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December 3, 2019

Before even stepping foot in Amsterdam, I had already decided I was going to love it there. Having heard the many tales my peers had told me of this magical city, I was constantly daydreaming of the picturesque canals, floating flower markets, and stroopwafels galore,...

November 27, 2019

As a college student who has lived the best and the worst of sharing a room with another person, the idea of staying in shared dorms with strangers when traveling around Europe may not always sound very appealing. Having to share a dorm with other travelers can be a li...

November 27, 2019

To really experience, Berlin you need more than a few days. But, as is often the case with trips during semesters abroad - ambitious travel plans meet limited time. I knew I would only have a couple of days in the city so I focused in on a couple of main museums and at...

November 19, 2019

Waking up groggily from the quick naps we took on the train to Cinque Terre, we glanced out the window to be greeted by the most perfect views of the cerulean sea. Cinque Terre is a popular day trip from Florence- only about a two-hour train journey to be transported t...

November 5, 2019

I’ll be honest, for a while, the only thing I knew about Ireland was that Niall from One Direction was from there. So when it came onto my radar a few years later on Instagram, I was shocked by its picturesque natural beauty. It was soon added to my list of places to t...

October 21, 2019

Copenhagen has always been one of those cities that I wanted to visit, but didn’t know much about. Apart from the line of colored houses I had seen on numerous Pinterest travel posts, I had no clue what else Copenhagen had to offer. But after three days of exploring th...

October 8, 2019

When most people (from the United States at least) think of a relaxing beach vacation, their minds immediately jump to Mexico, Florida, or Hawaii. That was always the case for me. However, after spending two days on Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast, I was fascinated by the co...

October 1, 2019

Big disclaimer: you only need one day at Oktoberfest. Any more than that just won’t be as enjoyable, so while it is a “once-in-a-lifetime” experience, plan a few other things to do if you’re in Munich for a long weekend.  

If you’re going to Oktoberfest on any day...

October 1, 2019

When thinking about juggling classes, extracurriculars, budgeting, and wellness activities into a week’s schedule, a weekend trip to Hungary might seem a bit overwhelming to tack on - especially early on in the program. In reality, a three-day trip to Budapest from Pra...

April 29, 2019

Istanbul, Turkey’s largest population hub and once the capital of the Ottoman Empire, is a city steeped in historic importance. It straddles the geographic divide between continental Europe and Asia; until the fall of the thousand-year-old Byzantine Empire in the fifte...

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