canton De Vaud, Switzerland. This destination will have you […]

Modupe Sonuyi

5 Quintessential Tips for Parisian Tourists

Have you been spellbound by Paris and its array of Haussmannian buildings? The sentiment is mutual. Despite no longer being the most visited metropolis in the world, Paris has not lost its touch. Its exudation of romance, artisanal boulangeries and street accordionists have fueled curiosities around the world and enthralled many to ditch their barren […]

Steffy Fogain

I Left My Heart In London

I’ve always had an obsession with London, since the age of five. I would watch all the British movies and shows that I possibly could. I studied their history, listened to their music and felt right at home. As the years went by my urge to visit London increased, particularly after the 2012 Olympics. That is […]

Larry Williams, Jr.

Top 3 Places To Visit In Norway

I have to say that I was smitten by Norway, and its a good thing because it eased the pain of paying around 15 bucks for a beer. I spent the past two months floating around the icy waters of Svalbard, which is the arctic Norwegian archipelago. An infinite amount of sun even into evening […]

Lisa Carol Young

The Greece You Haven’t Seen

While I woke up in a daze after four hours of sleep, my body felt remarkably relaxed. I was in a state of bliss. The night before was eventful. Having spent the majority of my evening eating, laughing and dancing with the locals, our accommodations were equally charming. The Salvator Hotel is a property owned by 5 […]

Zim Ugochukwu

Hamburg, Germany

Earlier this summer at a huge summer festival called Karneval der Kultern here in Berlin, a friend and I ran into some guys she knew from Hamburg. When I spoke to one of the guys about how it was living in Hamburg he proudly boasted, “Hamburg has more bridges than Venice!” Now, I’ve been to […]

Ebony Simon

Zakynthos, Greece

Dreaming of a Grecian getaway? Before you take off on your next Greek adventure, discover Zakynthos. It’s a tiny island that packs an incredible punch. With sandy beaches in secluded coves in the southeastern region of the island and rugged cliffs and an interesting underwater world on the western part of the island, Zakynthos has a […]

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