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Home Isn't Where The Heart Is: How I Found Myself By Exploring New Places

Unwritten | Posted 10.03.2015 | College

Originally published on Unwritten by Allie Braun. I never understood my friend's desires to live in one place the rest of their lives. They would say...

How Exploring, Expanding and Evolving Will Make You a Better Human Being

Antonio L. Vereen | Posted 09.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Antonio L. Vereen

Many people will tell you that childhood is the age of discovery. Others will say that it's adolescence when you find out the good and bad of the wo...

Hot and Heavy: Spacesuits

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 09.08.2015 | Science
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

You know those moments where you can almost hear god laughing? This is one of them.

The 10 Lessons To Learn From Traveling

College Tourist | Posted 09.02.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

The real world means packing up and leaving your comfort zone, the familiar, your safe place, and experiencing unknown things - a new place, new people who may not understand you, unfamiliar customs, the list goes on. Traveling is being in the real world, and here are 10 vital lessons that it will teach you.

On Vacation? Rise and Shine -- Explore the Arts All Around You!

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 08.31.2015 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

Can you think of a trip you took where you didn't see an interesting piece of art or fascinating architecture, or learned something new about the local culture? I bet you can't. The arts become a part of the travel experience even when that isn't the intent of a trip.

10 Reasons You Should Study Abroad

College Tourist | Posted 08.31.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

These real life experiences and problems that come with living on your own, managing money and traveling will prepare you for your future in a way that English class will never do.

On a Change of Scenery

Yara Zgheib | Posted 08.17.2015 | Travel
Yara Zgheib

It is nine in the evening somewhere, and at least once a day, that somewhere is Paris. I acknowledge the passing moment by pouring a glass of pinot noir and swirling it thoughtfully as I stare at the expectant suitcase sprawled on the inviting bed. I make a silent toast.

25 Reasons to Visit Romania (5): Bucovina

Ioana Budeanu | Posted 08.14.2015 | Travel
Ioana Budeanu

Bucovina is a dreaming land situated in the North-East of Romania, between mountains, green amazing hills and rivers. It has little secret villages, small towns, beautiful houses, centuries of culture and traditions, welcoming people and a divine silence. Bucovina is famous for her churches and monasteries, for gastronomy, traditional guest houses, ski slopes and secluded forests on top of mountains.

Why You Should Include Bosnia in Your Itinerary

College Tourist | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist; Author: Hannah McIntyre, Spring Hill College Here's how Bosnia stole my heart and why you should make a trip there part of your ...

Iceland: The Perfect Destination for Solo Travelers

College Tourist | Posted 08.03.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

More than once, I seriously considered the idea of forgoing the trip and forgetting my impulsive purchase all together. In my moments of doubt I asked myself: would I ever really forgive myself for turning down a trip to Italy? The answer was no.

Amazing Travel Experiences to Have on Every Continent

College Tourist | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist; Author: Tori Danforth, University of South Florida If you're stuck trying to pick a destination for your next trip have no fear!...

A Girl's Guide to Surviving Study Abroad

College Tourist | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist; Author: Zoe Radner, Vanderbilt University A smart girl's tips for traveling abroad While traveling abroad may be an equally ent...

2 Great Days in Cape Cod

Shoptiques | Posted 07.30.2015 | Travel

Cape Cod: It's the quintessential summer destination. Located where New England juts out like a flexed arm to meet the Atlantic Ocean, this area is the place to find the perfect mix of quaint harbors, historic towns and, of course, sandy beaches.

Stopover in Bratislava, Slovakia

College Tourist | Posted 07.29.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

The Slovakian capital boasts wonderfully preserved medieval architecture and contemporary buildings alongside remnants of its communist past.

Explore the Richness of the United Arab Emirates With a Semester in Sharjah

College Tourist | Posted 07.29.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

With fast growing economies like Saudi Arabia and the UAE quickly becoming hot destination for international companies, students who are looking to gain experience in a culture that will help their future job prospects should take note.

15 Swimming Holes You Need to Visit ASAP

The Outbound Collective | Posted 07.10.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

If the summer heat has you stuck inside clinging to your air conditioning, this list was made for you. Whether you want to sweat a little before your swim, or jump straight in from the parking lot, we've got you covered. Get outside this summer and beat the heat at one (or all!) of these beautiful and refreshing swimming holes.

12 Hours in Prague, Czech Republic

College Tourist | Posted 06.30.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist; Author: Nóra Horváth, Syracuse University Hundreds of years of Czech history and culture in only one day? No problem. So you'...

A Backpacker's Guide to Months of Travel

College Tourist | Posted 06.30.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist; Author: Nicole Darian, University of Iowa Purchasing and packing your backpack Backpacking: no set route, just buying a one way...

The Big Trip: A City-by-City Guide to Portugal

College Tourist | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

I was only going to spend about 5 days in Portugal and see only a couple of highlights before moving onto the next country, but I have no regrets about changing my plans and staying for 12 days to really see the entire country.

Overlooked Cities in Europe to Add to Your Travel List

College Tourist | Posted 06.19.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

We've all dreamed of going to the most photographed cities in Europe like Paris, London, Prague, Venice, and Rome (guilty as charged), but the truth is that the European continent has so many hidden gems that are equally worth a visit.

10 Beautiful Spring Hikes In Oregon

Brittany Wilcox | Posted 06.16.2015 | Travel
Brittany Wilcox

These are my top spring hikes. If you haven't seen the movie Wild yet, then you probably have no idea that one of these breathtakingly beautiful hikes is used in the background during a scene in the movie. It comes as no surprise to me, being my all-time second favorite hike in Oregon.

A Commuter's Guide to the City

Intern Queen Alumni Ambassador | Posted 06.01.2015 | New York
Intern Queen Alumni Ambassador

Commuting into the city is hard work. You dedicate minutes, if not hours, of your day to travel. My commute, at the current time, is two hours. Yes, you read that right. Two hours. I've been commuting for almost a year. Here are five things I've learned along the way.

5 Tips for Succeeding at Your Internship in a New City

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.22.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

The first day at your internship in a new city can be pretty daunting. You may not know anyone else in the office, and you may not even know how to navigate the city transportation in order to get to the office.

Solo Travel: What to Know Before Traveling By Yourself

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.18.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Lilit Marcus, Condé Nast Traveler Photo by Dougal Waters/Getty Images If you've booked a trip by yourself, keep these tips in mind before and d...

Australia's Northern Territory: The Adventurer's Dream

Black Tomato | Posted 03.17.2015 | Travel
Black Tomato

Everything you'll ever need for an intrepid adventure lies within the realms of Australia's Northern Territory. Key elements that we all seek when we strive to challenge ourselves, strive to embark on a trip that has the power to change us, the Northern Territory has in abundance.