Travel

I Still Have Faith In Mississippi

To claim Mississippi as your home is to accept that you will be constantly mocked…

How To Pick The Best Hostel On Your Next Vacay

What makes the difference between an awesome, adventurous trip and an epic fail of a…

scotland
Why I’m Leaving Everything Behind To Move Abroad

Almost exactly a year ago, I tried Roller Derby for the first time. I absolutely…

What to Do in Three Days in Amsterdam

I’d be lying if I told you that you can discover Amsterdam in three days.…

Why I’m Scared To Travel Alone

I am 22, and I’ve never been out of the country—not even to Mexico on…

Why I’m Grateful To Be Homesick For The Holidays

Familiarity is one of the greatest comforts that come with the holidays. The regularity of…

mince pies
The Ultimate English And Southern Mince Pie Recipe

I grew up in England, where Christmas equals mince pies. A sweet pastry dessert that…

Holiday Gifts for Travelers When You Can’t Afford Airfare

It’s been almost three weeks since Thanksgiving and Christmas is just 10 days away. The weather’s…

What To Do In Cardiff, Wales, In 24 Hours Or Less

by Monika Komar Although rugby is now all over, there’s still plenty of reasons to…

new york
New York, I’m Just Not That Into You

There comes a time in a girl’s life in which she has to come to…

How To Celebrate Guy Fawkes Night

Guy Fawkes Night, also known as Bonfire Night or Fireworks Night, is a staple of…

Rediscovering America After Five Years Abroad

“They don’t need you in America, Caitlin.” These were the last words my dissertation supervisor…

How Halloween Is Celebrated Around The World

The American traditions of Halloween are known to all: everyone dons a costume, pumpkins are…

15 Times I Fulfilled Obnoxious American Stereotypes

No one likes a tacky tourist. I know because I go to a historic university;…

My Nightmare Health Emergency Abroad

By M.G. Being sick is always terrible, but being sick while on your own is…

A Letter To The Girl I Used To Be Before The Peace Corps

By Emily Johnson They say that Peace Corps volunteers inevitably fall into one of three…

pimms
5 Ways To Enjoy Pimm’s, The British Summertime Drink

Pimm’s is a fundamental part of British culture. The gin-like liqueur is a staple of summer…

How To Create A Travel Blog

When I was accepted to a study abroad program in Lyon, France for the semester,…

13 Things We Love Most About Coming Home After Traveling

After a summer of travels, adventures, and lazy weekend rambling, home begins to become a…

How To Travel Europe On The Cheap

It’s the quintessential American graduation dream: You and a friend go backpacking through Europe, going…