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Will you #OptOutside on Black Friday? Here Are 10 Ways You Could Spend The Day Outdoors.

Alexis Coram | Posted 11.23.2015 | Travel
Alexis Coram

Unless you've been hiding under a rock for the past few weeks, you'll know all about REI's bold Thanksgiving campaign to #OptOutside on Black Friday....

10 of London's Best Kept Secrets

College Tourist | Posted 11.09.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

If you find yourself traveling through Europe, you'll have to stop by London for some crumpets and tea! We all know about The London Eye, Buckingham Palace, and Big Ben, but after you visit those sites you need to take a behind-the-scenes look at the real heart of London.

Stunning Images Show That California's Got More Than Beautiful Beaches

Alexis Coram | Posted 11.03.2015 | Travel
Alexis Coram

When people talk about California, they often think of its 840 miles of majestic coastline and the grand beaches peppered from Southern to Northern Ca...

The Magic of Summer Camp

Kelly Newsome | Posted 10.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Kelly Newsome

At summer camp, you will find children in search of counsellors as if they are godlike beings, capable of healing all wounds and bandaging all torn fr...

Your Complete Travel Guide to Vietnam

College Tourist | Posted 10.12.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist; Author: Nicole Darian, University of Iowa A Look into Each City, How to Eat, Where to Stay, and Transportation Options After sp...

9 Tips for Exploring Portugal

College Tourist | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

You can't miss going to Sintra. It's about a half hour train ride from Lisbon and the perfect destination for a day trip. Literally step into a fairytale land as you explore castles and gardens fit for kings and queens.

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.